Archive for Thursday, June 10, 2010

Discussion to focus on opportunities for over-50 crowd

June 10, 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 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. June 15 and 22, at Panera at Village West, 18111 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.

The discussions are being offered by Next Chapter Kansas City, a collaboration of 10 organizations in Wyandotte County developing opportunities for persons 50 and older as they explore options for work, service and learning.

Pat Brune, community volunteer, will lead the discussion. A few copies of the book are available at public libraries. Contact Karen Hostetler, Next Chapter director, at (913) 281-8908 or karenh@sckck.org, 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, Kansas City Kansas Community College, KCK Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, Leadership 2000, Landon Center on Aging, Liveable Neighborhoods, Workforce Partnership and Wyandotte/Leavenworth Area Agency on Aging.

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