Week of June 21 – June 25, 2021

Governing Board Meeting on Zoom
Wednesday, June 23rd 9:30 am
*Note time and date change for June*

Welcome back ladies! Please join us for a catered picnic on the DWC terrace and in the garden room on June 25 at 11:30!

Reservations are necessary and can be made to Pam Williams via email, pamelarwilliams52@gmail.com or by calling 202-352-8168.
Deadline for reservations is noon on Tuesday, June 22. 
When making your reservations, please let her know which of the following menu options from MidCoast Catering you want to eat:
(1) turkey, bacon and swiss cheese sandwich with lettuce,
tomato and cranberry mayo,
(2) chicken salad croissant sandwich, or
(3) mixed green salad with toasted pecans, goat cheese and cranberries with either a hot balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing. Dessert will be chocolate pot au creme.
Price will be $20 which will be collected at the door as you come in. The first 30 minutes will be available for you to greet and visit with friends who you haven’t seen for some time before we sit
down to eat at noon.
You may want to wear a sun hat and/or wear sunscreen if you plan to sit on the terrace. Look forward to catching up with you then!

Property Sale Update

The vote to sell the property passed with 71 YES votes
and 17 NO votes. There were 8 ballots that could not be counted because the voters were not current dues paying members.
The Duluth Planning Committee will now review the request for sale and make a determination.

Program Committee

Contact Rolene Lampi if you are interested in
serving on the Program Committee.

For Sponsorship opportunities for the Tour of Homes & Gardens contact Lucy Kragness at lucykragness@gmail.com

Community Outreach

Our June project will be helping to support the YWCA
Spirit Valley Young Mothers Program.
We will be collecting the following during the month of June:
* Gift cards to grocery stores
* Pots, pans, other basic kitchen necessities
* Hygiene items, Towels, Diapers, wipes, etc
Bring your donation Friday when you attend the picnic. 
Stay tuned for July’s event. The Animal Allies Walk For Animals is happening in-person again this year!!

Do you want to play bridge this summer? Please notify Sandy Keyser of all Tuesdays in June that you can play (218-728-1787 or sandrabkeyser@gmail.com).

Photo Club with Lucy Kragness

Bloom Watch: Wednesday, June 23

Rosebud watch continues! With each week bringing new blooms, we have decided to explore the Rose Garden and the Lakewalk this summer. We will meet on Wednesday, June 23 at 1 pm at the parking lot by the Rose Garden on 13th Avenue East and London Road. After checking out the Rose Garden, we will walk on the paved Lakewalk. If you would rather skip the walk, there are benches in the park and along the Lakewalk. There are a lot of photo possibilities along one of Duluth’s favorite Lakewalk stops.

“Go forth into the busy world and love it. Interest yourself in its life; mingle kindly with its joys and sorrows.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair

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