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Vital Aging Network Forum Scheduled for Tues., July 29, 2008, at the U of M, Crookston from 10 a.m. to Noon
June 18, 2008

What: Vital Aging Network Forum

When: Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Contact: Judy Neppel, executive director, MRHA, 218-281-8323 (, Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (

Crookston, Minn. (June 17, 2008) – As part of the Vital Aging Network (VAN), a forum, focusing on skill building and advocating for change for those who are retired or planning to retire, will be held on Tues., July 29, 2008, at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. The forum will take place from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student Center Bede Ballroom. Registration can be completed online and admission is free.

The forum is designed to bring people together and catalyze assets older adults bring to a community. The event is co-sponsored by the Land of Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging, Minnesota Rural Health Association and the University of Minnesota, Crookston.
The Vital Aging Network is a grassroots organization comprised of older adults interested in lifelong learning, service and skill building. For more information, visit

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit