Former FBI agent to share insight into Sept. 11 attacks
Lakewood Center Associates will open its series of monthly luncheon programs Sept. 18, with a special presentation by Lake Oswego resident Robert J. Jordan. Jordan's presentation is titled "The First 36 Hours of Sept. 11, 2001: Inside the FBI and the DC Beltway, One Agent's Personal Experience."
The presentation is offered in observance of Patriot Day, held in the United States each Sept. 11 in memory of those people killed in the Sept. 11 attacks.
Jordan is a former FBI agent, and also served as the assistant director of the FBI's Office of Professional Responsibility. Initially he served as a police officer in New Jersey, then went to law school and served as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia before joining the FBI in 1980. His career with the FBI spanned 28 years; his last assignment was as a special agent in charge of the Portland FBI field office from 2003 to 2007. He spent the last five years of his career as chief of police for the City of Milwaukie, Oregon.
The Associates is a group of volunteers whose mission is to promote the welfare and service the needs of the Lakewood Center for the Arts. The group oversees fundraising events, and manages Re-Runs, a consignment and gift shop selling furniture, jewelry, antiques and housewares.
The Associates welcomes new members and others to participate in the monthly luncheon programs. Sign in for the event begins at 10 a.m., followed by a short business meeting at 10:30 a.m., program at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon. Lunch charge is $10 payable by cash or check.
Vegetarian and gluten free lunches, or no lunch, are options.
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