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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THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).

Pictured above are food shelf volunteer Bob Segler, Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Dr. Scott Schulz, Tara Boone and Sara Peterson. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE SHERBURNE COUNTY CHAPTER OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL donated $1,200 worth of items to the Big Lake Community Food Shelf Tuesday. The donation included 50 hams and some personal care items. Pictured above from the left are Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Coborn’s Manager Mitch Utecht, Thrivent Financial Associate Curtis Snesrud, Coborn’s Assistant Manager John Howard, Thrivent Financials Associate Derek Birdsall and food shelf volunteer Bob Segler. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOMMY ECKSTROM had to think hard about what he wanted to say on the gift card for the present he had just purchased.