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Good Samaritan Society offers senior college courses starting March 1

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Good Samaritan Society offers senior college courses starting March 1
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Beginning March 1, community members are welcomed to join both residents and tenants to take part in courses offered through the senior college program at the Good Samaritan Society -- Blackduck.

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The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, in conjunction with Southwest Minnesota Sate University and Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Marshall, offers courses taught by college-level instructors. The courses are free of charge, tests and grades.

Senior college is an opportunity for individuals to learn about a wide array of topics in a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere, where socialization is an important aspect of the program.

The courses offered during the spring term will be "Living in a Digital World," "Basic Oil Painting for Beginners," "Puppeterring Around the World," "The All-American Forms of Music" and "Scandinavian Connections."

On March 1, the first class, "Living in a Digital World," willbegin and is a six course class. All classes will be held in the community room every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30-3:45 p.m.

The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society owns and operates more than 240 long-term healthcare centers and senior living communities across the country including the Good Samaritan Society --Blackduck.

The Good Samaritan Society's mission is to share God's love in word and deed by providing shelter and supportive services to older persons and others in need believing that "In Christ's Love, Everyone Is Someone."

For more information, contact Kandee Gripp, Activities Director, Good Samaritan Society -- Blackduck, 835-3415 or e-mail her at kgripp@good-sam.com.

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