Pamela O'Meara

Pamela O’Meara
Review staff

Pam O’Meara can be reached at pomeara@lillienews.com or 651-748-7818.

 

 

 

Tue
13
Feb

Winter Carnival royalty attend Roseville Rotary meeting


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Dressed in their royal costumes — capes, crowns and a snow-white gown for the Queen of the Snows — and fresh from their 10-day Winter Carnival tour, members of the 2018 Winter Carnival royal family visited the Roseville Rotary club meeting on Feb.

Tue
06
Feb

New Orleans celebrates 300 years


Pamela O’Meara photos/Review • New Orleans has such a high water table that people are buried in vaults above ground in the St. Louis Cemetery, which is more than 200 years old and may be home to ghosts. The city itself, founded by a Frenchman in 1718, celebrates its 300th anniversary this year.

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Review staff

 

Wed
20
Dec

The ‘executive brain’ in teens


courtesy of Loren Swanson • Dr. David Walsh discussed executive function and what it means for managing one’s behavior at the Roseville Area Optimist Club’s Dec. 8 meeting.

Speaking to members and guests of the Roseville Area Optimist club on Dec. 8, psychologist and author Dr. David Walsh said executive function is the hottest topic in education today. 

Tue
28
Nov

Family, friends and fragrance in Michigan


Pamela O’Meara photo • The SS Badger, a National Historic Landmark, pulls into Ludington, after crossing Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It was launched in 1953 to ferry railroad cars across the lake. Now it’s a car ferry for people wishing to shorten their trip across the lake.

The fragrance of lavender wafted through the air and bees flited through the rows of lovely purple plants at Lavender Hill Farm near Petoskey, Michigan. 

Tue
26
Sep

St. Paul-born billionaire speaks at Roseville Area Optimist Club


Old Central High School classmates Don Salverda and Denny Sanford met up at the Roseville Area Optimist Club where Salverda arranged for Sanford to speak recently. Pamela O’Meara

The white-haired, personable, billionaire philanthropist T.

Tue
05
Sep

Out in Nebraska on the Oregon Trail

My trip to western Nebraska to learn how pioneers survived on the Oregon Trail began in an unusual way, but it did show us one thing the pioneers faced on the prairie — big storms and twisters.

Mon
24
Jul

Roseville Rotary learns about ShelterBox

On July 10 guest speaker and Rotarian Greg Krauska spoke to the Roseville Rotary Club about ShelterBox USA, a program with which Rotary International partners.

Wed
19
Jul

Submarines, sailboats and secret gardens in Door County


This old fireboat in Sturgeon Bay served the Chicago Fire Department for many years. photo: Pamela O'Meara

Who would have thought the nation’s most complete World War II submarine would be permanently docked in the Manitowoc River, just off Lake Michigan, in Wisconsin?

Fri
19
May

Pondering a wall in Big Bend National Park


A man walks down the sandy path to the Rio Grande River at Boquillas Hot Springs.

 

Thu
20
Apr

Volunteers needed to help assemble hygiene kits


submitted photo On April 8, students at Visitation School in Mendota Heights partnered with the Days for Girls program to make hygiene kits for girls in developing countries. The Roseville Rotary Club has two upcoming Days for Girls events planned in May and June. The hygiene kits made at such events can help girls manage their periods in order to not miss days of school.

Kits help girls abroad manage their periods and stay in school

 

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