2022 Meeting Videos and Photos

NOVEMBER 17, 2022:  THE WOODS - GATHER ON 3 EVENT CENTER

Program: "Farm to Table, Finding and Cooking Foods from Our Area"

Matt Annand, Executive Chef at b*merri and The Woods

Mid-Minnesota Women's Shelter Donation Collection

Photos taken by Mary Gibson

Sue Mullen, Barb Elmquist & Ann Bergin
Sue Mullen, Barb Elmquist & Ann Bergin

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Betty Arveson & Lois Kuntz
Betty Arveson & Lois Kuntz

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Sue Mullen, Barb Elmquist & Ann Bergin
Sue Mullen, Barb Elmquist & Ann Bergin

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OCTOBER 20, 2022:  CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE - CAFETERIA

Program: CLC Scholarship Award Winners and "The Needs and Concerns of CLC Students"

Erich Heppner, Director of Student Life at CLC

Photos taken by Michelle Plombon

Hostesses
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Registration
Registration

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Erich Heppner, Director of Student Life at CLC
Erich Heppner, Director of Student Life at CLC

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Hostesses

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2022:  THE WOODS - GATHER ON 3 EVENT CENTER

Program: "Preserving the Lakes We Love" - Patty Norgaard, former Mayor of Cross Lake

Mini Fashion Show Sponsored by Leslie's Boutique

Annual Meeting and Election of Officers

2023 Membership Dues Collection

Photos taken by Sharon Harris

Maris setting up for the fashion show
Maris setting up for the fashion show

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Hostesses, Marian, Katy, Kathy, & Vicki
Hostesses, Marian, Katy, Kathy, & Vicki

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Maris setting up for the fashion show
Maris setting up for the fashion show

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AUGUST 18, 2022:  CRAGUN'S LEGACY

"Fundraising Activities" included a Live & a Silent Auction & other Games of Chance.

The First Draft Divas gave a special presentation & several years of the club's History Books

were on display.  Donations for the Lakes Area Food Shelf were also collected.

Photos taken by Mary Gibson

Gisela Borgwarth & her sister Margaret Strosahl who is visiting from Germany
Gisela Borgwarth & her sister Margaret Strosahl who is visiting from Germany

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Margo & Pat busy decorating
Margo & Pat busy decorating

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President Ann Swanson Thanks Everyone for Attending
President Ann Swanson Thanks Everyone for Attending

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Gisela Borgwarth & her sister Margaret Strosahl who is visiting from Germany
Gisela Borgwarth & her sister Margaret Strosahl who is visiting from Germany

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JULY 21, 2022:  NORTHLAND ARBORETUM

Program: "The Role of Performing Arts in Building a Strong Community"

Patrick Spradlin, former CLC Theater Director, teacher of acting, directing, history and criticism

Photos taken by Sharon Harris

Connie & Sue ready to check everyone in
Connie & Sue ready to check everyone in

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Char, Hostess JoAnn, & Jan
Char, Hostess JoAnn, & Jan

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Vicki & Claudia display a beautiful quilt made by Cheryl Blair & Beth Medeiros
Vicki & Claudia display a beautiful quilt made by Cheryl Blair & Beth Medeiros

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Connie & Sue ready to check everyone in
Connie & Sue ready to check everyone in

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JUNE 16, 2022:  NISSWA COMMUNITY CENTER

Program: "A Good Library Needs Good Friends: Catching up with the Brainerd Library"

Sherri DeLaHunt, Board Member of Friends of the Library

and Laurel Hall, Interim Branch Manager/Co-Host of the Monthly Library Book Club

Photos taken by Mary Gibson

Deb Kohan, Judy Bass & Pam Bilek
Deb Kohan, Judy Bass & Pam Bilek

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Pat & Gisela and others checking in
Pat & Gisela and others checking in

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Nice hug Jane & Joannie
Nice hug Jane & Joannie

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Deb Kohan, Judy Bass & Pam Bilek
Deb Kohan, Judy Bass & Pam Bilek

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MAY 19, 2022

Program: "Gull Lake Memories" Nichole Delafield-Bromme, Author

High School Scholarship Awards

Meeting Photos taken by Ann Swanson & Vicki Reineck

President Ann Swanson welcomes everyone
President Ann Swanson welcomes everyone

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"Gull Lake Memories" by our speaker Nichole Delafeld-Bromme, Author
"Gull Lake Memories" by our speaker Nichole Delafeld-Bromme, Author

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JoAnn Sufka, Nancy Knowles, & Jane Gunsbury
JoAnn Sufka, Nancy Knowles, & Jane Gunsbury

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President Ann Swanson welcomes everyone
President Ann Swanson welcomes everyone

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APRIL 21, 2022

Program: “Madams, Matrons and Madwomen: Extraordinary Historical Women in the Upper Midwest"

Elisa Korenne, award-winning songwriter, writer, and performer

Meeting Photos taken by Sharon Harris

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Ann setting directories for members to pick up
Ann setting directories for members to pick up

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President-Elect Vicki Reineck reports on Fundraising progress
President-Elect Vicki Reineck reports on Fundraising progress

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MARCH 17, 2022

Program: "Helen Keller's Legacy to the Lions: Programs to Prevention" 

Don Mork, Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation Board of Directors

Meeting Photos taken by Sharon Harris

Back to In-Person Meetings Again
Back to In-Person Meetings Again

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Hostesses, Kate, Marilyn, & Sue
Hostesses, Kate, Marilyn, & Sue

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President-Elect Vicki Reineck reports on Fundraising Plans
President-Elect Vicki Reineck reports on Fundraising Plans

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Back to In-Person Meetings Again
Back to In-Person Meetings Again

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FEBRUARY 17, 2022:  ZOOM
Program: “The Great American Thinkoff" - Betsy Roder, Executive Director

of the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center

Click here to view the video on YouTube

Attendees
Attendees

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Attendees
Attendees

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Claudia gives Membership Report
Claudia gives Membership Report

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Attendees

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“The Great American Thinkoff"

Betsy Roder, Executive Director

of the New York Mills
Regional Cultural Center

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January 20, 2022 Meeting via ZOOM
Program: "LET ME IN: A Japanese American Woman Crashes the Corporate Club - Past, Present, Future"

Elaine Koyama, 20 years as a Cargill executive, 20 years as an entrepreneur,
and the next 20 years as a writer

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President Ann Swanson Welcomes Everyone
President Ann Swanson Welcomes Everyone

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Meeting Attendees
Meeting Attendees

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Vicki Reineck - our new President-Elect
Vicki Reineck - our new President-Elect

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President Ann Swanson Welcomes Everyone
President Ann Swanson Welcomes Everyone

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Guest Speaker
Elaine Koyama

Author of:

"LET ME IN: A Japanese American Woman Crashes the Corporate Club - Past, Present, Future"

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