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September 2018

   

Guest Columnist

By Cecilia Rokusek, President and CEO Our new President/CEO shares her excitement and thoughts about her role, the future of the NCSML, and her early impressions of the potential of what is to come. Dear friends and supporters of the NCSML, I am in my…

Museum Doings

Looking in the rearview mirror can help us find a better destination, historically speaking, that is. George Santayana said, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Many of the NCSML’s upcoming programs take a look at past events in ways…

Stories of Generosity

Growing up, Steve’s parents challenged him to be open to all diversity – of thought, religion, cultures, social status, ethnicity, everything – and that process led to a life of learning as much as possible to see from different perspectives. When the NCSML mission and…

Thoughts and Musings

Storytelling is all the rage. Articles, columns, blogs, and presentations encourage people to share stories to improve sales, leadership, management, education, parenting — pretty much everything. There’s a lot of truth to that, but no one seems to discuss storylistening. Listening to and for stories…

15th annual BrewNost at the NCSML slated for Sept. 14

International beer festival features specially paired food and brews Nicho Lowry of “Antiques Roadshow” returns to call the Live Auction NCSML’s new President and CEO, Dr. Cecilia Rokusek, will host Sept. 5, 2018 CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – BrewNost, the annual international beer festival supporting the…

In the Spotlight: Thew Brewing & Chef Run Farms

The 15th anniversary presentation of BrewNost, an annual international beer festival supporting the NCSML mission, will be held Sept. 14, 6:30-10 p.m. BrewNost will feature a live auction hosted by Nicholas “Nicho” Lowry (of Antiques Roadshow fame on PBS) and unlimited sampling of delicious beverages…