Meetings start at 9:30 a.m. in the council meeting room of the New Providence Municipal Center, 360 Elkwood Ave., for coffee and conversation. This is followed by a program consisting of stimulating talks by people such as past governors, politicians, Nobel Prize winners, physicians, judges, professors, scientists, economists, etc. The subsequent Q&A is lively. Put on your business casual attire or jacket & tie (except during the months of May through September) and attend a meeting with us.
Stay for the Friends
After the meetings, many members join together to have lunch at various local restaurants.
In addition to the weekly meetings, there are activity groups for golf, bridge, hiking, trips, computer help, tennis and more.
Aug. 1 "Learn Techniques That Will Help You Cope With Stress and Anxiety." - Speaker Valerie Spangenberg, Ph.D. is a resident of Latern Hill, was trained at Harvard, and worked at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Integrative Medicine.
Aug. 8 "General Overview of Foot and Ankle Health," - Dr. Adam Kaplan, member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, will speak about treatment of the most common foot ailments and when to seek professional help.
Aug. 15 "New Jersey Symphony Orchestra -- Special Series for Seniors," - Terri Campbell, NJ Symphony Orchestra Sales Consultant will inform the Old Guard about the 2017/2018 five concert afternoon series specifically for seniors.
Aug. 22 "To Tell or Not to Tell is Not the Question." - Michelle Papka, Ph.D. of the Cognitive and Research Center of NJ, LLC, will speak to us about current thinking regarding Alzheimer's disease..
Aug. 29 "Everything That You Wanted to Know About Sunscreen, But Were Afraid to Ask." - Speaker David C. Steinberg founded his consulting firm in 1995 and has wide experience on the chemistry of cosmetics.