Ten Thousand Things Theater Company of Minneapolis traveled to Duluth last week to perform Shakespeare’s “Pericles” for Ecumen Lakeshore residents, who were on the edge of their seats for the entire performance.
When a young John Beaumier was trying to make his way in the world, someone was always there for him. With help from others along the way, he became a highly accomplished Mayo-trained orthopedic surgeon who loved his work and prospered.
In 1978 Margee Polanka was at the University of Minnesota-Duluth studying to be an elementary school teacher. On spring break, she took a job at Ecumen Lakeshore as a part-time nurse’s aide that changed her career path from young kids to older adults.