2018-2019 Programs

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September 11th, 2018 (Tuesday) $20.00 
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5:00 pm Social/Dinner to Follow
“St. Cloud Women of the World”
This presentation by these branch members will be about their respective countries, women’s issues, and their immigration experience.
Speakers:Adeyoola Ajayl, educator in the St. Cloud School District (from Nigeria)
Nadeesha Lihinikuda-Arachchige, SCSU assistant professor (from Sri Lanka)
Dr. Fatemeh (Feti) Zarghami, SCSU (from Iran)

October 9th, 2018 (Tuesday) $17.00
5:00pm Social/Dinner to Follows
Speaker: J. Drake Hamilton, Science Policy Director for Fresh Energy. J is an expert in climate and energy policy at the state and national levels. She will speak on clean energy solutions.

November 13th, 2018 (Tuesday) $20.00
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This presenation is not intended for children, Adults only please
5:00 pm Social/Dinner to Follow
Speaker: Nancy Carlson, is an accomplished Minnesota children’s author/illustrator, and has published more than sixty books, including “I Like Me”. Her stories deal with children’s self-esteem.

December 8th, 2018 (Saturday) $17.00
9:00 am Social/Breakfast to Follow
Speaker: Marilyn Brinkman, local historian and author. Her presentation is entitled “My Granma’s Apron”. “ Aprons are the ties that bind, the forgotten garment in our wardrobe.” Please bring your aprons from the past and present.

January 12, 2019 (Saturday) $17.00
9:00 am Social/Breakfast to Follow
Speaker: Dr. Kathryn Johnson, director of the Central Minnesota Confucius institute. She will discuss the Chinese Immersion school program. Continued……..
“Hosting the institue has had an immersion benefit in the lives of thousands of Minnesota students in becoming global citizens and future leaders of our bisuness and agricultural communities.”

February 9th, 2019 (Saturday) $17.00
9:00 am Social/Breakfast to Follow
Speaker: Hudda Ibrahim, author, teacher and business woman. Hudda will speak about her edicational experiences, establishing a business, and writing her book : “From Somalia to Snow”.

March 12th 2019 (Tuesday) $17.00
5:00pm Social/Dinner to Follow
Speaker: Lynn Metcalf, Professor Emeristas (SCSU). In observance of Women’s History Month, Ms. Metcalf will be giving us a visual presentation on “Women in Art”.

May 14th, 2019 (Tuesday) $17.00
5:00 pm Social/Dinner to Follow
Speaker: Laura Fritz, information coordinator with Lifestyle Health (Centracre Health Systems) located at the St. Cloud area YMCA, will give a presentation on programs