Photo Club is on Shutterfly
The UMRA Photo Club posts its theme pictures online. Go to umraphotoclub.shutterfly.com. You’re in for a treat!
Photo by Art Klassen
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From the President
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September Meeting: Luncheon ♦ Forum ♦ Workshop
September 24, 2019 - 11:30pm
Pan-seared chicken breast with Cornercopia cherry tomatoes and basil over brown rice, with seasonal vegetables. GF, DF.
Award-winning author and PDGR grant tecipient Jack Zipes will introduce us to Charles Godfrey Leland, "the forgotten folklorist" of the 19th century.
September 24, 2019 - 1:30pm
Our September workshop will showcase opportunities for UMRA members to continue their education at the University, with representatives from LearningLife, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Senior Citizen Education Program.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a gritty but tender story of new immigrants and first-generation Amricans that still resonates today.
UMRA had around 600 members in August 2019. With help from U-Spatial we mapped the location of members in the Twin Cities area, both to show the distribution of members and to help our members see potential car-pool opportunities. Click to enlarge map. Use the Member Search to find other members by city, state and zip.
If you have not yet installed Duo, we have a few tips. There are so many different scenarios (phone type, apps you use, etc) that there is no one simple explanation. Check out these tips.
Meet a retired economics professor who started his work life making and selling potholders door to door.
Awards for outstanding service were presented to two UMRA members in May.
Members of UMRA's 2019-20 board of directors were elected in May.
UMRA's new Travel Committee will partner with Roads Scholar to offer custom tours.
UMRA members volunteer to serve a wide variety of University departments and community organizations.
UMRA and URVC cooperate in promoting volunteerism by retirees.
The Diary of a Bookseller chronicles life in Scotland's largest second-hand bookstore in a funny, curmudgeonly way.