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A Speaker Series Featuring MCC Faculty…
This free educational series is a unique opportunity to connect MCC employees, students, and residents to cutting-edge topics that directly impact our local economy and community. The speaker series is free and open to the public but registration is required.
Each event can be attended via Zoom or in person at McHenry County College in the Luecht Auditorium. Due to COVID-19, in-person gathering restrictions require a maximum of 50 attendees. Masks must be worn for the duration of the event and thermal screenings will be conducted before entering the building.
Registrants who participate through Zoom can be on their computer, iPad, or smart phone device. We will send registrants a link to the webinar the day before the event.
Vote No! The Anti-Suffrage women who fought against votes for women
Thursday, October 15 at 6 p.m. in person and via Zoom | Free but registration required
The 19th amendment was passed in 1920, giving women the right to vote across the country. Not all women were behind this amendment, and many actively fought against its passage. Why? What were their reasons? How did they mobilize support for their cause? The Anti story is a facet of the women's suffrage movement that most of us don't know but should.
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American Cinema: Past, Present, and Future
Thursday, November 12 at 6 p.m. in person and via Zoom | Free but registration required
An interactive look through the evolution of Film, from the early days of technology through the blockbusters of today, we will examine some of the most fascinating events and moments over the last 150 years of American Cinema.
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Magdalena Farc, Gerry Braasch, Christine Grela, and Robin Deak
Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6 p.m. in person and via Zoom | Free but registration required
Discover how mindfulness, positivity, compassion, and a resilient mindset have the power to create habits of happiness and well-being in your own lives, especially during difficult times.
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Christen Louderman and Angela Wallace
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 6 p.m. in person and via Zoom | Free but registration required
Falls are a verified cause of morbidity and mortality in adults older than 65 years. Just because they are common doesn't mean they have to be accepted as normal. There are some practical strategies that can be combined with education to decrease the fear and the likelihood of falling. Incorporate these strategies can improve the quality of life of those who are at risk. Our presentation will address the causes and risk factors of falls and include interactive practical strategies to prevent falls and improve the overall wellness of the community. Fall Prevention Presentation will incorporate the dimensions of wellness and how they can be incorporated in day to day life to prevent falls.