Archive for Monday, June 7, 2010

Book discussions planned for persons 50 or older

June 7, 2010

The book Encore: Finding Work that Matters in the Second Half of Life by Marc Freedman will be the focus of a two-session book discussion to be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesdays, June 15 and 22, at Paneras at Village West, 18111 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.

The discussions are being offered by Next Chapter Kansas City, a collaboration of ten

organizations in Wyandotte County developing opportunities for persons 50 and over as they explore options for work, service, and learning in life's next chapter.

The discussion will be led by Pat Brune, community volunteer. A few copies of the book are available at public libraries. You may also contact Karen Hostetler, Next Chapter Director, at (913) 281-8908 or karenh@sckck.org, at Shepherd's Center of Kansas City, Kansas, to purchase a book and also to register. There is no charge to participate.

Shepherd's Center of Kansas City, Kan., is the lead agency for Next Chapter Kansas City along with El Centro, KCK Community College, KCK Chamber of Commerce, KCK Public Library, Leadership 2000, Landon Center on Aging, Liveable Neighborhoods, Workforce Partnership, and Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging.

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