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Tuesday, May 24
6:15 p.m. - Dinner & Social                6:45 p.m. -  Program

 

Church of the Epiphany, 4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth

(1 block west of Highway 169 on the South Side of Schmidt Lake Road)


Please RSVP to Kelly Guncheon at  kguncheon@gmail.com



A Full Range of Choices for Dying in Comfort and Dignity

 

 

There perhaps is no more private time than the final days of a terminal person’s life.  That holds true for their family and loved ones as well. As pain and suffering grows, decisions might become more difficult--or more clear--but state laws might prevent consideration of compassionate choices.

janet connWith Janet Conn, President of the Minnesota Chapter of Compassion & Choices


Compassionate Care is a national non-profit advocacy organization promoting improved care and expanded choice at end of life. Janet Conn will discuss the organization’s vision of “a society where people receive state-of-the-art care and a full range of choices for dying in comfort, dignity, and control.”

Westside Progressives is a non-partisan educational forum that encourages civil and thoughtful discussion about progressive issues.  The forum meets monthly usually on the third Tuesday.

 

Lasagna Buffet Dinner:  $10.

 

Please RSVP to Kelly Guncheon at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to reserve your seat and to order a meal - Hope to see you then!

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With Secretary of State Steve Simon

 

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Listen to Secretary of State Steve Simon's excellent presentation on MN's outstanding election system emulated by many other states at the Think Again Brooklyns forum January 19, 2016.  Secretary Simon includes ways in which it can be improved, and he explains why it is important to vote.  He concludes with a quote from a tee shirt:  "Failure to vote is not an act of rebellion.  It is an act of surrender."

Get details on how to vote at http://mnvotes.org

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