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    The Village at Gleannloch Farms Invites the Public to Calvin College's Free January Lecture Series

     
    The New Year means something different to everyone. Whether it is concentrating on your health or quitting bad habits, we are all trying to improve ourselves. The residents and staff at The Village at Gleannloch Farms invite you to expand your mind in 2014 by coming to the free January Lecture Series presented remotely by Calvin College. This series is a three-time winner of the Silver Bowl Award for “Best Campus Lecture Series in the U.S.” and is sure to educate all who attend. Among the speakers are Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Isabel Wilkerson, former Senator Olympia Snowe, who was named as one of Forbes magazine’s most powerful women, and New York Times bestselling author Bob Goff. The January Lecture Series is Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. now through January 28 at The Village at Gleannloch Farms.

    The senior living community is honored to yet again be chosen as one of approximately 40 remote locations to broadcast this series across the nation. All of the classes during the three-week period are open to the public to view the free webcasts at The Village at Gleannloch Farms. The January Series focuses on a wide variety of topics ranging from Christian perspectives on education, to child sex trafficking, to civil rights. These lectures include speakers such as ESPN Founder Bill Rasmussen, American astronomer and senior project scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope, Jennifer Wiseman, and civil rights activist John M. Perkins, to name a few.

    “We are excited to be able to stream these lectures to offer such an educational experience to our residents and members of the community,” said Jan Piveral, executive director for The Village at Gleannloch Farms. “It is important to keep the mind engaged by learning new information at any age, and we enjoy offering these experiences.”

    The Village at Gleannloch Farms hosts and plans many educational outings throughout the year on topics of interest to the residents and the general public. For a full schedule of the lecture series go to www.calvin.edu/january/2014. For more information on these free lectures, call The Village at Gleannloch Farms at 877-312-2140, or stop by 9505 Northpointe Boulevard in Spring.

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