Lee Students Host A Night Of Fun For Encore Students

Friday, April 19, 2013
Encore students joined with the Event Management class at a reception following the Lee Theatre performance of “Sabrina Fair.”
Encore students joined with the Event Management class at a reception following the Lee Theatre performance of “Sabrina Fair.”

Lee University’s Event Management Class hosted an evening of theatre, desserts and fun for Lee Encore students.  

The Event Management students needed real life experience for their class project and chose to serve Encore as a client.  

Encore is an educational enrichment program for people age 60 and above. Those interested in learning more about the Encore program, or to be added to the mailing list, should visit www.leeuniversity.edu/encore.  


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