Week of November 23-27, 2020



Kathy’s schedule: Monday and Tuesday 12 noon-4 pm


Bizarre Bazaar for November 22-29
This 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 January). If you haven’t paid up yet, please do so, and if you haven’t picked up your item please let me know. I hope that when it’s done we will have raised between $2,000 -$2,500. THANK YOU! —-Rosemary Guttormsson

Only one new this week:

Red Burlap Ribbon Wreath with green, gold and red ornaments. This wreath is about 16” and can be seen on our website, Facebook or Instagram. Minimum bid $20. Bid by sending an email to roseyrita@mac.com

Now for items remaining from previous weeks:

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. 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
5. 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 Sponge Bob Goes to the Doctor
6. A selection of Woolease Knit Beanie Hats, knit by Mary Hennessy. 
Buy now for $25 . One adult hat size large and 2 size small. A variety of colors. Buy yours 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/


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). 
November 28th 10-12 Full
December 5th 2-4 pm
December 12th 4-6 pm
December 19th 10-12 noon
After you sign up for a shift with Marisa you
will receive information on safety guidelines and
be required to watch a training video.

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


Member Spotlight

A new feature of the newsletter will be a spotlight section
highlighting accomplishments and recognition for our members
along with news such as anniversaries, celebrations and special events.
In this week’s spotlight is Ellie Dryer.
Ellie was recognized in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition
and Dietetics as a 50 year member of the Academy. There are but 3 in Minnesota. Ellie commented that “her passion for the profession has
never waned, but I was not sure I would hang in that many years.”
Congratulations Ellie!

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


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 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

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

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


A Message from Lucy Kragness and the Camera Club

Leif Erikson/Lakewalk Photo Walk: Wednesday, November 18

Lakewalk from East Photo Walk: Wednesday, November 25

Let’s explore more of the Lakewalk! We are heading to the Lakewalk on Wednesday, November 25 at 1 pm. We will meet at the lower lot adjacent to the Lakewalk on 40th Avenue East just up from London Road; it’s the small lot below the main lot at East High School. Here’s to finding more Duluth winter scenes while giving thanks for our
DWC friends!


“I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rolene Lampi

Vice President/Program Chair

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