Events and Meetings

Announce upcoming community events. Please note that an event hosted by a business is considered a commercial event and should be posted under Business Ads. If an item fits under one of the other categories, please do NOT post it as an event - post it in the other category.

Fireside Chat Weekend Is HERE

Don't forget to stop by Sivertson Gallery this weekend! 

Suprise your sweetheart Saturday night with a trip to the gallery for our Fireside Chat featuring Liz Sivertson, Dave Gilsvik & Howard Sivertson (or should we say, "Howie"). The chat takes place from 6 - 7 with wine, bubbly, cookies and VOYAGEUR BREWING BEER!!! Questions? Call Abby at the Gallery, 218-387-2491.

And don't forget, Tim Pearson will be presenting a fireside chat on Sunday evening from 6-7 pm as well.

See you there!!



CONTACT: Sivertson Gallery
PHONE: 218-387-2491
DATE: 02/13/2015 12:35pm

Mark your Calendars! Healing Touch Class

Exciting news, Healing Touch Level 1 class offer April 18/19th.

The Class will be held in the William Corcoran Classroom, Lower Level Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Grand Marais, MN

Healing Touch is …. A relaxing, nurturing energy therapy

  • Uses gentle, heart-centered touch to assist in balancing Physical, Mental, Emotional, Spiritual well-being.
  • Enhances the body’s natural ability to heal through the human energy centers and energy field/biofield
  • Works in harmony with standard medical care and is complementary to other health care systems. Safe for all ages.

Is Healing Touch for You?

  • Registered nurses
  • Health care professionals
  • Body-oriented therapists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Licensed health care professionals and individuals
  • Those who desire to study energy therapy with a commitment to help others

 

Continuing Education Contact Hours - 18

  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation - renewal approval pending.
  • Healing Beyond Borders is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a Continuing education Approved Provider

 

Register early- class space is limited.

Contact Pamela Faye RN, CHTP for more information and a registration form.  218-387-1566

 

 



CONTACT: Pamela Faye
PHONE: 218-387-1566
DATE: 02/12/2015 01:01pm

Calling artists, craftspeople....

Great Place Project Launch at Networking Luncheon

With the launch of the 2015 Great Place Project at the February Networking Luncheon, we encourage interested businesses, organizations, and individuals (such as artists, craftspeople, etc.) to join us to learn more about the project and take advantage of the opportunity to ask questions and connect with others to find possible collaborations (such as a business location with a local artist).

February Networking Luncheon, featuring the Great Place Project
Thursday, February 19th at 11:30-1pm
Location: Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN
Cost (Includes Lunch Catered by Crooked Spoon): $10

To register or for more information about the luncheon, contact 218-387-3411, highered@northshorecampus.org, or www.northshorecampus.org.

http://becausemovingmatters.org/greatplaceproject/



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 02/12/2015 10:52am

Give the Gift of Computer Knowledge to your loved one this Valentines Day! Get all their Basic Computer Questions Answered!

Computer Basics Workshop......Really Basic Computing!!!

This may be the class you've been waiting for if you are curious about computers, find computers confusing, intimidating or downright scary. Or perhaps you know someone who fits that description and can recommend this class to them.

Both Lecture and Lab....bring your questions! Hands on lab time to work through any questions you might have. No questions will be considered too basic! 

Whether you are new to using computers or would like to improve your basic skills and understanding, this hands on workshop can give you the skills you need to operate a computer efficiently.

Participants will be given a general introduction to how computers function along with common computer terminology.

This computer basics workshop will also allow you to navigate programs like Word, Excel and PowerPoint; learn to find, open, and save files; explore the internet and give you a few tips and tricks to navigate your computer.

Instructor: Don Bremer

Please bring your laptop to the course. If you do not have a laptop and are still interested in taking the course please let us know 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org

Date: Saturday February 21st

Time:1-4pm
Cost: $60 a participant

Interested in the Course or want to register? 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org or www.northshorecampus.org



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 02/11/2015 12:29pm

Next Week! Excel Workshop at Cook County Higher Education

Microsoft Excel Workshop at Cook County Higher Education

Friday (Feb 20th) from 5-8p.m.

Don Bremer will walk you through how to use comments, create conditional formatting, work with IF statements, link workbooks, insert headers & footers, sort lists, do more with charts, and create mailing lists within Excel.         

Excel is a software program capable of creating and editing spreadsheets that are saved with a .xls file extension. For example, with a spreadsheet you could create your own payroll, balance your check book, organize a large amount of data in an easy to read format, and much more. This is done by adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing the values in the spreadsheet to view overall totals and create graphs based on that data.

Lecture and Hands on Lab          

Cost workshop is $60.

Please bring your laptop to the course. If you do not have a laptop and are still interested in taking the course please let us know 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org

Interested in the Course or want to register? 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org or www.northshorecampus.org



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 02/11/2015 12:06pm

February Networking Luncheon: Great Places Spanning Cook County! Launch of the 2015 Great Place Project!

February Networking Luncheon
Great Places Spanning Cook County!

A Cook County Chamber of Commerce and Cook County Higher Education Event

Wondering what this Great Place Project is all about?  Hoping to find out if your business or organization is eligible for a mini-grant?  Want to learn more about the 2014 Great Place Projects and impact of those projects on Cook County? Join us on February 19th for the launch of the 2015 Great Place Project!  

Come learn more about this local project, who is eligible to apply, the funding for 2015, and tips for applications.  Be a part of the big splash the Great Place Project is making in our communities. The Great Place Project is sponsored by the Moving Matters project of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and the Cook County Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, February 19th at 11:30-1pm

Location: Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Grand Marais, MN
Cost (Includes Lunch Catered by Crooked Spoon): $10
RSVP: 218-387-3411 or highered@northshorecampus.org or www.northshorecampus.org

Presenters: Moving Matters-Kristin DeArruda Wharton and Maren Webb and Cook County Chamber of Commerce

In 2014, the Cook County Chamber of Commerce and the Moving Matters project of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic partnered to put on the first annual 'Great Place Race' to create more great places in our communities. Over 25 local businesses, nonprofits, and individuals submitted creative ideas from across Cook County and Grand Portage. $11,930 in grants were awarded to 16 recipients to help create great places within our communities.

 



CONTACT: Cook County Higher Education
PHONE: 218-387-3411
DATE: 02/10/2015 09:50am