WWW@WCC program features health and wellness

FULTON, Ill. — The Volunteer Educators at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton are inviting the public to attend the next program of the season.

The March 20 Wild Winter Wednesdays at the Windmill Cultural Center program will explore “Health & Wellness for a Long & Happy Life.”

The public is invited to gather at 9 a.m. for coffee, tea, and mill flour treats. The program begins at 9:20 a.m. The building is accessible to people with disabilities and the program is funded through a grant from FACE and the D.S. Flikkema Foundation.

Becki Maxson, professor emeritus of nursing, taught at Black Hawk College from 1989 to 2011. Her teaching responsibilities included cardiac, respiratory and neurological-critical care nursing. She is a graduate of the Moline Public School of Nursing.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Marycrest College and her master’s degree from Northern Illinois University. She is a community CPR and ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) instructor. She is a past board member of the Northwest Area of the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society and is past co-chair of the cancer society’s annual Relay for Life event at Black Hawk College. She also serves as a committee chair and team captain with Relay for Life.

She also is a practicing nurse in the post-anesthesia care unit at Trinity Medical Center’s West Campus in Rock Island, Illinois.

WWW@WCC programs are held on Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. from December to the end of March. Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Windmill Cultural Center Facebook page or call (815) 589-3671.