UMRA Summer Social

Tue, August 9 2022, 11am
Summer social

Como Lakeside Pavilion
1360 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul MN 55103


You are invited to an in-person, outdoor summer social and lunch for UMRA members and guests at the Como Lakeside Pavilion in St. Paul, catered by the Dock & Paddle restaurant.


Make your reservation and pre-order your lunch choice online by July 29. The fee per person is $25. Reservations and payment by July 29 are required. July 29 is also the deadline if you must cancel your reservation.

Lunch will be provided by Dock & Paddle restaurant at Como Lakeside Pavilion. There are four sandwich or main course salad options; all include a nonalcoholic beverage. Be sure to specify your choice of lunch for yourself and anyone else who is included in your online reservation. You may purchase beer and wine at the cash bar inside the Dock & Paddle. Please note that no outside food or beverages may be brought into the Pavilion.

The Pavilion is a covered, open-air, dining venue overlooking Lake Como. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Free parking is available in two lots adjacent to the Pavilion with access off Lexington Parkway. 

We thank the UMRA Program Committee for planning this event. Questions about the summer social may be directed to Diane Young or Diane Gihl

I look forward to being together with you on August 9. Don’t forget to make your reservation and prepay by July 29.

Until then, may you have a healthy, joyful summer.

—Ron Matross, UMRA president 2022–23

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