|Progressive Calendar 12.03.09||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: David Shove (shove001tc.umn.edu)|
|Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 14:51:34 -0800 (PST)|
P R O G R E S S I V E C A L E N D A R 12.03.09 1. Eagan peace vigil 12.03 4:30pm 2. Northtown vigil 12.03 5pm 3. KFAI member meet 12.03 5:30pm 4. Sulfide mining 12.03 6pm Duluth MN 5. Health/Cuba/film 12.03 6pm 6. Right to food? 12.03 7pm 7. HennCo budget 12.03 time?? --------1 of 7-------- From: Greg and Sue Skog <family4peace [at] msn.com> Subject: Eagan peace vigil 12.03 4:30pm PEACE VIGIL EVERY THURSDAY from 4:30-5:30pm on the Northwest corner of Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan. We have signs and candles. Say "NO to war!" The weekly vigil is sponsored by: Friends south of the river speaking out against war. --------2 of 7-------- From: EKalamboki [at] aol.com Subject: Northtown vigil 12.03 5pm NORTHTOWN Peace Vigil every Thursday 5-6pm, at the intersection of Co. Hwy 10 and University Ave NE (SE corner across from Denny's), in Blaine. Communities situated near the Northtown Mall include: Blaine, Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, Shoreview, Arden Hills, Spring Lake Park, Fridley, and Coon Rapids. We'll have extra signs. For more information people can contact Evangelos Kalambokidis by phone or email: (763)574-9615, ekalamboki [at] aol.com. --------3 of 7-------- From: Lydia Howell <lydiahowell [at] visi.com> >From "Jeremy S. Nichols, PE" <jsn [at] umn.edu> Subject: KFAI member meet 12.03 5:30pm Jeremy S. Nichols, PE wrote: Dear KFAI members and friends, The KFAI annual membership meeting will be held on Thursday, December 3, 5:30-7:00 pm, at Walker Library, Hennepin and Lagoon Avenues in Uptown, Minneapolis. We will present reports on our activities for the year and plans for 2010. Volunteers, contributors, and community members will have the opportunity to ask questions and make comments to the KFAI board and staff. We will serve light refreshments. Thanks for your support! Jeremy Nichols, president Fresh Air, Inc. KFAI community radio | 90.3 | 106.7 | kfai.org Minneapolis/St Paul MN --------4 of 7-------- From: Debbie <ddo [at] mchsi.com> Subject: Sulfide mining 12.03 6pm Duluth MN Sulfide Mining in Minnesota - Protecting our Waters Presented by Natural Resource Committee, LWV Duluth and Association for Women in Science - Lake Superior Chapter Movie & Panel discussion / Q&A Information Tables Thursday, December 3 6:00 - 8:30pm EPA Lab Meeting Room, 6201 Congdon Blvd., Duluth, MN "Precious Waters" film looks at the history of sulfide mining as told by a broad array of citizens, scientists and advocates. Brand new documentary! After the film is shown there will be a panel presentation and then questions/answers from audience. Free and open to the public. 6:00: Information tables. 6:30: Showing of "Precious Waters" film looks at the history of sulfide mining as told by a broad array of citizens, scientists and advocates. Brand new documentary! 7:00 Panel presentation followed by questions from audience. Confirmed panelists: Ken Westlake, EPA, Region 5, Chicago, IL; Nancy Schuldt, Water Projects Coordinator, Fond du Lac Environmental Program; Frank Ongaro, Executive Director, MN Mining Sponsored by League of Women Voters Duluth and Association for Women in Science - Lake Superior Chapter. For more information contact Sally Munger at 728-0711. http://www.lwvmn.org/LocalLeagues/Duluth/ --------5 of 7-------- From: Joan Malerich <joanmdm [at] iphouse.com> Subject: Health/Cuba/film 12.03 6pm Healthcare & Public Option: Cuba and the US Health debate The film, Salud, is excellent. It is about the role of humanity over profits in healthcare. Socialism or Nothing!--Joan Healthcare & Public Option: Cuba and the US Health debate Movie and Panel Discussion Movie: "Salud", follows the work of Cuban doctors who volunteer in a number of Latin American and African countries. The film is a tribute to Cuba's longstanding policy of sending doctors to buttress healthcare in poorer countries, more than any other country in the world. Movie to be followed by: Panel discussion on the Healthcare debate in the US Congress and the relevance of the Cuban Universal Healthcare system to the struggle for universal healthcare in the United States. Panelists include: Dr. Elizabeth Frost (Co-chair, Physicians for National Health Program, Minnesota) Joel Albers (Healthcare Economics Researcher, UHCAN) John Schwarz (Director, United Health System -- a non-profit advocacy for Universal Healthcare) August Nimtz (Prof. of History, U of MN and member, MN Cuba Committee) Dec. 3 2009 Thursday, 6-9pm. Where: Carlson School of Management, Rm. 1-147, West Bank Campus, U of MN (Address: 321 19th Ave. S, Mpls) Q&A with audience will follow afterwards. Please come and find out the reasons behind the success of the Cuban Health system and why the US Congress refuses to follow suit, despite the US being a far richer and powerful country. No admission Fee. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome. Organized by: Minnesota Cuba Committee, MN. web: _www.minnesotacubacommittee.org <http://www.minnesotacubacommittee.org>_ Email: _ramanath.karthik [at] gmail.com <mailto:ramanath.karthik [at] gmail.com>_ . Tel: (978) 996-2292 --------6 of 7-------- Subject: Right to food? 12.03 7pm U.S. Response to the Global Food Crisis: Why We Need a New Vision for Trade More than 1 billion people around the world go hungry. This teach-in will address the questions: what policies caused this growing crisis? Is access to food a human right? How do we achieve it? When: 7:00 - 8:30pm Where: Hospitality Hall, St. Joan of Arc 4537 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419 Thursday December 3rd --------7 of 7-------- From: R. Michael Martens <rmmartens [at] cfrmoney.net> Subject: HennCo budget 12.03 time?? The 2nd & final public hearing on the Mpls. City budget is 12/7. The City council will vote on the budget at that meeting. I think we should all go to the hearing, fill the room so people are standing in the halls. That way the City C. & mayor will know people are unhappy about the spending increase. Monday, Dec. 7, 6:05 p.m. City Hall, City Council chamber room 317 350 South 5th Street, room 317 Also the hearing for Hennepin County is Thursday Dec. 3 A2400 Commissioner Board Room Hennepin County Government Center Michael Martens ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - David Shove shove001 [at] tc.umn.edu rhymes with clove Progressive Calendar over 2225 subscribers as of 12.19.02 please send all messages in plain text no attachments vote third party for president for congress now and forever Socialism YES Capitalism NO To GO DIRECTLY to an item, eg --------8 of x-------- do a find on --8
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