Werner, Bloomer discuss meningitis on college campuses on the "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

beginning Thursday, June 7, 2007

From St. Norbert College, May 29, 2007
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Bob Werner, President of First Technologies, Inc. of Mukwonago, Wis. and Barbara Bloomer, Director of Health Services at St. Norbert College, will be the special guests during the June "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by Dean and Academic Vice President of the College Michael Marsden. They will discuss meningitis and its threat to college campuses across the country.

Werner's daughter Becky died in 2004 of bacterial meningitis at the age of 20. Bob and his wife have since founded the Becky Werner Meningitis Foundation. Bloomer received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin -- Madison. She joined St. Norbert College in 1983 and has been very active in health care issues across Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Thursday in June beginning June 7 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Thursday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico, and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities; Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and Channel 5 (college channel) in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue; and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video on demand channel 1111. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in Northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is also airing in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

More information on the show can be found by visiting the show's web site at http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.