Sherry Foecking, Vice-President, called the meeting to order at 1:30pm.  Guests included Larry Dowd, (Josie’s husband), Auraelie Lawrence, Marjan Meurs, Carol Tucker, Helaine Decell, and Doug Vance.  Thanks to Jim Weiss and Charles Hale for refreshment set-up and to Milly Fleck, Ray Garcia, Nancy Sjoberg, Sherry Foecking, and Rose Terenzi for bringing refreshments.                 Get-well cards need to be sent to Ted Sjoberg and Bob Cappellini.  There will be no SNUG meetings in July and August.  Next week the Evergreen class schedule for the new session will be available online.  If you would like to coach please contact Cecelia Vance.  The speaker for the June SNUG meeting will be Deborah Brown from the Hillsborough County Consumer Agency, talking about Deceptive Business Practices.  We will also vote for the SNUG officers for next year.  We are still looking for someone to be in charge of getting a secretary for each meeting.  We are still using the OLLILifeUSF.org website which is updated regularly by David Henry.

            Our speaker for the meeting was Dr. Jerri D. Edwards, (Phone 813 974-5592), who discussed how cognitive abilities can be maintained and enhanced with advancing age.  She has been involved in NIH funded clinical trials for over 14 years and much of her work has focused on maintaining automobile driving ability.  She emphasized the importance for scientific research with measurable results.  Her department at USF is currently looking for participants for two studies including one with Dr. Burgos which provides free piano lessons.

Submitted by Gail Benton  

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