The United Way of McLeod County is pleased to be offering the second of three community conversations featuring Ted Bowman, grief and loss educator on Thursday, October 28, 2021, 6:30-8:30pm at the Hutchinson Event Center, 1005 Highway 15 South, Hutchinson, MN and virtually on Zoom. This event is free, and helpful resources will be available to be picked up.
“Keeping Hope Alive During Troubling Times” will briefly review his first topic, “Loss of Dreams, Ambiguity, and a Pandemic” and continue to focus on building community and individual support, resiliency, and hope. Ted has been a member of the adjunct faculty of the Universities of Minnesota and St. Thomas in addition to working with numerous organizations across the U.S. The challenges of prolonged uncertainty during this pandemic including use of technology to continue our in person day-to-day activities, operate schools and faith based institutions, and keep commerce operating have stressed everyone; many of us have greater losses to grieve and still others are struggling with mental health in general.
Register to attend in person or virtually via zoom with Ted Bowman “Keeping Hope Alive During Troubling Times.” This free presentation is sponsored by the United Way of McLeod County and the Hutchinson Health Foundation. CEU’s have been applied for, and participants will receive a folder of helpful resources including books by Ted Bowman.
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Community members invited to online Open House for Highway 7 Roundabout Project
WILLMAR, Minn. – MnDOT District 8 and McLeod County are looking for input on the Highway 7 roundabout project.
A roundabout is planned for the intersection of Highway 7 and McLeod County Road 1 near Lester Prairie in 2023. MnDOT received funding from the Highway Safety Improvement Program to construct a roundabout at the intersection as it has been the site of several crashes.
The Highway 7 online open house allows participants the opportunity to learn more about the project, ask questions and give feedback.
The open house is posted on the project webpage and community members are invited to attend as it is convenient for them.
Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) invites and encourages participation by all. We believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to enjoy the programs, services and activities we provide.