CoC hosts educational programs


Center for Creative Retirement

Membership dues for September-May are $50, and September-December are $30.

Tuesdays meetings: St. Joseph’s Family Life Center, 1695 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd., West Ashley.

Study groups meet at various venues: $10 members, $20 non-CCR members.  You do not have to be a senior or retired to attend.  Contact Claire Robinson at 953-5488 or robinsonc@cofc.edu.  Upcoming programs are as follows:

Sept. 28: 1 p.m., “Revolutionary Changes in Publishing.” John Rizzo, owner, “Publishing on Demand.” 2:30 p.m., “Perspectives on 18th- to 19th-Century Southern Art.” Angela Mack, executive director, Gibbes Museum of Art.

Oct. 5: 1 p.m., “World Economic Issues.” William Woolsey, department of business, The Citadel. 2:30 p.m., “Post-Communist Changes in East-European Countries.” Dr. Daniel Lovasz, department of nursing, Charleston Southern University.

Oct. 12: 1 p.m., “Issues Surrounding This Year’s Election.” Mary Horres and Joan Dehne, Charleston League of Women Voters. 2:30 p.m., “India/Pakistan Relations.” Al Thibault, former diplomat in India.

Oct. 19: 1 p.m., “100 Years of Boy Scouts in America.” Edward Davis, CCR member. 2:30 p.m., “Offshore Wind Development.” Elizabeth A. Kress, Santee Cooper.

Oct. 26: 1 p.m., “Satan in America: The Devil We Know.” Dr. Scott Poole, department of history, College of Charleston. 2:30 p.m., “Reporting Voodoo Beliefs & Folk Religions.” Adam Parker, The Post and Courier.

Nov. 2: 1 p.m., “Writing the U.S. Constitution.” Alex Hild, CCR member and retired federal administrative law judge. 2:30 p.m., “Witness to the Truth.” Cleo Scott Brown, author/educator, Berkeley County schools.

Nov. 9: 11:30 a.m., board meeting. 1 p.m., “Making of Modern South Carolina.” Jack Bass, department of humanities and social sciences, The Citadel. 2:30 p.m., “Mayor John P. Grace: A Progressive Voice in Charleston.” Martin Moseley, CCR member.

Nov. 16: 1 p.m., “Afghanistan/Pakistan.” John Creed, department of political science, College of Charleston. 2:30 p.m., “AFPAK: Graveyard of Another Empire?” John Creed, department of political science, College of Charleston.

Nov. 30: 1 p.m., “J.D. Salinger.” Joseph Kelly, department of English, College of Charleston. 2:30 p.m., “Population Growth.” Dr. John Peters, department of biology, College of Charleston.

Dec. 7: 1 p.m., “The Story of the Green Berets.” Dennis Lima, retired U.S. Special Forces. 2:30 p.m., TBA.

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