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LCC announces lecture series


September 26, 2019

Lower Columbia College has announced the line-up for the Fall 2019 Community Conversations lecture series focusing on “Preparedness” – what does the future hold, and how do we get ready for it? Topics include earthquakes, self-defense, financial preparedness, technology, and more. The first lecture is September 26.

Lectures are held on Thursdays at noon (12-12:50 p.m.) in the Laufman Lecture Hall on the LCC campus (Health and Science Building, Room 101).

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets are needed, and food and beverages are allowed in the lecture hall.

Dates, presenters and topics for upcoming lectures include:

· September 26: What do we mean by Preparedness? (Class Introduction)

· October 3: Retirement Preparedness (Stephen Fuller and Mike Claxton)

· October 10: The Three A’s of a Self-Defense (Mavourneen Rister)

· October 17: Tsunami Survivors in Chile (Brian Atwater)

· October 24: Preparing for a Changing Economy (Teresa Purcell)

· October 31: Grin and Prepare for it: Four Technologies that may Kill Us (Chris Tower)

· November 7: The Hero Beside You (Lorraine Churchill)

· November 14: Stop Preparing for the Not-Apocalypse (Mark Gaither)

· November 21: Five Alternatives to Toilet Paper and Other Hiking Hacks (Hiedi Bauer)

For more information, contact Courtney Shah, Social Science Instructor, at


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