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Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:22 AM

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FINDLAY — The University of Findlay’s Senior Forum is a six-part, weekly series of flexible learning opportunities for the retired community. The fall 2013 session will begin Sept. 25 in the Alumni Memorial Union on campus. The University’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Hancock County Agency on Aging sponsor the series. Discounted session fees are offered for those who register before Sept. 16.

The forums, consisting of a variety of informative and interesting sessions, will take place each Wednesday through Nov. 6. Three sessions will be presented during each forum: one in the morning, one during lunch and one in the afternoon. All sessions are stand-alone; participants may choose to attend as few or as many sessions as they wish. Expert instructors from the campus and the greater community will explore a variety of topics.

All 18 sessions may be attended for one fee of $60 per person or $115 per couple, if paid by Sept. 16. Attendees also may choose to attend single sessions at $4 each per person or $8 each per couple. After Sept. 16, full-session fees are $65 per person, $125 per couple and single-session fees are $5 per person, $10 per couple. A buffet lunch is available for an additional $5 per person, per day. A complimentary coffee and tea bar, along with reserved parking, also will be available.

The Sept. 25 forum will feature “Remember Gettysburg: 150th Anniversary” with Dwayne Beggs, a Civil War enthusiast, from 10:15-11:30 a.m.

The second program of the day will feature “The Findlay Y Has a New Leader” with Brent Finlay, YMCA director, from noon-1 p.m.

The third program of the day will feature “An Afternoon Concert” with Wendene Shoupe and friends from 1:15-2:30 p.m.

To obtain a registration form, contact Nancy Leatherman at (419) 434-4672 or Doris Salis at (419) 422-3560. To register, send the completed form and payment to: Nancy Leatherman, The University of Findlay, Office of Academic Affairs, 1000 N. Main St., Findlay OH 45840. Checks should be made payable to The University of Findlay.

For more information, contact Salis or Leatherman. Information also is online at, keyword: Senior Forum.


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