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Valdres Samband/Vestlandslaget Combined Stevne
June 16-18, 2016

Best Western Plus/Willmar Conference Center - Willmar, Minnesota
  Thursday, June 16
8 AM - Noon Registration
8 AM - 8 PM Vendors
8 AM - 8 PM Genealogy 
8 AM - 9 PM Hospitality
9 AM Deaths, Funerals, and Cemeteries in Norway  - Jim Olson
  Coffee Break
10:30 AM Why The Immigrants Left Norway - Dr. John Christianson
11:30 AM-1 PM Lunch
11:30 AM-1 PM Vestlandslag Board Meeting/Valdres Executive Committee Meeting
1:15 PM Local Tour  
  Friday, June 17
8 AM - 4 PM Registration
8 AM - 5 PM Genealogy
8 AM - 5 PM Vendors
8 AM - 5 PM Hospitality
8 AM - 3 PM Silent Auction
9 AM Genealogy on the Internet - Jean Marthaler
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Opening Ceremonies
    Call of the Lur
    Welcome, Willmar Mayor Marv Calvin
    Memorial Service
    Speaker: Huset Doctors from Holla  Jeffrey Huset
Noon - 1:30 Lunch
Noon - 2 PM Barneborgen
1:45 PM Wisconsin's Norwegian Regiment in the Civil War - Bruce Weaver II
2:45 Coffee Break
3:00 PM Conversations with different Norwegian Dialects with Six Folks
6:00 pm Bunad Style Show
6:30 PM Banquet
7:30 PM Kingery Family Bluegrass and Gospel Singing
7:30 PM Barneborgen
  Saturday, June 18
8 AM - 11:30 AM Hospitality
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Lag Meetings
      Nordhordslandslag/Sunnhordslandslag
      Møre og Romsdalslag
      Hardangerlag
      Sunnfjordalag
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Lag Meetings
      Rogalandslag
      Sognalag
      Vosselag
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Valdres Samband Board Meeting
10 AM - 11:45 AM Barneborgen
11 AM - Noon Valdres Samband Annual Meeting
11 AM - Noon Vestlandslag Annual Meeting
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Valdres Samband and Vestlandslag Officers Meeting

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