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SAIL Brown Bag Series Hosts Humorist, Writer Rumbley


SAIL Brown Bag Series Hosts Humorist, Writer Rumbley

June 28, 2007 – Collin College’s Seniors Active in Learning (SAIL) will host the wit and humor of writer Rosemary Rumbley Thursday, July 12.

Her appearance is part of the Brown Bag Lunch Series 2007 hosted by SAIL to bring in various speakers and entertainers in addition to the program’s various other classes and activities.

Rumbley will speak at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway with lunch beginning at noon and Rumbley at 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

A popular humorist, teacher, actress, historian, journalist and author, Rumbley completed a doctorate in communications. She has authored “Dear Santa- Thanks for the Piano,” “The Unauthorized History of Dallas,” “Dallas, Too” and “What? No Chili: Meet Hot Shot and Visit Food Festivals over Texas.”

Dallas Morning News columnist James Ragland opened up the Brown Bag Series last month. The series will conclude Thursday, August 9 with McKinney’s Evening Stars, a dancing troupe.

The Brown Bag Lunch Series 2007 is a part of SAIL’s Summer Learning Series, which includes a number of activities and classes ranging from digital photography and mah-jongg to current event discussion groups and computer classes. Classes and activities are free for the summer and are held at the Courtyard for Professional and Economic Development, 4800 Preston Park Blvd, in Plano.

For a list of events and a host of other information, visit the SAIL website at www.collin.edu/sailsite.

For more information, contact SAIL at 972.985.3788 or e-mail wjmartin@collin.edu.

Collin College serves more than 41,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.