scall expo event 2020


“I would like to say thank you for organizing the SCALL Lifelong Learning Webinar.  It was very educational.  I learned that I have used a fraction of the services offered through the several organizations. My 2yr granddaughter is coming to visit for Christmas. I plan on taking advantage of the programs the library has to offer for toddlers on zoom and pick up the packaged activities through the SCALL webinar. I am sure they will be life-savers for an active 2 yr old in a condo.😂

~ Val Wilson

“I attended the Saturday SCALL virtual program. The varied program was enjoyable & informational. Thank you so much & hope there will be more such programs in the future.”

~ Sharon Seager

“My thanks to all for a very helpful program as I am new to Sarasota at a very difficult time.”  

~ Mary Margaret Barbour

Great Job with the SCALL Zoom Broadcast today.  I rate it 5 stars out of a possible 5.  You guys hit a home run!”

~ Tom Dietrich, SCALL Secretary

“I enjoyed the zoom and applaud your efforts.  I couldn’t stay on for the entire time, but you must be proud that you drew such a large and hungry audience.”

~ Betty Comora

 “I thought the online session last Thurs. was excellent. I was amazed how interesting the program was. Each speaker presented a wide range of topics in an engaging and Interesting format. Great visuals and other items made it feel polished, lively and fresh.My hat is off to all who made this happen. I will definitely be watching for this next year.”

~ Diane Alexander

“I really enjoyed the online SCALL Expo; I am an avid fan and student of ACE, love going to Selby Gardens/Historic Spanish Point, and was delighted to hear about the online programs the library offers.  Information about keeping the brain active was fascinating–I’ve already started checking out. BrainHQ.!”  

~ Judy Goldberg

“Just wanted to say that I enjoyed the SCALL Expo on Saturday. Lots of good information. I especially loved the keynote speaker. Don’t know how much time your team invested in the planning, but it sure paid off from the perspective of the viewer. Nice work!”

~ Sheila Reed, Interim Director, OLLI at Ringling College

“I attended largely because I am now running five meetings online every month for HLAA Florida and was looking for ideas. All I can say is you ran an excellent show today for all 150  minutes  breaking my personal best for the length of a virtual meeting.

I also wanted to see how you would run an Expo online as I run the Hearing Tech Expo in Bradenton FL and we have been wondering if there is way to do our event online since it has become the largest attended hearing health fair in the country during its first eight years and we had to cancel our hold on the Manatee Technical College’s big facility for 9th annual this coming February. I did not learn anything about how to handle 75 exhibitors online except you need a good host to keep things moving and Robyn was terrific as your engaging host and her accompanying virtual red hat.

Thank you for a very insightful look at our community and I hope there are plans for more.”

~ Ed Ogiba

A FREE online event filled with education & entertainment! 

Saturday, November 14 (Past Event)

9:00am – 11:30am ET

Stay Safe ~ Stay Engaged!

All attendees will be entered to win prizes including a free round of golf and free classes. To learn more and register, please click on the link below.

SunCoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning [SCALL] Launches First FREE, Online Expo; Including How to Improve Brain & Avoid Isolation.

The free virtual event will feature a keynote session by Nicci Kobritz, CEO, Center for Brain Health on understanding why lifelong learning stimulates cognitive function and educational programs that have a positive impact. 

A panel discussion and special showcases will feature a variety of lifelong learning opportunities available in Sarasota and Manatee Counties on Saturday, November 14, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Q & A will follow. 

Event Features:

• An exclusive music presentation by two Principals of the Sarasota Orchestra along with a behind the scenes interview

• A comedy routine by the talented McCurdy’s

• A keynote session on how to improve your brain health performance

• Member presentations featuring new learning opportunities

How Online Clases Saved One Adult Senior’s Life

According to recent studies, the pandemic has caused a rise in anxiety and depression. Attendees will get insights into the latest brain health research to stay positive, avoid isolation and live a longer healthier life, at the upcoming SunCoast Alliance for Lifelong Learning (SCALL) event. 

Keynote Speaker

Nicci Kobritz

President, Youthful Aging Home Care CEO, Center for Brain Health

Our Donating Sponsors