Celebrating 20 Years!

Celebrating 20 Years!


The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Bradley University (OLLI) is a group of more than 1,000 individuals, age 50 and over, who learn together through three distinct programs: OLLI Classes, OLLI Learning Trips, and OLLI Study Groups.

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Maui Jim -- January 4, 2013

On our first trip of the year, OLLI visited the Peoria headquarters of Maui Jim, now the fastest growing premium polarized sunglass maker in the world.

During our tour, we saw first-hand how the company engineers its PolarizedPlus lenses, which combat the sun's intense glare and harmful ultraviolet rays.

Frannie Heine, human resources specialist and native Peorian, also discussed the company's "Aloha Spirit" philosophy, its move from Hawaii to Peoria, and how its "ohana" (family) has steadily built a cult following for its products.

OLLI thanks Maui Jim and Frannie for a wonderful morning of learning. To find out more about the company, please visit www.mauijim.com.

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