Mary Cecconi, executive director of Parents United for Public Schools, will be guest speaker for the River Valley Action monthly meeting on May 9.
Cecconi will provide an overview of education policy and funding issues being considered by the State Legislature. Her talk begins at 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Washington County Government Center, 14949 62nd St. N. in Stillwater.
For more information, go to www.rivervalleyaction.org.
City attorney leaves for Minnetonka job
Corrine Heine, who has served as Cottage Grove’s city attorney for more than a decade, is leaving to take a similar, but full-time, position with the city of Minnetonka.
Sarah Sonsalla, an attorney with the Kennedy & Graven law firm in Minneapolis, will take over Heine’s duties.
Free seminar looks at senior housing
Anyone considering choices for senior housing can attend a free seminar Thursday, May 9, from 6-8 p.m. in room C8 at the Central Learning Center of Forest Lake Area Schools.
The community education seminar will include health care professionals from Ebenezer Meadows Campus, Parmly LifePointes, Gracewood Senior living, Villages of North Branch and Birchwood Senior Living. Call 651-982-8110 to register over the phone or go to www.communityed4u.org.
For more information, contact Larry Damico at email@example.com or 651-982-8303.
White Bear Lake
Outstanding alum to talk to Century grads
The Century College Alumni Association board of directors has named Peter Fischer the 2013 Century College Outstanding Alum. He will address Century graduates on May 17 in Aldrich Arena.
A Maplewood resident and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives serving his first term, Fischer was the student body president at Lakewood Community College, a forerunner of Century College, in the late 1970s.
Fischer represents the new Minnesota House District 43A, which includes Mahtomedi, Birchwood, Willernie, part of White Bear Lake and north Maplewood.