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Does your OLLI have an indemnity waiver for classes and/or field trips?

Posted on May 20th, 2011 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Terry Aaronson, OLLI at Florida State University, Asks OLLI:

Does your OLLI have an indemnity waiver for classes and/or field trips?  If so, where does the waiver appear?  On a general brochure, registration form, website, etc.?

Does your OLLI have a new member recruitment plan?

Posted on May 13th, 2011 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Cathie Sanders, OLLI at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Asks OLLI:

Does your OLLI have a recruitment plan designed to recruit new members? If so, who produced it? Are there any conventions unique to recruitment plans to be aware of? What are the components that make up a recruitment plan? How do you determine who is responsible for implementing the plan?

Is your OLLI a member of LERN?

Posted on May 4th, 2011 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Connie Hodgson, OLLI at University of North Dakota, Asks OLLI:

Is your OLLI a member of LERN?  And if so, has it worked for you?  Have you attended any of the institutes and/or the annual convention, and were they worth the cost?