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Dave Roberts to speak at ILR meet

By Anna Coates

Guess who’s coming to town?  Dave Roberts will bring his weather expertise to the members and guests of the Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) on Tuesday, September 3.  He will speak at 10:30 a.m. in the Thames Center on the Co-Lin campus, with lunch immediately following. 

Chief Meteorologist for WLBT and FOX 40 Jackson TV stations, Dave came to Jackson 20 years ago as one of the youngest and most talented Chief Meteorologists in Jackson TV history.  He has a real passion for the extreme weather we have here and says it is always interesting.  He holds the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval.  His forecasts are comprehensive and entertaining.

Joy Wesbrook, President, welcomed a large crowd of members and guests on Aug. 18.  “We are looking forward to a busy fall with activities sure to be of interest.  There is a day trip to Baton Rouge Sept. 22, a day trip to the Mississippi Supreme Court and Capitol Building in Jackson on Nov. 6, and our very own Antiques Road Show Nov. 10.  These are just a few of the events.  A wonderful surprise trip is on the agenda in the spring, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

ILR is an extension of Copiah Lincoln’s commitment to lifelong learning.  Co-Lin Staff Members for ILR are Marilyn Brown, ILR Program Coordinator, and Tricia Russell, Event Coordinator.  These ladies can provide information about ILR through the mail, by email, or by telephone.

President Wesbrook and ILR members invite you to attend the Sept. 3 luncheon and see if ILR would be a good fit for you.  If unable to come, telephone Marilyn or Tricia @ 601.643.8701 or 601.643.8702.  Email addresses are  or  They will mail you a packet containing all the information about the organization and the plans for fall activities.  Or you may call Joy Wesbrooks at 601-757-6111.

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