Somewhere Over the Rainbow Life Connections After Retirement Presenters • Donna Epton: College and Career Consultant at Schaumburg, HS retired in 2008 • Carol Lunkenheimer: Dean of Undergraduate Admission at Northwestern University, retired in 2007 • Donna Virklan: College Counselor at Niles North HS, retired in 2009 • Sue Wendt: College and Career Coordinator at Lyons Twp. HS, retired in 2003 • Marsha Hubbuch: Counselor and College Program Coordinator at Riverside Brookfield HS, retired in 2008 Camp College 2010 College Essay Workshop (Book) Worm Club Florence, Italy October 2011 Pompeii Amalfi, Italy The Best Part of Retirement: Lily and Ava! What I Have Learned • • • • • • Retirement is Delicious Every Day is a Weekend Day/Holiday How to Choose Volunteer Opportunities How to Choose Travel Opportunities I Can Do What I Want, When I Want It Feels Wonderful to Wake Up When Your Body Wants To, Not When the Alarm Rings TRAVEL Donna’s Type of Travel Active/Adventurous Small Groups Comfortable if I Choose to Travel as a Single Connecting with the Locals Classic Journey’s Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) Independent Travel Don’t Forget to Ask the Right Questions! Volunteerism Donna’s Volunteerism Working with People Loving the Cause Short Term Events/Activities Palatine Township Little City District 211 Foundation IACAC Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network http://www.batteredwomensnetwor k.org/courtwatch.php Forms & Evaluation Court Watch What we do! National Council of Jewish Women Chicago-North Shore Section Court Watch Contacts • Chicago DV Court: 555 W. Harrison - Chicago Lillian Cartwright [email protected] • Skokie DV Court Old Orchard Road - Skokie Joanne Liberman [email protected] A few other things I do………… • • • • • • • • • Glenview Concert Band – Secretary OLPH Choir Organ Lessons Domestic Violence Courts Association Board Member – Building & Maintenance Chair Chicago Scholars – One-on-One Counselor St. Gregory High School College Counselor Bailey & Fredericka Travel: Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Croatia Dubrovnik, Croatia Split, Croatia New Skill: Puppy Training Rocky Mountain National Park, CO Cathedral Rock & Oak Creek, Sedona AZ Elephant Safari South Africa Indian Petroglyphs, AZ Iguana in Key West, FL Meals at Home Retirement: A Chance to Follow Your Rainbow, Wherever it May Lead!