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Janisch chosen for Fulbright Fellowship

by Katy Heinecke
Courier Staff Writer

Sisseton High School graduate Roy Janisch is embarking on a once-in-a lifetime opportunity, utilizing his vast knowledge and prior experience and an interest that developed in high school. Janisch is currently the Pittsburg State University, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Justice Studies in PSU’s Department of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, where he has taught since the fall of 2005. He has been named Vancouver Island University’s inaugural Fulbright Canada Jarislowsky visiting chair in Aboriginal Studies and will be serving a nine month Fulbright fellowship at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. For the rest of the Janisch story please buy a copy of this weeks newspapers on news stand now..

Roy Janisch

Roy Janisch, Ph.D.
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“Holiday Harmonies” to present seasonal music Dec. 4

The 25th Annual Holiday Harmonies Concert and reception, sponsored by the Sisseton Arts Council with support from the Sisseton Ministerial Association, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. The concert will showcase musical groups from Sisseton area churches. Each individual church group will present selections of their favorite Christmas music.
Following the program, refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall of Grace Lutheran Church by the members of Grace Lutheran Church in Sisseton. (Groups hosting the reception are rotated to different area churches each year.)
Tickets for the Holiday Harmonies concert will be available at the door. There will be a small admission fee for adults, and students (K-12) will be free. All proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Sisseton Food Pantry. Donations of non-perishable food items will also be accepted at the event, and will be given to the Food Pantry.

Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Class offered

A Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby Class will be held Thursday, Dec. 8, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center. Class will be held in the Main Conference Room.
Topics will include Nutrition in Pregnancy, Smoking Cessation, Benefits of Breastfeeding, and Resources. Make a tie baby blanket, enjoy a snack, and hear how you can have a healthy pregnancy.
For more information, call Jodi Lutjens of the PHN Department at 742-3766, or SWO Community Health Education at 742-3651.

Childbirth class offered for IHS eligible patients

A Childbirth Preparation and Breastfeeding Class will be held Thursday, Dec. 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center. Class will be held in the Public Health Nursing Conference Room. There will be a lunch break (on your own) from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
This class is open to all IHS eligible patients, and there is no cost for attendance. Mothers should bring their coach(es). Instructor will be Jodi Lutjens, RN with the Public Health Nursing Department.
Participants who complete this class in its entirety will receive a co-sleeper for their new baby. This co-sleeper attaches to the side of the bed, or can be free standing. It enables a mother to sleep close to her baby, but allows baby to have his/her own sleeping area.
For more information, call Jodi Lutjens at 605-698-7606.


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