Redefining the Classroom

Lake Superior Elders (LSE) NewsLetter

Summer Semester Schedule 2015

May 4, Wednesday, 2:00p.m., New Alzheimer’s House.  Dee Kivi, R.N. will speak to us about the new Alzheimer’s House.  The home is being constructed behind the Hearthside Assisted Living facility.  It is set to open the beginning of June. The house will accommodate six individuals in a home like setting.  

May 11, 2016, Wednesday, 2:00. p.m. – The French Connection.  Bernie Arbic, author and historian, will tell us about the French part of our area history which often takes a back seat to the “John Johnson” era. He will present some firsthand descriptions from the Jesuit Relations of the 17th Century to Jean-Bastiste Cadette, the first permanent non-native resident.

June 8, 2016, Wednesday – Noon – Annual Spring Luncheon in the Crow’s Nest of the Cisler Center. Reservations must be called into Sandy Hope by May 23rd (635-2802).  Members are free and guests cost $12.00, payable at the door.   Our guest speaker is Thomas Pleger, President of LSSU.  Dr. Pleger will tell us about the plans for academic reorganization, LSSU’s involvement in the community, enrollment and future plans for LSSU. 

June 22, 2016, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., Tour of LSSU Robotics Lab. We are going to explore the exciting world of robotics at Lake Superior State University.   LSSU has been noted as one of the top universities in the U.S. concerning robotics specialization.   Please park in the back parking lot behind the Cisler Center and we will enter the CASET Building to the left of the Cisler Center.   We will enter at the back of the CASET building.  The Robotics Lab is only a short distance from the entrance.   Meet Sharon Brunner at 1:45 p.m. by the back entrance. Please be on time.  

July 13, Wednesday, 2:00 a.m., Our Food and What is In It. Charla Gordon is a Registered Dietitian and Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at Lake Superior.  Charla will speak about food safety and the additives in our food.   

July 27, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., Trip to Grand Marais.  We will leave from the Norris Center parking lot at 10:00 a.m. to arrive in Grand Marais about 12:00.  We will spend the afternoon exploring this unique small town on the shore of Lake Superior.  There are numerous museums and small shops and art galleries.  We can have lunch at one of the three restaurants in town.  There is a LSE fee of $5.00 for passengers in each car to cover mileage. 

August 10, 2016, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., Chippewa County Prosecuting Attorney.  Dennis McShane is our new prosecuting attorney. Come join us for what will be a very interesting program.   

August 24, 2016, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. – Wine Tasting at 1668 Winery & Lockside Brewery. The 1668 Winery offers wine and beer made at their establishment.  Come join us for an afternoon of learning about this business and its products.  You will enjoy a flight of wine (three small glasses) or one pint of beer as well as a variety of appetizers.   Cost for this event is $10.00 (includes tip)which can be paid to Carol Voris upon your arrival at the 1668 Winery.   Call Sandy Hope at 635-2802 by August 16th to reserve your spot, so the winery will know the number attending. The winery is located at 100 W Portage Ave. in the Sault.  

September 14, 2016, Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – Annual Membership Drive. Just a reminder of our upcoming membership drive. Specific information will be included in our August newsletter. Be sure and mark your calendar for this date!