Houston Business Cabinet |Marriott West Loop |1750 West Loop South @ San Felipe
Speaker Tuesday 5/22/18: R.W. McKinneyTopic: Historic HoustonThis morning our guest speaker is Historian R.W. McKinney. Mister McKinney is an expert on Historic Houston and travels to HISD and La Porte ISD Elementary, Middle and High Schools, educating and informing Houston’s future about its past.Mister McKinney is an active member in the historical community, he lectures and gives weekly tours on board Houston’s only mobile history classroom, the Houston History Bus. He serves on the boards and commissions of numerous non-profit museums, libraries, educational organizations, including the Harris County Historical Commission, the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park and the LaPorte Bay Area Historical Society.Since 2008 Mister McKinney has served as the resident historian for the Emmy Award-winning KHOU Channel 11’s Great Day Houston with Deborah Duncan, appearing every two weeks with a segment on Houston History, Last August, Mister McKinney, chaired the City of Houston’s 180th Birthday Party at Sam Houston Park with Mayor Sylvester Turner.This morning, he will present important historical facts every Houstonian should know, and his “Gone from Houston Series” that features landmark buildings, places and experiences gone from the Houston landscape. So, class is now in session as we take a trip into Mister McKinney’s Historic Houston!Mr. McKinney is entertaining and informative, you’ll enjoy this meeting!