Senior Hospitality Center to host speaker Nov. 12

The Seniors Hospitality Center in Decorah will host guest speaker Midge Kjome of the Decorah Genealogy Association Friday, Nov. 12.

The Decorah Genealogy Association tasked with collecting all the names of Winneshiek County Veterans for the new Veterans monument needs the public’s help.

“The Seniors Hospitality Center will host guest speaker Genealogist Midge Kjome, Decorah Genealogy Association, and learn about the association’s role in the Winneshiek County Veterans Memorial at our November program (Friday, Nov. 12),” shared Program Chair Gerry Sorenson.

The Decorah Genealogy Association plays a pivotal role in the new Winneshiek County Veterans Memorial. It needs the community’s aid to ensure all Winneshiek County Veterans are listed on the monument. The monument will be installed at the Mary Christopher Park on East Water Street in Decorah. Participants are encouraged to invite a friend to join them at the Seniors Hospitality Center, 806 River Street, Decorah.

The Center hosts guest speakers on the second Friday of every month at 1:30 p.m.

December Program

Maureen Michel and Katy Buck of Decorah Rocks, are presenting Dec. 10. Learn about the grassroots organization’s background, mission, and upcoming events. After the presentation, attendees will paint a rock. Supplies will be provided.

The purpose of the Decorah Senior Center is to provide social, recreational, and educational opportunities to all Senior Citizens with no regards to sex, income, or background. The only requirement is that the member is 55 years old or over. The Seniors Hospitality Center is located at 806 River Street, just minutes from historic downtown Decorah. Visit the Center’s Facebook page, SeniorAdventuresDecorah, for current information and upcoming events. For membership information or information on renting the event space, contact Gerry Sorenson at gsoryan@gmail.com or 563-382-2669. 

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