Events and Meetings

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Woman's March on Grand Marais

Please join the Woman's March on Grand Marais - Walk/Rally Tomorrow - Saturday, January 20, 2017  10:00 am Meet at the Cook County Courthouse

 

Support the Woman's March on Washington in Grand Marais. We will meet at the Cook County Courthouse and walk to Harbor Park. We'll walk for the proclamation of ALL human rights, to inspire each other and our nation to celebrate, honor, and protect our diversity, freedom, and human rights. We will gather to find healing and strength through civility and compassion.

Everyone is invited to join the walk & come together as we unite locally with others in Washington and around our nation and the world to stand together in justice, respect, and inclusion for all.

 

Berta Bauer

 

For more information on the event, go to this Facebook link:

https://www.facebook.com/events/955724551227663/?notif_t=plan_user_declined&

notif_id=1484947481567974

 

Please feel free to make a poster (even an 8.5" X 11" paper) with your reasons for joining the event and put inside a zip-lock plastic bag.



CONTACT: Berta Bauer
PHONE: 218-370-0967
DATE: 01/20/2017 06:19pm

Starting a Small Business Workshop

Starting a Small Business Workshop
Would you like to learn what it takes to start a business and how to increase your chances of success?

On Thursday, February 2nd Cook County Higher Education in collaboration with the UMD CED Small Business Development Center is pleased to offer the workshop Starting a Business with Pat Campanaro.

In this two-hour workshop, you will discover how to transform your business idea into reality. The focus of this workshop is on practical information you can use now to create a successful business, and will feature group discussions, and the opportunity to start creating a business plan.

Instructor Pat Campanaro is a Business Consultant with the UMD CED Small Business Development Center specializing in economic development. Her job is to help people start a business or grow an existing one. She considers herself a sales professional and coached sales teams in a past career selling to Fortune 500 clients. She has a BS in Journalism and English and an MS in Leadership.  Pat will be joined by special guest Beth Rogers Kennedy.

This workshop will be held on Thursday, February 2nd from 5:30 – 7:30pm at the North Shore Campus in Grand Marais. This workshop is $20. For more information or to register, please call Cook County Higher Education at 387-3411 or email highered@northshorecampus.org  or online www.northshorecampus.org

This series is made possible by a grant from the North Shore Health Care Foundation



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 01/16/2017 03:55pm

Caregiver Coffee on January 20th - Talk on the Grieving Process

Caregiver Coffee with Special Guest Maggie Anderson from the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic to Talk about the Grieving Process

Join us to get to know other caregivers in a casual setting. Take part in a discussion and learn about resources for caregivers.  All are welcome.

The Grand Marais Caregiver Coffee will meet the 3rd Friday of the month, January 20, 10-11:30 am  at the Cook County Whole Foods Coop meeting room.

For more information contact Care Partners at 387-3788 or carepartners@boreal.org.  



CONTACT: Kelly Holtzman
PHONE: 387-3788
DATE: 01/16/2017 01:24pm

JIM AND MICHELE MILLER LIVE!!!!

Where CASCADE PUB!!!  When Tonight Jan 14th 7pm till 9pm   Don't miss this Wonderful family setting with Great food and Awesome Music  in an intimate setting. Come on out it's warming up!!



CONTACT: Jim Miller
PHONE: 218 475-2656
DATE: 01/14/2017 10:05am

3 Day Basic Welding January 27th, 28th, 29th

3 Day Basic Welding

January 27th, 28th, 29th | 9am-5pm
Instructed by Don Hammer 

This course provides the student with an understanding of basic welding fundamentals and the ability to properly and safely use gas and electric welding equipment to perform welding and cutting procedures in the flat position. There will be a sculptural dynamic to this course that will address basic layout and fabrication techniques.

Cost: $300.00 plus $55 material fee Total: $355
Instructor: Don Hammer

Cook County Higher Education
Advanced Education on the North Shore
North Shore Campus
300 West 3rd St.
P. O. Box 57
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Website and Course Registration: http://www.northshorecampus.org
Events and Updates: www.facebook.com/cookcountyhighereducation
Email: highered@northshorecampus.org
Ph: (218) 387-3411
Fax:  (218)387-3413

This series is made possible by a grant from the  North Shore Health Care Foundation



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 01/12/2017 01:04pm

Caregiver Coffee on January 13th at Birch Grove

Caregiver Coffee

Join us to get to know other caregivers in a casual setting. Take part in a discussion and learn about resources for caregivers.  All are welcome.

The West End Caregiver Coffee will meet the 2nd Friday of the month, January 13th,  10-11:30 am at the Birch Grove Community Center in Tofte.

The Grand Marais Caregiver Coffee will meet the 3rd Friday of the month, January 20, 10-11:30 am  at the Cook County Whole Foods Coop meeting room.

For more information contact Care Partners at 387-3788 or carepartners@boreal.org.  



CONTACT: Kelly Holtzman
PHONE: 218-387-3788
DATE: 01/11/2017 11:22am

Energize Your Year Series Starts Wed at 11:30am

Energize Your Year Series

JAN 11 | RESILIENCE IN THE NEW YEAR

FEB 8 | CULTIVATING COMPASSION

MARCH 22 | MINDFUL LEADERSHIP

APRIL 12 | NURTURING A GROWTH MINDSET

For professional and personal development!

 

Wednesdays 

11:30-1PM | Bring your own lunch 
$20 A SESSION OR $60 FOR ALL 4 WITH PRE PAYMENT 

www.northshorecampus.org | 218-387-3411 | highered@northshorecampus.org

Instructor: Lori Rothstein - MN Extension

Cook County Higher Education
Advanced Education on the North Shore
North Shore Campus
300 West 3rd St.
P. O. Box 57
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Website and Course Registration: http://www.northshorecampus.org
Events and Updates: www.facebook.com/cookcountyhighereducation
Email: highered@northshorecampus.org
Ph: (218) 387-3411
Fax:  (218)387-3413



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 01/10/2017 01:06pm

West End Task Force Meeting

Monday, Jan 9th, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm West End Task Force Meeting

All are welcome to identify interests and concerns around the Birch Grove Community Center (W.E. Connect), Birch Grove Community School, the townships of Tofte, Schroeder, Lutsen and all other interested parties. From this public meeting a committee will be formed to mediate a master agreement among all parties. If you can't attend the meeting, you can submit your interests and concerns by email or phone.

A mediated settlement is a consensus agreement that all interests can live with. It advises but does not replace the legal decision making powers of government bodies and non-profit organizations.

Questions, comments, interests or concerns? Contact Bill Hansen at bill@sawbill.com or 218-370-1353.



CONTACT: Brenda Melin
PHONE: 2186637977
DATE: 01/06/2017 01:08pm

Today! Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks

Today!  Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is providing Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar checks.  

Blood pressure checks are FREE! Blood Sugar testing is $3.00 per person.  No appointment is necessary.

9:15 - 10:15   YMCA

10:30 - 11:30   Cook County Senior Center
 



CONTACT: Hartley Newell-Acero
PHONE: 2183872330
DATE: 01/03/2017 06:57am

Energize Your Year Series with Lori Rothstein Starts January 11th

Energize Your Year Series
JAN 11 | RESILIENCE IN THE NEW YEAR
FEB 8 | CULTIVATING COMPASSION
MARCH 22 | MINDFUL LEADERSHIP
APRIL 12 | NURTURING A GROWTH MINDSET
For professional and personal development!

11:30-1PM Lunch and Learn | Bring your own lunch

$20 A SESSION OR $60 FOR ALL 4 WITH PRE PAYMENT 
PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED
www.northshorecampus.org | 218-387-3411 | highered@northshorecampus.org
Instructor: Lori Rothstein - MN Extension



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 01/02/2017 12:29pm

New Year, New Language: Come Learn Beginning Spanish

New Year, New Language: Come Learn Beginning Spanish

Submitted by highered@boreal.org on Thu, 12/29/2016 - 9:56am 

Events and Meetings

New Year, New Language: Come Learn Beginning Spanish 
Mondays
January 9th-30th 2017 | 5:30PM-7PM
START LEARNING SPANISH or HELP REGAIN LOST LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE
$80 (Includes 4 sessions)-PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED
*The 4th session will include tapas. 
www.northshorecampus.org or 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org 

Instructor: Carrie Jansen
Instruction is tailored to those preregistered for the course. 
Research indicates that knowing and using two languages reduces your chances of developing dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease

Spanish is the second most popular second language, after English. With some 400 million speakers, The sheer number of Spanish speakers and their rate of growth makes learning Spanish a smart choice.



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 01/02/2017 12:15pm

Cook County Schools ISD166 School Board Meeting

The School Board of I.S.D. 166 will meet for a Regular Meeting, Thursday, January 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m., Jane Mianowski Conference Center, 101 West 5th Street, Grand Marais, MN. 



CONTACT:
DATE: 12/30/2016 11:10am

Cook County ISD166 School Board Organizational Meeting

The Organizational Meeting of the School Board of the Cook County Schools ISD166 will be held, Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM in the Jane Mianowski Conference Center, 101 W 5th St., Grand Marais, MN.

 



CONTACT: Pamela Puskala
PHONE: 2183872271
DATE: 12/30/2016 11:07am

Last Balance & Strength Class of 2016!

As we age, we need to boost our bone health, increase our muscle mass, and maintain or improve our balance.  This helps decrease the risks of falls and improves muscle tone and posture.   In this class, we’ll use body weight and resistance bands to strengthen these areas. 

Every Thursday during the months of November and December, Chris Angelo will be leading Balance and Strength classes.   Chris is a talented and gentle instructor whose focus is meeting people where they are and helping them to move forward. 

Join us as we get stronger, improve our balance, and have FUN!

Where:  Sawtooth Mountain Clinic 

               Lower Level, Classroom

When:   Thursdays in Nov. & Dec.   

                 12:10 - 12:50 pm

Cost:      FREE!

RSVP:     None needed; come as you can.

Please bring your yoga mat and wear comfy clothes that move easily; athletic shoes are optional.

For more information, email Chris@ SawtoothMountainClinic.org or call 387-2330.

Sponsored by Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Cook County Public Health and Human Services



CONTACT: Hartley Newell-Acero
PHONE: 218-387-2330
DATE: 12/27/2016 01:29pm

Tim Cochrane presents History of Change in Grand Portage

Tim Cochrane presents History of Change in Grand Portage

Come join us for celebration,congratulations, and a presentation on change!

Cook County Higher Education will be hosting a Holiday Celebration on Wednesday, December 28th 11:30-1pm.

Please come and enjoy a presentation by Tim Cochrane on the history of change in Grand Portage. We will also be showing the Rendezvous of History the Grand Portage Story film.

Cook County Higher Education also has several students that are graduating this month that we are excited to congratulate on their success!

Date: Wed, December 28th
Time: 11:30-1pm (bring your own lunch)
Location: Cook County Higher Education
Everyone is welcome! Free Event!

Tim Cochrane is the park superintendent at Grand Portage National Monument, where he works closely with Grand Portage Ojibwe. He is also a researcher and writer who particular enjoys re-discovering unknown or forgotten historical topics on the North Shore and Isle Royale.



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 12/27/2016 01:22pm