Share in the wisdom and experience of people over 80 as they encourage and motivate us all to be more active! Yes We Can! recognizes and honors this amazing segment of our community in a way that respects their knowledge and taps into their legacy of creativity. They have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with people of all ages.
This innovative and multi-faceted series offers opportunities for everyone to learn about community leaders, authors, musicians, educators, artists, and scientists. Learn from these Great Lakes Bay seniors through their stories and experiences through lecture, discussion, and art that express and showcase their creative thought process. The events take place from January through May 2017.
Yes We Can! kicks off its fourth year on Friday, January 13 at 7:00 pm with the opening reception for the Yes We Can! Art Exhibition that celebrates the art of these Great Lakes Bay artists:
Barry Brown (80), Eileen Chritz (92), Luther Hale (83), Louise Herringshaw (80), James Hopfensperger (88), Mary Horning (82), William Horning (84), Robert Iwamasa (80), S. Preston Jones (81), Harold Kluck (86), Robert Lauka (82), Gale Leduc (80), Lois Mead (93), Dale Meier (94), Barbara Meyer (81), Moses Millard (86), Paul Pankratz (84), John Saam (87), Phyl Schneider (82), Annabelle Seymour (92), Grace Shriner (89), Pat Smith (85), Pat Smith (82), Alice Strack (85), Mary Starr (84), Carol Struthers (88), Russell Thayer (83), Marion Tincknell (88), Leslie Tincknell (87), Patricia Yockey (82), Barbara Zimmerman (85.
The vibrant, strong, and interesting works of these 30 octogenarian artists will be displayed through February 17.
You won’t want to miss any of the fabulous Yes We Can! events this winter. A detailed brochure will be mailed in January. Call to be put on the list to receive one.