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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Lunch & Learn

If you're 50 or better you are invited!

Lunch and Learn lectures are wonderful opportunities to meet Osher members and experience a bit of the program first hand. Bring a friend and a brown bag lunch and join us for these informative, interesting lectures. They are free!

Come early to visit and enjoy your lunch before the speaker starts. Speakers start promptly at noon. All lectures are held at the Commander's House, Ft. Douglas.

Upcoming Lectures

04/23 Wallace Stegner A Man for All Seasons

Robert C Steensma, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of English, University of Utah

Wallace Stegner (1909-1993), a University of Utah graduate and faculty member, was one of America’s most distinguished men of letters in the twentieth century. He published twelve novels, many short stories, and several histories . He was awarded both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for fiction. Literarily, he was indeed a man for all seasons. As the author of Wallace Stegner’s Salt Lake City, Bob will bring Stegner to life!

04/30 Antelope Island

Wendy Wilson, Park Naturalist & Jolene Rose, Wildlife Biologist

Antelope Island is the largest island in Great Salt Lake. It is also the largest of Utah’s forty-three State Parks. The diversity, natural and cultural resources, and recreation opportunities are numerous. During this lecture, we will discuss a variety of topics from wildlife to recreation and education opportunities.

05/07 Check Before You Invest The Anatomy of a Scam

Keith Woodwell, Director of the Utah Division of Securities

What are the typical characteristics of a scam? How can you recognize and avoid the most common types of investment scams? What are the red flags of all shady investment offers? We will discuss specific scams such as the Ponzi Scheme and the Free Lunch or Dinner Educational Seminars, and also the what, how, and why of annuities. Simple principles for successful investing and protecting your money will be presented to help you with your investment decisions.