HALLOWELL, ME--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) -  Granite Hill Estates (GHE) announces the new season of its collaboration with the University of Maine at Augusta's Senior College (UMASC). Every season, in conjunction with UMASC, GHE conducts classes on its campus in Hallowell. This season, those classes will include:

  • Nutrition and Technology (March 11 through April 29)
  • The Lecture Series (March 16 through May 4):
    • Let's Go Reminiscing
    • Wildlife of the Galapagos Islands
    • An Armchair Tour of Maine Lighthouses
    • Oral Travel Tales
    • A Short History of Magic
    • Greatest Musical Hits of the Romantic Period of the 20th Century
    • Laughing Matters
    • Maine Art and Artists Who Painted In Maine.

There's a one-time registration fee of $25 for the entire program. For information on time and place -- and to reserve your place -- please e-mail college@granitehillestates.com.

To get to Granite Hill Estates, take exit 109 from the south or 109B from the north off I-95 (Winthrop). Head west on Route 202. Take a left onto Edison Drive. GHE is on the right.

About Granite Hill Estates
GHE is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) nestled on 135 wooded acres in the heart of the Kennebec Valley. Offering cottage homes and apartments, GHE provides a full complement of amenities and services, including an indoor heated swimming pool; a fully equipped fitness center; snow shoveling, lawn care, and exterior home maintenance; housekeeping; and appliance maintenance. GHE received its CCRC designation from the Maine Bureau of Insurance in November of 2004. And GHE provides a complete continuum of care, on campus, through the MaineGeneral Health System. For additional information, please visit www.granitehillestates.com.

The University of Maine at Augusta Senior College (UMASC) provides intellectually stimulating learning opportunities and special activities for persons 50 years of age and older and their spouses and partners (members' spouses and/or partners do not have to be over 50). Members are encouraged to register for courses and to join in the effort to plan for the future as UMASC evolves and expands to meet the interests of the community. UMASC operates in partnership with The University of Maine at Augusta that hosts UMASC on its campus. For additional information, please visit www.uma.edu/seniorcollege.html.

Contact Information:

Media contact:
Jennifer Fleck