-Rushville Retirees Learning Institue...Now Registering!!!

Container Gardening and Chair Yoga are Topics at Upcoming Conference for Retirees
 
Rushville-Spoon River College’s 3rd Annual Rushville Retirees Learning Institute will take place Friday, April 25th at the Spoon River College Rushville Center beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. 
 
The Retirees Learning Institute began as an outreach project of the Retirees Leading Initiative.  The Spring 2014 institute includes three educational sessions, refreshments, lunch, and a Resource Fair with information provided by local businesses and organizations.  Deadline to register is April 18th.
 
Container Gardening-Herbs, Vegetables, & Flowers is being presented by Joan Sullivan, Horticulture Coordinator, at the University of Illinois Extension.  In her session participants will learn about how container gardening can allow you to create special gardens to fit your needs and style. Participants will learn the basics of growing successful containers.
 
Chair Yoga presented by Mary Moreland will teach some basic yoga moves that participants can do from the comfort of a chair while watching TV. Yoga can help maintain muscle mass and flexibility.
 
Additional topics include:  Don’t Give In To Fraud! with Thursa Edwards, Nearing and During: Retirement Planning with Carolyn Wright, Tastes Like Chicken: An Exploration of Taste and Smell in the Aging Population with Debby Dallefeld, 2014 Holocaust Remembrance Day: Remembering the Voyage of the St. Louis, May 1939 with Ute Chamberlin, DIY: Writing and Publishing in the Modern Marketplace with Tim Wheat, Pre-Planning Burials with Jim, John, and Chase Worthington, and iPads, Kindles and Nooks…oh my! with Andrea Barbknecht.
 
Event sponsors for this year include: Culbertson Hospital-Senior Life Solutions, The Elms, Grand Prairie Assisted Living, Heartland Health Care, McDonough District Hospital, Rushville State Bank, Schuyler Co. Senior Center, Schuyler County Farm Bureau, State Farm-Carolyn Wright, University of Illinois Extension, and Wesley Village.  Some sponsors will provide information during the Resource Fair.
 
This event will be held at the Spoon River College Rushville Center located at 706 Maple Avenue in Rushville.  Registration is limited so register early.  For more information, call 309-833-6031.