Fridays at Applewood

Lecture Series

Name: MCC Fridays at Applewood
Objective: Each month from September through May, a specially chosen program will be offered to inspire, rejuvenate, stimulate and refresh!
Each program will feature a unique lecture and will be accompanied with a continental breakfast and door prizes.
Time: Breakfast Fare 9:00am-10:00am —Lectures from 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: MCC Regional Technology Center (Off of Robert T. Longway Blvd.)
Tickets: $10/person (pre-registration), $20/person (walk-in registration)
Registration: Complete the Registration Form and return to the address below.
Payment: Make check payable to: Mott Community College or indicate credit card payment: For credit card orders or questions - Phone: (810) 762-0960.
Mailing Address: Mott Community College, Lapeer Extension Center, 550 Lake Drive, Suite A, Lapeer, MI 48446.
Office Hours: Call Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Phone: (810) 762-0960.

Mr. Ed Harden: The Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act [Obamacare]

Mr. Harden, Vice President of Sales at McLaren Health Plan, offers a splendid opportunity for us to become better informed about something that affects our lives - Obamacare. He will also provide an update on exchanges in Michigan. This is a current topic of importance to all seniors.
 
NOCR-LL500-09 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 09/20/13 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC 1301 For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

Congressman Dan Kildee: His Many Challenges in Washington D.C.

We welcome Congressman Kildee back to Fridays @ Applewood --- this time as the Congressman of our Fifth District. Hear how he is adjusting to Congress life in Washington D.C. and the many challenges he faces in his new role. This will be an interesting program!
 
NOCR-LL500-10 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 10/18/13 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

Michael Heberling, Ph.D.: Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes

Dr. Heberling, President of Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, will provide a presentation on "Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes.” He will cover many historical events including the Great Storm of 1913 which claimed 19 ships and 250 sailors and the Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940, which resulted in the loss of 3 ships and 66 lives. He will also discuss the most recent shipwrecks with special emphasis on the Edmund Fitzgerald.
 
NOCR-LL500-11 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 11/15/13 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

Samantha Steele: Whaley Historical House Museum

Ms. Steele, Director of Whaley Museum, will discuss the rich history of this Kearsley Street landmark as part of the Christmas at Whaley annual event. Hear about the Whaleys, a well-known family who were the original residents. Ms. Steele has graciously offered a reduced price Christmas tour of $3.00 per person to be used immediately after the program. The Christmas decorations will be exquisite, and Dan Hays will again provide us beautiful Christmas songs after the Whaley program. He does a wonderful job of getting us in the Christmas spirit!
 
NOCR-LL500-12 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 12/20/13 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

David White: The Life and Career of Charles Kettering

Mr. White has worked researching Flint history his entire career. His latest effort has been to research and chronicle the life and career of Flint inventor, Charles Kettering. Come and learn about one of the most significant figures in the history of our great city.
 
NOCR-LL500-01 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 01/17/14 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

Rodger Harbaugh: A Career with NBC

Mr. Harbaugh spent 30 years as a NBC cameraman filming many significant events. His achievements include Super Bowls, World Series and even the Olympics. He later worked for the “Golf Channel” covering 15 tournaments per year. He was also involved with the reality game show “Survivor” at Pearl Island, Australia, Thailand, Africa and Guatemala. And yes --- he is a distant relative of the NFL Harbaugh brothers. A can't miss! Following Mr. Harbaugh will be a presentation from:

John Rios: Caricature Artist

Mr. Rios, owner of Grafix Jam Ltd., will discuss the art of caricatures and explain how to "read" a face to get a good likeness. Mr. Rios has worked for Ted Nugent for over 20 years doing caricatures. He will also tell us about his art influences and provide a live demonstration.

 
NOCR-LL500-02 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 02/21/14 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

M. Richard Shaink, Ph.D.: Mott Community College

As the President of Mott Community College this talented, personable educator has led Mott Community College to be listed as one of the top ten Community Colleges in the United States. Dr. Shaink’s lecture will be a great opportunity to hear all about the growth of this vitally important learning institution that has played such a critical role in the lives of so many people.
 
NOCR-LL500-03 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 03/21/14 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

Len Thomas: Legacy of a Civil War Nurse

Listen to this fascinating story of the many mysteries surrounding the life of a local heroine, Lucy J. Blanchard, a woman who lived and died in Fenton --- all researched from a genealogical point of view. We will also enjoy more Civil War history in Michigan with:

Michael J. Thorp: Michigan’s Role in the Civil War

Mr. Thorp is well known in our area as he spent many years working for “WJRT Channel 12.” He has written a book about the role our state played in the Civil War.
 
NOCR-LL500-04 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 04/18/14 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium
 

A Panel of Flint Central Educators: Celebrating the Traditions of Flint Central High School

Flint Central is a beloved institution with many wonderful traditions that made thousands of young men and women proud to be alumni. Hear from a panel of former FCHS faculty discussing the many accomplishments and traditions that made this special school famous. Areas to be discussed are academics, fine arts, athletics and their Hall of Fame.
 
NOCR-LL500-05 $10 pre-reg or $20 at door 05/16/14 9:00am - 10:00am Continental Breakfast RTC For more information call (810) 762-0960
10:00am - 12:00pm Lecture RTC Auditorium