Author: Lucy Kragness

DWC Youtube Channel

DWC Youtube Channel

Did you miss recent DWC Zoom presentations? No worries! The programs are now on the DWC Youtube Channel. Click on the image to relive the fun.

Week of December 14-18, 2020

 ******** Happy Hanukkah  ******** December 18th 1 pmZoom PresentationDWC “Memories past” A Special Edition for the Holidays**You won’t want to miss this one**Reservations with Rolene LampiRolenelampi@gmail.com218-742-2401 ******** Community Outreach Salvation Army Bell ringer volunteers needed: We have shifts available for bell ringing at Mt. Royal. We 

Week of December 4-11, 2020

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In Remembrance
Joyce Louise Grahn

Jan. 29, 1935 – Nov. 26, 2020
No services are planned at this time.

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Community Outreach

Salvation Army Bell ringer volunteers needed:

We have shifts available for bell ringing at Mt. Royal.
 We can have up to 3 ringers (socially distanced). 
December 12th 4-6 pm
December 19th 10-12 noon
THANK YOU! ALL SHIFTS ARE FILLED!

A donation drive for the Salvation Army

Items that Adults & Children are in need of: 
For Men, Women and Children of all ages: Winter Hats, Gloves,
Mittens and Scarves, Socks. 
Toiletries, tooth paste & brushes, deodorant, shampoo, body wash,
bars of soap, toilet paper. 
There will be a blue bin placed by the front door for drop off.
The deadline will be by Friday December 18th, 2020
Marisa Hoogenaker
risamarceau@gmail.com 218-310-6525

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Member Spotlight

Today we honor Mary Chabot who holds the honor of the longest membership at the club. She joined in 1982 and has enjoyed bridge and other club events over the years. She has childhood memories of visiting the Hartman house with her sister who was a friend of Ginny Hartman.

 Mary said she has enjoyed her membership and good friends at the club over the years. Her love of bridge and the building first drew her to join the club. 

Send information for member spotlight to Rolene
Rolenelampi@gmail.com 218-742-2401

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December Book Club

I have canceled the December Book club meeting due to the Governor’s
new restrictions on gatherings. 
We will plan to meet January 12th
and read the same book.
The Better Sister by Alafair Burke, discussion lead by Rosemary.
JoAnn Zarins.  Jzarins@charter.net or 728-1688


December 11th 1 pm
Zoom Presentation
Presented by Madeleine Binsfrahm, MA
Development Director

Support Women’s Empowerment
*Madeleine is the daughter of DWC member Ruth Westra*

 The Women’s Bakery is a social enterprise that gainfully employees women and provides access to quality breads in Rwanda. There will be pictures and information about Rwanda as well.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401


December 18th 1 pm
Zoom Presentation

DWC “Memories past”

A Special Edition for the Holidays
**You won’t want to miss this one**
Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401

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A Message from Lucy Kragness and the Camera Club

Return to Canal Park: Wednesday, December 9 at 1 pm
 
Let’s continue being tourists! We are going to keep on exploring Canal Park/Lakewalk on Wednesday, December 9. We will meet at 1 pm at the city parking lot on Canal Park Drive between the Inn on Lake Superior and Comfort Suites. Here’s to the amazing December warm sunshine!

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“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.” -Winston Churchill

Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair


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Week of November 30 – December 4, 2020

 ******** Check out the beautiful holiday decorations outside the clubhouse.Thank you to the members of the Building and GroundsCommittee who make sure the DWC has seasonal decorations!  ******** Thank you to Rosemary Guttormssonfor organizing the Bizarre Bazaarand all of you for your support with donations and bids.  

Week of November 23-27, 2020

HAPPY THANKSGIVING  ******** Kathy’s schedule: Monday and Tuesday 12 noon-4 pm  ******** Bizarre Bazaar for November 22-29This is the last week! Thank you to all, for your donations and bids over the past SEVEN weeks. This week is the last week (something new coming in 

Week of November 16-20, 2020

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Bizarre Bazaar for November 15-22

Thank you to all, for your donations and bids over the past few weeks. I neglected to mention that two of our board members organized their “bubbles” to create baskets. Thank you to Nancy Gregg’s bubble and Ellie Dryer’s bubble. Great teamwork!

New this week:

1- Beaded Christmas tree #1 8×10 framed. Pearly white with yellow gems. A nice gift for a friend or a new addition to your Christmas decorations. Donated by Nancy Gregg.
Minimum bid $30. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.
 
2- Beaded Christmas tree #2 8×10 framed. A bejeweled dazzler in greens with gold. Check it out on the website or Facebook. Donated by Nancy Gregg.
Minimum bid $30. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.
 
3- A cozy chenille scarf:  soft gray in color, 6 1/2 inches wide, 68 inches long with 5” fringe. Donated by Nancy Gregg.
Minimum bid $25. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.
 
4- Not so much a scarf as a statement:  Colorful, you must check it out on the website, 3 1/2 inches wide, 58 inches long, 4 1/2 inch fringe.
Minimum bid $15. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.
 
5. Grinch Pillows Set # 1: Don’t be a Grinch,  bid on this pair of pillows. One features the Grinch as a “Registered Regifter” and the other is Cat in the Hat. The covers are removable, all washable. Donated by Candy Adams. Minimum bid for the pair $20. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.
 
6. Grinch Pillows Set # 2: One features the Grinch as “I’m here for the roast beast” and the other is Cat in the Hat. The covers are removable, all washable. Donated by Candy Adams.
Minimum bid for the pair $20. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.
 
7. Poppies, a bit of sunshine: 6×6 watercolor. An original watercolor by Rosemary Guttormsson. Painting is mounted on a board, ready to hang. Perfect for small space. Minimum bid $40. Email roseyrita@mac.com with your bid.

From last week:

8. Pinecone wreath from Judy Rocchio. “Fall through Christmas” 21 inches, beautiful gold bow.
$45 minimum bid.  Bid by sending an email to roseyrita@mac.com

 
9. Japanese Tea and Sake Set: A beautiful tea and sake set purchased by Judi Hermans in Japan and never used. It’s beautiful! It even has kimono coasters. It would make a great gift this Holiday Season. Marissa Hoogenakker added tea and sake, so it’s ready to go!
$45 minimum bid.  Bid by sending an email to roseyrita@mac.com
 
You have to see photos of the above items. Go to Facebook, Instagram or our DWC website: https://duluthwomansclub.com/bizarre-bazaar/bizarre-bazaar/

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December Book Club

The book we are reading for our December 8th meeting is
“The Better Sister” by Alafair Burke.
Rosemary will lead the discussion.
Remember we are meeting at 10:30 and are limited to 10.  Please let me know you are coming and I will keep count. 
JoAnn Zarins.  Jzarins@charter.net or 728-1688


* * RESCHEDULED **
November 20th 1 pm
Zoom  Presentation
Journey to the Arctic
Presented by Char Taylor
DWC Member

Leaving the port of Longyearbyen, in Svalbard, Norway, Char headed north to the Arctic Circle.
Come and share Char’s 11-day
cruise where she saw whales, walrus, seals,
reindeer, polar bears, birds and glaciers.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401


December 4th 1 pm
Zoom Presentation * *Rescheduled* *
Green Home Solutions
Presented by Steven Stern

Steve will share with us information about the causes and solutions
to the common indoor air quality problems of mold, allergens,
dust, odors and other common indoor air quality concerns.
Questions welcome regarding air quality.

Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401


December 11th 1 pm
Zoom Presentation
Presented by Madeleine Binsfrahm, MA
Development Director

Support Women’s Empowerment 
 The Women’s Bakery is a social enterprise that gainfully employees women and provides access to quality breads in Rwanda. There will be pictures and information about Rwanda as well.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401

 

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A Message from Lucy Kragness and the Camera Club

Leif Erikson/Lakewalk Photo Walk: Wednesday, November 18

Our Lakewalk exploration continues! All are welcome to join us on Wednesday, November 18 at 1 p.m. at the parking lot by the Rose Garden on 13th Avenue East and London Road. We will check out Leif Erikson Park and walk on the paved Lakewalk toward Fitter’s. Here’s hoping shipping traffic dazzles us!

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“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” -Anna Freud

Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair


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Memories

Memories

Members of the Duluth Womans Club help out in many ways throughout our community. Last June, 26 club members and guests assembled over 6,000 face shields that were sent to Essentia Health. That’s 402 in 15 minutes! Members also raised $1,000 for Safe Haven Shelter for Battered Women. Click on the photo for more memories!

Week of November 9-13, 2020

 ******** Bizarre Bazaar for November 8-15.All new items! Thank you to all who contributed to “Paint the Hall“$250 was collected ******** November Book Club The book for the Tuesday, November 10th meeting is “The Girl You Left Behind” by JoJo Moyes,  discussion led by Nancy.  

Week of November 2-6, 2020

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Bizarre Bazaar November 1-8
Some new some held over!

Holiday Deserts: Why cook? Choose two from these five delicious desserts to serve after your holiday meal. 
Delivered by Pam Williams up to the day before the holiday. 
Your choices:
Triple Chocolate Cookie Trifle Pie ~ A show stopping holiday dessert
Tiramisu ~ A layered Italian dessert
New York-style Cheesecake with Pecan Praline Sauce ~ Traditional cheesecake made yummy
Chocolate Mousse ~ A decadent take on chocolate pudding
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Chocolate Sauce ~ Even folks that
don’t like bread pudding will like this        
Minimum bid for TWO of these desserts is only $40.
Bid now by sending an email to roseyrita@mac.com
 
Colorful pillow and children’s book combo: each of the pillows includes a repurposed children’s book in very good condition (or a new book) and a new flashlight. The pillows measure 16″ x 16″ and the pillowcase can be easily removed for washing. Donors: Candy Adams and Helen Smith Stone. Minimum bid on each book $30. Bid by sending an email to roseyrita@mac.com
Book #1 Gobble, Gobble, Crash 
Book #2 Curious George and the Firefighters
Book #3 Sponge Bob Goes to the Doctor
 
A selection of Woolease Knit Beanie Hats, knit by Mary Hennessy. 
Buy now for $25 . Three sold but we now have an adult hat size large and 2 size small. A variety of colors. You can see photos on our website, Facebook and Instagram. Buy yours by sending an email to roseyrita@mac.com

Beaded Christmas Tree #1, Not having the whole family for Christmas? Maybe you need one of these cute beaded trees, framed, 8x 10 inches.
Donor Nancy Gregg
Turquoise and Pearls: Minimum bid $40. Bid now: send an email to roseyrita@mac.com

Beaded Christmas Tree #2, Want a bit of Christmas for a friend? Maybe you need one of these cute beaded trees, framed, 8x 10 inches.
Donor Nancy Gregg
Amber and Crystals: Minimum bid $40. Bid now: send an email to roseyrita@mac.com

Floral Arrangement #1 Need a nice gift for a friend? Framed, 5×7 inches, fits on a bedside table or on a mantle.
Donor: Nancy Gregg
Turquoise and Gold: Minimum bid $30. Bid now: send an email to roseyrita@mac.com

Floral Arrangement #2 For yourself or a friend? Framed, 5×7 inches.
Donor: Nancy Gregg.
Bronzes and a Bird: Minimum bid $30. Bid now: send an email to roseyrita@mac.com

Paint and Labor to refresh the inside entry (where you usually sign in): As part of our freshening up the DWC, you have an opportunity to contribute to the project. Contribute $10, or more is certainly welcome.
Minimum bid $10. Bid now: send an email to roseyrita@mac.com

To see photos of the above items go to Facebook, Instagram
or our DWC website:  
https://duluthwomansclub.com/bizarre-bazaar/bizarre-bazaar/
Thank you!

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November Book Club

The book for the Tuesday, November 10th meeting is “The Girl You Left Behind” by JoJo Moyes,  discussion led by Nancy.  We are meeting at 10:30 a.m.  Please note the new time.
We continue to be required to limit our meeting to 10 members.  Please let me know that are planning to attend and I will keep count.
joannzmn@gmail.com
JoAnn Zarins 728-1688


November 6th 1 pm
Zoom Presentation
Safely Moving Crude Oil Through a Pipeline…
Is There a Need for a New Pipeline?

Presented by Lorraine Little,
Director of Community Engagement

Lorraine will speak to the controversy regarding
the Enbridge Pipeline.
There will be a time for questions.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401


November 13th 1 pm
Zoom  Presentation
Journey to the Arctic
Presented by Char Taylor
DWC Member

Leaving the port of Longyearbyen, in Svalbard, Norway, Char headed north to the Arctic Circle.
Come and share Char’s 11-day
cruise where she saw whales, walrus, seals,
reindeer, polar bears, birds and glaciers.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi
Rolenelampi@gmail.com
218-742-2401

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A Message from Lucy Kragness and the Camera Club

Photo walk to Lester Park on Thursday, October 29

Join us on Wednesday, November 4 when we explore the Lakewalk on
our weekly photo walk. We will meet at 1 pm in the Lakewalk Parking lot behind the Holiday Station on 26th Avenue East and London Road.
This is a beautiful stretch of Lakewalk and will be an easy walk on a
paved trail. The forecast is for glorious weather! All are welcome.

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“Women are the sustaining force of any society – they think of the children and the next generation’s chances.”   Margo MacDonald

Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair


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Week of October 26-30, 2020

 ******** See DWC website, Facebook or Instagram for photos of the above!Link to website:https://duluthwomansclub.com/bizarre-bazaar ******** November Book Club The book for the Tuesday, November 10th meeting is “The Girl You Left Behind” by JoJo Moyes,  discussion led by Nancy.  We are meeting at 10:30 a.m.