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Welcome summer!

But before you head out to your favorite vacation spot, here’s a few things to keep in mind.
There are some new events and trainings available to you.

  • The MNVOAD General Meeting is scheduled for June 16, 2016, at the American Red Cross office. For complete details and how to join in remotely for the meeting, check the link here. http://www.mnvoad.org/meeting/
  • For current webinars and upcoming training, check the link here. http://www.mnvoad.org/training/
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Notable May!

May has been a busy month for MNVOAD.

2016 National Conf

The 2016 NVOAD Conference was a huge success.
Ruth Talford, our past president received the Spirit Award from
NVOAD during the award ceremony and banquet celebration on May 23.
See the details on the 2016 National Conference page.

There are some important meetings coming in June.
Please check out the Meeting page here  http://www.mnvoad.org/meeting/
to see the latest meetings planned.

We have included some interesting training opportunities for you scheduled
in the next few weeks. For details visit our TRAINING  page.

May 17, 2016 was the SEOC drill and Kim Dittmer volunteered for the training.
Read the story of her experience in the May  MNVOAD Newsletter May-2016 here.

A big thank you to Abby Glynn who is the editor of our newsletter, MNVOAD MONTHLY.
She has done a marvelous job of launching the first edition and kept us going.
Unfortunately, Abbye has stepped down from the position. We are sorry to see her go.
We are seeking her replacement. Anyone who is interested can contact Liza at lizasmf@gmail.com

Have a safe and wonderful Memorial Day weekend and holiday!

memorial day

Here is  the June Calendar of events
June 1 , 9 am – 1:00 pm: MEMA Lunch
June 3, 10 am – 1:00 pm: MNVOAD Board Retreat
June 16, 6:30 – 8:30 pm: MNVOAD Quarterly Meeting
June 28:  Nuclear Power Plant Drill at SEOC



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