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Gold College kick-off March 18 at SMSU

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The Southwest Minnesota State University spring session of GOLD College will kick off on Wednesday, March 18 starting at 2:15 p.m. in Charter Hall 201 on campus.

Registration will be held from 2:15-3 p.m. Gold College participants will have the opportunity to pick up class schedules and parking permits while enjoying refreshments.

The kick-off program will begin at 3 p.m. with an overview of the GOLD College spring session, followed by the keynote, Dr. Ellen Radel. She will share the “magic” of Little Golden Books. She is an avid collector and passionate speaker who enjoys sharing a lifetime of memories and history of the beloved Little Golden Books.

GOLD is an acronym for Growth, Opportunity, Learning, Development. Gold College offers non-credit classes with a variety of topics: art, history, computers, current events, music, writing, health, physical well-being and more. Each class is held one day per week for two hours. There are no tests or grades, and it is for people of all educational levels.

Study groups are planned for six weeks, from March 23 through April 30.

Contact the GOLD College office for registration material and more information:, or call 507-537-7164.

Adult classes this session include:MondaysWhat’s your Story?, 9-11 a.m., Deb Ahmann, instructor. Your heirs don’t want your “stuff,” but they do want your stories! They will forever treasure a written copy of your life experiences, or you can write your story just for yourself. Join us as we reminisce, organize, and write the memoirs of our lives.Organizing made FUN!, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., […]

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