Week of January 25-29, 2021


Thank you to the many volunteers
who give generously
 of their time and talent.

Marisa Hoogenakker, Chair of Marketing/Community Outreach has worked diligently to make sure DWC members can support the community with several events we can all participate in.

Building and Grounds
A shout out to Pam Williams’ husband, Skip, who moved the pile of wood chips into the peace garden when the maple tree came down this fall. That was a big job!

Craft Dryer replaced the screen on the service door which appeared to have been kicked.

John Miller painted the boot rack in the entryway and also had one of the basement screens replaced and other maintenance repairs that need attention.

Contact Rolenelampi@gmail.com if you
would like to highlight
a DWC volunteer event or person(s)


Friday, January 22nd Zoom Program
Presented by Betsy Mistek, Associate Director
“Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss
expands its mission”

Reservations with Rolene Lampi


Friday, February 5th Zoom Program
Presented by Heidi Dulebohn, International Consultant

Many of you may know Heidi as she was a member of the DWC from 2005-2015. Heidi will speak on Zoom Etiquette and etiquette in general in the time of Covid. She will also discuss opportunities for the virtual world and how we can step forward and take advantage. It will be fun to catch up with Heidi so plan to log on a bit early for a pre-program chat time.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi


Friday, February 12th Zoom Program
“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


Friday, February 19th Zoom Program
“Zoom in on Technology”
Presented by Lucy Kragness
DWC Member

Lucy Kragness will review how to connect with the DWC
on the club website and via social media accounts on Facebook
and Instagram. By sharing her computer screen via Zoom,
Lucy will demonstrate how the website is updated.
Reservations with Rolene Lampi

Member Spotlight

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

Community Outreach Event

This spring’s community outreach project will be collecting food shelf items to be distributed by CHUM at their West Duluth Emergency Food Shelf located in Our Saviors Lutheran Church. It sounds like they are the most in need right now.

Please bring non-perishable food items to the DWC on Wednesdays between 12 and 2 in the afternoon. The Mahjongg group should be there and the door should be unlocked. 
Here is the information detailing most needed items:

Foods Most Needed: pears, fruit cocktail, pineapple, mandarin oranges, chicken noodle & cream
of mushroom soup, peanut butter, tuna, spam, Spaghettio’s,
chili, stew, chunky soups, pasta sides,
rice-a-roni & ramen,  cold cereal, pork and beans.

The Community Outreach members will deliver the donated
food items on March 1st or 2nd.

A Message from Lucy Kragness and the Camera Club

Camera club to explore Waabizheshikana Trail:
Wednesday, January 27th, 1 pm

All welcome to explore the Waabizheshikana (The Marten Way) /Western Waterfront Trail on Wednesday, January 27. It’s a beautiful walk along the bay over Kingsbury Creek. There were icy sections, but not bad on Saturday and worth it to watch a fox run across the bay. We will meet at 1 pm in the trail parking lot behind the Munger Inn.
From Grand Avenue, turn onto Pulaski Street, cross the railroad tracks  and parking lot on the left.

“”Persistence overshadows even talent as the most valuable resource shaping the quality of life.”
-Tony Robbins

Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair

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