Programs to Engage – Connect – Learn

Engage – Connect – Learn

All activities are subject to cancellation

Criminal Court Process 101

Mon., May 10 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

In the past several months, we’ve heard and seen more about our criminal justice court process than ever before.  Join us to learn more about the stages of how a criminal case proceeds through the court system—from charging to sentencing.  

Michelle Zehnder Fischer, Nicollet County Attorney


Diabetic Shoe Clinic

Thu., May 13 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Diabetics with Medicare may be entitled to one pair of therapeutic shoes and 3 pairs of inserts every year. It is important that you wear good shoes. Pick the style and color of shoe you want. All sizes and widths available. Multiple selection of shoes featuring vendors such as New Balance, Propet, Dr. Comfort, Drew and many more. A certified shoe fitter will measure and examine your feet. We take care of all the paperwork, and personally deliver and fit the shoes for you. 

Please call Lindsay at 952-237-9865 for more information.


Law Enforcement’s Response to Human Trafficking - Watch the recorded program here

Thu., May 20 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Investigator Marc Chadderdon will share information on Greater Minnesota collaborations to combat human trafficking.  Marc is president and founder of MSCIC, a coalition organization that tracks, investigates and prosecutes individuals involved in sex trafficking.  He is committed to protecting people from this devastating criminal activity that occurs in all 50 states, including our region.

Marc Chadderdon, Investigator, Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office


Meet and Greet with Paula Meskan

Thu., Jun. 10 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

After 12 years as chief nursing officer, Paula Meskan was selected as the new CEO of River’s Edge Hospital. Hear firsthand about the future of our local hospital under her leadership. 

Paula Meskan, CEO, River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic

Health Promotion and Prevention Services

Tue., Jun. 15 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

Public health around the country took on a new meaning since the inception of the pandemic. Hear from Nicollet County Public Health officials about their changing role, the importance of public health departments and what county services can do for you. 

Nicollet County Health Promotion and Prevention Services Staff

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body

Thu., Jun. 24 | 11 a.m. | SPCC Rm. 219 | Free

For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. 

Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota 

Nutrition for 50+  

Thu., Aug. 5, 11 a.m., SPCC 219, Free

Getting the most from your body as you age needs a game plan.  Leave with simple strategies that will promote improved energy, better sleep and reduced pain.


Safe and Simple

Thu., Aug. 12, 11 a.m., SPCC 219, Free

Strong things aren't easily broken. This program will focus on safe and powerful movements that will give you improved stability and better strength all from the comfort of home. 


Pain Management: Cutting Edge Conservative Care

Thu., Aug. 19, 11 a.m., SPCC 219, Free

What are the best choices to safely manage pain? How do you know what's a good fit for you. Join us to understand how you can reduce your pain with the latest in conservative pain management. 


Dietary Strategies for Longevity

Thu., Aug. 26, 11 a.m., SPCC 219, Free

Why do some areas of the world seem to produce people that live longer, healthier lives?  We will take a look into food and lifestyle to give you simple steps to improve the quality of your life through your diet.