Tue, January 23, 20183:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3451 Parklawn Avenue
Edina, MN 55435
Discover Minnesota Gold at York Gardens in Edina!
Author Patrick "Packy" Mader is delighted to be invited to share his passion for Minnesota sports, history, and geography with the residents of York Gardens and their family members. His book, Minnesota Gold, features the stories, lives, challenges, perseverance, and achievements of 57 Minnesota athletes who competed on the world stage--primarily the Olympics. Three Edina athlethes are highlighted in his book: Jenny Schmidgall Potter, four-time hockey Olympian in 1998, 2002, 2006, and 2010; Janis Klecker, marathon runner who competed in the 1992 Olympics; and Kaylin Richardson, alpine skier in the 2006 and 2010 Olympics; and longtime Edina teacher Van Nelson, a 1968 Olympian.
Also included in the presentation are athletes from not only every section of the Twin Cities, but every part of the state! Come learn about these remarkable athletes and how they have contributed to their sport and communities.
Two-time Olympian skier Kaylin Richardson; Jenny Schmidgall Potter; Wendy Anderson, a 1956 Olympian and member of the silver medal-winning hockey team before he became governor.