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Valdres Samband/Vestlandslaget Combined Stevne
June 18-20, 2015

Kelly Inn - St. Cloud, Minnesota
Thursday, June 18
Genealogy Seminar: Blaine Hedberg, Jean Marthaler Blaine Hedberg
Jean Marthaler
Harald Hardråda, The Last Viking King: LaVern Christianson LaVern Christianson
Bus Tour  
Stearns County Museum and Munsinger/Clemens Gardens
 
 
Eeney, Meeney, Miney, Mo - Test My DNA, Or No: Dixie Hansen Dixie Hansen
Travelogue  
 
Friday, June 19
Silent Auction   
In the Beginning of Time: Jan Smith Jan Smith
Opening Ceremony
   Call of the Lur
   Welcome from St. Cloud Mayor Kleis
   Welcome - Consul General
   Memorial Service
  
Speaker - Odd Lovoll  "Beyond the Deep Blue Sea"
 
Barneborgen (Poolside)  
Norwegians' Journey in Immigrating to America: Bruce Weaver II Bruce Weaver II
Rosemaling: Shirley Evenstad Shirley Evenstad
Stevne Banquet
  Bunad Style Show
  Entertainment: Earl Evenstad and Art Bjornegeld
 
Barneborgen   Midsummer's Eve Pajama Party  
 
Saturday, June 20
Hospitality  
Lag Meetings
      Nordhordslandslag/Sunnhordslandslag
      Møre og Romsdalslag
      Rogalandslag
      Sognalag
      Vosselag
Conversations with People from Norway
      Hardangerlag - University Room B
      Sunnfjordalag - Husky Room
 
Barneborgen (Husky Room)       
Annual Meetings
     Valdres Samband - University Room A
     Vestlandslaget - University Room B
 

Photos from the Slide Show
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  Bruce Weaver II
& Darin Flansburg
Darin Flansburg &
Tom Standal
Vestlandslaget President
Ann Romo
St Cloud Mayor
Dave Kleis
Honorary Consul General
for Minneapolis
Gary Gandrud
Mayor Kleis &
Consul General Gandrud
Dr. Odd Lovell Opening Session Valdres Genealogy Room Presenter Steve Penick Presenter Dixie Hanson
Presenter Jan Smith Presenter Jean Marthaler
Rosemaling with Shirley Evenstad
           
     

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