Whitney Senior Center Special Events

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Tuesday Humanities:
Iran and the Greater Middle East
US Retired Diplomat Tom Hanson returns with a presentation focusing on the Iranian nation and on US-Iranian relations, including Iran’s recent election, latest developments in its nuclear program, and Iran's role in Syria and in the Sunni-Shia regional confrontation that has resulted from the Arab Spring.
Date: Tues, Nov. 5
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Free and open to the public.
 
Thursday Humanities:
Living Our Legacy
Celebrate your favorite Senior Center with other Whitney patrons as we discuss where we are and where we’ve come from. Steve Hennes, former Whitney Director, will discuss the roots of Whitney Senior Center- how it started, and its progress over time. Laura Hood, Aging Services Director, will lead a discussion of Whitney’s current operations. Add to the legacy by sharing your stories & favorite memories with your friends here at Whitney. Steve Hennes & Laura Hood.
Date: Thurs, Nov. 7
Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Free and open to the public.
Retro Trail Run/Walk  
Go retro running with Whitney- the way we did before bibs, clocks, literature & timing chips! 
Race shirts will be provided by you- bring a t-shirt to trade or donate if you’d like! Run/walk the well-marked course, keep your own time, and enjoy fruit and snacks at the finish. Bring your own container – water will be provided. 
Date: Sat., Nov. 9 
Time: 10:15 a.m.    1.5-Mile Run/Walk (Kids & Adults)
  11 a.m.    5-Mile Run/ 2.5-Mile Walk (Kids & Adults)
Cost:   $5 (Adults 55 + and kids under 12),  $10 (all others) Payment due on race day.
Location:  Warner Lake County Park, 1485 County Rd. 143, Clearwater
 

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BETTY THIELEN, 88, of Big Lake was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Airport Road in Big Lake Township Thursday afternoon. (Archive photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BIG LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL have purchased hydration stations for their school and help prevent waste from plastic water bottles. Front row from left to right is Sophie Wesolowski, Emily Zinken, Erin Rootes, Mia Mielke, Destinee Schieck and Annika Holl. Back row from left to right is Erik Poffenberger, Sydney Throolin, Hailey Atwood, Cassie Walsh, Trent Ramert, Isabella Dahlen, Lexi Nau and Ashlyn Mattson. (Submitted photo).

SHERBURNE COUNTY SHERIFF Joel Brott at the Orrock Township meeting Wednesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE BIG LAKE AMBASSADORS take charge of the serving line.