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People that retire can keep having fun and keep learningSubmitted: 08/22/2019
Devin Biggs
Devin Biggs
Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter
dbiggs@wjfw.com

People that retire can keep having fun and keep learning
RHINELANDER - You don't stop learning when you retire. Nicolet College in Rhinelander wants people who are retired, semi-retired, or even close to retiring to have fun while learning.

This is the 24th year for The Learning in Retirement program. Many people sign up for the classes. There is one person who will turn 100 in two weeks. She helped to start it all.

"We have members from 50 years old, now to 100 years old," said Nicolet College 50Plus Coordinator Brenda Peltier. "She was just spry and excited and she said, 'I started this along with a couple other people 24 years ago.'"


"I love this," said Peltier. "I don't even call it a job. Because I have so much fun. I work with a steering committee. I work with a curriculum committee and they're wonderful people.

People can sign up anytime to become a member of Learning in Retirement and to take the classes.

The sign up process is online. For more information on how to sign up, you can call 715-365-4491. You can also visit www.nicoletcollege.edu/lir.


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