Learning for a Lifetime
Enjoy programs and be involved in the life of your community college 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.
May 2021 Meeting
Tuesday, May 4 at 9 a.m.
9 a.m. - Kate Garnes - Originally from Missouri, Garnes is a proud Grizzly and Shocker graduate! After getting her AA at Butler and her BA in music from Wichita State, Garnes headed down to the sunshine state of Florida to work for the Walt Disney Company as a performer. She had the honor of performing in several stage shows and parades across Disney property. In 2016, Garnes finally realized her dream of being a youth motivational speaker. She went part time at Disney so that she could pursue speaking full time! When it isn’t a global pandemic, Garnes can be found touring the country speaking to teens about how to find their worth and their value when nobody shows up to tell them they are worthy or valuable. In 2019, Garnes’ first book, “Mixtape: How to Stop Listening to the Recordings of Your Past” was published through Amazon.
Garnes currently resides in Orlando with her cat Mozzie. She is working on her second book and waiting for this wild and crazy pandemic to pass so she can love on the hearts of teens again! Follow Garnes on all social media @kategarneslive or visit her website www.kategarnes.com.
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.