“Hear for I will speak noble things.” – Proverbs 8:6
A Concert of My Favorite Things
We’ll begin the spring semester by enjoying a concert by Steve Vincent, Hillsboro, sharing his talents on the piano, voice, and handbells as well as thoughts on his musical selections. We’ll have the opportunity to sing along on a couple familiar songs.
The Photography of the “8 Wonders Of Kansas Guidebook”
Photographer Harland Schuster, Morill, Kan., will describe the many adventures he had while traveling around Kansas taking photos for the “8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook.” Seven months, 59,000 images, and 15,572 miles later, his was job done, sort of. Still had 18 days of editing ahead of him.
Leading and Following: The Path of Service
From his recently published autobiography, former Tabor College President, Larry Nikkel, will share looking-back insights including stories from his family life and leadership experiences. Special treat: to begin the session, soprano, Janie Brokenicky, will perform two favorites (unless she’s in NYC in vocal-competition finals).
Jumping through Homesteading Hoops: How the Process Worked
Homesteading was a well-designed program to fill middle America with settlers. Former Denver Seminary professor and history buff, Jim Beck, Wakefield, will share interesting details from his recent book, “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Settlement of Union Township, Clay County, Kansas.”
March 22, Spring Break
March 29, Good Friday
Antique Roadshow: Glassware of the Depression Era
We’re looking forward to hearing the “ins and outs” of antique glassware presented by authority Donavon Schmidt, rural Newton. After his “show and tell” presentation, the audience may bring Schmidt a piece of their own collection to hear his comments personally.
Maximizing Generosity in Tough Times
These are difficult days; economically, politically, and spiritually. While no one underestimates the challenges retirees are facing, we can exercise generosity in various ways. Jon Wiebe, President and CEO of MB Foundation, Hillsboro, will share people stories as well as inform us of changes facing retirees.
Adventures in Teaching: Pleasures and Hazards of Teaching Abroad
Betty Baerg Lofland will share of her experiences with Middle Eastern and Chinese cultures including twice leaving Beirut amid the rumble of war and fleeing from Tehran upon the return of Khomeini. After 35 years of living abroad, Betty and her husband now spend six months of the year in Macao, China. They have recently returned to their home in Pasadena, Calif.
Pickin, Singin, and Snackin
Plan to have fun at our end-of-year session. After helping ourselves to special party refreshments and visiting with friends at tables, the Cottonwood River Band (Richard Dirks, Delayne Herbel, Tim Diener, Vince and Julie Jantz) will play country, gospel and blue grass selections to set our feet tapping.
For more information contact:
Connie Isaac 620-947-5964 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org