Humanists of Minnesota Annual Banquet

The Humanists of Minnesota Annual Banquet April 25, 2009 Featuring Dale McGowan “Kids are Alright, the Future is Bright” The Humanists of Minnesota are proud to bring back to Minnesota noted author and lecturer, Dale McGowan. Dale left a 15-year career as a college professor in 2006 to pursue writing full-time. He edited and co-authored Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers, the first comprehensive resources for nonreligious parents. He writes the secular parenting blog The Meming of Life as well as parenting columns for Humanist Network News and teaches nonreligious parenting seminars nationwide. In addition to his parenting work, Dale is U.S. Communications Coordinator for Nonviolent Peaceforce, an organization that trains unarmed civilian peacekeepers for deployment to conflict zones around the world. While living in the Twin Cities he was a member of Humanists of Minnesota and the Critical Thinking Club of Minnesota. In 2008 Dale was named Harvard Humanist of the Year. This is a fund-raising event! Humanists of Minnesota Annual Banquet Registration: Please print the form below and mail, along with your check or money order, to: Humanists of Minnesota PO Box[masked] Minneapolis, MN[masked] Please print the name of each person clearly. Number of: Name #1_____________________________ Name #2_____________________________ Address___________________________ City/State/Zip_______________________ Phone_____________________ e-mail______________________ Three food choices! Specify Number of: Chicken Marsala _________ Beef Pot Roast _______ Vegan _________ $40/Person Amount Enclosed ____________ Form is also available on our website: humanistsofmn.org

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  • Brad B.

    Dale did a great job. Wish more people had been there to see him!

    April 27, 2009

  • Nathan C.

    Excellent banquet. Dale McGowan was an excellent speaker and gave a very uplifting talk about the future of humanism and how to attract more folks with excellent background on the past and very positive comments about the new generation coming up. Really energizing!
    Freethought band did a great job filling in with a number of their regulars unavailable.
    A group met in the bar afterwards for more talk.

    April 26, 2009

  • Steve P.

    Dale was a great speaker andd it is always enjoyable to visit with friends.

    April 26, 2009

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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