Joe Bardenheier, Vice Chairman of The Shackleton Climate Project, joined me today on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport to discuss The Shackleton Climate Project and their upcoming event in Newport, Chasing Shackleton – A Presentation by Explorer Tim Jarvis.

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Event Details

Join Tim Jarvis as he presents his present-day journey retracing the steps of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary 1916 Polar Exploration. Described by many as “the greatest survival journey of all time.” Tim’s first-hand account will leave you amazed and inspired!

Cocktail reception followed by Tim’s presentation & a not-to-miss auction featuring truly unique Shackleton-related items including a trip to South Georgia, a one-of-a-kind Newport sailing adventure with Tim aboard the Alexandra Shackleton, collectible whisky, and original expedition paintings, photographs, and memorabilia, many of which are donated and signed by Sir Ernest’s granddaughter, the Honorable Alexandra Shackleton.

All proceeds benefit The Shackleton Climate Project

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