Senior Citizen Happenings

Senior Citizen Happenings, sponsored by the City of University Heights, are open to all. Events take place on Thursdays at 2 p.m. at the University Heights Library. For information, and to suggest program topics, contact the UH Office for Senior Services at 216-397-0336 or

Sept. 5: Steven Taylor, who recently retired after 24 years as director of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, reflects on the satisfactions and challenges of his career, and his commitment to the conservation of African wildlife.

Sept. 12: Helen Tarkhanova and Kayleen Herron, resettlement specialists for Us Together, describe that organization's work to help refugees from other countries establish new lives in America.

Sept. 19: K.J. Montgomery, a Shaker Heights Municipal Court judge whose jurisdiction includes the communities of Beachwood, Hunting Valley, Pepper Pike and University Heights, shares her experiences practicing law as a judge, prosecuting attorney, law director and community counselor and advocate.

Sept. 26: Lee Hoffer, professor of anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, talks about his work leading a team of graduate students researching the drug market, and how their findings will favorably impact national drug control policy and the design of treatment programs.

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Volume 6, Issue 9, Posted 12:44 PM, 08.30.2013