Cornerstones is a group of couples and singles over fifty. We usually host a time of fellowship, dinner, and a program on the first Friday of the month, September to June, at 6:00 p.m. in the Gratz Center. All are invited to attend.

A Cornerstones dinner

Upcoming Schedule

Champions for the Great Lakes: Conserving and Restoring the Worlds Largest Fresh Water Resource

Presented by Joel Brammeier, President and CEO, Alliance for the Great Lakes

Friday, May 3
6:00 p.m.
Borwell Dining Room

Register online here by Wednesday, May 1

Formed about 14,000 years ago, Lakes Michigan, Erie, Superior, Huron, and Ontario represent the largest group of freshwater lakes on earth. They’re a major resource for transportation, trade, fishing, and recreation, and they serve as a habitat for a large and diverse number of aquatic species. Protecting and conserving the Great Lakes is of paramount importance in an age of mounting environmental pressures and challenges.

Join us for our May program as we hear from Joel Brammeier, who heads up the Alliance for the Great Lakes, the largest and most influential multistate advocacy group working to protect, restore, and conserve this amazing legacy we all share.

Joel will discuss the work of the group, its policy successes, and—importantly—the current and future issues it is tackling on behalf of all citizens.

As usual, our evening will begin with appetizers, followed by dinner and the presentation.

Reservations for the dinner ($25 per person) must be made by Wednesday, May 1 online (preferred) or by contacting Anne Ellis.

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Registration for Cornerstones programs are typically required by the Wednesday prior to the event, and they are considered complete upon receipt of event payment.

For more information about Cornerstones, contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369).