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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 allows.
• 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!

Date
Presenter
Topic
Jan 19th
Carolyn Ketchel
County Commissioner Carolyn Ketchel will be discussing the issues that affect our lives here in Okaloosa County. Where is your cent tax money going for the school and roadway improvements?
Jan 26th
Ed Hubbard
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.”
Feb 2nd
Michael Weech
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.
Feb 9th
Emma Bucey
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.
Feb 16th
Business Meeting
CLL's 30th Anniversary Celebration
Feb 23rd
Barbara Palmgren
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.
Mar 2nd
Larry Williams
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.”
Mar 9th
Final Follies
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.
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