Events and Meetings

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DEER HUNTERS BANQUET REGISTRATION

Registration is now open for our annual outdoors banquet.  October 6 at the Community Center.   Please join us for an evening of fun, games, and friendship.  This is our annual fund raiser to send local youth to outdoors camp.  This year we were able to send 12 kids.  Special perks for signing up by September 26.  Limited to the first 120 adults to sign up.   Contact Rich at 370.1557 or Stephanie at 387-3151 for more information.  Registration forms are also available at State Farm in the Norshor Building.  Come join us for a fun evening.  This is a school night, so we will be starting at 4:30 and wrapping up by 9:00 PM.



CONTACT: Rich Furlong
PHONE: 218.370.1557
DATE: 09/13/2016 09:31am

Beginning Spanish in October (4 Sessions) - START LEARNING SPANISH or HELP REGAIN LOST LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE

MONDAYS 
OCTOBER 3-24TH 2016 | 5:30PM-7PM
START LEARNING SPANISH or HELP REGAIN LOST LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE 
$80 (Includes 4 sessions)-PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED
www.northshorecampus.org or 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org

Instructor: Carrie Jansen 

Research indicates that knowing and using two languages reduces your chances of developing dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease

Spanish, Spanish everywhere.

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: 09/12/2016 11:19am

Movie Filming - now at 3:30 pm!

The filming on Wisconsin Street will now take place at 3:30 pm!

 

Around 3:30pm this today Sept. 12th, Rushaway Pictures will be filming the movie "Virginia, Minnesota" on Wisconsin Street in downtown Grand Marais. They are looking for about 25-30 folks to be extras in the movie. They provide costumes and just need people to show up by about 1pm. 

Recommended outfits (if you have):

Women: leggings, thick tights, peasant tops and other option everyday tops, no white or bright colors, slip on flats or ankle boots, no logos

Men: black or brown slacks, lace up ankle boots or slip on loafers,white dress shirts and other everyday option shirts, no logos

The scene will be featuring the "North Shore Legends Festival" and so extras will be asked to put on various pieces of costumes and stroll down Wisconsin Street. Extras can expect to be there for 2-3 hours. 

Pretty exciting! If you'd like to be part of it, all you have to do is show up.



CONTACT: Katie Krantz
PHONE: 218-387-2788
DATE: 09/12/2016 11:07am

You could be an extra in a movie today!

Around 12:30pm this today Sept. 12th, Rushaway Pictures will be filming the movie "Virginia, Minnesota" on Wisconsin Street in downtown Grand Marais. They are looking for about 25-30 folks to be extras in the movie. They provide costumes and just need people to show up by about 1pm. 

Recommended outfits (if you have):

Women: leggings, thick tights, peasant tops and other option everyday tops, no white or bright colors, slip on flats or ankle boots, no logos

Men: black or brown slacks, lace up ankle boots or slip on loafers,white dress shirts and other everyday option shirts, no logos

The scene will be featuring the "North Shore Legends Festival" and so extras will be asked to put on various pieces of costumes and stroll down Wisconsin Street. Extras can expect to be there for 2-3 hours. 

Pretty exciting! If you'd like to be part of it, all you have to do is show up.



CONTACT: Katie Krantz
PHONE: 218-387-2788
DATE: 09/12/2016 08:47am

Make your Reservations for the Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

The Cook County Historical Society’s 92nd Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

All are Welcome!

WHEN:  Thursday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Cook County Community Center

Delicious Buffet Catered by Alyce's: Fishcakes!, Roasted Pork Tenderloin with fall compote, glazed carrots, red potatoes, garden and pasta salads, rolls, beverage and dessert

$25 per person — part of cost helps us buy volunteers a dinner in honor of all of their work and time!  

* Reservations and prepayment required by September 21 *

Call the Museum: 387-2883 or email: history@boreal.org

 



CONTACT: Cook County Historical Society
PHONE: 2183872883
DATE: 09/09/2016 02:24pm

"Locally Laid" at Drury Lane Books SATURDAY

Lucie Amundsen is a journalist turned farmer from Duluth, MN, and the author of the entertaining and thought-provoking memoir Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-Chaning Egg Farm - From Scratch.

Lucie will share a multimedia presentation about her book and her farm at Drury Lane Books:

Saturday, Sept 10th @ 5 PM

Join us to hear stories and ask questions about local farming and the chicken and egg business!

 

Drury Lane Books on the East Bay in Grand Marais

12 E Wisconsin Street



CONTACT: Drury Lane
PHONE: 2183873370
DATE: 09/09/2016 10:36am

Fall Companion Volunteer Training

Fall Companion Volunteer Training

The gift of your friendship can mean a lot for those on the journey of aging or serious illness—just someone to hear their stories, be with them or remind them of their significance.  Care Partners Volunteers provide companionship in the client’s home, at the Care Center, or the Hospital. Volunteers provide on-going friendly visits, a compassionate presence at end-of-life, phone check-ins, or caregiver respite—each volunteer finds their own niche.

Care Partners Volunteer Training will be held Tuesdays, September 27th, October 4th and 11th from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Meals and snacks provided.

Call 387-3788 to register.



CONTACT: Kelly Holtzman
PHONE: 218-387-3788
DATE: 09/08/2016 12:19pm

Do you want to be an extra in a movie?

Around 12:30pm this Monday Sept. 12th, Rushaway Pictures will be filming the movie "Virginia, Minnesota" on Wisconsin Street in downtown Grand Marais. They are looking for about 25-30 folks to be extras in the movie. They provide costumes and just need people to show up by about 1pm. 

The scene will be featuring the "North Shore Legends Festival" and so extras will be asked to put on various pieces of costumes and stroll down Wisconsin Street. Extras can expect to be there for 2-3 hours. 

Pretty exciting! If you'd like to be part of it, all you have to do is show up.



CONTACT: Katie Krantz
PHONE: 218-387-2788
DATE: 09/08/2016 08:11am

Afternoon Tea: The Power Behind the Throne Today at 3:30-5pm | Still a few tickets available at the door! $50 Cash/Check

Afternoon Tea: The Power Behind the Throne Today at 3:30-5pm | Still a few tickets available at the door! $50

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon

· Naniboujou’s exquisite afternoon tea

· Fascinating talk by Karen Halbersleben

· Wear a lovely hat—rentals available

·  Door Prizes

·  New! 50/50 drawing. You will have two chances to win some cash!

·  Silent Auction – lots of great items, including a two night B & B stay at Lutsen resort (a $463 value), an oil change, Massages, golf, yoga, dining, and – no laughing now – some lovely composted horse manure for the gardeners in the group. 

There is no Wi-Fi available to us at Naniboujou, so at-event registrations, donations, and silent auction purchases must be made with a check or cash. You will also want to have cash or a check on hand to participate in the 50/50 drawing. Expect to have a lot of fun!

Event at Naniboujou!  

If you cannot attend would you be interested in renewing your friendship with CCHE and helping us grow our endowment fund?  As you probably know, CCHE provides critical economic development services in a community that would otherwise not have higher education opportunities.

CCHE provides four key services to the region – Education Where you Live:

· College preparation

· College degree and certificate programs

· Workforce development training

· Lifelong learning

 

Mission: CCHE provides local access and support for college education and training on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Vision: Transforming and enriching individuals and organizations through educational opportunities.



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 09/07/2016 11:28am

Parents of 0-5 YO Wanted for Parent Advisory Council / Upcoming Preschool PAC Meeting

Parent Advisory Council Members Wanted:

Cook County Schools Early Childhood Programs is seeking members to form a Parent Advisory Council.  Parents of children aged Birth - 5 years old (or so) are welcome to join and attend.  We are meeting at  6:15 at the YMCA. Child Care is available at the Kid's Club until 7:15 PM, and is available for all families attending the meeting regardless of whether you're a YMCA member. The meeting will end by 7:15 for kid's pick up.  Please contact Greg Gentz (gmgentz@hotmail.com) so numbers for childcare are known.  This meeting is occurring at the same time and place as the Preschool Parent Advisory Council so their members can consider joining this new expanded group.

Please join us to discuss our Early Education Offerings, Birth through Pre-School, the inputs, roles and ideas of the committee and steps moving forward.

Thanks and see you there!

Greg Gentz (parent)



CONTACT: Greg Gentz
PHONE: 218 387 2297
DATE: 09/06/2016 11:14pm

Beginning French - START LEARNING FRENCH or RECAPTURE LOST KNOWLEDGE- September

Beginning French - START LEARNING FRENCH or RECAPTURE LOST KNOWLEDGE- September

Thursdays
September 8TH-September 29TH • 5:30-7PM
START LEARNING FRENCH - 4 SESSIONS
$80 - PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED

REASONS TO LEARN FRENCH

1. LEARN FRENCH TO KEEP YOUR BRAIN SHARP
2. LEARN FRENCH TO TRAVEL
3. LEARN FRENCH TO ENJOY THE FOOD, THE FILMS,
THE LITERATURE, THE ARTS, THE WINE
4. LEARN FRENCH FOR FUN
5. LEARN FRENCH TO MEET OTHER LANGUAGE LEARNERS

www.northshorecampus.org 218-387-3411 highered@northshorecampus.org or register online at www.northshorecampus.org



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 09/03/2016 03:52pm

Afternoon Tea: The Power Behind the Throne Next Wed 3:30-5pm | Today is the Last Day to Pre-register $40

You are invited!  Many invitations have been mailed out, but in case you did not get one, here is an email version! If you have already registered, please pass along the information to a friend. Our 4th annual Afternoon Tea and fundraiser at Naniboujou with Karen Halbersleben on September 7th from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Karen has a presentation that is sure to inform and amuse: The Power Behind the Throne.

This is a delightful semi-formal event—much like a garden party, so ladies and gentlemen, please wear a nice hat.  Like previous years, we will have hats for rent if your wardrobe does not run to hats. 

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon

· Naniboujou’s exquisite afternoon tea

· Fascinating talk by Karen Halbersleben

· Wear a lovely hat—rentals available

·  Door Prizes

·  New! 50/50 drawing. You will have two chances to win some cash!

·  Silent Auction – lots of great items, including a two night B & B stay at Lutsen resort (a $463 value), an oil change, Massages, golf, yoga, dining, and – no laughing now – some lovely composted horse manure for the gardeners in the group. 

 

There is no Wi-Fi available to us at Naniboujou, so at-event registrations, donations, and silent auction purchases must be made with a check or cash. You will also want to have cash or a check on hand to participate in the 50/50 drawing. Expect to have a lot of fun!

 

RSVP required. Cost: $40 pre-paid registration or $50 at the door.

Advanced paid registrations must be made by September 1st to get the $40 rate. 

You can register and pay online if you like at http://www.northshorecampus.org/.



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 2183873411
DATE: 09/01/2016 12:55pm

XC running meet today!

Home meet today at 3:00, Pincushion Mt. Trails,  8 school teams, 283 runners registered!  Come cheer on our North Shore Storm runners!



CONTACT: Anne Hegg
PHONE: 2183700115
DATE: 09/01/2016 11:14am

Venez Parler Francais - Conversational French Refresher Class Starting Sept 11th (4 sessions)

Venez Parler Francais - Conversational French Refresher Class 

Sundays 12:30-2pm

This class is open to those that have already taken French and want to work on remember lost French or work on pronunciation. This is not a class that will focus on reading and writing. 

$80 includes - (4 Sessions- Oct 23rd Mountian Tram Ride and Hot Coco) 

Dates: 
Sept 11th
Sept 25th 
October 9th
October 23rd

You can speak French in 55 different countries. Totally worth learning and developing your language skills, espeically if you love traveling. 

REGISTRATION: www.northshorecampus.org 218-387-3411 highered@northshorecampus.org



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 08/31/2016 01:29pm

EXPLORING THE ENGLISH MONARCHY THROUGH FILM (2 spots still open)

EXPLORING THE ENGLISH MONARCHY THROUGH FILM (2 spots still open)

Starts Oct 4th

Hollywood has produced some fine films over the years that provide the audience with a mostly accurate glimpse into the lives and times of various Kings and Queens of England.  Join us this fall and winter for the chance to watch seven Oscar-winning films and talk about what we can learn about several of England's most interesting monarchs.  The first Tuesday of each month, Dr. Karen Halbersleben will provide the historical context of the dynasty in question.  On the third Tuesday, the class will watch and discuss the relevant film. 

Join us for the fun; popcorn provided!

When: the First and Third Tuesdays of every month, October through April except November when we'll meet just once

Class size will be limited to 20

Time: 6:00- 8:00 or 8:30pm

Cost: $120 (send your checks made out to Karen Halbersleben directly to me:16 Devil Point Road//GM//55604)

The cost for the entire 7 month course is $120.  You may also attend individual months of your choosing for $25 per month, with October and November counting as one month. 

Please email Karen know if you are planning to sign up (khalbers@me.com)



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 08/31/2016 01:17pm