Buckeye great, Jerry Lucas, to visit Southwest Florida

Dr. Memory, former Ohio State basketball player, Jerry Lucas, will be at all three services at Faith Presbyterian Church, Cape Coral,on Sunday, Jan. 17 (8:15 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM) to speak on his personal path to faith and will share a message entitled “Improving Family Relationships”.  Mr. Lucas will also be teaching a session that evening at 6:00 PM on “Learning Made Fun and Easy” and on Monday, Jan. 18 at 7:00 PM called “Names and Faces Made Easy”.  No reservations are necessary however for more information visit www.FaithCapeCoral.org.

 Famous first in basketball, he was a nationally-awarded high school player, national college star at Ohio State, and 1960 gold medal Olympian and international player before starring as a professional player in the National Basketball Association. As a collegian, Lucas led the Ohio State Buckeyes to the 1960 college national championship and three straight NCAA finals. He remains today the only three-time Big Ten Player Of The Year, and was also twice named NCAA Player Of The Year. As a pro, Lucas was named All-NBA First Team three times, a NBA All-Star seven times, was 1964 NBA Rookie Of The Year, and was named Most Valuable Player of the 1965 NBA All-Star Game among other honors and awards. After his basketball career ended in the mid-1970s, Lucas took to becoming a teacher and writer in the area of image-based memory education. His book written with Harry Lorayne, The Memory Book, was a national best-seller. Lucas has also conducted seminars demonstrating memory techniques, and has written 30 books and educational products and games for children. He is known today as Doctor Memory.

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