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Brown Bag Lunch Presentations

The next series begins Mon., Jan. 28 at noon. Everyone is invited to attend!

Join OLLI at HSU on MONDAYS from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Hospice of Humboldt Conference Room.

Enjoy some of the community's most talented and creative people to share about the second half of life and activities in this region. Learn about resources available, creative projects, ways to create change and/or build community assets.

Presentations last about an hour, and there is always time for questions. Bring your lunch and a friend -– OLLI will provide treats and engaging presentations! Presentations are made possible by the generous support of the Friends of OLLI.

OLLI membership is not required to attend. RSVP is not required, but helps us plan.

   See the schedule!

   Did you miss past presentations? See videos on the video archive page!


MAP: Hospice of Humboldt Conference Room, Eureka



Jan. 28: Are you Prepared for an Emergency?

Linda Nellist, Lead Instructor, Humboldt CERT Coalition: As lead instructor for the Humboldt County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program, Linda trains individuals to prepare for and safely respond to natural disasters or other serious emergencies. She'll give tips for first steps in personal and family preparedness, as well as other important emergency response skills, with checklists for easy reference.

RSVP for Jan. 28


Feb. 4: Volunteers: Positively the Best!

Speakers from Redwood Coast Village (RCV) will talk about the volunteer experience and how people of all kinds help make Humboldt County a better place for older people. A panel of RCV members and volunteers will talk about their varied assignments, the warm and meaningful connections they have made, and take questions from the audience.

RSVP for Feb. 4

Feb. 11: Humboldt Made: Marketing Humboldt

Alanna Powell, Executive Director: Have you wondered how businesses behind the Redwood Curtain market themselves to the outside world? Humboldt Made is the answer, an association of HumCo businesses working together to promote their products at conventions and similar marketplaces as well as on-line. Alanna Powell will share her insights on what works (or not), and how Humboldt Made has helped our community businesses and economy expand and thrive.

RSVP for Feb. 11