Lake Superior Elders (LSE) NewsLetter
Fall Semester Schedule 2014
All classes are at the Cisler Center unless another location is specified.
September 10, 2014, Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.: Annual Membership Drive in the Crow’s Nest
of the Cisler Center.
Light refreshments will be served while you enroll for another year of
LSSU Elder fun and learning. At 2:00 p.m.
Morrie Walworthy, Provost and Vice-President for
Academic Affairs, will share information
about LSSU program highlights, student
accomplishments, and unique experiential learning
environments such as the nursing program,
robotics lab, aquatics research, a
nd the environmental analysis lab.
September 16, 2014, Tuesday, 2:00. p.m. – Got S.T.A.R.S. in Your Eyes?? - Presented by
Chrissy Johnston and Karen Hughes-Beacom.
Want to know more about what is happening
at Soo Theatre and the behind-the-scenes drama?
We have headliner
Chrissy Johnston from the front desk to entertain us with an informal talk and a DVD that
features Soo Theatre history. There will also
be a brief encore with Karen Hughes-Beacom ,
Artistic Director, who will be showing us a DVD
of some of the performances at the Soo
September 24, 2014, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., Native
American: Healing Circle presented by
Alicia Gervais of Northern Life Studio.
Alicia is a certified
holistic Life Coach, a trained
Breath-Worker, and Hoop Dance instructor. She
is a member of the Sault Tribe of Chippewa
Indians that honors the Anishinaabe traditions that she will share with us!
October 1, 2014, Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. – Canadian Fall Color Tour.
Join us for a
breathtaking fall color tour along Canadian Highway 17 North. Our first stop will be at the
Canadian Woodcarver Art Gallery where you will
experience a visual treat of local and Native
art, handcrafted from indigenous woods. All pieces are available for purchase. Our tour will
culminate with a sumptuous dinner at the Salzburger Hof Restaurant in Batchawana Bay,
We will meet at the Norris Center at 2:15
p.m. and plan to depart from there at
2:30 p.m. Be sure to bring your passport or other international travel document .
restaurant sits on a bluff overlooking beautiful Lake Superior and
features authentic German and
Austrian cuisine, as well as classic North American
fare. This is truly
fine dining at its best,
with outstanding food and service. The average entrée costs approximately $21.00, plus 13% Canadian tax, and then add a gratuity.
Plan on spending approximately $30.00 for dinner
(without an alcoholic beverage).
They will accept cash, either Canadian or American, or credit
cards. You will also need to contribute $5.00 toward
bridge fare and gas if you are a non-driver.
If you plan to participate in
this trip, you need to call
Sandy Hope at 635-2802 by Monday,
so that you can be part of the count we will provide to the restaurant.
Remember to bring your appetite!
October 8, 2014, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. Chippewa County Community Foundation –
presented by Debbie Jones.
Debbie Jones, Chippewa County Community Foundation Director,
will tell us all the good things this organization
does for our County. From scholarships to
grants for projects that benefit people around the county, this organization impacts us all in
many important and positive ways. Attend this program and be in the know!
October 9, 2014, Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – Christopher Columbus Hall Revisited
Let’s pretend we are Italian and dig into Michigan’s best meatball and pasta dinner. We will
meet at 5:00 p.m. at the Christopher Columbus Hall, located on Sheridan Drive in the Sault, to
enjoy fellowship, Italian Yooper, et al. Each dine
r is responsible for the cost of their meal.
October 15, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. Ghost Stories and Hauntings in the Great Lakes
presented by Tim Ellis and Brad Blair.
Just in time for Halloween and back by popular
demand, Tim Ellis and Brad Blair of the Upper
Peninsula Paranormal Research Society will
regale us with their stories a
nd expert knowledge of actual hauntings and supernatural events
occurring in the Great Lakes a
nd our local area.
Come meet the ghosts and supernatural
residents of Sault Ste. Marie.
Week of October 20, Planetarium at Lake State
We will meet at the front entrance to
Crawford Hall. Come view the fall constellations at
the planetarium in Crawford Hall. There is
also a full dome video showing the installation of this new state of the art telescope.
exact date and time for this program shortly after classes st
art at Lake State.
October 29, 2014, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. – Helena
Wollan – LSSU Student and intern at
Glamour Magazine, et al.
Join us for an exciting presentation from Helena Wollan who is a
Sault Ste. Marie resident currently attending LSSU
. She will be talking about her internship
experiences in New York City for Glamour magazine in 2012, her internship this past summer
in Los Angeles with a jewelry showroom that
represents several lines, and her experience
attending fashion week in Las Vegas for a tradeshow
. She has also put on two fantastic fashion
shows at LSSU which have raised over $3200 for the American Cancer Society.
November 3, 2014, Monday, 2:00 p.m. – Tour Smart
Zone Simulation Facility and dine at
J Ever wonder how doctors and nurses learn
to do all of the more intricate medical
procedures before they let them loose on real
people? Come and find out first hand at the new
medical simulation facility located in the new Smart Zone building at 234
5 Meridian St. in the
Sault (between the Secretary of Stat
e and Precision Edge). Elders will
meet promptly at 1:45 in the parking lot behind the Smart Zone building. Join us at
Applebee’s for an afternoon snack
or an early dinner after the tour.
November 12, 2014, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. – Multi-Cultural Diversity Team – presented by
Cindi Boucher, LSSU Instructor.
We have a fabulous range
of ethnic groups in our small
town of Sault Ste. Marie. Let’s get better acquainted and find out how their diversity enhances
our lives both in the pa
st and present.
November 20, 2014, Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – A Spanish Experience with Carol Campagna
and Deb McPherson.
Experience the wonderful cuisine of Spain as Carol Campagna and Deb
McPherson once again lead us in preparing some delicious foods native to this country. We will
meet at St. Joseph’s Church Hall on Minneapolis
Street at 2:00 p.m. and will end our dining
experience at approximately 6:00 p.m. Cost is
$15.00 per person. Sign up early to reserve your
spot. Call Sandy Hope at 632-2802 to
preregister and arrange payment
by November 13, 2014 .
December 3, 2014, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. – Meet Dolly Madison: the Grand First Lady –
presented by Dr. Moody.
Professor James Moody is back with a program for the LSE titled,
“Meet Dolly Madison: the Grand First Lady, 1790 to 1848”, who danced with every president
from Washington to Zachary Taylor. Don’t miss
this entertaining presentation by one of our
favorite LSSU professors.
December 10, 2014, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.: Annual Christmas Program – Cisler Center,
In keeping with our celebration of the end of the War of 1812, and the importance
of Sault Ste. Marie in the conflict, we are pleased to bring Susan Askwith and Paul Stanaway to
our celebration. They will perform their own songs in addition to
other traditional and modern
pieces to help in the celebration of this important event in our history. Members may bring a
guest if they wish at no charge. Light refreshments will be served. Please call Sandy Hope by
Thursday, December 4 at 635-2802 for reservations.