OLLI at Auburn to host Hal Smith for lecture series March 6


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Opelika Observer

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University (OLLI at Auburn) will host its lecture series titled ‘Wisdom Wednesday’s’ March 6 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art which is located at 901 South College St. in Auburn.
OLLI members, guests and friends are all invited to learn more about OLLI at Auburn course offerings, social engagements and initiatives.
This week’s lecture series will feature Hal Smith, owner and operator of Wild Birds Unlimited in Auburn. Smith and his wife Lauren opened the Wild Birds Unlimited store in 2013. Both expressed that they love helping customers better enjoy their hobby of back yard bird feeding. Hal is originally from Athens, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University in 1984. He met his wife Lauren, married, and now have three sons and one grandson. One son is an Auburn Alum and the other sons are students at Auburn University and at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Hal and Lauren Smith have lived in Auburn since 2010. Both love Auburn and Opelika, and sincerely appreciate the support they have received from their friends and customers.
OLLI at Auburn offers academic not for credit programs for adults aged 50 years or older through program sites at Auburn University, AUM in Montgomery and the Chambers County Public Library in Valley.
Membership includes several benefits such as participation in social engagements, our lecture series, day trips, and other programming initiatives.
OLLI at Auburn is a program of the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach at Auburn University. OLLI administrative offices and select classes are located at the historic Sunny Slope property which is located at 1031 South College St. in Auburn. For more information regarding this event or if you would like to assist the organization as a volunteer faculty member, volunteer service assistant, or sponsor, call Ileeia A. Cobb, Ph.D., OLLI Director at 334-844-3105, email olli@auburn.edu or visit the website at www.olliatauburn.org


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