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
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