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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at California State University, Mon-

terey Bay, established with a grant from The Bernard Osher Foundation, is part of
a national network that recognizes learning has no age limits. OLLI brings the joy
and stimulation of lifelong learning to adults age 50 and better who are interested in
university-level education without the pressure of course credits or grades.


Enroll in single courses or become a Plum Member and enjoy many benefits and cost-savings.

Annual Membership: $149, includes 3 courses per semester, 6 annually! (expires June 2011)

Semester Membership: $99, includes 3 courses in the fall (Sept. 2010 – Dec. 2010)

Benefits of an OLLI Plum Membership include:

• A CSUMB Parking Pass (valid Sept. 2010 – June 2011 anywhere on campus)

• Discounts to the CSUMB World Theater, Sports Center, Aquatic Center and athletic events!

• First access to OLLI courses, lectures and discussion groups

• Use of The Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library at CSUMB*

Register online at CSUMB.EDU/olli and receive an instant confirmation of
enrollment OR register by mail by completing the form on page 15.
Registration is first come, first-served.

Unless otherwise noted, all courses will be held in the OLLI Annex (corner of
Inter-Garrison and 6th Avenue) on the CSUMB campus. Parking is free for
OLLI Plum Members! Non-members may purchase a day-permit from park-
ing dispensers on campus for $2.00.

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THE OLLI WRITERS’ CIRCLES Plein Air Writing Practice:
Instructor: Elin Kelsey Nourish Your Writing through Silence
Instructors: Kathy Whilden and Roxane Buck-Ezcurra
Award-winning author and master facilitator, Elin
Kelsey, returns for a highly-anticipated fourth year.
Whether you’re a beginning writer or a published Plein air painters take brush and canvas to
professional seeking constructive feedback, the the open air to catch the moment. We will
OLLI Writers’ Circles offer a creative, collaborative take pen and notebook to record our own
atmosphere in which to improve your writing. impressions—the sights, sounds, smells, and
Register soon – space is limited. textures of our surroundings, as well as the
landscape of our minds. Using timed writings,
Continuing OLLI Writers’ Circle
we’ll capture “first thoughts” on paper, deepen
Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23; Oct. 7, 21, 28;
our connection to the natural beauty of the
Nov. 4, 11 (8 meetings)
Monterey Peninsula, and discover the truth
Time: 9:00 - 11:30am
within each of us along the way. Class will be
Fee: $90
held in silence except when reading our work
New OLLI Writers’ Circle*
*New & Returning Writers
Each session includes a silent, short walk
Dates: Thursdays, Sept. 16, 23; Oct. 7, 21, 28
or easy hike and ample time for writing,
(5 meetings)
reading aloud, and nonjudgmental listening.
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Please bring a pen and notebook and wear
Fee: $50
comfortable walking shoes and clothing
suitable for an outdoor class. Recommended
reading: Writing Down the Bones by Natalie

Dates: Tuesdays, Sept. 14, 21, 28; Oct. 5

(4 meetings)
Time: 9:30am - noon
Fee: $50
Place: Varies (to be announced)

These intensive “circles” will offer each writer Friends and family are invited to a special
an opportunity to focus and shape their work holiday gathering to hear OLLI writers share
into larger formats and/or to brainstorm pieces of their work. Whether your taste runs
publishing possibilities - whatever would be to memoir, poetry or fast-moving fiction, these
most helpful. Limit 6 writers per session. readings will leave you eager for more.

Session 1: Thursday, Dec. 2; 9:00am – noon Date: Thursday, Dec. 16 (1 meeting)

Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Session 2: Thursday, Dec. 9; 9:00am – noon Fee: Free – guests welcome!
Place: The Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial
Fee: $25 per session Library


Instructor: Patrice Vecchione

An inside look into the writer’s life and the

world of making books. Hosted by award-
winning author Patrice Vecchione, this six-
week course will take you from glimmer of
inspiration to publication and beyond. We’ll
look at the practical sides of writing as well as
the soulful ones.

Three of the area’s finest writers will provide

an intimate look at the paths they took to the
books they’ve published. Here’s your chance
to peek into their lives and ask them about
inspiration, discipline and motivation. In
addition, two local publishers will take you
from finished work to the printed page.

Sept. 21: Who does one write for? What motivates one
to sit down with pen and paper and then want to take
that writing past one’s notebook? How do you know
when a piece of writing is finished?

Sept. 28: Patrice Vecchione playwright, poet, editor

and author of Writing and the Spiritual Life and The
Territory of Wind will discuss the ways she brings her
creativity to life. POETRY AND THE ART OF
Oct. 5: Bring your questions to Elin Kelsey,
internationally acclaimed author of eleven books Instructor: Patrice Vecchione
and numerous magazine and radio features that
communicate about science and the environment in At a certain point, you say to the woods, to the
innovative ways that inspire critical thinking and action. sea, to the mountains, the world, now I am ready.
Now I will stop and be wholly attentive.
Oct. 12: Dialogue with Brad Herzog, who’s written - Annie Dillard
hundreds of newspaper articles, magazine features,
columns, short stories, poems, children’s fiction and For as much as a poem is a thing written down, it’s
non-fiction, screenplays, sports tomes and travel first of all a heard thing, listening for the heart of
narratives. the matter. Not necessarily actual conversation but
wind through trees or a line from the morning’s
Oct. 19: Get an insider’s view of the publishing world paper that won’t let go, the small things that call
with Jan Johnson, Publisher at Red Wheel/Weiser Books your name. In order to write a poem the poet
and Conari Press. listens within and without. We’ll read a number
of poems and write all day and in one of the area’s
Oct. 26: Discover alternatives to mainstream most gorgeous and poetically infused locations,
publishing with Patricia Hamilton, founder of Park Place Robinson Jeffers Tor House! For those who
Publications. consider themselves poets and everyone else.

Dates/Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm Date: Saturday, Oct. 2 (1 meeting)

(6 meetings) Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Fee: $80 Fee: $50
Place: Robinson Jeffers Tor House, Carmel

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Instructor: Pat Hanson ORDINARY
Instructor: Patrice Vecchione
Join in a facilitated exploration of questions
about women, power, and peace as you take We’ll make art from recycled, found and
part in a Video Seminar featuring Eve Ensler, salvaged items in the two-dimensional art
Carol Gilligan, Rianne Eisler, Jane Fonda, form of collage. Collage is the most democratic
and Four Nobel Laureates. First organized of medias —you don’t have to know how to
by The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New draw! You’ll discover how to engage your
York (, and V-Day the imagination, to think in new ways, to find art
global movement founded by Eve Ensler to where you may have not thought it could be.
stop violence against women and girls, these Your creativity will expand and flourish. At the
inspiring lectures highlight bold action steps end of the day you’ll leave with two finished
that women are initiating all over the world pieces. Holiday gifts, perhaps?
in their families, communities, and the public
spheres to dignify and legitimize the values Begin collecting catalogs and magazines, old
of love and communication; to heal societies letters, bottle caps, egg cartons, etc. and bring
and individuals from the scars of violence and them along with you. All other supplies
war; and to create imaginative and effective provided.
approaches to conflict. Dialogue about
strategies to carry the important message of Date: Saturday, Nov. 6 (1 meeting)
this conference further locally, nationally and Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
globally. Reading material by and/or about Fee: $60 (includes cost of materials)
each presenter will be provided.

Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct. 6

(5 meetings)
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Place: Monterey Peace Resource Center, CSUMB GOSPEL CHOIR
1364 Fremont Blvd, Seaside Instructor: Paulette Gissendanner
Fee: $20
In addition to singing, you will study the
performance, practice, and historical evolution
of contemporary Gospel music in America via
the performance medium. The Choir performs
at the Annual CSUMB Winter Concert,
held Sunday, December 5. Off campus
performances may also be included. Due to
the delicate art of balancing voices within each
section, this course is open to those who can
commit to the full fall session.

Dates: Tuesdays, Aug. 24 – Dec. 7

(16 meetings)
Time: Noon – 2:00pm
Fee: $70
Place: CSUMB Music Hall, Building 30


The Prehistory of Monterey Bay Ballroom Reinvented
Instructor: Dustin McKenzie
Join our community partner, The Carmel
The coast of California was occupied by Native Foundation, on a tour to San Jose’s dazzling
Americans for at least 12,000 years. During production of Burn the Floor direct from its
this long period, Native cultures adapted to record-making run on Broadway. If you are
shifts in the natural and cultural environment a fan of ballroom dancing and Dancing with
and achieved levels of complexity rare among the Stars, you won’t want to miss this one. The
hunter-gatherers. Unfortunately, the media show sizzles with twenty gorgeous champion
infrequently reports on local archaeology dancers in a truly theatrical experience. The
and our K-12 education largely dismisses bus departs from the Crossroads Shopping
California’s past prior to the mission system. Center at 10:00am and returns at 6:00pm. This
very special fee includes the show, lunch and
The focus of this course is on the prehistory transportation. Registration is first come, first-
of Monterey Bay, from initial habitation by served. Limit 10.
indigenous peoples to the massive changes
caused by Spanish colonization. We will For more information on Carmel Foundation
investigate data from a number of local tours, visit
archaeological sites from the Monterey
Peninsula to Santa Cruz, and beyond. We will Date: Saturday, Sept. 25 (1 meeting)
visit a local site where we can see and feel the Fee: $59; exclusive to OLLI Plum Members
past, discuss ethics, and problems through the -- an $80 savings! (Not available as a
construction of archaeological knowledge. complimentary course.)

Dates: Fridays, Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1 (3 meetings)

Time: 10:00am – noon
Fee: $30

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Roxane Buck-Ezcurra is a freelance writer and Pat Hanson, PhD and former National Writers
editor and has studied with Natalie Goldberg. Union Chapter 7 Chair, finalized a proposal (with
Roxane tutors, facilitates writing circles, and has input from the OLLI Passion to Print success team)
assisted with creative writing workshops at the that is currently being shopped around by a New
Esalen Institute. York City agent. She is the sexuality columnist for
a new magazine: Crone: Women Coming of Age,
Karen Davis is Senior Film Programmer for the has taught Women’s Health Issues at Monterey
Mill Valley Film Festival.  She teaches courses in Peninsula College and is an adjunct faculty
world cinema and cultural studies, and has been member in Service Learning at CSUMB.
on the faculty of several institutions, including
CSUMB and Vassar College.  She has also written, Fred Keeley is the current elected Treasurer of
produced, and directed numerous film and video Santa Cruz County. He represented the Monterey
productions, primarily in the documentary genre. Bay area in the California State Assembly from
1996-2002. He is a member of the Leadership
Bruce Elliott is a retired Senior Biologist Council of California Forward.
Supervisor with the California Department of Fish
and Game. Elin Kelsey, PhD recently toured Europe with
her brand new book for children, Hey! Not Your
Paulette Gissendanner has completed graduate Typical Book About the Environment. Her most
work in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy. She recent adult book, Watching Giants: The Secret
is a professor in the Music and Performing Arts Lives of Whales was released in paperback by UC
department at CSUMB. Press in 2009 and was selected as a “Best Reads
for 2009” by Canada’s National Public Radio
Network (CBC).  Elin consults on international
environmental communication projects and is an
adjunct professor at Royal Roads University.

Wellington Lee is a writer and Salinas native.

Forty-five years after leaving Salinas he returned
in 2008 to complete a book on his grandfather,
Shorty Lee, known as the unofficial Mayor of
Chinatown, who first arrived and settled in Salinas
Chinatown exactly 100 years earlier in 1908. As a
journalist Mr. Lee has written numerous articles
for East/West, The Young China, and the Salinas
Californian, and newsletters for the National
Steinbeck Center, Monterey County Historical
Society, and Chinese Association of Salinas,
where he is on the Executive Board and Board of


Don Mautner has been a part-time lecturer John Provost is a philosophy instructor at
at CSUMB within the Environmental Science, Monterey Peninsula College and has been
Technology, and Policy (ESTP) Division for the studying the interconnection between
last 8 years. He comes with a Bachelor’s degree philosophical ideas and popular culture for nearly
in Meteorology from San Jose State, a Master’s 30 years. His approach to contemporary issues is
degree from Naval Postgraduate School, and 30 to examine them in the light of the questions and
years operational experience as a naval officer ideas raised by the great wisdom traditions.
oceanographer and meteorologist.
Dustin McKenzie has been involved in Patrice Vecchione is the author of Territory of
archaeology along the central coast of California Wind, a poetry collection, and the nonfiction book,
for over 12 years. His personal research has Writing and the Spiritual Life:  Finding Your Voice by
focused on hunter-gatherer fishing practices and Looking Within.  About which The Writer Magazine
maritime adaptations from Monterey Bay to the said, “Trust the voice of Patrice Vecchione.”  She’s
California Channel Islands. He has also conducted the editor of many acclaimed anthologies of
archaeological investigations in the Mojave poetry and prose including Faith & Doubt, which
Desert, the Great Basin, Mexico, Germany, and was named a best book of the year by The
Australia. Dustin currently teaches archaeology American Library Association. Her newest venture
and cultural anthropology at Cabrillo College. is as playwright and actress. Her one-woman
play, A Woman’s Life in Pieces, has received rave
William Minor has published three nonfiction reviews.
books on music: Unzipped Souls: A Jazz Journey
Through the Soviet Union (Temple University Press, Kathy Whilden is a Soto Zen Priest and Zen
1995), Monterey Jazz Festival: Forty Legendary meditation teacher at Monterey Bay Zen Center in
Years (Angel City Press, 1997), and Jazz Journeys Carmel. Kathy has worked with Natalie Goldberg
to Japan: The Heart Within (University of Michigan in timed writing workshops, is a founding member
Press, 2004). The San Francisco Chronicle called of the OLLI Writers’ Circle, and blogs about life in
Monterey Jazz Festival: Forty Legendary Years the Monterey.
“definitive story” of the event. Mr. Minor has been
interviewed by CNN, BBC and the Charleston
Jazz Initiative, wrote the liner notes for “The
Theolonious Monk Quartet: Live at the Monterey
Jazz Festival 1964” CD and served as a consultant
when the MJF celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Jason Owen is the head Men’s Golf Coach at

CSUMB, is a PGA class “A” professional and is TPI
Certified. The Titleist Performance Institute is the
world’s leading authority in golf health and fitness

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ONCE AND AGAIN Instructor: John Provost
Instructor: Wellington Lee
Where is wisdom to be found? If you want to
There has always been a Chinese presence know the truth about your health, wouldn’t
among the populace of Salinas, even before you go to the best doctor possible? And, if
it was incorporated as a city and county seat. you want to have your car repaired, wouldn’t
Why did the Chinese settle in Salinas? When you want the best mechanic? Where would
did they establish Chinatown? How have they you go to find wisdom? One place to start is
remained a close-knit and active community to to study the great masters of the East and the
this day? West. After all, they are the experts. In this
latest “Spiritual Masters” series we will study
This three-part series begins with a lecture two living masters. First, we will study the
142 Years of the Chinese in Salinas based on Mr. Christian monk, Thomas Keating, one of the
Lee’s research and memorabilia from three founders of Contemplative Outreach and the
generations of his Salinas family. Part two central figure behind the Centering Prayer
is a walking tour of his old neighborhood, form of Christian meditation and prayer. Next,
the starting point for the current Salinas we will study Pema Chodron, the American
Chinatown Renewal Project. Beginning at the grandmother and Tibetan Buddhist nun.
Chinese Association of Salinas and Chinese Chodron is a popular spiritual teacher as
School, followed by stops at the Filipino well as a contributor to the growing Buddhist
Cultural Center, Buddhist Temple, Republic movement in America.
Cafe, Green Gold Inn, the tour will end at Bing
Kong Tong, all within walking distance of each Dates: Tuesdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;
other. Dec 7, 14 (7 meetings)
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm
The course wraps up with a one-day Fee: $70
symposium featuring Jack Tchen, co-founder
of the Museum for Chinese in America in New
York City, accompanied by a panel of scholars
and museum professionals. Members of the
Salinas Asian communities as well as students
from CSUMB will showcase the Asian Cultural
Center and Museum planned for the old
Chinatown neighborhood. This dialogue will
conclude with a wine and cheese reception.

Dates/Times: 2 meetings plus Symposium

Fee: $25 (no fee for symposium)
Thursday, Sept. 30;
1:00 – 3:00pm / CSUMB OLLI Annex
Thursday, Oct. 7;
1:00 – 3:00pm / Chinatown Salinas -
Transportation to be arranged
Friday, Oct. 15;
8:45am – 5:00pm / CSUMB University Center


Instructor: Bruce Elliott

The wild canine species of the New World,

past and present, span a fascinating variety of
predatory animal species. These range from
our familiar California taxa, such as three fox
species and the coyote, to more exotic forms
such as the two North American wolf species,
the dainty Arctic fox and such bizarre dogs
as an ant-termite hunting species and a crab-
eating fox.

Some of the known fossil forms are especially

impressive. One will find it a relief that the
huge Dire Wolf of the Pleistocene Epoch is INTEGRAL PHILOSOPHY
no longer with us. The biology of existing
Instructor: John Provost
American species will be reviewed as part of
this illustrated lecture. Is there a way of understanding life that
makes any sense in our rapidly changing
Date: Thursday, Nov. 11 (1 meeting) world? Do the seemingly conflicting ways of
Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm understanding our world fit together? Science
Fee: $20 has long looked for a “Grand Unified Theory”.
Is there such a theory in philosophy? Perhaps
there is! Integral Philosophy proposes to be
a “theory of everything”. It is not so much a
new system of thought as it is a new way of
WEATHER AND HURRICANES organizing and understanding diverse fields of
thought. It makes room for everything and it is
Instructor: Don Mautner
therefore both universal and inclusive.

The weather and climate of a region influence Please join John Provost, MPC philosophy
our daily lives well beyond determining instructor, as we explore the world of
what clothes we wear each morning. The philosopher Ken Wilber and his work, which
atmosphere plays a key role in the overall is becoming known as Integral Philosophy. We
distribution of incoming solar energy, resulting will first explore the history of Integral thought
in complex worldwide weather patterns. and then study each component of the All
Topics include: seasonal change, atmospheric Quadrants All Levels (AQAL) model, and we
stability, air pressure, winds, and global wind will conclude with a study of the Integral Life
circulation patterns; leading to a critical look Practice.
at Hurricanes, including their origins, internal
structure, intensity classification, tracking, and Dates: Mondays, Sept. 13, 20, 27; Oct. 4, 18, 25;
their awesome destructive power. Nov. 1, 8 (8 meetings)
Time: noon – 2:00pm
Date: Friday, Oct. 8 (1 meeting) Place: The Tanimura & Antle Family
Time: 9:30 – noon Memorial Library
Fee: Complimentary – please bring a guest! Fee: $80

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A CULTURAL HISTORY International Social-Issue Films
Instructor: William Minor Instructor: Karen Davis

From its inception as a Mom and Pop Store Always a highlight for the fall season,
operation, through its evolution into a major don’t miss out on one of OLLI’s most
musical event with an international reputation, popular offerings. Now in its 11th year, the
the Monterey Jazz Festival has had the tenacity International Film Festival presented by the
to remain true to its original vision. In this Monterey Bay Chapter of the United Nations
course, we will examine the Festival’s ability Association (November 4 - 7, 2010 at the
to be what it set out to be via a set of carefully Golden State Theatre in downtown Monterey)
designed principles, and what made and presents an excellent selection of international
continues to make it unique. We will listen documentary films focusing on important
to the music presented over the years and global issues including war and peace,
interviews with major musical artists who human rights, world health and economics,
made that music, yesterday and today. We environmental concerns and intercultural
will also take a look at the Festival’s model understanding. This course offers a preview
educational program. of Festival films (selection to be announced)
as well as an opportunity to share, discuss,
By way of cultural comparison and contrast, and evaluate the move-going experience with
we will explore jazz in the former Soviet others (admission to two days of the Festival is
Union and Japan and discuss the initial appeal included in course registration).
and adoption of jazz, attempts to fuse it with
indigenous music, training and performing Three pre-Festival class sessions will provide
opportunities for musical artists, and what background, context, film excerpts, discussion
makes the music of each culture unique. and screenings of other seldom-seen social-
issue documentaries examining the vital issues
Dates: Fridays, Oct. 15, 22, 29 (3 meetings) of our day. One post-Festival wrap up session
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm concludes the course.
Fee: $30
Place: Carmel Foundation (Southeast Corner Dates: Mondays, Oct. 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8
of 8th and Lincoln, Carmel) (4 meetings)
Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm
Fee: $75


Instructor: Bruce Elliott (Titleist Performance Institute)
Instructor: Jason Owen
Autumn southward migration by birds is
one of the great spectacles of avian life. Our Have you tried new clubs, golf balls,
program reviews migratory movement to and lessons, stances and grips without consistent
through Monterey County. We will examine improvement? If you talk to players on
the mechanics of successful survival of local the PGA Tour, most will say that physical
migrant species, theories on just how they conditioning is just as important as these other
navigate over considerable distances, and elements. Touring pros follow a golf-specific
varied habitat types for wintering locations training regimen to get the most from their
south of our U.S. - Mexican border (for some bodies and help reduce injuries. As a TPI
species as far as Argentina). We will also savor Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, PGA Golf
a bit of migration afield, in a favorite songbird Pro and CSUMB head coach Jason Owen will
and waterfowl habitat just south of Carmel. develop a customized fitness program just for
you which will target your limitations and
Our field trip will begin after lunch and will build on your strong points. The TPI fitness
find us at the Carmel River Reserve on the program is a successful program utilized by
south bank of the Carmel River. There may numerous tour professionals and other golfers
be cool on-shore winds so carry along a light around the world. The exercises are low impact
jacket. Please wear footwear suitable for and designed to improve your fitness and
walking on dirt trails (there are no hills to enhance your golf game. Wear comfortable
climb). clothes and come prepared to workout.
Date: Saturday, Sept. 25 (1 meeting)
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 22, 29; Oct. 6, 13, 27;
Time: 9:00 – 4:00pm
Nov. 3, 10, 17 (no Oct. 20)
Place: Begin in CSUMB OLLI Annex; reconvene
after lunch at the Carmel River Reserve (8 meetings)
Fee: $25 Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm
Place: CSUMB Otter Sports Center
Fee: $80

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Instructor: Don Mautner

Part 1: The World’s Oceans

This presentation is an introduction to the
major physical and geological features, and
the chemical, and biological processes of the
earth’s oceans. Special emphasis is placed on
developing an integrated look at the physical
processes (wave, tides, tsunamis, etc.), and the
resultant worldwide ocean circulation patterns.
THE 2010 CALIFORNIA ELECTIONS Explored are the unique chemical properties
Instructor: Fred Keeley
of water and seawater that support all life on
Never before has California’s electoral
landscape been as captivating as in 2010. Part 2: Monterey Bay, A Case Study
Heated races for Governor, U.S. Senator and This second half of the introduction to the
Attorney General along with divisive battles earth’s oceans presentation describes the
over critical ballot measures promise to make uniqueness of the Monterey Bay ecosystem
this election season one for the ages. Noted and the diversity within the kelp forests.
California officeholder Fred Keeley returns Also addressed are some of the impacts of
with an insider’s view of the 2010 California human activities, such as fishing, agriculture,
Elections, providing a fascinating look at what aquaculture, and urban development on the
really takes place during a statewide election. local Monterey Bay environment. Emphasis is
placed on local science and policy issues within
This six-part series will include lectures as the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
well as guest appearances by seasoned pros
directly involved in the candidate and ballot Dates: Fridays, Nov. 5, 12 (2 meetings)
campaigns. First, attendees will gain an Time: 9:30 – noon
understanding of the impact of the recent Fee: $30
Primary on the General Election. Then,
the course will cover the ins-and-outs of
the unfolding General Election with an
emphasis on the race for Governor and other
constitutional offices as well as the measures
that will appear on the November ballot.

Sept. 18: 2010 Primary Election Results

Oct. 9: Constitutional Offices
Oct. 16: Ballot Measures
Oct. 23: Polling and Campaign Updates
Nov. 20: Post-Election Summary
Dec. 4: New Administration – Expectations

Dates/Time: Saturdays, 10:00am – noon

(6 meetings)
Fee: $80


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