LLCC’s Culinary Institute hosted 30 young women at the 33rd Annual Dr. Betty Shabbazz La Petite Delta Academy Tea, sponsored by the Springfield Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. LLCC adjunct instructor Lesa Schaive gave a presentation on the history of teas and etiquette. LLCC hospitality student Kimsimone Manning is a former member of La Petite Delta and assisted as a hostess.
Join LLCC and the Springfield Art Association as they travel to Arkansas to see the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and so much more March 19-21. Find more information HERE or call Denese at 786-2432 for more information. Deadline to register is Monday, Feb 23.
The Culinary Institute hosted Guest Chefs Mike Aiello, president and CEO of R.W. Troxell Insurance, and Sergio (Satch) Pecori, president and CEO of Hanson Professional Services (shown here with LLCC President Charlotte Warren, Ph.D.) for the “Joys of the Table” dinner. The event was a fundraiser for culinary arts student scholarships. The two guest chefs donated their time and paid for all of the food served. The college extends its thanks to them.
Community Education has several classes beginning in January, including:
Midday Yoga – Eight-week course for all experience levels. Class meets in the Trutter Center from 1-2 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Jan. 7. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. Cost is $80. Course code: CEW 802-01A. Another eight-week session begins March 25.
R.A.D. Women’s Self Defense – Open to any female ages 11 to adult. The R.A.D. program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques begins with teaching awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance skills, and progresses on to the basics of hands-on defense training. Participants in this four-week course learn to take an active role in their own self-defense and psychological well being. The RAD system of realistic defense will provide participants with the knowledge to make an educated decision about resistance. Workbook provided. Instructor is Brendan Lee, LLCC Police.
R.A.D. meets Tuesdays, Jan. 27-Feb. 17 from 6-9 p.m. in the Trutter Center. Cost is $25. Call 786-2292 to register!
Community Education is looking to add new classes in summer and fall 2015, and we need your help! Do you have a passion or hobby you would like to teach? Or, do you know someone who might? Individuals with skills in the following areas are encouraged to propose a new class for our program:
• Arts • Dance • Finance • Health/Wellness • Pets • Writing • Crafts and hobbies • History • Personal Development • Photography • and much more!
Contact Jamie Stout, director of Community Education, at email@example.com for more information.
LLCC employees and their children are invited to join baking wizard Jolene Adams to learn to make monster cupcakes, Nutella bats and more in the Culinary Institute’s Parent and Me Holiday Monsters class. The class meets this Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the baking lab in the Workforce Careers Center. The class is being offered at a special price for employees and their children. Adults and children are encouraged to come in Halloween costume. Register online or by calling extension 62292. For more information, call 62432.
Course Codes and Fees:
YES 500-44B (youth, limit of two children per adult), $14.50
CEW 500-43E (adults), $14.50
The Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) will hold its Fall Celebration from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Trutter Center. Individuals 50 and greater who are interested in learning and exploring what the Academy of Lifelong Learning offers are invited to the event. The featured speaker is Ronald Solberg, who will present “Those Magnificent ‘Whizbang’ Traveling Salesmen of Illinois.”
Click HERE for details.
LLCC College for Kids has been nominated as the best local summer camp for kids. If you agree, add your vote to the Illinois Times survey by Sept. 29! http://fb.illinoistimes.com/survey-10-2014-best-of-springfield-illinois.html
The Culinary Institute has announced its schedule of non-credit food and wine classes for fall 2014! The schedule includes cook and dine courses, special cooking topics, Bistro Verde dinners and other classes. Topics being featured include eating for health, baking and desserts, holiday foods, parent and me classes, and advanced kitchen boot camp. Instruction is provided by culinary and nutrition experts at LLCC as well as from Springfield and surrounding areas. Registrations are being accepted now. More info…