Conversations of the Valley

Season 2017-2018 Speakers

Conversations of the Valley

 A public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the
St. Croix Valley Foundation

Dispatches from the Land of 10,000 Stories

with guest speaker:
Boyd Huppert
Producer and Host for “Land of 10,000 Stories” on Kare11

Boyd Huppert got his start in broadcasting as a 16-year-old announcer at his hometown radio station, WEVR in River Falls, Wisconsin. He majored in Journalism and Political Science at UW-River Falls and began his television career in 1984 at WSAW-TV in Wausau. Boyd worked at two more TV stations, KETV in Omaha and WITI in Milwaukee, before joining KARE 11 in 1996.
Boyd produces and hosts KARE 11’s weekly “Land of 10,000 Stories” segment.  His writing and reporting has been recognized with 14 National Edward R. Murrow Awards. Boyd is also the recipient of a national Emmy for feature reporting, the Scripps Howard Award, and multiple Sigma Delta Chi and National Headliner Awards.

**SPECIAL DATE**
Monday, December 11, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Lowell Inn Event Center, 102 N. Second St., Stillwater

The cost of the lunch and program is $17 and must be paid in advance to guarantee your reservation. (Any payments received on the day of the event will be charged $20 a ticket, if seats available.)
To make a reservation (due in SCVF offices by noon prior to the day of luncheon):

  • mail your check to: SCVF, 516 Second St. #214, Hudson, WI 54016, or
  • make your reservation by credit card online at: SCVFoundation.org, using the PayPal system.  There is a $1.00 processing fee per person using PayPal.
Wednesday, December 11, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Lowell Inn Event Center
102 N. Second St., Stillwater

Free parking in the ramp with validation.

The cost of the lunch and program is $17 and must be paid in advance to guarantee your reservation. (Any payments received on the day of the event will be charged $20 a ticket, if seats available.)

To make a reservation (due in SCVF offices by noon prior to the day of luncheon):

1. Mail your check to: SCVF, 516 Second St. #214, Hudson, WI 54016, or
2. Make your reservation by credit card online using the PayPal button below.
There is a $1.00 processing fee per person using PayPal.

Conversations of the Valley is supported by a generous contribution from
First State Bank and Trust.

Conversations
of the Valley is a monthly luncheon series.  The programs feature speakers on an interesting variety of topics; they are designed to strengthen community connections in the St. Croix Valley and to facilitate discussion around a broad range of local current affairs issues.Programs are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at

The Lowell Inn in Stillwater, located at 102 N. Second Street. The cost of the lunch and program is $17 and must be paid in advance to guarantee your reservation. (Any payments received on the day of the event will be charged $20 a ticket if seating is available.) Please note, doors open at 11:15 a.m.

To Make a Reservation:  Send a check for $17 per registrant to the St. Croix Valley Foundation at 516 Second St., Suite 214, Hudson, WI 54016. Please enclose the names of the attendees with your check. (Checks are due in the SCVF offices by noon the day prior to the luncheon.)or Reserve online using a credit card and the PayPal system. Please note the $1.00 processing fee per person for registrations made using PayPal. Please enclose the names of the attendees in the “Message/Notes” line. (Registrations are due by noon the day prior to the luncheon.)





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Our Previous Conversations of the Valley:

“Teachable Safety Skills: Replacing Myths with Facts” with guest speaker Jane Straub of the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center, Wednesday, April 19, 20

“Real Mountains – A Grief Journey” with guest speaker Dan Seftick, Author, Wednesday, March 15, 2017

“Opening the Door to the Natural World” with guest speaker Jennifer Vieth of the Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center, Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“The Role of a Community Foundation in Identifying Community Needs” with guest speaker Paul Mayer of the New Richmond Area Community Foundation

“Under the Surface: Teens Find Hope Through Underwater Photography” with guest speaker Ben Thwaits of Northwest Passage”, Dec. 11, 2016