Mantua – The Rotary Club of Mantua is excited to announce Dr. Alan Coogan will be their guest speaker on March 26.  Dr Coogan is a retired petroleum geology professor with over 30 years teaching at Kent State University, and over 30 years as practicing attorney with a main focus on natural resources, oil, water, and pollution.   Portage County oil and gas drilling has been a focus of his attention while at Kent State.  He will be speaking on the Ohio shale fracking of the Utica and Point Pleasant layers currently being drilled in our county.

This is an open meeting with limited seating.  Dinner will start at 6:15pm and will cost $7.00, or you may listen to the professor for free starting at 6:50pm.  RSVP is a must for the dinner and speaking arrangements.  The location is the Hilltop Church on West Prospect St. in Mantua.  To RSVP or more information Call Dean Olson 330-351-3035.