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Join the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association for this monthly noon-hour speaker series. Enjoy a luncheon buffet, an informative presentation and engaging discussion with UW-Eau Claire experts.

Reservations are requested for Let's Do Lunch sessions, which are open to the public. The ticket price of $13 per session includes the presentation, Fanny Hill buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To make reservations, call 715-836-3266 or email alumni@uwec.edu.

Our Long Goodbye: One Family's Experiences with Alzheimer's Disease

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Noon-1 p.m.

Fanny Hill Restaurant
3919 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Patti See will read passages from her award-winning blog, "Our Long Goodbye: One Family's Experiences with Alzheimer's Disease." She'll also share some of the stories her blog prompted in her small community and will discuss the creation of her blog, traits of quality blogs and common obstacles many bloggers face.

Join us for a delicious lunch and informative discussion about connecting with others through blogs.

About the presenter

Patti See

Patti See is a distinguished student services coordinator in UW-Eau Claire's Academic Skills Center where she supervises tutoring programs for multicultural students, students with disabilities and veteran students. She also teaches developmental education and women's studies courses.

See's stories, poems and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including Salon Magazine, Women's Studies Quarterly, Journal of Developmental Education, The Wisconsin Academy Review and Inside Higher Ed. She is the co-author (with Bruce Taylor) of "Higher Learning: Reading and Writing About College" and a poetry collection, "Love's Bluff."

See, who holds bachelor's and master's degrees from UW-Eau Claire, received the university's Academic Staff Excellence in Performance Award in 2004 and the UW System Regents Award for Excellence in 2006.

For more information about the presentation, contact Patti See at seepk@uwec.edu or 715-836-4826.

Upcoming Let's Do Lunch presentations

Oct. 29, 2014
Jan. 28, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
March 25, 2015
April 29, 2015
May 27, 2015

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