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Freshwater's 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Minnesota History Center

345 West Kellogg Boulevard

Saint Paul, MN 55102

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Freshwater's 50th Anniversary Celebration

You are a key part of Freshwater's story. Please join us to celebrate the past, present, and future of Freshwater and healthy water throughout Minnesota.

It will be a night of retro fun! Network with special guests and water VIPs. Tour the MHC gallery exhibit, 1968. Hear stories of the visionary leaders and community support that created the first freshwater biology lab in North America in 1968 -- right here in Minnesota.

Event is free to attend; bring a friend. RSVP required. Dress is casual. Show some vintage flare!

6:00 pm Doors

7:00 pm Remarks

  • Light hors d’oeuvres
  • Cash bar
  • Complimentary entrance to the exhibit, 1968
  • All are welcome

Special guests:

  • Gene Merriam, former State Senator and former President of Freshwater
  • John Linc Stine, Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
  • Mark Muller, Mississippi River Program Director, McKnight Foundation
  • Dr. Raj Rajan, RD&E Vice President & Global Sustainability Technical Leader, Ecolab; State of Minnesota Clean Water Council
  • David Gillette, TPT & Almanac; former Freshwater staff
  • Peggy Knapp, retired; former Freshwater staff; Hamline University; CNN
  • Ron Schmit, consulting astronomer on Freshwater's Weatherguide Calendar & Almanac


MHC Gallery Exhibit: 1968

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