Speaker Date Topic
Benjamin Hauser Sep 30, 2021 12:00 PM
Perspectives — a classification talk
Perspectives — a classification talk

Follow Ben Hauser's journey to Northfield, MN which started from a small dairy farm in a little village in South Korea. He will share what he has learned and the different perspectives he's been able to experience as he had to learn a new language and culture at the age of 7 — and return to his land of birth at the age of 27 where he had to relearn a language he had completely forgotten as well as the culture. 

Hosted by Jesse Steed.

Matt Hillmann, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools Oct 07, 2021 12:00 PM
What's Next for Northfield Schools?
What's Next for Northfield Schools?
Superintendent Hillmann will provide an update about what is on the horizon for Northfield Public Schools.
Susan Hvistendahl Oct 14, 2021 12:00 PM
Northfield's Oldest Building, the Lyceum
Northfield's Oldest Building, the Lyceum

Local historian and author Susan Hvistendahl will speak about Northfield's oldest building, the 1857 Lyceum at 109 E. 4th Street. The building still stands today as a testament to the social and intellectual pursuits of Northfield's pioneers.

Hosted by Jean Wakely.

 

Joan Janusz Oct 21, 2021 12:00 PM
Health Care for All
Health Care for All

Over the last 30 years, health care costs have skyrocketed. Many Americans can't afford health insurance, a third of GoFundMe campaigns raise money for health care costs, and two-thirds of personal bankruptcies are a result of high health care debt. Learn more about these issues and a possible solution that bases health care costs on a patient's ability to pay. 

Joan Janusz is a retired public health nurse and a former Director of Public Health Nursing for Rice County.
 
Hosted by Barbara Wornson.
Sarah Nathan Oct 28, 2021 12:00 PM
Classification Talk: Everyone can be a philanthropist
Classification Talk: Everyone can be a philanthropist

A self described "pracademic"Sarah will share components of her philanthropic autobiography as it influenced her career in the nonprofit sector, through the world's first school of philanthropy, and ultimately to the public face of philanthropy at Northfield Shares.

Hosted by Jim Loe.

Michael Leming Nov 04, 2021 12:00 PM
Building an Orphanage in Northeast Thailand for 69 Tribal Orphans
Building an Orphanage in Northeast Thailand for 69 Tribal Orphans

The Thailand Children's Home has served the poorest Thai orphans for 30 years. Recently Westerners acquired their land and the Children's Home has had to start over again.

Michael and his wife Ann Leming have worked in rural Thailand for 32 years and have sponsored three International Global Rotary Grants for Thai Tribal Children.

Hosted by Vicki Dilley.

Alan Anderson Nov 11, 2021 12:00 PM
Everything You Want to Know about Electric Vehicles (EVs)
Everything You Want to Know about Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Alan will discuss what the major car companies are doing with EVs, the complete cost of EVs (from mining to disposal) compared to gas, and the upcoming EV car show and drive event. 

Hosted by RCAT.