Thursday Special Events
• During each semester, the CLL sponsors free Noontime
“Lunch-and-Learn” events every Thursday from noon until 12:45 p.m.
• The events cover a wide range of topics and include Q&A when time
• All presentations are held on the UWF Campus in Fort Walton Beach
in the Auditorium.
• The campus address is 1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
• Bring a sack lunch, bottled water, and enjoy these informative
and entertaining presentations
• The CLL events are open to the public, so feel free to bring your
family and friends with you!
County Commissioner Carolyn Ketchel will be discussing the issues that affect
our lives here in Okaloosa County. Where is your ½ cent tax money going for
the school and roadway improvements?
Ed Hubbard will be returning to speak to our group. He is a internationally known speaker, author, and photographer. He is dedicated to helping others overcome any obstacle, handle any ordeal, and reach any goal by developing the correct state of mind. Building upon his adverse experiences during more that 61/2 years of captivity in North Vietnam, Ed conveys a positive message for personal growth. He authored the book “Escape from the Box: The Wonder of Human Potential.”
Michael Weech from Indian Temple Mound, this week's speakeris from Indian Temple Mound. He will answer the question of
“Where is the Fort in Fort Walton.” This presentation is for you if you
ever wanted to know that answer to that question. You will also learn some
general information about the museum, what it preserves, and its exhibits.
Emma Bucey is from the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. She will be talking about
what they do at the ECWR and provide some information species.
Emma will bring along two ambassadors; Dwight, a corn snake, and Tot, a Western Box Turtle.
Come to the presentation to meet the whole gang and to learn the back stories
of these special little guests.
CLL's 30th Anniversary Celebration
Dr. Palmgren is a retired educator who currently serves as Chair of the
Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida. She will present an overview of her class,
“Okaloosa County Museum Trail,” and talk about the museums in our area.
Larry is the Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator
with UF/IFAS Extension in Okaloosa County. His topic will be, “What to do and not do with
freeze damaged citrus, palms, and tropicals.”
Our final event on November 10th will be the traditional “Final Follies” program.
It is an opportunity for all students and their guests to enjoy samples of work of the visual, performing, and literary art classes.
Everyone is invited.
Please bring a simple refreshment to share.