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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Open University

I had two speaking engagements this week, both part of the Open University, an organization that offers classes to senior citizens. I spoke at the Shepherd Center and St. Luke's Presbyterian Church.


I'd never heard of Open University. When Jack Welsh, a retired theatre educator and director, called and asked if I'd be interested in presenting an after lunch program, I said


HECK YEAH, because not only are they local gigs, but Jack said his wife would make me a sandwich. Sold!

I fell under the Behind the Headlines Category. Among the other speaker programs The Open University offered in Jan/Feb were:
The Coal Mines of Central Virginia (Barry westin, UR, Retired)
Patrick Henry and the Parson't Cause (John Tucker, VA Patriots, Inc.)
James River Journal: The Story of a River (Rex Springston and Kevin Morely, RTD)

That's just three. They offer travelogues, topics in arts and humanities as well as history, business and law. My buddy Jack Welsh presented "An American Master playwright: Horton Foote."

I really liked being a part of this program. Thanks, Jack. And thank you, Carol Harris, for making me feel so welcome.

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