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Allegany Center of Lifelong Learning

Satisfy your thirst for fresh thinking.
A group of Allegany County residents got together when some began to envision possibilities for diversified adult education opportunities. Why not tap into the pool of talented local residents willing and capable of sharing their areas of expertise?

 Please note: The following classes will be held on Thursdays at 10 a.m. in the Continuing Education building room 8 unless otherwise indicated.


February 6 - Canceled

February 13 – The Path and Career of a Local Journalist 

Speaker: Amanda Mangan
Description: Amanda Mangan began writing for newspapers at a young age and has been a part of Allegany Radio Corporation since it began in 2006. She will discuss her 20 plus year career and the importance of ethics in journalism.

February 20 – Western Maryland Food Bank - Food Distribution Program

Speaker: Amy Moyer
Description: Hear the "ins and outs" of the food programs at the Western Maryland Food Bank, as well as food rescue and recycling efforts. 

February 27 – Population Health and WMHS's Role

Speaker: Jo Wilson 
Description: Learn about numerous innovative initiatives implemented by WMHS to expand the population health efforts throughout Allegany and surrounding counties. All of these programs have led to better health outcomes for our population.

March 5 – The Brooke-Whiting Museum

Speaker: Suzanne Trussell
Description: An introduction to the museum will be followed by a discussion of the Chinese export art featured at the museum from an anthropological standpoint. 

March 12 – The Coal Industry and Family Life 

Speaker: Polla Horn
Description: This session will focus on understanding the working conditions of coal-producing families, with a focus on the women who managed many aspects of family life.

*This class will be held in room CE14

March 19 – Canceled

Speaker: Brian Plitnik
Description: This lecture will focus on the birth and development of Jazz, one of America's original art forms, in the "Big Easy".

March 26 – Canceled

Speaker: Ranger Daniel Lewis, DNR
Description: This program will feature a documentary video about the history of New Germany State Park and the Civilian Conservation Corp, narrated by park historian, Bill Martin

April 2 – Canceled

Speaker: Dick Soderman
Description: Although there are many benefits to being "online", you take a risk when you connect a computer to the Internet. Fortunately, there are a number of simple things you can do to reduce your risk of being hacked.

April 9 - Spring Break 

*No classes held during spring break

April 16 – The Hunt for the Beltway Snipers...In Pursuit

Speaker: Dave Reichenbaugh
Description: Get the whole story from the Criminal Intelligence Operations Commander.

April 23 – Canceled

Speaker: Chuck Dicken
Description: Brexit: The Irish Dimension: A discussion of how Brexit has been impacted by Ireland's unique relationship to Great Britain and what its implementation may mean for both islands.

April 30 – IBM Mainframe Computer History 

Speaker: Ted Bauer
Description: Ted will describe how Data Processing progressed from punched cards to the modern day mainframe computer during his 50 year experience with IBM.

May 7 – Why the Y?

Speaker: Shelly Minnigh 
Description: Learn about the many opportunities and services offered by the YMCA in your community.

May 14 – Art in Public Spaces 

Speaker: Heidi Lippman
Description: The artist's current focus is on site specific permanent installations in major locations such as airports and train stations. These monumental works explore various materials and most recently, mosaic and glass.

LLL Conversational Spanish (LLL040)

This is not a beginning Spanish class. Participants should have at least a minimum of previous experience with Spanish pronunciation, grammar, and conjugation. Must be a member of Lifelong Learners (LLL005) to take this course.

2/7-5/8, Friday (13 sessions)
No Class 4/10
10:00 –11:00 AM
ACM: CE 6 
Instructor: Ray Kiddy



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