The Twin Cities Area Luncheon and Speaker Series is open to all alumni, parents and friends of the college. The Lunch Connection is a monthly luncheon and speaker event hosted by the college. It is a great chance to network and socialize with others in the Twin Cities area and learn from interesting and dynamic speakers.
Peru and the Amazon River Basin
Dr. Joseph Bodensteiner '64, Speaker
Dr. Joseph Bodensteiner is a retired general surgeon living in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. After graduating from Luther, he did his medical training in Iowa City and Los Angeles. He practiced for two years with the U. S. Air Force in Japan before returning to Iowa City for his surgical residency. Dr. Bodensteiner spent 38 years practicing surgery in Rhinelander. Travel has played a major role in Dr. Bodensteiner's life; not only has he traveled across the world, but he has also used his expertise to serve as a medical volunteer in St. Lucia, Lesotho, Sri Lanka, and Guatemala.
11:00 a.m. Registration
11:30 a.m. Buffet luncheon begins
12:00 p.m. Presentation
1:00 p.m. Event ends
$15.00 per person. Please register online.
The Center for Changing Lives
2400 Park Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
The dates for the academic year 2015 - 2016 are:
Friday, October 2, 2015 — President Paula J. Carlson
Friday, February 5, 2016 — Rachel Peterson '04, Chief Program and Marketing Officer, Norway House
Friday, March 4, 2016 — Dr. Joseph Bodensteiner '64, Retired Surgeon, Rhinelander Medical Center
Friday, April 1, 2016 — Aaron Hafner, Head Football Coach, Luther College
Jim Boyce '64, Carol Tomer '79, Scott Searl '94, Dave Seidelmann '94, Pete Newburg '97, Joel Sommers '03, Marcia Metzger, and Dan Waarvik '68