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SSI Offers A little of Everything for Seniors
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – Seniors interested in lifelong learning can explore exciting opportunities with the Portland Community College Senior Studies Institute.A program overview will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Sept. 6 in the auditorium at the Central Portland Workforce Training Center. This kick-off program will allow seniors a peek at classes to be offered on such topics as Civil War stories, Greek theater, current events, classical music, tour of the Evergreen Air Museum in McMinnville, Mummies of Turkestan, Comedy of Post-War Decades, national issues, Giants of the Renaissance and much more.Senior Studies Institute members pay an annual fee of $30 and anyone may attend up to two classes on a trial basis. Classes will be held at the SMILE station (8210 S.E. 13th), Neighborhood House Senior Center (7688 S.W. Capitol Hwy.), Washington County Workforce Training Center (185th and Walker Rd.) and the Central Portland Workforce Training Center, 1626 S.E Water Ave. Senior Studies information is available in the fall schedule, or on the Web at: www.pcc.edu. For more information, contact Neal Naigus, community relations manager, at 503-977-4122.