Tuesday, June 21

TUESDAY 6/21/11

Published for faculty and staff by the Luther College Public Information office • Copy deadline: Friday, 3 p.m., 75-word limit • Phone: (563) 387-1865 • Email: <tuesday>

Note: All campus telephone numbers are in the 563 area code, all campus email addresses end in @luther.edu • ©2011


TIAA-CREF on campus

TIAA-CREF will be on campus Wednesday July 13, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 14, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Friday, July 15, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., for individual counseling sessions. To schedule a counseling session, call (866) 842-2977.

Massages available at Health Service

Massages are available during the summer every other Wednesday for staff/faculty and spouses, as well as for students. Cost for staff/faculty/spouses is $35 for 30 minutes and $45 for one hour. Call Health Service, 387-1045 to schedule an appointment.

Campus Conduct Hotline©

The Campus Conduct Hotline© system is available for use around the clock, seven days a week. Because the Hotline is operated by an independent organization, any calls made through the Hotline are confidential. See the hr website for more detailed information: http://www.luther.edu/hr/campusconducthotline/.

Flexible Benefit Plan available online

Current enrollees in the Flexible Benefit Plan may visit https://www.myflexonline.com/Login/Welcome.aspx to view current contributions and claims. This site gives a total picture of an employee's health care reimbursement and/or dependent/child care reimbursement plan. Links to claim forms and information on eligible expenses are also available.


JoEllen Anderson and Stu Johnson were awarded a 2011 Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health grant in the amount of $2,500. The grant is for a joint video project between Health Service and Counseling Service. Annually, the American College Health Foundation awards a total of four grants for projects submitted by colleges/universities from across the nation. Anderson accepted the award at the American College Health Association’s annual meeting in Phoenix. Also attending were Janet Hunter and Karen Kerndt.



To Todd Green on the death of his father, Jerry Green, 71, of Mobile, Ala., who died June 10.


Doug Eckheart print raffle at Vesterheim

All Vesterheim members may enter a raffle to win a Doug Eckheart print at the Vesterheim Members Only evening Monday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. Those who are not member may join that night. 

The evening will feature a special gallery talk with Ann Hjelle who has compiled an overview of the Hjelle family history and homestead for the exhibit "The Hjelles of Siewers Springs." There will be a wine tasting and a display of works from local artists, including Luther's David Kamm.


Wanted: New faculty member needs to rent a house soon-this month preferably. Would like to rent in the Decorah area. Seeking three or four bedrooms, pets ok, non-smoking, with washer/dryer hookups. Call (401) 396-9751, home, or (512) 997-5772, cell. Ask for Dan/Michelle.

For sale: 2006 Honda Accord EX in excellent condition. Silver, automatic, four-cylinder, sunroof, spoiler, aluminum wheels, cloth seats, power windows/locks. 70,000 miles. $12,995 or best offer. Call 419-2918.

For sale:  Amana window air-conditioner, 12,000 BTU, good condition. Call 419-4969.

Wanted: Good used pull cart for golfing. Call 419-4969.

Help available: 2010 Luther graduate relocating to Decorah looking for full-time nanny job for 2011-12 school year. Energetic, creative and five-plus years experience in childcare. Have been a nanny for the past nine months. CPR and first-aid certified. Have own transportation. References and resume available upon request. Contact <wolfji01> for more information.

For sale: Move in and enjoy the best of both worlds; adjacent to 89 acres of Luther's woods, yet still inside city limits. Great neighborhood within walking distance to Luther at 1305 College Dr. This newer, three-bedroom home has 1,300 square feet of living space on the main floor with an additional 1,300 square feet of basement space ready to be finished. View additional photos and description at www.agreathomedecorah.com. Call 223-8350 with inquiries.

Babysitter available: Need a sitter? Fifteen-year-old looking for babysitting jobs during the summer. Willing to fill in when needed or work a regular schedule. Call Abby at 379-8409 or email [email protected]. References available.

Seeking rental: Senior female at Luther looking for a place into live in the Decorah community during the 2011-12 academic year. Would like to rent or sublet an apartment or room. Willing to live with others to divide cost. Contact <hammka02> or (319) 366-1157. 

For sale: Monique Luo strapless A-line wedding gown, size four. Silk organza with light tulle overlay, delicate, hand-painted violets and tasteful lavender and clear crystal beading. Veil with clear crystals, tiara, lace gloves, silk purse and shoes also available. Professionally preserved; this is a one-of-a-kind. For inquiries and photos please contact Holly, <moorho01>.

Seeking rental: Incoming Luther employee on a one to two-year term, looking for a house to rent. Wife and husband, non-smokers, no pet, would like at least two bedrooms, with a washer/dryer. We're coming from The University of Iowa, and would have great references. Our target date to secure a rental is July 15-Aug 1. Leave a message for Elizabeth, 447-0497.

Seeking rental: Luther will host a FoodCorps service member, Americorps' first national Farm to School program. Member looking for an apartment to rent—preferably furnished—and/or house sitting opportunity. She is extremely responsible, clean and respectful. Contact Emily Neal <nealem01> if you know of any opportunities available for her, or contact Leah directly at (402) 689-0046 or [email protected].


Sustainability tip

Explore Decorah's outdoors this summer: The Backyard Wilderness Pursuits website has abundant information about Decorah’s parks and nature areas, and great maps of trails in the area. Plan an activity, and go have an adventure outdoors. View more activities at BWP's website: http://www.luther.edu/bwp/activities/.

And finally…

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

-John Wooden