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Winter Class Reminders


Now that the hustle and bustle of the holidays are over, it is time to relax, learn something new, and stay warm with OLLI at Winter Classes!

Winter Classes will be held on Tuesday - Friday, January 10 - 13, 2017, in the Michel Student Center.  You can take four different classes for $95, which also includes a Kickoff buffet lunch on Tuesday, warm drinks throughout the day every day, and snacks every morning and afternoon during class breaks.  

Parking on campus will be available during classes, so please feel free to park in any of the blue- or white-lined spaces near the Michel Student Center.  Click here to view a map of campus.

To view a complete list of classes with their descriptions, time periods, and other details, please click here.

To register for Winter classes, please call 309-677-3900 or sign up online by clicking here.


Seeking Legacy Speech Volunteers


Laura Bruns, a lecturer in the Department of Communication at Bradley, is seeking OLLI volunteers to serve as subjects for her students' "Legacy Speeches" next semester. 

You will be paired with a student who will interview you and write a speech in your honor for their class assignment. This volunteer opportunity would only require that you let the student interview you in person or by phone during the month of February 2017. You will be invited to watch the classroom speech and will be given a copy of the speech to keep! 

If you are interested, please sign up by clicking here.
     

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.



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