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WKCTCs Senior Learners for Fun celebrates 20th anniversary in spring

Spring 2016 marks the 20th anniversary for the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Senior Learning for Fun Program. The anniversary season kicks off in January and concludes with a special celebration in May.

Participants are encouraged to register early for the program offering, which begin January 21 and run through May 19. Individuals can register for one or all courses for $30.

Program topics include learning about:
  • the development of city parks with Paducah Parks Director Mark Thompson
  • the new state-of-the-art Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at Lourdes
  • a recent mission trip to Cuba from Dr. Jeff Wallace with Lone Oak First Baptist Church
  • how to take a better shot photo class with Phyllis Russell
  • life on a naval aircraft carrier with Attorney Mark Bryant and much more!

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On May 12, participants can also take an optional trip to tour of Adsmore Museum and Eddy Grove Vineyard in Princeton, KY. Take a step back in time and share the joys, sorrows and triumphs of this prominent western Kentucky family while visiting their elegant home filled with their personal belongings. Then head to Eddy Grove Vineyard, home to fine handcrafted wine, and enjoy lunch at the Timberdoodle Restaurant.

The cost of the trip is $40.00, which includes buffet lunch. The bus will depart from Whitehaven at 9:30 a.m. and return to Whitehaven by 5:00 p.m. Trip is limited to the first 55 registered.

Rounding out the season is the Seniors Learning for Fun 20th Anniversary Celebration. Participants will enjoy cake and punch as they hear from former board members and others who have been a part of group since its inception in 1996. The celebration will be held May 19 in WKCTCs Emerging Technology Center, Room 109. There is no cost to attend the event.

Checks can be mailed to the WKCTC Workforce Solutions, P.O. Box 7380 Paducah, Kentucky
42002-7380. Individuals can also register in WKCTCs Emerging Technology Center business office, room 133.

Programs are scheduled based on the number of people registered. No registration confirmations will be mailed. Participants will be notified if programs are full or cancelled.

To register for the Senior Learning for Fun spring offerings call (270) 534-3335.

Registration for spring classes at WKCTC is also underway. Call 1-(855) GO-WKCTC or visit for class offerings. Spring classes begin January 11.