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University of Illinois Extension serving Carroll, Lee and Whiteside Counties

Main Office (Whiteside County)
12923 Lawrence Road
Sterling, IL 61081
Phone: 815-632-3611
FAX: 815-716-8922
Email: uie-clw@illinois.edu

Branch Office (Carroll County)
807D S Clay St
Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
Phone: 815-244-9444
FAX: 815-244-3708

Branch Office (Lee County)
280 W Wasson Rd
Amboy, IL 61310
Phone: 815-857-3525
FAX: 815-857-3527

News Release

Keep Your Wits Fit with Monthly Brain Exercise Class

 

Keeping your brain fit is important at any age!  Current research indicates that challenging the brain is one of several things you can do to contribute to your own brain health as you age.   Challenging activities is one way to train your brain and keep your wits fit! The University of Illinois Extension will be offering sessions in Thomson and Sterling in 2017.

 

Monthly Wits Fitness Brain Exercises Classes are offered on the first Thursday of every month in Thomson.  Join Extension Educator Karla Belzer as she leads participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory.  The monthly class will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Thomson Public Library, 1005 West Main Street, Thomson, IL.  Class dates for 2017 are:  January 5, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, October 5, November 2, and December 7.  There will not be classes the months of February or September.

 

Monthly Wits Fitness Brain Exercises Classes are offered on the fourth Tuesday of every month in Sterling.  Join Extension Educator Karla Belzer as she leads participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory.  The monthly class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Sterling Public Library, 102 West Third Street in Sterling.  Class dates for 2017 are:  January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, and November 28.

 

 

Each monthly class is free and open to the public! Registration is not required, but appreciated.  Participants are welcome to join the class at any time.  For more information, visit the University of Illinois Extension event calendar at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/clw/or call 815-632-3611.  To stay up-to-date with all University of Illinois Extension program offerings, like Extension on Facebook at U of I Extension Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Unit.

Local Contact: Karla Belzer, Extension Educator, Family Life, kbelzer@illinois.edu