Hilton Head Island, SC –The University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute welcomes nationally renowned speaker, Sea Captain Richard Phillips, to Hilton Head Island. Captain Phillips will recount his 2009 Somalia pirate hostage experience and subsequent rescue by U.S. Navy SEALS.
This event will take place at Hilton Head High School’s Visual Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 3 from 10:00am to 11:30am.
Captain Phillips will be available to sign his novel, A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea. Columbia Pictures has purchased the movie rights, with Tom Hanks slated to play the lead.
Tickets are $25. To purchase tickets in advance please call the OLLI office at 843-208-8247. If space is still available, tickets can be purchased at the door the morning of the event. All proceeds of ticket sales will go to the OLLI program at USCB.
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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is a university-affiliated, not-for-credit, program that has been in existence in the Lowcountry for over 20 years, currently serving more than 1,500 members. For more information, visit us as www.uscb.edu or call the OLLI offices at 843-208-8247
Andréa Sisino, Director
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of South Carolina Beaufort