Don't miss the Scandinavian Rendezvous July 14th at the Hewitt Museum!
Hosted by the Hewitt Historical Society
Friday July 14, 1017 4-7 pm
4:30 Dr. Lawrence Denny –
Scandinavians are all Vikings
Dr. Denny is a retired University professor. He served in the US Army in Germany and Korea. He has traveled to, and worked as an engineer/teacher in Ghana, Jamaica, Belize, Saudi Arabia, and Kenya. He has a minor in history. Dr. Denny is a board member of the HHS.
5:00 Wendy Jacobson – Discovering Roots
Wendy is a freelance journalist from Pillager. She studied journalism and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. She was an exchange student to Norway in High School, and has traveled to Norway several times. She is fluent in Norwegian. She and her husband Danion have just returned from a trip to Norway.
6:00 Addison Neal –
Learning about Denmark
Addison is a senior at the Verndale High School. Her family is the Wadena Farm Family of the year. They hosted a Danish exchange student this last school year. She will be sharing about the experience of hosting a Danish exchange student.
The speakers will be available for questions, and display tables will be set up with information. Alex Weego Hewitt city council member will have his Scandinavian Stamp collection on display.