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  • "Livin' is Easy" Summer Happy Hour is Monday, August 31

    August 30, 2015 at 11:33 am

    Hi there. It’s us again. Your local League of Women Voters - Northfield & Cannon Falls.

    It’s summer time and the livin’ is easy. That means time to socialize. With us. Your local League. Did we say local?

    We want you, members and non-members.

    No worries. No cares. Just a nice night on a deck. Near water.

    Please come to our happy hour at the Tavern Lounge Deck on August 31, anytime between 5 and 7 pm. The upstairs place. Not the downstairs place.

    This will be fun. We promise. No work. No speeches. No duties. No buttons. No signs. Not this time. That is for fall. It is still summer. And the livin’ is easy.

    Who are we? We are the League of Women Voters of Northfield & Cannon Falls. We are your local League. We do good things. Like educate voters. Organize candidate forums. Get great grants. Give out cool buttons. Take a stand on issues. Invite smart speakers to town. All good stuff.

    Want to read our full mission statement? Summarized in short form – educate yourself; play nice; advocate; be informed when you vote.

    We are you, your neighbors, your friends, your mom, your dad, your son, your daughter. We come in all ages and all shapes and sizes. We are men, too. We have a dude on our board. This is not your grandmother’s league. This is your local league. Fighting for truth, justice and the American way.

    Come on out. Deck. View. Smart people. Happy hour. August 31.

    We think you might be interested in us. We are interested in you. Also, we want to hang out.

    Here are the details:

    • What: A no pressure happy hour
    • Date: Monday, August 31, 5 pm to 7 pm.
    • Location: The Tavern Lounge – deck (upstairs)
    • RSVP: Nope. Just come.
    • Guests: Yup. Bring someone, or two or three someones.

    Questions? Please ask them.

    Sincerely, fondly and ever yours,

    Bonnie Jean Flom,
    Membership Committee Chair

    Mary Carlsen
    Membership Committee Member

    Mary Hahn, Board President

    Janet Petri,Membership Committee Member

  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - June 25, 2015

    June 29, 2015 at 8:14 am

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • New CFO joins hospital
    • Operational income negative for May
    • Board approves purchase of new monitoring system
  • Call on June 22 - Help Our Voices Be Heard!

    June 18, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    Yes, there is something you can do about climate change!  Five of our Northfield neighbors (including several LWV members) are joining many others from Citizens' Climate Lobby next week in Washington.  They will tell our congressional representatives  that climate change is a threat to all of us, and they will ask them to put a small price on carbon.  Members of CCL  will be meeting with EVERY member of Congress.  

    Our representatives in Washington think that we don't really care about climate change. Would you like to let them know that we want action?  You can do it!

  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - May 28, 2015

    May 31, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • April financials look good
    • Nursing project seeks to lower readmission rate for congestive heart failure
    • Pediatrician launches reading project for children and parents
    • Scott Richardson to retire.
  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - April 30, 2015

    May 4, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • Hospital receives 4-star rating from Medicare
    • Total Income positive for March, but negative for quarter
    • Hospital approached regarding participation in solar garden