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Dan Youngberg


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Summer Term begins June 24


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No pre-registration is needed; and non-members are definitely invited! However, some classes do have charges that will be collected at the class--although some places accept credit cards, you are safest if you bring cash or a check.

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ALL News

Road Construction

Beginning May 1, the intersection of SW 53rd St. and West Hills Road will be under construction for the remainder of the term. Please plan ahead to reach ALL classes by entering from the east end of West Hills Road (From Western Blvd.) OR, if you are coming from Philomath, consider SW Timian Street, which is left off of Philomath Blvd. It is recommended that you avoid SW 53rd St if at all possible.

Gala Celebration Dinner

The annual Gala Celebration Dinner is scheduled for June 8, 5:30-7:00 PM. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center across from Reser Stadium. Parking is free after 5:00 p.m. in the lots south of Reser Stadium and just west of the Alumni Center. This dinner costs members only $10--ALL underwrites the rest of the expense so that members are able to attend this important celebration. Members must sign up, specify menu choices or cancel prior to the deadline of May 29 at 5:00 PM.

ALL Socials Calendar

  • Wednesday, June 3, 11:30 AM
Socials are held in the Fireplace Room.

Committee Meeting Calendar

  • June 1, 1:30-3:30 PM-Curriculum Committee
  • June 8, 1:30-3:30 PM-Website Committee
Committee meetings are held in the UCC library unless otherwise noted.

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ALL Class Notes

Retracing My Steps with the Buddha

Chinh Le has provided the slides from his presentation on May 5. The PowerPoint slides have been converted to PDF so that most people will be able to view them.

Vital Helpline Numbers for Mental Health

In her recent class, "Hidden Struggles: Complexities of Mental Illness," Nancy Groesz shared many vital helpline numbers to assist in suicide prevention.

STEM-Ready Society

Martin Storkdieck has provided the slides from his presentation on "Cultivating a STEM-Ready Society."

Missoula Floods

Steve Matthes has provided his presentation slides here. The dvd video, "Megaflood", has been placed in the church library and is available for loan.

Family Trees & Family Stories

Lois Courtney, presenter of "Family Trees and Family Stories: An Introduction to Genealogical Research," has provided a copy of the handouts.

A Classless Society

Paul deLespinasse, presenter of "Neither Groucho Nor Karl: A Classless Society for the Country Club Set", on Thursday, February 19, has written a book that is available for Kindle or Kindle App. The hard copy is not due to be released until May. "The Metaconstitutional Manifesto: A Bourgeois Vision of the Classless Society" may be purchased from

Gala Dinner Recipes

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