This series of classes features speakers who will keep you informed about a myriad of things happening in our world community. The scope of the topics will interest and amaze you—from government leaders to astronomy; from travel opportunities to how to cope with Medicare; from performers from the Houston Grand Opera to DNA; from religious tolerance to healthy aging.
Yes…you will find these speakers truly spellbinding.
This class meets from 11 am until 12 noon on designated Thursdays
(when LEOH is in session)
The schedule of speakers for the 2022 Spring Session
is given below:
Bethany Foshee, Stewardship and Outreach Programs Manager, Katy Prairie Conservancy, discusses the Conservancy, a nonprofit land trust sustaining a resilient Texas by preserving coastal prairies, wetlands, farms and ranches to benefit people and wildlife now and in the future.
Bob Joyce, Houston Ground Angels (HGA), gives a brief history of the Houston Ground Angels and emphasizes the importance of providing free transportation to patients and the need for more volunteer drivers.
Chris Tomlinson, Writer and Columnist, Houston Chronicle, discusses his current thoughts on topics such as energy and climate change and his new book, Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth.
Ann Balthazar, Regional Disaster Preparedness Manager, American Red Cross, Gulf Coast Region, presents an overview of the American Red Cross and gives an introduction to home fire safety.
Kaitlyn Frey, Program Manager, and/or Joshua Webb, Program Coordinator, Crime Stoppers of America, discuss what the Crime Stoppers organization is all about and how it works.
William B Perkison, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor and Director, Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (SWCOEH) reviews the health effects that are associated with specific aspects of climate change and weather issues. He discusses the most effective way to prepare for these health effects.
Sally Davis, RN, MSN, Communications Director, Amazing Place, asks why is Healthspan more important than Lifespan? Strategies to improve cognitive health from fitness tips to brain healthy food to memory enhancement and stress reduction techniques are explored.