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Upcoming Events

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Monday, May 2, 2016

8:30-9:30 Passage Community Spring Shower
A truck will be parked in front of the Gale Mansion to receive your donations of cash, diapers, paper good, household items, and cleaning supplies.

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CANADA

From the land of Anne of Green Gables to the whale watching in Vancouver – for all the unique qualities in between – let’s celebrate our neighbor to the north CANADA!

9:30 – 10:30

Welcome to Canada, Our Neighbor

Speaker: Jamshed Merchant, Consul General for Canada

10:45 – 11:45

Canadian and United States Health Care Systems:
Differences, Similarities, and Solutions

Speaker: Barry J. Andserson, MD, FRCS, FACS

11:45 – 12:00 ANNOUNCEMENTS
12:00 – 1:15 LUNCHEON

1:15 – 2:15

Oh Canada! Canadian Customs and Cultures

Speaker: Dr. Karen Somerville, Educator, Executive Coach

Monday, May 9, 2016


Awards and Closing Day Program

9:00 – 9:45 Coffee, tea, and treats in the Dining Room

On the lower level, enjoy viewing art, crafts, and handiwork created by our members. Magers and Quinn Booksellers will have books for sale.

9:45 – 10:45 SPECIAL PROGRAM in the Presidents’ Hall

The Pearl Button Boom

Speaker: JoAnn Funk, Jazz Singer and Pianist

From the 1800s to the 1930s most of the world’s pearl buttons were made from mussels harvested from the Mississippi River, primarily in Iowa and Minnesota. Funk’s account of that era involves greed, American ingenuity, ecological ignorance, immigration, labor rights and murder. She gives this talk aboard Mississippi River cruises each summer.

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 12:00 Annual Meeting in the Presidents’ Hall

Review the past year, thank outgoing officers for their past work, and
welcome new officers.

12:00 Luncheon

Join us for the last delightful AAUW luncheon of the 2015-2016 program year. Permanent reservations will apply. Wine will be available for purchase.

1:15 – 2:15 SPECIAL PROGRAM in the Presidents’ Hall

Speaker: Representatives from Magers and Quinn Booksellers

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Magers and Quinn Booksellers will present summer reading ideas.
Books will be for sale during the day.

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Minneapolis Branch in the Community

April 25, 2016
Recycle your gently used casual and career clothing and accessories including ties, shoes, purses, accessories and belts.  They will be used to help build a wardrobe for someone entering or re-entering the workforce or returning to school.   Spring through Summer clothing for men and women is appreciated.   
On Monday, April 25, From Me To You representatives will be in front of the Gale Mansion between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m.   You will be able to drive up and park briefly while volunteers help unload your donations.
8:30 – 9:30
COLLECTION OF CLOTHING
May 2, 2016
8:30-9:30 Passage Community Spring Shower

A truck will be parked in front of the Gale Mansion to receive your donations of cash, diapers, paper good, household items, and cleaning supplies.

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Our members welcome Jonathan Odell to an evening of book talk.

Congratulations!

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Selam Girmachew from Roosevelt High and Lulu Bauermesiter from Washburn High are our 2015 AAUW Scholarship Winners!
Both recipients selected to attend the
U of MN, Twin Cities.

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Gale Mansion To learn how you can rent the Gale Mansion and use its renowned catering services, go to www.galemansion.com or visit the Gale Mansion facebook page!