Special Opportunities: Session I

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Lunch & Learn: Advance Directives/Plan Now!
Tuesday, Feb. 17
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ezell Center, Paul Rogers Board Room
Cost: $20 per person, includes box lunch and lecture
Instructor: Dorcas Mansell
MD, MPH and Lipscomb Alumna

Most of us have a vision about how we want to die - at home surrounded by friends and family. Unfortunately, many people spend the end of their life in a hospital. They suffer invasive measures when there is little or no hope of returning to a full life. Advance directives are a means for you to plan how you want to die. In this lunch and learn, we will discuss living wills and durable power of attorneys for health care and explain the pros and cons of each. We hope that this will encourage you to complete an advance directive.

Lunch & Learn: Artists of the Gilded Age
Friday, March 6
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ezell Center, Paul Rogers Board Room
Cost: $20 per person, includes box lunch and lecture. Class is free if you are going on the April Biltmore Trip.
Instructor: Michael Shane Neal
Portrait artist and Lipscomb Alumnus

One of the greatest periods of economic growth ever seen, wealthy Americans prospered like never before during what Mark Twain called the “Gilded Age.” The Vanderbilt’s Biltmore Estate is a fitting symbol of that rise to power of the new American aristocracy. Neal will share a brief look into the world of the privileged few, when culture reigned, and the renowned artists they sought to collect.

Special Opportunities: Session II

Lunch & Learn: “Let’s Paint This Town” Art Class
Tuesday, March 31
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Ezell Center, Room 363
Cost: $50 per person, includes box lunch and all art supplies and instruction
Instructor: Autumn Potter
Artist, business owner and Lipscomb Alumna

Join us as we have a box lunch and spend time learning how to put paint to canvas. This is a class for all levels of art ability, from the beginner to those who have been painting for years. Come in your paint ready clothing and all supplies will be provided. In the two hours we are together you can enjoy following the instructor in creating a canvas that you will be able to take away when you are done.

Lunch & Learn: Fieldtrip to Historic Glen Leven Farm
Wednesday, April 22
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meeting at the Glen Leven Farm - 4000 Franklin Pike
Cost: $40 per person, includes a box lunch at the farm

Instructor: Ridley Wills
Author and Local Historian

Meet us for a tour of historic Glen Leven Farm led by Mr. Ridley Wills. Glen Leven is a part of the Land Trust for Tennessee and is not regularly open to the public, but as a group we will enjoy a tour of the home and the land. Mr. Wills was instrumental in the restoration of the property and will share with us his knowledge of the farm’s history and what it took to bring it back to life.
Meet us at the home located at 4000 Franklin Pike, Nashville TN for a day exploring the 65-acre sanctuary.