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Each Monthly meeting includes a social time, a business meeting, dinner, the presentation and discussion. We begin at 6:00 pm and generally like to conclude by 9:00 pm. While it would be difficult to rigorously enforce timing, and while we wouldn't want to stiffle engaged participation in any of the parts of the evening, here is a suggested time structure.

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Members and guests arrive, order their meals and drinks and socialize with eachother.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Adjourn to the back room for our business meeting.
7:00 pm - 7:45 or 8:00 pm Dinner
7:45 or 8:00 pm - 8:45 pm Presentation of Paper
8:45 pm - 9:00 pm Discussion
9:00 pm Adjourn

 

June 12 Special Guest   West Africa
August 14 Summer Gathering  
September 11 Richard Schoenbohm Redistricting
October 9 Jean Jepson "I'd like to teach the world..."
November 13 Round table Your favorite, most interesting or most notorious ancestor and why.
December 11 Paul Frieberg Packaging: Good or Bad?
January 8 no speaker  
February 12 Amy Oberg The Future of the Brain
March 12 Jan Smith

The Italian Influence: a focus on the use of mosaic and millefiori glass over time

April 9 Bob Swain On the Protesters of the 60s and 70s
May 14 Mary Poulson Frederic Chopin and George Sand

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