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Staff Development Committee - Staff Appreciation Week

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Please choose all events you'd like to attend, and be sure to add them to your calendar!


11:30 - 1:30    Staff Picnic (Food Served)                         Banks Lawn & Dining Hall
11:30 - 1:30   Staff Council 50/50                                     Banks Lobby
11:30 - 3:00    McAuley Market Donations                     Banks Lobby
11:30 - ?          Live Music by Dustin Douglas                  Banks Lawn
11:30 - ?          Lawn games and fun                                   Banks Lawn
2:00                  Staff Council Grand Prize Drawings!       Banks Patio

* No additional RSVP required for above events


Ice Cream Truck 1961

Friday, May 17
12:30 - 2:30pm

Banks Patio near Chick-Fil-A

Come enjoy a sweet treat on us!  Everyone is welcome.


Music Trivia with MC Jason

Monday, May 20
2:00 - 4:00pm

Archie's Lounge

Grab your friends and colleagues and come enjoy an afternoon of music trivia hosted by MC Jason.

Teams of 4 can be submitted ahead of time to sdc@misericordia.edu (team name and 4 team member names). Don't have a team but want to play? Come anyway! We'll be able to create teams on the spot with individuals that are also looking for a team. Spectators are welcome.

Refreshments will be provided. Gift card prizes for the winning team!

I will attend Music Trivia with MC Jason

**** TUESDAY, MAY 21st SESSIONS ****

Session: Chair Massages by Eleventh Element

Tuesday, May 21
9:30 - 12:30

INS 218

Enjoy a relaxing 10 minute chair massage by the talented staff of Eleventh Element!  Slots are limited, so register early.

To register, click link below.



Tuesday, May 21
2:00 - 3:30

INS 217

Create a masterpiece using a canvas paint-by-number set . All supplies provided!

I will attend the Painting Session


Sound Bowl Meditation

Wednesday, May 22
9:30 - 10:30

INS 218/219

Join us as Rachael Wydra, RN ('98 MU grad) from Wydra Wellness guides us through a relaxing session using sound and meditation. Plan to get comfy - bring a pillow, blanket and a yoga mat if you'd like - we'll be on the floor.

I will attend the Sound Bowl Meditation session


Wednesday, May 22nd
2:00 - 3:30

INS 217

Join us for a beginner lesson in felting! Felting is a creative textile craft using wool, special felting needles and a cushion to create your works of art. Examples of Felted items range from small animals, to holiday decor to wearables. Maria Carr will walk you through a step-by-step process from what tools and wool to use to how to create your design. This class is limited to 25 people so be sure to register early. All supplies are included with the class and you will take a completed project with you.

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Thursday, May 23
10:30 - 12:00

Anderson Center Synthetic Courts

Have you heard of Pickleball and want to learn more? Do you play already and could use some pointers? Whether you have no experience at all, want to improve your game, or are a semi-pro DINKER, join us for a Pickleball Lesson. Former MU Tennis Coach, Jack Monick, will return to campus to give a detailed lesson for all levels of play. He will cover everything from rules, to scoring to proper technique and more. If you have your own pickleball paddle and ball, bring them. Otherwise, equipment will be provided for the lesson. Wear comfortable, athletic clothing that you can move in and athletic shoes. All levels are welcome!

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Line Dancing

Thursday, May 23
2:00 - 3:30

Banks Patio Tent

Are you a cowboy boot-wearing line dancing pro or are you a beginner interested in learning a few moves? Wear your boots or wear your sneakers, and join us under the tent for some stress-relieving fun with your fellow staff. 5 fun songs will be taught and danced to, so get ready for a great time!

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Build a Charcuterie Board

Friday, May 24th
11:00 - 12:30

INS 216

"The Cheese Lady", Suzanne Roth, will be here to share her expertise in selecting and pairing artisian cheeses with charcuterie, condiments, seasonal fruits and local farm produce. Learn how to select and stage your own personal charcuterie board. All foods and supplies will be provided for only $10 per person.

This class is limited to 30 attendees so be sure to RSVP by noon on Monday, May 20. Enjoy your board creation for lunch, or take it to go!

Once you select that you would like to attend the session, you will be sent a link for payment.  Once your payment is confirmed, you'll be registered for the session.  

I will attend the the Build a Charcuterie Board session