Life In China Today Is February's ElderScholars Topic

Friday, January 25, 2013

Area residents are invited to the February ElderScholars meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in theLookout Mountain Room at the UTC University Center at 1 p.m.  The scheduled speakers are Meili Niu and Sam Speed who are the son and daughter-in-law of Gloria Speed, one of the ElderScholars.  

Meili and her husband live in China.

  The topic to be presented is Life in China Today.  The couple is making a trip to visit Sam Speed's family and they have offered us the opportunity to hear about what it is like to live and work in China in the 21st Century.

 

Lunch will follow at the University Center Cafeteria around noon in the food court.


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