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The Home Front during World War II

World War II changed everything and everyone.  Women were allowed to work in factories for the war effort.  Rosie the Riveter built airplanes, ships and tanks for the Armed Forces.  We will recall saving grease for glycerin for use in ammunitions, ration books to buy gasoline and tires, saving scrap metal, going without silk and nylons, planting Victory Gardens, joining Bond drives and working around the clock to help America win the war.  We will listen to Walter Winchell, Movie Tone news, and President Roosevelt's talks to make America the Arsenal for Democracy.  We'll see how the "Greatest Generation," toughened and hardened during the Great Depression, excelled on the home front as well as in the theaters of war.


Instructor Russ Hutchins teaches U.S. History, Western Civilization, and Economics at Friends University - Topeka.  He is a retired public school administrator and educator of 41 years. 



April 1, 8 & 15 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Cedar Lake Village

15325 S. Lone Elm Rd.

Olathe, KS  66061


Please contact Kelsie at (913) 780-9916 to obtain a registration form.  Classes are offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas.


Please join us for this exciting educational opportunity at no cost to you!

Olathe Chamber of Commerce Coffee & Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony

Cedar Lake Village will host the Olathe Chamber of Commerce Chamber Coffee Thursday, March 12. Members and guests, please stop in for great food, company and a tour! Cedar Lake Vilage will announce the details of its expansion for memory care assisted living and the Worship and Life Center. The groundbreaking event will follow.

Held on Thursdays at 9 a.m. at different Chamber member businesses, the coffees are the largest weekly networking event in the Kansas City area. Expect to meet 150 to 250 people each time! Please note our inclement weather policy states that if the Olathe School District is Closed the Coffee that day will be canceled.

  • Thursday, March 12 2015 9:00 AM