DWC Youtube Channel

DWC Youtube Channel

Galapagos! It’s Not Just about the Tortoises

Ellie Dryer, DWC member and past president, shared her adventures about a bucket list trip to the Galapagos Islands in the fall of 2021. A mountain city, an ocean cruise, fantastic food, and exotic islands, all in one 11-day trip. A two-hour flight from Quito, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are a nature lover’s dream. Ellie shared with us the amazing birds, fish, and yes, the giant tortoises. Discover the islands where Charles Darwin conducted his research of evolution. Here is a copy of her powerpoint presentation that she shared during a lunch program at the club on March 4, 2022.

2021 Cabaret

Several members of the DWC Cabaret met in December 2021 to create this special holiday video. Enjoy the 2021 Cabaret!

Did you miss 2021 DWC Zoom presentations? No worries! The programs are now on the DWC Youtube Channel. Click on the videos below to relive the fun. Enjoy!

Past, Present and Future of the Cross City Trail

Community members Dick Haney and Mike Casey shared the “Past, Present and Future of the Cross City Trail” during this zoom presentation on March 19, 21. They were joined by DWC member Alison Clarke, who is closely involved in promoting the development of the last segment of the trail from Irving Park to the head of the Munger Trail.

Moral Development: Dave Griffin

How one acquires one’s sense of morality takes time. In this presentation from the Duluth Womans Club, Dave Griffin discussed the 4-step Moral Development model and its relevance in how people relate to conflicting issues today. Dave shared how he navigated those four steps and gave each of us an opportunity to reflect and to share how we have dealt with similar hurdles as we confronted them when we were acquiring our sense of right and wrong. Fascinating and insightful! This zoom presentation was made on February 26, 21.

Zoom in on Technology: Lucy Kragness

DWC member Lucy Kragness reviewed how to connect with the club website and via social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram. By sharing her computer screen via Zoom, Lucy demonstrated how the website is updated. This presentation was on February 19. 2021.

Char Taylor: Journey to the Arctic

DWC member Char Taylor shared a delightful presentation on January 12, 2021 on her 11-day cruise to the Arctic Circle. Leaving the port of Longyearbyen, in Svalbard, Norway, Char headed north to the Arctic Circle. During the cruise, she saw whales, walrus, seals, reindeer, polar bears, birds and glaciers.

Lighthouse for Vital Living: Betsy Mistek

Betsy Mistek, Associate Director from Lighthouse Center for Vital Living (Formerly known as Lighthouse for the Blind), shared information about the center’s new expanded mission during this zoom presentation on January 22, 2021.

Y-Ker Acres: Matt Weik

Covid has caused disruptions to farms across Minnesota, but Y-ker Acres’ meat delivery is gaining steam and providing another source of revenue as restaurants and bars cut back their purchases. Matt Weik shared his recent development with online orders of their product and how the pandemic has changed their business model during this DWC Zoom Presentation on January 8, 2021.

DWC Memories Video

Memories make life richer, especially during a pandemic! We hope that you enjoy this compilation of photographs and videos from past and recent activities of the Duluth Womans Club, which is accompanied by Pianist Judy Arnold’s extraordinary talent. We enjoyed compiling this look back at how women supporting women makes such a difference in our lives. This video was shared during the DWC Zoom Presentation on 12/18/20.

DWC Holiday Memories

Relive past Duluth Womans Club holiday programs through this fun compilation of photographs set to the extraordinary talent of Pianist Judy Arnold. While we were unable to gather at the club this year, we can fondly remember past programs be thankful for our friendships, which are pandemic proof. Happy Holidays! This video was shared during the DWC Zoom Presentation on 12/18/20.

Hoops Brewery: Dave Hoops

Dave Hoops from Hoops Brewery in Duluth shared the ups and downs of operating a brewery during the pandemic on October 30, 2020. Check out his interesting presentation that was presented to members of the Duluth Womans Club via a Zoom presentation.

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