Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

The Adult Activity Center holds Brown Bag Lunch and Learn events from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Thursdays in July.

The Adult Activity Center (AAC) in Ellensburg has Brown Bag Lunch and Learn events to help members discover new and interesting opportunities that are available in our community. These events are held from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Thursdays and offer a drink and slice of pizza to enjoy while you learn about your community. For the month of July there will be three speakers.

n On July 11, Evelyn Heflen, The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) Kittitas Outreach Coordinator will be speaking about The Dispatch Resolution Center headquartered in Yakima. The DRC provides mediation, facilitation, and conflict resolution training services to assist individuals and organizations work through conflict and disputes. Whether it is assistance in dealing with disputes with family, friends, employers, neighbors, or any other community members; DRC is there with the tools and advice to solve the issues that arise.

n On July 18, David Douglas, Senior Lecturer at Central Washington University (CWU) will be speaking on communication. With years of experience in the business and academic world, Douglas is passionate about teaching people to be effective communicators in all the realms where they find themselves whether it be the business world or dealing with other members of the community. It is especially relevant these days when communication across the generations is important for understanding each other. Just learning how the silent generation, baby boomers, generation X, and millennials are thinking and talking is an essential skill for all members of the community.

n On July 25, Dr. Kevin Martin KVH chief medical officer will be speaking on the role of Kittitas Valley Healthcare (KVH) and the support and resources that they currently offer the senior members of the community. He will speak about additional programs that they are working on or are partnering with other agencies to offer the senior community. An exciting time for the healthcare of our members as this forward-thinking organization expands to serve our community with excellent service.

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