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Monthly Luncheon Meetings 2015-16

Lakselaget meets the first Saturday of each month October through May (unless otherwise noted) to network, mentor, eat salmon, and receive information from a variety of noteworthy speakers. Topics range from the arts to health, to history, to sports, to heritage and beyond. Members gather to exchange greetings, network, and meet new friends. Wine and drinks are available for purchase. Only Members may register for luncheons and invite friends to join them. Online registration (or click here for a downloadable PDF for email reservation) will close at 7:55 p.m. the Monday before the luncheon. Please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to register after that time. There will be a $10 late fee.

03
Oct
2015

October 3, 2015 11 am -2 pm
$26.00

Join Lakselaget as it kicks off its 2015-2016 awesome and entertaining program with three very talented guys from Stavanger, Norway.

$26.00
07
Nov
2015

November 7, 2015 11 am -2 pm
$26.00

An international peace-building expert with extensive experience in United Nations security-related initiatives and policy development in gender issues, Gina Torry has been leading the Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg College since October 2014.

$26.00
05
Dec
2015

December 5, 2015 11 am -2 pm
$26.00

Butala is a middle school teacher from Bloomington, Minnesota, and will talk about her experience on the show and her newfound love of Norway.

$26.00
02
Jan
2016

January 2, 2016 11 am -2 pm
USD26.00

Sue Sutherland owns and operates Bunad Butikken in Ely, MN. She specializes in the construction of custom bunads using only authentic materials, design, and construction methods. Sue also teaches courses and sells bunad materials and accessories through her store.

USD26.00
06
Feb
2016

February 6, 2016 11 am
Golden Valley Country Club
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd Minneapolis, MN 55427 United States
$26.00

Stine Åsland began her own commercial waffle company in Norway. 'Telemarksrøra' became a huge success serving up Norwegian waffles with a variety of toppings that are nothing like the butter and syrup Americans are used to. From sour cream and strawberries to butter and caramelized cheese, one woman is taking her success around the world after an interesting beginning.

$26.00 160
05
Mar
2016

March 5, 2016 11 am -2 pm
$26.00

Dr. Jenna R. Jambeck, Associate Professor at the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA), has been conducting research on marine debris (waste in our oceans) since 2001.  In November 2014 Jenna sailed across the Atlantic Ocean with 13 other women on the very first eXXpedition research voyage---a series of all-women sea voyages with the goal 'to make the unseen seen---from toxics within our bodies to the toxics in our seas'.  Malin Jacob, a well known Norwegian environmentalist, was a fellow crew-member.  Please join us to hear about this exciting voyage!

$26.00 184
02
Apr
2016

April 2, 2016 11 am -2 pm
Golden Valley Country Club
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd Minneapolis, MN 55427 United States
$26.00

Deb Nelson Gourley, owner of Astri My Astri Publishing, will display her abilities as researcher, author and publisher.  "An old trunk, a handwritten note, cemetery and courthouse records---these become the skeletal framework which the author then clothes with flesh, blood and bunads.”  Astri My Astri Publishing specializes in bilingual English Norwegian books on Norwegian Heritage, Culture, History, Language and Genealogy.  The books have won National Awards including the prestigious G. K. Haukebo Heritage Resource Award for Historical Emphasis.

$26.00 182
07
May
2016

May 7, 2016 11 am -2 pm
Golden Valley Country Club
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Rd Minneapolis, MN 55427 United States
$26.00

Please join us in May to hear a seasoned Can Do Canine speaker! She will present how Can do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.  

$26.00
04
Jun
2016

June 4, 2016 11 am -2 pm
Free

Please join us at the home of Linda Jo Stuckey for our annual June Pot-Luck Picnic!  Linda Jo has graciously agreed to host this year's event.  Due to space limitations, the picnic is for Lakselaget members, only.  Please sign up your dish at the meeting in May, or by registering here with your dish in the 'COMMENTS' section.

(Please note: you must select a Salmon, Vegetarian, or Gluten meal to complete online registration for this event, however, this is indeed a pot-luck.) 

Linda Jo Stuckey

8122 W 109th Street Circle

Minneapolis, MN 55438-2295

We are a vibrant group of professional women
who are interested in contemporary Norwegian
issues and all things Norwegian. 

 

The Lakselaget Scholarship and Opportunity
Fund was established to celebrate, encourage
and advance the organization's motto,
women who swim against the current. 

 

Lakselaget holds monthly luncheons where
members gather to network, share news, and
take part in a traditional Norwegian meal
of salmon, potatoes and cucumber salad.