Volunteers please arrive 1/2 hour before start to help set up.
Senior Chemists -
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ACS Senior Chemists' Event
We will be holding a special event to restart our Senior Chemists’ group. You and your spouse/guest are invited to a lunch beginning at 11:30 am on Tuesday, November 18th at the Green Mill Restaurant and Bar at 57 So. Hamline Avenue in St. Paul. The restaurant is located at the junction of Grand Avenue and Hamline Avenue, on the south side of Grand Avenue, next to a restaurant called “the Twisted Fork”. We will be in the private room of the Green Mill Restaurant, so ask for the ACS event when you arrive. Parking for the restaurant is about 100 yards west of Hamline, in a lot on the north side of Grand Avenue. Street parking is also allowed in the area.
The lunch will be informal. Many seniors have expressed an interest in doing some chemistry related volunteer work, and following the lunch there will be a short program about possible volunteer activities, especially in schools, and printed information will be available from the ACS. There will also be teachers, and people who have been involved in volunteer work, present at the event for you to talk to. However you are not expected to sign up for a volunteer activity if you do not wish to—just come for the lunch and to meet other senior chemists!
A grant that I obtained for the local section will be used towards some of your lunch expenses. You will be ordering from the menu, and beer and wine is available also.
We do need to know numbers, so please let me know if you are coming, and if you plan to bring a guest, by Wednesday, November 12. Respond by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to seeing you! Lynn
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