Dublin City University Conference

John Parkhill 3Ls President and Gemma Gillliland Knowledge Exchange Project Officer, attended Dublin City University to promote the Learning in Later Life Students’ Association and Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde Glasgow recently.

They are shortly to attend the Age Friendly University Conference on Engaging Ageing 2018 at Dublin City University along with Diane Campbell 3Ls Vice President and Alix McDonald Head of Centre for Lifelong Learning.  This will promote the 3Ls on a much wider and indeed international stage.

Further details on this conference will be advised in due course.


President’s Charity Walk: Sunday 18th March, 2018

                                                                                   

3Ls members and friends are invited to take part in a guided Charity walk in Glasgow City Centre on the afternoon of Sunday 18 March 2018. This urban walk will feature highlights of the architectural career of Sir John James Burnet.

Participants are asked to make a minimum donation of £5 (for an individual) or £10 (for a family) towards the Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme, which is the President’s chosen charity for this year.

This guided walk will start at Glasgow Central Station, leaving at 11.30 am, from the tour booth inside the station, next to the Clock in the centre of the main concourse.   Our Group will follow surfaced paths and the walk will take approximately two hours, ending near Buchanan Street Underground station. Participants should dress appropriately and will require to accept responsibility for their personal safety during the event.

To take part in this fun event, please register in advance by leaving a completed booking form and your cash donation in an envelope marked with your name, at CLL Reception or the 3Ls office on floor 7 of the Centre for Lifelong Learning at 40 George Street by no later than 4.00pm on Thursday 15 March 2018.

Do encourage friends and family to join us and please feel free to make a donation even if you are not able to come along on the day!

 

John Parkhill

3Ls President

 

Registration Form – Guided Walk 18th March, 2018                               


The President’s Charity: Book Sale

Dear 3Ls Member

 

Book Sale:  Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 March

President’s Charity:  Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme

 

I am delighted to advise that the Book Club are again organising the above detailed event.

 

It will take place in the Common Room and Library on level two.

 

I therefore take this opportunity to request donations of any books you may have please.

 

These can be left from now onwards in the Library on level two, which will be open from 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

 

This is a perfect time to clear those shelves and purchase other books.

 

Everything from the Dandy to the Bards, Will and Rabbie, gratefully received.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 John

 

 

John Parkhill: 3Ls President


The President’s Charity: Request for Tombola Donations

Dear 3Ls Member

 

The President’s Charity:  Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme

Request for Tombola Donations

 

Firstly, I hope you have had a lovely time over the Christmas period and take this opportunity to wish you a Happy New Year for 2018.

 

I also trust that you found the recent edition of our newsletter, Tell’sMore, interesting and informative.

 

There has been a very generous start to our activities in raising funds for the above detailed Charity. During the remainder of the academic year, a number of further events will take place. One in particular is the Tombola, which will take place from 27 February to 1 March, and in this respect, I ask you for donations please.

 

These can be handed in, unwrapped, at the 3Ls office when we are open (Tuesdays and Thursday 10.00 – 2.00, closed 12.30 – 1.00 for lunch) or at any time to the Centre for Lifelong Learning reception.

 

I thank you in anticipation of your continuing generosity to this very worthwhile cause.

 

Best Regards

 

 

John

 

John Parkhill: 3Ls President

 


Presidents Charity Walk – Sunday 19th November, 2017

3Ls members are invited to take part in a Charity walk alongside the Forth & Clyde Canal, starting from Maryhill Burgh Hall, on the afternoon of Sunday 19 November 2017.

 

Participants are asked to make a minimum donation of £5 (for an individual) or £10 (for a family) towards the Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme, which is the President’s chosen charity for this year.

 

This guided walk will start at Maryhill Burgh Hall, leaving at 1.00 pm.  Organised groups will walk along the route, following mainly surfaced paths alongside the Forth & Clyde Canal. The estimated time to complete the walk will be one and a half hours. Participants should dress appropriately and will require to accept responsibility for their personal safety during the event.

 

To take part in this fun event, please register in advance by leaving a completed booking form and your cash donation in an envelope marked with your name, at CLL Reception or the 3Ls office on floor 7 of the Centre for Lifelong Learning at 40 George Street by no later than noon on Thursday 17 November 2017.

 

Do encourage friends and family to join us and please feel free to make a donation even if you are not able to come along on the day!

 

John Parkhill

3Ls President

                                   

Registration Form for Canal Walk- 19 November 2017