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America’s largest discussion program on world affairs is intended to stimulate an examination of foreign policy issues. Participants may check out a copy of the briefing book at the Library and should be ready to discuss the article prior. DROP IN
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form used to apply for most federal and state and many institutional financial aid programs, including the Federal Pell Grant and the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP). A speaker from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will provide a step-by-step review of the FAFSA that includes: what information is required to complete the form; student eligibility and dependency questions; and how to avoid common mistakes in completing the form.
On the 90th anniversary of his death, William Pack ventures beyond the myths and legends to bring master magician Harry Houdini’s story to life in a historical presentation that combines information, humor, and perhaps even a magic trick or two. REGISTER
Author William Hazelgrove will share the story of the "first woman President" Edith Bolling Wilson who took over the White House in 1919 after Woodrow Wilson had a debilitating stroke. Books will be available for purchase. REGISTER
An elevator pitch (a.k.a. elevator speech) is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in your company, organization, project, idea, product—or in yourself. It should be interesting, memorable, and succinct. SCORE mentor Gus Ferracane will bring his extensive and diverse business background and experience to bear on this essential business tool. Come prepared with your current elevator pitch and leave with templates for your new pitch. REGISTER