Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Are You Smarter Than 49 Of Your Friends?

MENSA Wants You!

LABELLE, FL. -- Are you curious about everything? Do you enjoy playing board games, solving mind-numbing puzzles and speaking in puns? Are you interested in meeting others who think as quickly as you? Do you want to hang out with people who get your jokes? Then, you belong in Mensa. Join us for the tenth annual Mensa Testing Day. Score in the top 2% on the Mensa Admission Test and you'll be invited to join the organization.

Southwest by South Mensa will administer the Mensa Admission Test on Saturday, October 20 at Colonial Bank Corporate Headquarters, 27200 Riverview Center Blvd., Bonita Springs, FL, 2nd Floor, in the Community Room. . Anyone interested in taking the Mensa Admission Test should arrive in time to register at 9:30 AM: Test begins at 10:00 a.m. "Pre-registration is highly recommended as there is a limited amount of space for those being tested."

The test fee is $40 and a photo ID is required.  The test is open to anyone age 14 and older, but parental permission is required for anyone age 14 – 17.  Call Glenn Davis, Certified Proctor- 239/992-2120 or email GLDavis88@aol.com for more information or pre-registration.

"One in fifty people qualifies for Mensa membership,: said Jeff Avery, president of Mensa.  "You know 49 people who aren't as bright as you are, don't you?"  The local Mensa Chapter serves all of Collier and Lee County, as well as portions of Charlotte and Hendry County.

Mensa hosts a variety of activities each month including discussion forums and social gathering at local restaurants. Members may also attend national events, receive the Mensa Bulletin magazine or join Special Interest Groups that range from astronomy to chocolate.

Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top two percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test.  For more information about the organization, visit  www.us.mensa.org.

Documentation of prior testing:  Persons can also qualify for membership in Mensa by providing documentation of prior test results.  Mensa accepts over 200 standardized IQ tests as qualification for membership.  Contact the Mensa Membership Officer, Glenn Davis, 239/992-2120 GLDavis88@aol.com

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