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Community Reception with Keynote Speaker

March 9, 2011
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      The Peer Learning Partnership at Anne Arundel Community College invites history buffs and those interested in lifelong learning to a community reception featuring Michael Olmert, Ph.D., at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 6.

      A renowned, award-winning scholar, screenwriter, author and professor at the University of Maryland, Olmert will present “A Look at Daily Life in the 18th Century Tidewater through the Architecture of Outbuildings.” He is a frequent contributor to the Colonial Williamsburg and Smithsonian magazines as well as the Washington Post.

      Olmert won three Emmy awards, the New York Festival’s gold medal and three national awards for his work with PBS, Discovery and National Geographic. He has written more than 90 television documentaries, two feature films, an IMAX film, five books, three plays and 200 magazine articles, reviews and essays.

      The Peer Learning Partnership (PLP), which operates through the AACC Center on Aging, is a community of lifelong learners who meet year-round for exceptional noncredit classes, dynamic discussion groups and lively cultural and social events.

      The free reception and presentation take place the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Check in and enjoy refreshments starting at 9:30 a.m. For event information, contact Krista Hamel at the Center on Aging at 410-777-1806 or klhamel@aacc.edu. Call Disability Support Services, 410-777-2306 or Maryland Relay 711, or e-mail dss@aacc.edu, 72 hours in advance to request most accommodations.