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RaySociety to host annual Year End Celebration and Annual Meeting

May 26, 2010
The Billie and Robert D. Ray Lifelong Learning Society at Drake University will hold its annual Year End Celebration and Annual Meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, in Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Ave. A reception will follow at 4 p.m. in Levitt Hall in Old Main.

All RaySociety members and prospective members are welcome to attend the annual meeting and reception, which are free and open to the public. Reservations are requested. For reservations, call 515-271-2120 or send an e-mail to 

The RaySociety offers social activities and classes on a variety of topics for people of retirement age who are interested in learning in a college atmosphere. The organization is named after a pair of distinguished Drake alumni: former Iowa Gov. Ray, who also served as the University's president, and Billie Ray, former first lady of Iowa and a former schoolteacher. 

The RaySociety's annual membership fee is $50 (June 1-May 31). Most classes cost $25 each. For more information about the RaySociety, visit the RaySociety Web site or call 515-271-2120