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Men Talk -Auguest/September edition now online

Read the official newsletter of the Twin Cities Men's Center online edition. Men Talk, a regional, bi-monthly newsletter features a comprehensive Events Calendar of programs and schedule of support groups, informative articles, poetry, an occasional resource directory, book reviews and other information about special events and news covering men's groups in the Twin Cities. Men Talk has appeared in one form or another since 1977.

Volunteer Appreciation Night with the Minnesota Twins!

The Board of Directors of the Twin Cities Men's Center is always on the look out for ways to recognize and thank our volunteers. In the past recent years, we have been able to get complimentary tickets to Minnesota Twins games and we were able to do so again this year. We have 60 tickets for Saturday night, August 24 against Detroit for Joe Mauer bobblehead night! While we appreciate YOU, we also recognize that many of you have friends and significant others that you would like to share this event with. INVITE THEM!! They are welcome to join us, as well!

If you are a volunteer and are interested, contact Tom M, the Office Manager. In the past, we have had very good turn out and people have really enjoyed themselves! We would really love to have you attend another fun night with us and the Minnesota Twins! And the bats are really hot this year!!

Remembrances of TCMC Volunteer William Ranslow Zuber, III

Our dear friend William Ranslow Zuber, III died on 2019-July-15 in St. Paul. His decades of service to people on the social or psychological margins of life in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota and beyond will benefit generations yet to come. His friendship, collegiality, and listening ears have enabled us men to be more than we could imagine. His insightful perceptions of this world's beauty and challenges have continued to be guiding lights to those of us who could spend time with Ranny in support groups or bookclubs, over Bridge games or campfires, or at plays, concerts, or the gym. Ranny believed we can face all challenges head on with eyes wide open and a smile for the next guy. Obit:

Tuesday H.S.B. Group Suspended

The Tuesday Healthy Sexual Boundaries group will be suspended for the summer. Bobby, the group facilitator, has an out-of-state commitment and in unable to convine the group for a few months. He plans to resume the group in the fall of 2019

NEW Family Law Clinic Starts in Woodbury

Christie Lea Thompson as ChristieLegal will provide the following paralegal services for MN family law cases (divorce, child custody, and child support) in an efficient, collaborative, and affordable manner.

ChristieLegal helps client(s) make decisions, including referring to other professionals, if necessary, researches legal and factual issues, writes documents, helps them file and serve documents, and prepares them for court.

The new Clinic will be held at Lunds & Byerlys Community Room, 7050 Valley Creek Plaza, Woodbury, MN 55125 on every 3rd Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. (except July which will be the 3rd Monday). Please Note the location change from what was previously published.
Details on our family law page.

Note from the Fundraising and Contributions Committee

Attention TCMC members and supporters, the TCMC Fundraising and Contributions Committee can use your help.  If you have an interest or experience in Fundraising and are willing to volunteer some of your time; please contact Damon Starks at

TCMC joins the Amazon Smile program

The Twin Cities Men's Center is now listed as a charitable organization on Amazon Smile. This means when any Amazon customer who registers with Amazon Smile and selects the Twin Cities Men's Center as their charitable organization of choice, 0.5% of any qualifying purchase will be donated to the Twin Cities Men's Center. You can sign up to help us out at <>.

TCMC is now eligible to receive Choice Dollars through Thrivent Financial!!

Are you a member of Thrivent Financial who's eligible to direct Choice Dollars?

Choice Dollars charitable outreach funds can make a world of difference to the Twin Cities Men's Center! Thrivent's Choice Dollars program allows eligible Thrivent members to recommend where they feel Thrivent should distribute a portion of its charitable funds. Directing Choice Dollars to TCMC is easy. Simply go to to learn more and find program terms and conditions. Or call 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice®" after the prompt.

Thrivent also has other opportunities to help the Twin Cities Men's Center, but we need to know which of OUR supporters are also THEIR members! If you believe in TCMC's mission and you are a Member of Thrivent Financial, please contact Tom to find out about other ways you can help TCMC through Thrivent Financial!

I Want To Receive Men Talk in my E-mail Box!

Have you seen our new website yet? Did you know we are currently working on getting the past Issues of Men Talk online on our website? Would you like to STOP receiving your hard copy of Men Talk in your postal mail and instead, get an e-mail including the current Men Talk table of contents and a link to the latest issue online? Easier done than said! Just send an e-mail to Tom at and tell him you want to be removed from the hard copy mailing and you would like to receive an e-mail notification when the latest Men Talk is online. It's that simple!


Be sure to check the Events Calendar for the master list of all TCMC events!