This week’s RLC update – Emeritus program kickoff attendance sets record with 365 participants

Sustainable Community Building — Richland’s Emeritus Program held its fall back-to-school kickoff on July 6 with a record-breaking attendance of approximately 365 seniors, most of whom were 65 and older. Analysis of participant feedback revealed that 95 were attending for the first time; 134 are planning to register for classes, with 98 undecided; 62 are planning to take both credit and non-credit classes; and 60 are planning to take non-credit classes only. The guest speaker Rosemary Rumbley presented “Laughing for the Health of It,” with 247 respondents rating her presentation the highest rating of 5. Richland Emeritus Program kickoffs are held twice annually, in July and December.