Sep 25, 2012

Ex-Congressman to present for CLL

DieticianTeresa Farrell and former Congressman Tim Penny will present programs at Central Lakes College in the next two weeks, sponsored by the Center for Lifelong Learning at CLC. Farrell will speak about “Good Fats/Bad Fats” from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2 in Room E203 on the Brainerd campus (Business & Industry Center). The Essentia Health Brainerd Clinic expert will discuss saturated fats, trans fats, polys and mom-unsaturated fats. She will explain the amount of fat one ought to be consuming – or not consuming. Farrell has more than 20 years of experience and is committed to helping individuals, families, and communities achieve health goals. Penny, who represented Minnesota’s First District in the U.S. House from 1982-94, will speak on “Current Election Outcomes” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9 in Chalberg Theatre. He served in Congress on the Education and Labor, Agriculture, and Veterans’ Affairs committees. He chaired the subcommittee on Veterans’ Education and Training and the Foreign Agriculture and Hunger Subcommittee. Throughout his career, Penny focused on budget issues, especially as chair of the Democratic Budget Group and the “Porkbusters Coalition.” Admission to each program is $6 for non-members but free to members of the Center for Lifelong Learning. For information, call (218) 855-8142 or email