News Release 08-015-D
Register today for the Conference on Extraordinary Living
News Release 08-015-D For more information:
Release date: 08/13/08 Bentley Gilbert
For immediate release (541) 440-7747
Winchester— It’s not too late to register for the Conference on Extraordinary Living, formerly known as the Conference on Aging, taking place Friday, September 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Umpqua Community College campus. The Early Bird registration rate, $20, has been extended to August 22. After August 22, registration is $25. Pay registration by credit card by calling 440-4601 or at the door.
The Conference keynote address, “Looking Back, Looking Forward” will be presented by Former Oregon Governor, Barbara Roberts. Elected in 1990, Governor Roberts was Oregon’s first woman Governor and has held public office for 24 years including Oregon House Majority Leader and Oregon Secretary of State. Governor Roberts was recognized as a strong advocate for environmental management, human and civil rights, affordable housing and government reinvention. She worked tirelessly to secure the successful federal waivers and state funding for the Oregon Health Plan. She advanced Head Start, the metro area light rail and the Clinton Forest Plan.
Participants may attend any of three workshops during the day, choosing from a wide variety of topics pertaining to the lives and interests of active living in retirement. Topics include diabetes, acupressure, container gardening, financial planning, writing your memoirs, pain management, anti-aging supplements and much more.