Upcoming Events
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Frauds and scams cost citizens billions of dollars a year. While older folks are a prime target, young people also lose a lot of money. The presenter, Jennifer Adamany, the director of communications for the Indianapolis Better Business Bureau will describe the magnitude of the problem and help arm the group with information on how not to become a victim.
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A little more than 50 years ago, WIPB was launched by Ball State University. Learn about the women/mothers who got together and found a way to bring this resource to Muncie and what motivated their drive for a PBS station. Dr. Kay Stickle, retired professor and Chair of the Elementary Education Department, will present.
1:30 p.m.
Who takes care of maintains the plants in the traffic median downtown, supplies flowers along Walnut Street, in front of the downtown merchants, and on the Washington Street bridge? Who maintains Fireman’s Park and designed the cantilevered walkway on Wheeling Avenue? The overlooks along the White River? Community Enhancement Projects is a private non-profit group dedicated to the beautification of our community! Rick Zeigler, President of CEP, will introduce the group to these and many other projects undertaken by this organization.
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The views film and television crews can get from the sky are impressive and with drones, easier than ever to capture. While technology has made unmanned aerial systems, commonly known as drones, more affordable, it’s not a free-for-all. There are rules and regulations for anyone using public air space. Many people are concerned about drones getting too close and what they might reveal, but lawful operation isn’t obtrusive. Tim Underhill from the Department of Media, certified remote pilot, will explain the facts and fictions.
1:30 p.m.
Since 2016, the HCA has brought together a wide spectrum of community organizations that are willing to influence others to make healthy lifestyle choices. Join IU Health’s John Disher as he describes how the HCA utilizes collective impact to maximize the collaborative power of community organizations to influence their respective audiences to move more, eat healthy foods and quit tobacco.
1:30 p.m.
Whether a show, concert at Emens, a football, basketball, or baseball game or graduation at Worthen Arena, Gonzo Barajas, Senior Director of Auxiliary Services for Facilities and Events, Sports Facilities, Recreation Services, Emens Auditorium and Pruis Hall, will talk about the many challenges the high points, and a few amusing stories of his job. Mr. Barajas supervises all of these key areas of the university.
1:30 p.m.
Gary Bussell, Vietnam War Veteran, U.S. Army National Guard, will give us a first-hand account of his experiences with the Vietnam War. Excerpt: "Vietnam was a word I had never heard. Most National Guard units at the time had a lackluster reputation. But we found our unit, CoD151 was different. Ours was led by men who had served in WW11, one was a tabbed ranger, and men who served in Korea. They were tough, they were strong, but in 1969 we knew that their toughness saved many lives!”
1:30 p.m.
Glick Center for Glass contains one of the largest Glass Art Teaching Collections housed at a university in the United States, and Rinard Orchid Greenhouse and the Environmental Education Center expansion doubles the size of the Greenhouse Conservatory, turning it into an immersive tropical experience for exploration and discovery. On the tour you will view the expansion, view selections from the glass collection, and observe students working with glass in the Introduction to Glass Class. (click through for more information).
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Henry Peresie, Independent Consultant Chemistry Platinum Chemotherapy, will teach the group about the harmful effects of childhood lead exposure, the key to prevention, and how to prevent exposure.
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Join other Lifelong Learners at our annual holiday social. Enjoy conversation and food provided by Ball State Catering while celebrating the season with us!