The Polsky Practical Personal Enrichment Series

About the Polsky Series

Norman Polsky
Norman Polsky

This series is underwritten by the Norman and Elaine Polsky Family Supporting Foundation within the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation in partnership with JCCC, and includes topics not currently offered elsewhere. Successful professionals share their knowledge to benefit you.

Past presentations include:
  • Math Doesn't Suck, presented by Danica McKellar (July 2011)
  • The Economy, Taxes and Your Money, presented by Peter Newman (September 2011)
  • Honoring the History and Service of the Tuskegee Airmen, presented by JCCC Veterans (November 2011)
  • Is Preventing Alzheimer's Disease Possible?, presented by Dr. Jeffrey Burns (September 2012)
  • The Heart of a Warrior, film premiere featuring Navajo Code Talker Samuel Sandoval. (November 2012)
  • Windows on Culture, Doorways to Understanding: Viewing China through Architecture, presented by Dr. Jerome Silbergeld (December 2012)
  • Perennials from Around the World: How new plants are found, presented by Dan Heims (February 2013)
  • Making Hope Happen: Create the Future You Want for Yourself and Others (September 2013)
  • Straight Talk about Teens, Choices and Safety: Be a Parent First, a Friend Second (October 2013)
  • Military Service: A Latino Perspective (November 2013)
  • How Curiosity Changed My Life, Adam Steltzner, Lead Landing Engineer of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover Project (March 2014)
  • Ready or Not? It’s up to YOU: Smart, Simple Steps to Stay Safe, Kathy Wing (October 2014)
  • Collaboration and Change - Darden Smith and SongwritingWith:Soldiers (November 2015)
  • "Unlocking the Great Pyramid," by Jean-Pierre Houdin (April 2016)
  • "Kosher/Soul," by Michael W. Twitty (March 2017)

Watch prior Polsky Series seminars online anytime; or via cable (in Johnson County only) on Consolidated Communications Channel 17, TimeWarner Channel 17 or Comcast of Olathe Channel 22 at 9 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday.