Brown Bag Briefings will be held in April

Presentations will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays

Brown Bag Briefings return to the Fort Dodge Public Library in April. Each Thursday from noon to 1 p.m., a different program will be presented. The programs are held in the large meeting room at the library, 424 Central Ave.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch and eat while listening to the presentations. Coffee will be provided.

On April 5, the topic is “Secrets from the Vault of the Fort Museum and Frontier Village Curation Department.” Cheryl Sherry and Jessica Einwalter will talk about new programs, as well as current activities. They will bring some artifacts to show. Information will also be shared about “The Original Wild West Frontier Days 2018.”

“What’s New at Citizens Central” will be discussed on April 12. Kim Evans and Erin Habben will talk about programming at Citizens Central. They will cover new programs, Congregate Meals and fundraising, as well as other existing programs. Come and hear how they deal with youths and seniors.

The April 19 topic will be “Updates from Soldier Creek Winery with Anne Zwink” The winery has changed quite a bit since its beginnings in 2014. There are new wines, new wine-making techniques, new events and entertainment opportunities, as well as involvement in and around Fort Dodge. Zwink the winery’s wine maker, was recently named the Iowa Wine Growers Association 2018 Winemaker of the year. Come and see what this unique business has to offer.

Domestic/Sexual Assault Outreach Center topic on April 26 is “Would you know where to turn for help if you or a family member were a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, homicide or any other violent crime?” Jamie Huse and other staff members will discuss D/SAOC services and the Homicide/Other Violent Crimes Program. Learn about services available in the community.

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