Downsizing is the topic of Nov. 17 60+ session

The issues of downsizing material possessions and distributing heirlooms will be discussed in a program titled ?Who?s Going to Get Grandma?s Yellow Pie Plate?? at the Nov. 17 Tabor College ?60+? Learning in Retirement program.

The Monday session will begin at 9:45 a.m. in the Wohlge?muth Music Education Center.

The program will be presented by Susan Franz Koslow?sky, of Towanda, and her parents, Harold and Eleanor Franz, of Wichita.

Prior to their presentation, Tabor College President Jules Glanzer will update listeners on the latest news at the college.

Koslowsky is senior vice president and manager of the Premier Client Group for Emprise Bank, Wichita. She graduated from Tabor College in 1984 with a degree in business administration and received the Tabor College Alumni Medallion in 1999.

She is married to John Koslowsky, a firefighter for the city of Wichita.

Harold and Eleanor Reimer Franz met as students at Tabor during the early 1950s. They lived most of their life in Minnesota. Eleanor is a licensed practical nurse. Harold is an insurance businessman.

The couple sent all three of their children to Tabor College, and later moved to Wichita to be closer to their children and grandchildren.

Harold served on the Tabor College Board of Directors for 13 years. Eleanor is employed as a nurse with Hospice Care and has spoken to the Learning in Retirement group on the topic.

She is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies at Tabor College.

The public is welcome to attend all Learning in Retire?ment programs. Fees are $3 per session or $15 per semester ($28 per couple).

Registration and discount cards for lunch in the cafeteria will be available at the door during the half hour before the meeting.

For more information, contact Connie Isaac, coordinator at 620-947-3121, 947-5964, or

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