Local plein air artist Bill Parmer will speak at the Wise Community, Wise Choices lunch. The series continues on Friday, March 15, at 11:30 a.m. in Canton-Potsdam Hospital's conference rooms A and B, 50 Leroy St. This month’s speaker is local plein air artist Bill Parmer. A retired nurse practitioner and veteran of the Vietnam and Gulf wars, he will 'speak on the interconnectedness of art appreciation and wellness,' a news release said. A light lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to noon, with the lecture taking place from noon to 1 p.m. Photo submitted by Wendy LaDue.