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Keep Learning - The Fun Way - at OLLI Classes

OLLI Spring Classes are the perfect opportunity to keep learning about topics you love, or to try learning about something completely new!  The relaxed, social atmosphere make OLLI Classes a fun way to go "back to school."

Because "word of mouth" is OLLI's best advertising method, we'd love to see our current members bring friends to one week of classes to introduce them to our learning community.

Remember, "bring a friend" is free - just call the Continuing Education office to let us know who you are bringing.  That way, we can have name tags ready, as well as a list of classes that have space for visitors. 

For $95, you can choose four different classes that will each be held on the following Wednesdays: April 5, 12, 19, and 26.  To see a complete list of class offerings, click here.  

Take a look at this unique class opportunity, for example:
The Fan's Guide to Sports Injuries (class #13)
This course will focus on common sports injuries sustained across the lifespan.  Pertinent anatomy, mechanism of injury, and treatment (surgical and non-surgical) will be discussed in easy to understand terms.  The class instructor is Steve Tippett PT, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Health Science at Bradley University with 34 years of practice as a Sports Clinical Specialist Consultant to the Bradley Sports Medicine Staff.

Register for classes today by calling Bonnie at 309-677-3900!


Trivia Night Fundraiser - Thank You!

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Thank you to everyone who participated in OLLI's Second Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser!  We had a swell time "at the hop," testing our trivia knowledge, enjoying good company and food, winning fabulous raffle prizes, and even hula hooping!  

The event was a huge success, raising over $8,000 --  nearly triple the funds from last year's inaugural trivia event!  We feel very fortunate to receive such overwhelming support from our members, an anonymous matching donor, and our sponsors.

For their generous contributions to the event, we would like to thank our signature sponsor, Cypress Asset Management, and our supporting sponsors, Health Alliance Medicare, Heartis Senior Living Village, Heddington Oaks, and Thrivent Financial.

We also appreciate the prize donations from the following:  Bradley University Athletics, Bradley University Alumni Association, Bogie's Bar and Grill, Childers Eatery, Denhart Baking Company, Holland's Caramel Corn, J. Draper Glass, J.K. Williams Distillery, Java Jolt, Kelleher's Irish Pub and Eatery, Kickapoo Creek Winery, Landmark Theaters, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Obed & Isaac Brewery, Peoria Riverfront Museum, The Spotted Cow, Thyme Restaurant, Toraason Glass, The '50s Diner, and The Fieldhouse.



Important OLLI Spring Registration Update!

Spring registration is now open!

We are accepting registrations via walk-in (Continuing Education building, corner of Main and University, Peoria), phone (309-677-3900), and mail (Continuing Education, 1501 W. Bradley Avenue, Peoria, IL 61625).  

Our online registration system is currently unavailable.  We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work with our software vendor to solve this problem.  When online registration is again available, we will make an announcement on this page.

As always, we thank you for your support of OLLI and the Continuing Education staff!


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OLLI Store at Lands' End

If you've ever wanted to own a polo, sweater, or accessory featuring the OLLI logo, here's your chance!

We've opened up an online store with Lands' End, where you can quickly and easily order a variety of apparel and promotional products customized with the OLLI logo.

To visit the store, please click here.  Once you've chosen an item and quantity, select "Apply Logo," and the OLLI logo will appear on your product.  It's that easy!  If you have questions, please call Lands' End at (800) 587-1541.