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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

9:30-11:30 AM
Ebola and Beyond: Medical and Ethical Considerations

By Patrick Iverson

1:30-3:30 PM
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Why Do We Do What We Do?

By Maxine Eckes
*Please bring a writing implement and a magazine or notebook to write on as there will be a questionnaire to fill out as part of this class!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

9:30-11:30 AM
Muslim Women Today in the Middle East

By Aisha Khalil Nasser

11:30 AM
Member Social

In the Fireplace Room
Don't miss this opportunity to meet friends and eat yummy treats!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

9:30-11:30 AM
The Mathenys' of the Wheatland Ferry: A Historical Vignette

By Mark & Donna Hinds

1:30-3:30 PM
Francis and Liberation Theology

By James Gau

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ALL News

Gala Celebration Dinner

The annual Gala Celebration Dinner is scheduled for June 8, 5:30-7:00 PM. This dinner costs members only $10--ALL underwrites the rest of the expense so that members are able to attend this important celebration. Members must sign up, specify menu choices or cancel prior to the deadline of May 28 at 5:00 PM.

ALL Socials Calendar

  • Wednesday, Apr 15, 11:30 AM
  • Thursday, May 7, 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 3, 11:30 AM
Socials are held in the Fireplace Room.

Committee Meeting Calendar

  • Monday, April 13, 2015, 10:00-Noon:
    Nominating Committee-Tom Wogaman, Chair
  • Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:30-3:30 PM:
    Website Committee-Dan Youngberg, Chair
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:30-2:30 PM:
    Nominating Committee-Tom Wogaman, Chair
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 3:00-4:00 PM:
    ADA/Reasonable Accommodation Committee-Pat Young, Chair
    (meeting in the Fireplace Room)
  • Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:30-3:30 PM:
    Board of Directors-Margaret Dutton, Chair
  • Monday, April 27, 2015, 1:30-3:30 PM:
    Curriculum Committee, Fall Planning #2-David Eiseman, Chair
Committee meetings are held in the UCC library unless otherwise noted.

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ALL Class Notes

Vital Helpline Numbers for Mental Health

In her recent class, "Hidden Struggles: Complexities of Mental Illness," Nancy Groesz shared many vital helpline numbers to assist in suicide prevention.

STEM-Ready Society

Martin Storkdieck has provided the slides from his presentation on "Cultivating a STEM-Ready Society."

Missoula Floods

Steve Matthes has provided his presentation slides here. The dvd video, "Megaflood", has been placed in the church library and is available for loan.

Family Trees & Family Stories

Lois Courtney, presenter of "Family Trees and Family Stories: An Introduction to Genealogical Research," has provided a copy of the handouts.

A Classless Society

Paul deLespinasse, presenter of "Neither Groucho Nor Karl: A Classless Society for the Country Club Set", on Thursday, February 19, has written a book that is available for Kindle or Kindle App. The hard copy is not due to be released until May. "The Metaconstitutional Manifesto: A Bourgeois Vision of the Classless Society" may be purchased from

Gala Dinner Recipes

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