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Upcoming Events

  • November 3, 2021, 11 am (CST) Brunch at Anna’s Red Apple, Palatine, IL. Join us for brunch with other Harper retirees at Anna’s Red Apple, 2121 South Plum Grove Road, Palatine. Please RSVP to Diane or Jaci no later than October 25th.
  • December 1, 2021, at 3:00 pm via ZOOM Book Club Discussion Group. Selection will be “The Paris Library” by Janet Skeslien Charles. This book is based on the true story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris during WWII. Please RSVP to Diane or Jaci if you are interested in being a part of our book club. We meet on the first Wednesday every other month. Linda Frank will send you an email about 1 or 2 days before the event with the link needed to get into our ZOOM get together. 
  • Harper College Upcoming free online public events such as: online exercise and wellness classes, virtual book discussions, and Hawk Talk about current events. Offerings updated regularly.

For more information about any event, please contact

Previous Events


September 28, 2021, Our HCAA Annual Meeting was held via zoom. Dr. Avis Proctor, President of Harper College, and her Executive Council shared news of the college, goals, accomplishments, the new Igniting Paths to Success Scholarship, and more! See PowerPoint.

The HCAA Board Meeting was held following the presentation at which time a new slate of officers for the 2021-2023 term was approved. Congratulations to:

  • President: Carole Bomba
  • Past President: Linda Frank
  • Recording Secretary, Kathy Hanahan
  • Treasurer: Sharon Martin
  • Members-at-Large:
    • Karen Johnstone
    • Barbara Anderson
    • Karen Chandra
    • Joni Rothblum
    • Jim Edstrom

The HCAA Board has opportunities for a President Elect, a Legislative Chair and an additional Member-at-Large. Please contact Carole Bomba ( or Linda Frank ( for more information.

Harper College 50th Anniversary Annuitant Retiree Reunion Recap
Click here to view Slideshow of the event.
View Photo Collection of the Day

Cultural Arts and Contemporary Programming at Harper College from 1968 – 2015
Take a walk down memory lane! View a 50 year list of celebrities, top authors, performers, musicians and speakers who were funded through Student Activities fees. Find the entire list here.

Watch the slideshow gallery below to view a selection of photos taken from recent and previous events. A great time was had by all participating!

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