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Salolammen Sanomat

March 2013

The Concordia Finnish Language Village www.salolampi.org Where to find…

Scholarships • Summer 2013 Schedule – pgs 2 & 3 Village Events – pgs 4, 5, & 7 Tributes & Memorials – pgs 6 & 7 Donors – pgs 8 & 9 Salolampi Foundation Board • Contact information – pg 10

NEW! Adult Week Scholarship for College & University Students A new 50% reduction in tuition scholarship will be granted to college/ university students who wish to attend a Salolampi Adult Week or Family Fun Weekend program. To qualify, the student must have attended or graduated from an accredited college or university within the calendar year. Limited to the first 12 qualifying applicants. See page 3 for more information.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! We invite you to… the SALOLAMPI KESÄMÖKKI PÄIVÄ June 23, 2013 • 2:00 PM A villager experience of fun, food, beach, kioski, dinner and singing at the "Salolampi Summer Cabin Day." THERE’S STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR 2013 SESSIONS! Many scholarships are available. Salolampi early scholarship available to April 1, 2013. Download applications at www.salolampi.org or

www.concordialanguagevillages.org

Salolampi is for EVERYONE! by Amy (Iida) Tervola Hultberg, Dean “Salolampi…isn’t that for Finns? I’m not Finnish and don’t speak Finnish, so I can’t go there.” And so has been the false myth for some people who have missed out on joining the Salolampi family. When I hear this answer, I think of the great friends of Salolampi who had no Finnish heritage or even Finnish interest, but nevertheless have become ardent supporters and believers in the mission of the Finnish Language Village. I think about two young villagers attending Skogfjorden (Norwegian) and Lac du Bois continued on page 4

Villagers collaborate on a puzzle during an evening program based on Alexis Kivi's novel Seitsemän Veljestä.

TIINA WATTS

New Salolampi Foundation President By Tiina Watts I look forward with excitement and some trepidation to take the reins of this great foundation from Joanne Bergman. There is much to know when heading an organization of this magnitude; but if I can run a household of seven children, a husband, and various pets, that might give me some qualifications for leading the Salolampi Board of Directors. My children love Salolampi; Leila has been a Joanne Bergman, left, passes the presidential counselor in the summer, and the rest have all gavel to Tiina Watts, incoming president. attended many Family weekends. All but one have attended summer youth sessions. Right now, we only have two children at home and an exchange student from Finland. Our family loves languages, music, games, and Finland. As a Salolampi teacher and musician, singing is what I am comfortable doing. My sisters and I started playing guitar and singing when we lived in Finland as teenagers. We get together to sing when we can and we have been able to perform at three FinnFests. I lived in Finland for three years in the 1970s and then as a missionary for my church in the 1980s. Later I worked for a summer in the Alvar Aalto Museum in Jyväskylä. My mother was Finnish-born in Karelia, and my dad is American. As president, my main goal is to be an ambassador for Salolampi. At the FinnFest in Arizona this past November, Susan Harstad and I spread the word about Salolampi through singing in the marketplace, teaching Finnish language, and presenting a mini-Salolampi to children and adults. This June we will do the same in Michigan. I love Finnish grammar and especially Finnish verbs. I look forward to continue teaching during Adult Weeks and the Family Weekends in February. I want to continue our effort to raise money for scholarships so that more young people can attend Salolampi to become aware of the great gem we have in northern Minnesota. I am also excited about the possibilities of providing incentives and scholarships for more college students and adults. Learning about Finnish language and culture is like a marathon for the brain!


NEEDS-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Sisters attending Salolampi together complete an opening day checklist.

Check these scholarships… We encourage you to study these scholarship offerings. By planning, you can reduce tuition costs substantially.

HELMI NIEMINEN PALO Scholarships of $375 are offered to two ONE-WEEK 7–11-year-old villagers. If interested, send a copy of your Salolampi application and a paragraph or video describing why Salolampi is important to you and your family. Send materials to Peggy Boyles, 9705 Briarcreek Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73162, 405-722-8461, by April 1, 2013.

TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS Enrollees in the TWO-WEEK and FOUR-WEEK sessions from the east, west, and south coastal states, plus Alaska, Arizona, New Mexico, and Hawaii, receive $125. Enrollees from all other states, excluding Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin, will receive $75 (available until $2,000 is expended).

Learn to play Shakki (chess) in Finnish this summer.

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GO FROM ONE WEEK TO TWO WEEKS A villager who has attended a ONE-WEEK session and enrolls in a TWO-WEEK session will be eligible for a $100 scholarship (available on a first-come basis until $1,000 is expended.)

UPPER PENINSULA Youth from 497, 498, or 499 zip code areas are eligible to apply on a first-come basis for either a $159 ONE-WEEK, $250 TWO-WEEK, or $450 FOUR-WEEK session scholarship (available until $2,000 is expended).

SUOMI-KOULU

Information for all Needs-based Scholarships is available from Concordia Language Villages at 800-222-4750, ext.4; or go to www.concordialanguagevillages.org and connect to the Needs-based page for information and application.

NEW!

KIPINÄ KERHO (Finn Spark) will provide assistance to Salolampi families primarily based on financial need, also taking into account multiple members of an immediate family (available until $2,000 is expended). Contact Concordia Language Villages at 800-222-4750, ext. 4, or online for information. Application deadline: February 28, 2013.

HELEN SALO MITCHELL needs-based scholarships available to Salolampi villagers; determined by Concordia Language Villages. Call 800-222-4750, ext. 4, or online for information. Application deadline: February 28, 2013.

CONCORDIA LANGUAGE VILLAGES NEEDS-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

family. Contact Concordia Language Villages at 800-2224750, ext. 4, or online for information. Application deadline: February 28, 2013.

REGIONAL DONOR SCHOLARSHIPS FINNISH AMERICAN CULTURAL ACTIVITIES (FACA), Twin Cities, offers scholarships of $100 to ONE-WEEK VILLAGERS and $200 to TWO-WEEK VILLAGERS who are children or relatives of a FACA member. Request information and application from Kathleen Jackson, 3225 Century Ave. S., Woodbury, MN 55125; 651739-3102. Application deadline: March 1, 2013.

GEORGE A. KAKELA SCHOLARSHIP will award a minimum of $250 to a FOUR-WEEK villager with preference given to a villager from northeastern Minnesota or with ties to a 557 zip code area. Those interested should send a copy of their Salolampi application form, information on their connection to northeastern Minnesota, and 300-500 words why Salolampi is important to them. Send materials to Karen Michael, 25024 S. Desert Trail Court, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 by March 1, 2013.

A $100 scholarship for a villager who has attended a Suomi-koulu (Finnish Saturday School). Download an application from www.salolampi.org, email info@salolampi.org, or write the Salolampi Foundation by April 1, 2013.

based on financial need, also taking into account multiple members of an immediate

ALLIE LUOMA FAMILY WEEK

Scholarship support is awarded to Salolampi villagers by organizations from many states. Sincere appreciation is extended to the following organizations which have sponsored local scholarships during the past several years:

A $50 scholarship will be awarded to each family member who registers for the Family Week, June 10–15, 2013.

KIITOS!

Scholarship Donor Organizations

Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society; Finnish American Historical Society, Wolf Lake, Minnesota; Finlandia Foundation National; Finlandia Foundation, Boston; Finlandia Foundation, Florida; Ladies of Kaleva, Virginia, Minnesota; Finnish American Cultural Activities, Inc. and Kisarit Finnish American Folk Dancers, Twin Cities, Minnesota; Finlandia Foundation, Twin Cities, Minnesota; Finnish American Society of Milwaukee, Inc., Milwaukee, WI; Finnish Americans and Friends of Hibbing, Minnesota; and Norsk Torske Klubben, St. Paul, Minnesota. More organizations have awarded individual scholarships in the past. We applaud the community efforts that make possible attendance at Salolampi. Tell us if we missed a sponsor.


2013 Summer Session Schedule, Fees, and Scholarships Family Week

Family Week

1-Week

2-Week

2-Week + Int’l Day

4-Week + Int’l Day

Adventure Day Camp

Ages or Grades

Ages 0–18

Adults

Ages 7–11

Ages 8–15

Ages 12–18

Grades 9–12

Ages 6–11

2013 Dates

June 10–15

June 10–15

June 17–22

June 17–29

July 1–13

June 17– July 13

June 17–21 July 1–4

Concordia Language Villages ID Code

IB15

IB19

IB21

IB22

IB42

IB24

IB02DC

Concordia Language Villages 2013 BASE FEES

$495

$620

$870

$1,825

$1,870

$4,210

$225**

SCHOLARSHIPS & INCENTIVES Concordia Language Village Scholarship Salolampi Automatic Scholarship

$25

$25

$50

$50

$100

$200

$200

$400

$400

$840

$65

$90

$90

$120

Salolampi Early Registration (by 4/1/13)

$65

Allie Luoma Family Week Scholarship

$50

$50

SAVINGS

$340

$50

$290

$540

$540

$1,060

NET COST (based on early registration)*

$155

$570

$580

$1,230

$1,270

$2,990

$0

$225**

* Check other scholarships on these pages for additional savings or visit Salolampi website (www.salolampi.org). ** Tuition for July 1–4 Adventure Day Camp session is $180, because it is one day shorter than the June 17–21 session.

NEW! Adult Week Scholarship for College & University Students

Salolampi on paras paikka! (Salolampi is the best place!)

Do you know a college student who would enjoy an affordable Finnish Language Village experience? In early 2012, Salolampi encouraged college Finnish language students from the United States and Canada to attend Adult Salolampi programs. Two students attended Salolampi Adult in May 2012. Feedback from them was

exceptional. A survey of college and university students indicates a huge financial barrier in attending. This scholarship is the result. A new 50 percent reduction in tuition scholarship will be granted to college or university students who wish to attend a Salolampi Adult Week or Family Fun Weekend program.

To qualify, the student must have attended or graduated from an accredited college or university within the calendar year. One scholarship per person per year is allowed, limited to the first 12 qualifying applicants. Visit www.salolampi.org for application forms.

VILLAGERS SAY “THANK YOU!”… Dear Salolampi Foundation, Thank you so much or giving me a scholarship. I had so much fun learning the Finnish language and making new friends. The food was delicious and the cabins were homey. I am so glad that I got a chance to learn more of the language because my grandparents live in Finland. Thank you, Daniella Leena Kyllonen

Moi! My name is Nelli Johnson. I am writing to give a big thank you to the Salolampi Foundation for my scholarship so I could go to Salolampi this summer for the sixth time.... My favorite part of being at the village is to learn new words while making friends at the same time. I am very interested in Finnish culture and I am so glad they teach all about it.... When I am a junior or senior, my dad is going to take me to Finland!...

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Connect to Salolampi.org now! You’ve probably seen a curious box like this in various locations throughout your everyday life. It’s called a QR Code (QR stands for Quick Response) and is a two-dimensional barcode that holds information to enable a smart device to instantly connect to a specific page on the web. This QR Code will allow readers to immediately connect to the Salolampi.org website with a smart phone or other device that has a QR Code Reader app. Try it now! (There are many free QR Code Reader apps available for download wherever you usually download your apps.) We plan to use this technology in upcoming issues of the Sanomat as an option to connect readers directly to web pages of specific Salolampi interest. (In fact, go to page 7 to see how handy this code can be!) Of course, for those who don’t have a smart device, we will continue to provide the website addresses.

ADVENTURE DAY CAMPS Ages 6–11 June 17–21, 2013 • July 1–4, 2013 The action-packed language and cultural immersion day camps are perfect for younger children. Villagers enjoy fun games, craft activities, and lots of music at our Adventure Day Camps. This is an exciting way to advance your children’s language skills and prepare them for our residential summer programs. Dean Iida reports, “Often after attending a session of day camp, children observe their own preparedness to attend an entire oneor two-week session.” While their children attend day camp, parents might find that this is an ideal time to spend some vacation days in the Bemidji area. For a complete description, visit www.salolampi.org or www.concordialanguagevillages.org, select Finnish and Day Camps.

Invite your parent, child, cousin, or friend to attend Salolampi with you this year. Salolampi is for EVERYONE!, continued from page 1

Experience the beauty and excitement of Salolampi during the winter at Finnish Family Fun Weekend. The ten families enrolled for the February 15–18, 2013 session had an action-packed weekend of sauna and snowshoeing, folk dance and food, music and memories. Join us next February for what may be Salolampi's best-kept secret!

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(French) for many summers, in hopes to be exchange students in these respective countries. When the time came for placement, they were sent to Finland and returned to be eager staff members at Salolampi. We can also recount many young people who hear of bands they love and consequently learn of their Finnish roots, also propelling them to learn Finnish language and culture at Salolampi. We have villagers and staff who grew up with parents and grandparents using Finnish as a “secret code” language. Salolampi debunked this code and they now easily converse with their elders and distant Finnish relatives. As a member of the Concordia Language Villages, Salolampi allows participants to live the language and culture of Finland. Perhaps this is the summer for you to join us regardless of your Finnish connection. To begin or rekindle your relationship with Salolampi, past, present, and future villagers, staff, and friends are invited to join us directly following FinnFest 2013 in Michigan for Kesämökkipäivä on June 23, 2013. This is the summer to connect and reconnect great memories of Salolampi as we celebrate 20 years at our permanent site. Salolampi is for everyone!


Finlandia Foundation National Discovers Salolampi

2012 PHONATHON IS A SUCCESS!

Excerpts from Anita Smiley, National President

By Linda Warpula Davis and Ruthann Rintala Swanson, Co-chairs of Salolampi Foundation’s Scholarship Phonathon

Deep in the woods of northwestern Minnesota lies a gem, the Salolampi Finnish Language Village, one of several (fifteen) ethnic villages at the Concordia Language Villages. When our Finlandia Foundation National Board of Trustees met at Salolampi for our semi-annual meeting in October, we were introduced to the wonders of this Village, most of us for the first time…. This experience is the next best thing to actually being in Finland, a great way to introduce young people to their Finnish heritage without leaving the country…. Salolampi is truly a gem!

Salolampi Foundation’s Phonathon Committee says Paljon Kiitoksia to all the people who contributed to make our fund-raising in November a big success. Our 46 volunteers reached out to folks in all 50 states. You can see from the big list of donors on pages 8–9 that they succeeded. The generosity of these friends of Salolampi provided more than $50,000 that will enable us to continue our mission of sustaining the Finnish Language and Culture through scholarships. Salolampi is a very special and unique place for both children and adults. If you haven’t yet experienced it yourself, this is the year to give it a try.

ADULT WEEK SCHOLARSHIPS 2013 FINDER/FINDEE ADULT SCHOLARSHIPS. A returning Salolampi adult villager (the Finder) is eligible to refer one first-time villager (the Findee) for a $50 reduction in tuition and also to receive the $50 reduction. Scholarships are awarded upon receipt of Finder and Findee applications by the Villages office. ADULT TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS. An adult villager traveling more than 500 miles to a Salolampi Adult Week is eligible for a $50 travel scholarship.

TOP: May 2012 Adult Week's beginning-level class was diverse in age (early 20s to early 90s!) and Finnish heritage (from 0 to 100 percent). Salolampi Adult Week sessions offer language instruction in beginning through advanced levels so learners are taught at a level as comfortable or as challenging as they wish. BOTTOM: Mölkky competitions are popular for Salolampi villagers of all ages.

WORK WEEKEND COUPONS. A first-time villager who volunteers during a spring or fall work weekend is awarded a $100 coupon, which will be credited toward tuition for Adult Week. For Adult Week scholarship application forms, visit the Salolampi website: www.salolampi.org or call Sara Williams at 800-450-2214 to request forms or information.

TALKOOT REMINDER – Work Weekends in 2013 May 10–12 and September 13–15

Come to help; there will be plenty to do, good food, sauna, and a nice time. Bring linens, a towel, and tools for the skills that you have. Contact: paavotaipale@salolampi.org to confirm.

Learn Finnish while participating in Finnish cultural activities. During Adult Week, Linnea weaves a räsymatto (rag rug).

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Mourning the Death of Three Pioneers Who Shaped Salolampi Remembering our former Salolampi President and Sanomat Editor…

Armi Koskinen Nelson May 15, 1928 – January 8, 2013

Former Salolampi Foundation President and current Salolammen Sanomat editor Armi Koskinen Nelson, 84, passed away on January 8, 2013, in Edina, Minnesota. Armi was an esteemed and passionate teacher and administrator in Golden Valley and Edina, Minnesota. In retirement, she devoted her time, talent, and energy to Salolampi and Finlandia Foundation National. A member of the Salolampi Foundation board for more than thirty years, Armi helped direct the building of the Salolampi Finnish Language Village and served as the seventh president of the Foundation. Armi invested her journalistic expertise as editor and designer of this publication, the Salolammen Sanomat, the newsletter of the Salolampi Foundation, mailed to more than 6,000 homes twice a year. Salolampi Foundation past president, Joanne Bergman described Armi as a “beloved, steadfast presence on the

Ernie Banttari August 2, 1932 – October 1, 2012 Former Salolampi Foundation treasurer and longtime board member Ernest Eino (Ernie) Banttari, 80, died on October 1, 2012, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Ernie grew up in Hibbing, Minnesota. After earning his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota, he enjoyed a 33year career with the University of Minnesota’s Department of Plant Pathology—as a professor, graduate student advisor, director of graduate studies, and researcher in plant virology. He spent a sabbatical Finland in 1965 and where he later introduced two varieties of Minnesota winter hardy

Beatrice Meyers September 14, 1929 – January 30, 2013 Thirty-year board member Beatrice Meyers, 83, died on January 30, 2013, in Holiday, Florida. Born, raised, and educated in Upper Michigan, Bea enjoyed a career as a teacher and guidance counselor in Michigan, Indiana, Montana, and Illinois. She

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Salolampi Foundation Board of Directors and a personable lady of strong convictions and inestimable skill. Her leadership, dependability, readiness, warmth, and dedication have been unequaled in advancing the Salolampi mission since its founding.” Former Salolampi Foundation president Mike Anuta said, “Zeal permeated her deep dedication to the Salolampi Foundation in its work in establishing, funding, building, and supporting Salolampi, our Finnish Language Village, and to all things Finnish. She was also a gentle and dignified lady with a delightful sense of humor.” As a longtime trustee of Finlandia Foundation National, Armi served as editor of Finlandia Foundation newsletter and was a member of the grants committee. Anita Smiley, president of the Finlandia Foundation National Trustees said of Armi, “She had a vision, and she articulated her thoughts convincingly with determined enthusiasm. She supported her Finnish roots with unwavering time and considerable talents…. My recent trip to Salolampi opened my eyes to all that Armi had contributed during its formation and development.” A former student described Armi as “a mature version of a ‘Wonder Woman’ in all aspects of her work and volunteer efforts.” Memorials may be addressed to the Logan & Jacob Andreas Education Trust, R.W. Baird, 227 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606. This trust was established by Armi for her grandsons.

blueberries to the University of Kuopio. Ernie enjoyed hunting, canoeing, Finnish language and culture, and woodturning. After his retirement, he turned several hundred artistic bowls from wood harvested in Minnesota and North Dakota. Ernie sold many bowls at Finnish and ethnic festivals. Ernie and his wife Marlene joined the Salolampi Foundation board in 1989; he served as Treasurer from 1991 to 1998. An enthusiastic supporter of Salolampi, Ernie was a member of the team that built the log cabins at Salolampi and volunteered at work weekends for many years. He shared his professional expertise and love of plants by leading cultural presentations on flora common to Finland and northern Minnesota. His guidebook, Luonnonkasvit (Plants in Nature), compared trees and plants in Finland with those found on the grounds of the Salolampi Finnish Language Village and helped adult villagers learn the Finnish names for Salolampi foliage.

volunteered as a Girl Scout leader and was involved with the Finn Ladies of Chicago and Finnish American Club of Chicago. After retirement, she and her husband Dave moved to Holiday, Florida, where she was active in the Finnish American Club of New Port Richey. Beatrice was a member of the Salolampi Foundation board for more than thirty years, most recently serving the Florida area as a regional director. Bea and Dave were major contributors to Salolampi and supported their children’s and grandchildren’s attendance as villagers.


At the Tucson, AZ FinnFest, Susan Susanna Harstad meets Salolampi's first dean, Börje Vähämäki of Toronto, ON Tiina and Susan entertained in the tori as the Salolampi Singers. A class on Finnish verbs, patterned after Tiina’s teaching at Adult Weeks, attracted an interested audience. On Saturday, at a 3-hour long Salolampi Sampler, children and some adults practiced Finnish words and phrases through singing, dancing, games, role-playing skits, repetition, etc. Finnish crafts and the stick-throwing game of mölkky ended the session. All were encouraged to attend Salolampi and to learn from the Salolampi brochures provided.

Salolampi Travels to FinnFest 2012 – Tucson

FinnFest 2013 • June 19-23 Hancock & Houghton, Michigan A Midsummer Eve’s Dream www.FINNFESTUSA2013.ORG SALOLAMPI WILL BE THERE! Want to know more? Connect to the Finnfest website now… (see page 4 for more information about these smart device “QR Codes”)

Ten volunteers from the U.S. and Canada staffed the Salolampi Foundation information booth at FinnFest 2012 in Tucson: Karen Michael, Arizona; Claudia Adkins, Florida; Linda Davis, Susan Harstad, Gil Kinnunen, Urho Rahkola, and Tiina Watts, Minnesota; Ivy Nevala, and Marvin Nevala, Wisconsin; Valerie Knuuttila, Saskatchewan.

MEMORIALS Sept. 1, 2012 – Jan. 31, 2013 [FOR PRIVACY REASONS, NAMES HAVE BEEN DELETED FROM THIS WEBSITE EDITION]

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Scholarship Donors September 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013 The following contributors added to their past scholarship gifts or gave first time scholarship gifts to the Salolampi Foundation during the past 5 months. If you have lost count of your total gifts, please contact info@salolampi.org with your question.

PLATINA ($2,000+) Cumulative Total $10,000+ $5,000–$9,999 $4,000–$4,999 $3,000–$3,999 $2,000–$2,999

KULTA ($1,000–$1,999) Cumulative Total HOPEA ($500–$999) Cumulative Total PRONSSI ($100–$499) Cumulative Total RAUTA (to $100) Cumulative Total [FOR PRIVACY REASONS, NAMES HAVE BEEN DELETED FROM THIS WEBSITE EDITION] Memorials – see page 7

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Salolampi Foundation Officers Tiina Watts President Coon Rapids, MN TBA President Elect Joanne Bergman Past President College Station, TX Arlene Putikka Tucker Treasurer Hermantown, MN Dana Halberg Secretary Roseville, MN Mauno Silpälä Assistant Treasurer Edina, MN

Directors Michael Anuta White Bear Township, MN Marlene Banttari St. Paul, MN Sara Ahlgren Bogie St. Paul, MN Erikki Daniels Minneapolis, MN Ken Daniels Blaine, MN Linda Warpula Davis Maple Grove, MN Evelyn Eskeli Minneapolis, MN John Hanson III New Brighton, MN Susan Harstad Minneapolis, MN Gil Kinnunen West St. Paul, MN Beverly Kallio Kmett Cook, MN

Donna Kovala Osage, MN Jim Kurtti Houghton, MI Steve Leppälä Hermantown, MN Ove Lilja Inver Grove Heights, MN Eric Maki Hayward, WI Kaisa Oja Bemidji, MN Ruthann Swanson Minneapolis, MN Paavo Taipale Lauderdale, MN Ed Watts Coon Rapids, MN

Advisory Committee

Valerie Knuuttila Stockholm, SK, Canada

Non-Profit Org

Salolampi Foundation PO Box 14480 Minneapolis MN 55414-0480

U.S. Postage

PAID

MINNEAPOLIS MN

Emeritus Members

Permit No. 2805

Elaine Anuta White Bear Township, MN Miriam Hendrickson Muskego, WI Ken Lahti Eveleth, MN Claire Seppi Virginia, MN Mark Wirtanen Hibbing, MN

Dean Amy Tervola Hultberg New York Mills, MN

ExOfficio/Concordia Language Villages

Mary Ann Gomsi Christine Schulze Hibbing, MN Vice President for Ivy Nevala Concordia Language Cedar Grove, WI Villages Marvin Nevala Moorhead, MN Amery, WI Rosann Wulff-Angeli Patricia Thornton Director for Summer Ironwood, MI Programs Dan Karvonen St. Paul, MN Crystal, MN Martin Graefe Regional Director for Year Representatives Around Programs Bemidji, MN Claudia Adkins Heather Vick Tampa, FL Assistant Director for Jean Chapman Program Management Escanaba, MI St. Paul, MN Dennis Harrington Sara Williams Deland, FL Registration Specialist, Karen Käkelä Adult Weeks Michael Bemidji, MN Sun Lakes, AZ

Salolammen Sanomat is a publication of the Salolampi Foundation, PO Box 14480, Minneapolis, MN 55414-0480, written and assembled by volunteers. EDITORS: Marlene Banttari, Joanne Bergman, Evelyn Eskeli, John Hanson III, Susan Harstad, Wendy Johnson, and Gil Kinnunen. PHOTOGRAPHY: John Hanson III, Susan Harstad, Gil Kinnunen, and Village Photographers. GRAPHIC ART: Design and layout by Wendy J. Johnson, Points Of View, Inc. Orono, MN. Points Of View generously discounts its prices for the Salolampi Foundation. SALOLAMPI VILLAGE is located at 10915 Ojutkangastie NE, Bemidji, MN 56601, northeast of Bemidji, Minnesota, on Turtle River Lake, County Hwy 20.

Mission Statement The Salolampi Foundation is committed to sustaining the Finnish language and culture through scholarships and program support at the Salolampi Finnish Language Village.

PLAN NOW Spring 2013 Work Weekend

May 10–12, 2013

Spring 2013 Adult Week

May 12–18, 2013

Family Week Adults Children Ages 0–18

June 10–15, 2013

One-Week Session Ages 7–11

June 17–22, 2013

Two-Week Sessions Ages 8–15

June 17–29, 2013 Ages 12–18

July 1–13, 2013

Four-Week Credit Session Grades 9–12

June 17–July 13, 2013

Adventure Day Camp Ages 6–11

June 17–21, 2013 July 1–4, 2013

Contact Us TO RECEIVE SANOMAT NEWS ONLINE, visit www.salolampi.org TO REMOVE A NAME FROM THE MAILING LIST, email: info@salolampi.org or write Salolampi Foundation* 2013 REGISTRATION YOUTH SUMMER SESSIONS – FAMILY WEEK – DAY CAMP www.salolampi.org or www.concordialanguagevillages.org, find Finnish 800-222-4750

Fall Work Weekend

ADULT SPRING & FALL WEEKS – FAMILY FUN WEEKEND email: swilliam@cord.edu or call 800-450-2214

Fall Adult Week

SALOLAMPI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS email: info@salolampi.org or write Salolampi Foundation* or visit www.salolampi.org

September 13–15, 2013 September 7–13, 2013

but first… Study scholarship opportunities on page 3

SALOLAMPI ENDOWMENT FUND SALOLAMPI HERITAGE SOCIETY email: info@salolampi.org or write Salolampi Foundation*

Students: Download applications at www.salolampi.org or www.concordialanguagevillages.org

*SALOLAMPI FOUNDATION PO Box 14480, Minneapolis, MN 55414-0480 www.salolampi.org email: info@salolampi.org

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