PIQUA — The Piqua Rotary Club will open their meeting to the public on Tuesday, March 14, when Al Mulder visits to share his dramatic experience as a boy living in Holland during World War II. The free 30-minute program will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Robinson Theatre at Edison Community College, 1973 Edison Drive, in Piqua. Park in the North lot and use the North Hall entrance.
Mulder was a child when his parents concealed and protected Jewish citizens in Holland from Nazi soldiers during World War II. Mulder’s family escaped the Nazis, having provided refuge for those most persecuted by the Nazis and ended up in Piqua.
“Join us as Al takes us back to this critical time in history,” said Cheryl Stiefel-Francis, Piqua Rotarian.
Mulder now lives in Troy and is a Vietnam War veteran. His brother is the late Jan Mulder, who was a Piqua police officer shot and killed while on duty in 1970.