May 2, 2011

Cultural Thursday: Germany

Barbara Felix from the Bavaria region of Germany will present the next free Cultural Thursday program on May 5 at noon in Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. Barbara has been at the Brainerd campus through the year-long exchange program, Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals. She and Wolfgang Zollner are among 75 German scholarship recipients. CLC is one of 59 colleges in 32 states hosting the students. Barbara has education and experience in health insurance customer service, having worked as a social insurance clerk from September 2006 to July 2010. Barbara has been active in the CLC International Club, helping at the recent Celebration of Nations. She completed a month-long internship in Washington, D.C. and has been looking for opportunities to work in the Brainerd area. Barbara will share information about her country, its people, and the experiences she has enjoyed as a citizen of Germany. The public is invited to the program, which is the last of the current academic year and runs until 12:50 p.m.