Issue: 7July 2016
Minneapolis Area Senior Workers Association Newsletter
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We hope you all had a WONDERFUL 4th of July! Please take some time to thank a soldier for the freedom you are celebrating today & to look among those we serve every day! 
As a friendly reminder, vending is NOW OPEN for the 42nd Annual Fall Aging Conference.  Space is limited, so be sure to register early!  Remember...this is a first come first serve event, we don't want you to miss out on this great opportunity!  See below for more details on how to register.
The MASWA Board
MeetingMembership Meeting
January 2016
Minneapolis Area Senior Worker's Association Membership Meeting

Thursday, July 28, 2016
2:20 pm - Sign In/Networking
2:40 pm - Introduction/Announcements
3:00 pm - Program
4:00 pm - Adjourn

TOPIC:     8 minute Marketing

Don't forget to bring a supply of your
business cards and marketing materials!

Rebecca M. Nguyen, PLLC, Attorney at Law
Calvary Lutheran Church
7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55427

directions and parking info: 
Call either Vicky Willcox, 952-697-0607 or Diana Biebighauser, 612-207-7207 MASWA Program Chairs with questions related to this program.
Certificates of Attendance (CEU) will be available. Annual Membership fee $30.00 Guest fee $5.00
PresidentPresident's Note
Linda Debner
Hello MASWA Members!
It is already mid-July. Can you believe it? It means we are half way through our cherished Minnesota summer. Uffda!
I have a salsa garden on my deck and the pepper plants have grown out of control. Not only are they plentiful, but they are also huge. I also have three tomato plants and they are loaded with fruit. I don't have red tomatoes yet, but I have a feeling when they start to turn I will have salsa and BLT's coming out of my ears! I also planted pots filled with herbs, so I can cook with my own home grown herbs all year long. I have basil, fennel, two types of parsley, rosemary, thyme, tarragon, mint, and oregano. It smells so good on the deck and we don't have hornets or bees bothering us. It is a great project for children and they get to eat their produce and freeze the herbs or dry them for use throughout the year.
The MASWA board is looking forward to our annual retreat when we will be reviewing the by-laws and job descriptions. We have several new members on the board and we want all of them to get up to speed as quickly as possible. Focusing on the by-laws will give all of us the knowledge we need to plan MASWA activities for another year. The retreat will be held on July 21, 2016.
Not far behind the retreat is our next membership meeting and it will be a lot of fun. It is the 8 minute Marketing meeting. Bring lots of business cards and literature you can give everyone. This meeting is a great way for everyone to get the word out about your business and get to know fellow members. It will be a fast paced meeting and very busy! You will have the ability to reach out and touch 12 different people during the meeting. Remember to be on time to get the most out of this meeting. It will be on July 28, 2016 and starts at 2:20 pm and lasts until 4:00 pm at our usual meeting place, Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley.  
I hope you are all having a fantastic summer and I'm looking forward to seeing you on the 28th.

Linda Debner

MembershipRenewalFall Aging Conference

42nd Annual
Fall Aging Conference

To:                       All Senior Industry Professionals
From:                   2016 Fall Aging Conference Exhibitor Committee
RE:                      Exhibitor Registration is Now Open!
Event Date:         Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Location:              Earle Brown Center Heritage Center

Dear Exhibitors,
Every year the Minneapolis and St. Paul Area Senior Worker Organizations look forward to this anticipated event to provide affordable continuing education programs on current topics of interest to professionals working in the field of aging.
Space is Limited so be sure to Register Early!!!

You'll see some different things this year:
  1. No more paper forms! Even if you are paying with check, to hold your spot to exhibit, you must fill out the electronic form. We've already sold a number of spots the first few days of registration, so we encourage you to register now!
  2. Price break for early ballroom registration! Get to registration now before these coveted spots are filled and before the price goes up at the end of July. 
Remember...this is a first come first serve event!
If you have questions please feel free to contact Lisa Dunn
Lisa Dunn RE/MAX Results Senior Services Group

Minneapolis Area Seniors Workers Association
P.O. Box 26630
Minneapolis, MN 55426