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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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 A Holiday Luncheon

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Diane Selly’s home on Lake Emily

Diane is known for her elegant luncheons with beautiful table settings, bread
at the Farmer’s Market and weekly column in the Free Press.

  • Arrive at 11:15
  • Live Entertainment

Members $18 Non-members $23

Payment must be received by December 7.

Register online (see below) or mail check to Mankato Area Lifelong Learners, 115 Wiecking Center, Mankato, MN  56001

Directions: From Hwy 22 north toward St. Peter, turn right(east) on Chankaska Creek Road/Cty Road 21. In 0.8 miles, first left onto Hwy 21/Golf Course. In 1 mile, turn a sharp right onto Lake Emily Road/107. Selly’s house is 0.5 mile on the left.
32928 Lake Emily Road.

Questions? Contact the office at 507-389-2011 or email

Registration Closed - Sold Out







The New President's Impact on U.S. Foreign Policy in 2017

 Saturday, January 7, 1:00 pm - Ostrander Auditorium


Just returning from a month long assignment in Europe, Tom will present his analysis of the latest foreign policy developments, trends and challenges facing the United States in the year ahead.

Tom Hanson is:

  • A 25-year veteran with Foreign Service
  • Worldwide speaker on Foreign Policy
  • Director for NATO and European Affairs at the Altlantic Council of the U.S.
  • Diplomat in Residence, Alworth Institute for Internatinal Affairs, UM, Duluth

Free parking in the Visitor's Lot across the street from Centennial Student Union on MSU Mankato campus - one block north of Stadium Road on Ellis Avenue

For more information, contact our office at (507) 389-2011.  Office hours are Monday - Friday 9 am to noon.



Mankato Area Lifelong Learners - Membership Dues

For information on special events or to be added to our mailing list send an e-mail message to: or call (507) 389-2011.

GUESTS accompanied by members are WELCOME at Special Events and do not need to pay the $25 annual membership fee (space permitting), with the exception of the The Nobel Conference which is only open to members.  Non-member (guest) fee may apply.

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University. This document is available in alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling MALL at 507-389-2011 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact MALL at 507-389-2011 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least 30 days prior to the event.

Membership is valid for one year from date paid.

  • $25 single
  • $45 per couple
  • $130 bundle for a single plus 4 quarters of presentations
  • $250 bundle for a couple plus 4 quarters of presentations

Register Here

Refund Policy: There are no refunds unless an event is canceled by Mankato Area Lifelong Learners.