Kvelling Corner

Rachel Haug GilbertWith Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer

From Sept. 30 through Nov. 9 the University of Dayton will present the exhibit Imprints and Impressions: Milestones in Human Progress, Highlights from the Rose Rare Book Collection in the Roesch Library. The books and manuscripts are on loan from Stuart Rose. The faculty-selected exhibit will feature rare and near-priceless first editions, manuscripts, galley proofs, papyri and illustrations from scholars in arts, sciences, history, education, literature and music; and authors including Austen, Chaucer, Copernicus, Marie Curie, Shakespeare and Mark Twain. To see the complete exhibit online, go to rosebookexhibit.com.

Speakers for Friendship Village and The Alzheimer’s Association First Steps Care Partner Education Series for September will include Dr. Joel Vandersluis talking about basics of Dementia on Sept. 8, and attorney Jane Novick addressing legal and financial issues on Sept. 15. The classes will be held at 6 p.m. at Friendship Village.

And Joel’s wife, geriatric social worker Marci Vandersluis, recently began writing Embrace Your Age, a bi-monthly column for the Dayton Daily News, which in Marci’s words will “inform, enlighten and empower elders and their loved ones while helping to reframe many of the stereotypes often associated with growing older.”

One of Sam Lauber’s photographs was displayed on a billboard in Times Square on the evening of July 24. The photograph was selected by The See Me gallery in Queens for this honor.

Mike Pickard recently launched his own multi-platform, media planning and placement agency called MP Advertising. He has worked in this field for more than 25 years with companies including Cox Media and Time Warner Media Sales. Mike’s expertise is in marketing consultation, strategy, and research, planning, placement and measuring of results.

Barrie Denmark, formerly of Dayton, graduated from Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh with her JD degree. She sat for the bar exam in July and is awaiting her results in October when she can begin practicing law.

Grant Harlan, son of Lisa and Todd Harlan, was one of three Miami Valley School high school students to participate in the United Launch Alliance student rocket launch in Pueblo, Colo. on July 26. Only 12 student teams were selected from across the United States out of thousands that designed and built their own payloads during the past school year. Grant, who started the Aviation Club at MVS, is now a freshman engineering major at Purdue University.

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