Regular Events

Board Meetings: Our Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of each month. The meetings begin at noon and are open to all members. Normally, the Board meets in Building #4, but call 850 863-6548 to verify the location.

CLL Computer Club: The club was organized to promote computer literacy for the CLL members and to develop a pool of instructors and teaching assistants for the computer Courses. The club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Bldg. 3, Room 357, on the UWF campus in Ft Walton Beach.

See: UWF Campus Map for location.

Special Events

Friday Special Events Calendar

CLL offers eight Special Events for Winter term 2019. These Friday events will be held on the Fort Walton Beach UWF campus in Building One, Room 126. CLL members, as well as the public, are invited to bring a sack lunch and a bottled drink to enjoy as they listen to the speakers. Presentations start at 12:00 noon and run until 12:45 p.m. There is no charge.

January 18 — Break Through: Create Your Best Year Ever! — Presented by Peggy Brockman, an inspirational speaker from the acclaimed John Maxwell Team.

January 25 — Here a Crime, There a Crime, Everywhere (?) a Crime, Crime… — A snapshot of what crime looks like in select cities/states over time. We tend to identify and describe crime as that we have it or we don’t. The answer is YES. Presented by Kathy Johnson, PhD. in Criminology from Indiana University, tenured associate professor of Criminal Justice for UWF and popular CLL instructor.

February 1 — The Reemerging Middle East (touching on US relations with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, and other major players) — Presented by Dr. Bill Hazen, PhD., Johns Hopkins University; Fulbright Scholar in Egypt; Troy University: lecturer, Director of International Studies, and Political Science Chair; Fort Bragg, NC: Director of Academic Affairs for Troy State graduate program in Europe.

February 8 — Valentine's Party — With Sweet and Tasty Treats, Happy Music, Time to Socialize, Fun Surprises, and Annual Membership Meeting. Presented by President Vickie Warner.

February 15 — Off the Beaten Path: Interesting Things to Do on Highway 98. —  Presented by Tammy McDaniel, owner and operator of Tammy's Journeys Travel Agency in Fort Walton Beach.

February 22 — Faith in the Foxhole — Presented by Retired Colonel Leo Weeks, Army 33 years, including three diplomatic assignments at US Embassies in Bonn, Stockholm, and Bern. Received Masters of Science in International Relations(IR) from Kansas State and the equivalent of two more degrees from the State Department Foreign Service. Taught IR classes at the US Army Command and Staff College, the Armed Services Staff College, Troy State, UWF, and USMC Command and Staff College...and at CLL since 2007.

March 1 — New Help for Our Loved Ones and Caretakers: The Dementia Care Initiative.  — Presented by Aileen Ruess, Social Worker

March 8 — Final Follies Party — Fun, Food and Frolicking as CLL classes exhibit skills they mastered at CLL this term! Lots of tasty snacks, laughter, time to socialize, and FUN. Don't miss it! Teachers please contact Jackie Youngblood to schedule your performance or exhibition.