Nisswa Women's Club to meet Sept. 15

Event will focus on staying inspired after retirement.

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NISSWA — The Nisswa Women’s Club will hold a luncheon meeting Thursday, Sept. 15, at The Woods-Gather on 3 Event Center.

For anyone who has ever worried about staying inspired in life after retirement, guest speaker Patty Norgaard has a reassuring message. Norgaard has been vitally involved in re-imagining the city of Crosslake.

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She served as Crosslake mayor from 2016-2018, but that’s just a small part of her post-retirement resume. She initiated multiple projects to promote her town and community. She serves on several community boards with enthusiasm and commitment.

Her topic for the Nisswa Women’s Club is “Preserving the Lakes We Love.”

A mini-fashion show sponsored by Leslie’s Boutique will also be a part of the program.


Social hour will start at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon. The lunch charge is $25.

Club President Ann Swanson will preside over the annual meeting after the program. Members will vote on changes to the constitution and elect officers for 2023.

Annual dues will also be collected at this meeting.

Guests are always welcome. Information on joining the club or attending meetings is available by emailing .

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