Mary Blake Distinguished Lecture Series

The Mary Blake Distinguished Lecture Series

The LLI Lecture Series honors Mary Blake for her enthusiasm and continuous efforts as Lecture Chairperson on the Board of Directors for many years.  She was dedicated to the goal of providing interesting and unusual presentations that enlighten as well as entertain.  She loved learning.

The lectures are listed below and others will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.  All lectures will be presented in the FSW Charlotte Campus auditorium. 

Registration for the lectures can be made by clicking on the appropriate “Add to Cart” Button below, by printing and mailing the registration form from this website by clicking here,  or  in the LLI office ( 

Saturday, April 16, 10:00 a.m.

“Mindful Ramblings from the Publisher’s Desk” by

Robert E. Lee, new publisher at Charlotte Sun.

Coffee & Pastries at 10:00 followed by presentation.

Classroom D108

Mr. Lee will provide insight into how the newspaper is put together — who gets to be in Letters to the Editor, does the newpaper lean to the right or to the left?  Plus many other aspects of the daily newspaper business.  Get a very interesting insight into your local paper from the “man at the top.”

$10 FRIENDS members 

$15 Non members 

Charlotte Campus of Florida SouthWestern State College
26,300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda