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Life Enrichment

Let's Enrich Tomorrow.

Enrich your tomorrow by being involved in the life of your community college.

Enjoy programs monthly during the school year as part of Life Enrichment, an educational, entertaining, and cultural program tailored to today's busy lifestyles.

Life Enrichment is for area adults and meets the first Tuesday of every month in conjunction with the school year (Sept.- Dec. and Feb.- May). Meetings are open to everyone and there is no charge to attend. Those who attend regularly are encouraged to register so they receive monthly newsletters announcing the programs. To register as a Life Enrichment member, please click here.

Speakers present on a broad range of topics - from history to modern technology and art to science - and past performers have included singers, storytellers, dancers, and actors.

 

February 2021 Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m.

9 a.m. - J. Harvey Koehn will present Kansas Courthouses. His presentation will cover a selection of county courthouses across the state. The audience will see the court houses’ external features and architecture, some of the courtrooms, some of their interior designs and what the county has chosen to showcase, and some of the courthouse yard displays.

Koehn grew up in rural McPherson County. In 1973 he and his wife, Mary, relocated to Andover where he began a career in education, teaching high school chemistry and physics. He followed this up with a few years of teaching for Butler Community College and Wichita State University. After teaching for nearly 40 years he transitioned into full-time retirement. Koehn’s interests include reading, traveling, photography, continuing his long-time pursuit of railroad history, genealogy, church activities, spending time on the farmyard where he grew up, and last but not least, his family which includes his wife, two grown and married children, and six grandchildren. He and his wife also like to explore cemeteries and visit historic sites.

How to Participate

To participate in Life Enrichment meetings there are two options - Zoom or YouTube.

The Zoom version is live only. You may join the meeting anytime it is in progress. You will not need a webcam or microphone in the Zoom Webinar environment. With Zoom you may type questions for the speaker in the Q&A box and the speaker will answer them live on-screen. To participate via Zoom, click here. This will bring up a webpage for Zoom. If Zoom is installed on your computer, click on "Open Zoom Meetings". If Zoom is not installed, click on "launch meeting" and then click on "Join From Your Browser". You will be prompted to enter your name, a provided code, and your email address.

The YouTube version is viewable live and for a minimum of two weeks afterwards. With YouTube, there is no option for interaction with the speaker. To participate via YouTube, click here.

 

Life Enrichment Health Fair

 

Contact Us

 

Trisha Walls
Community Advancement Coordinator
316.218.6355
Office: BOA 5324
twalls@butlercc.edu