Come Celebrate 10 Years of Well-Read Mom
Women at the Crossroads of Culture As women, we play a unique role in our homes, families, and culture.
Join us for an inspiring day of presentations designed to care for the mind and nurture the heart as we explore how literature and reading play an integral role in the development of culture. You’ll have a chance to meet other Well-Read Moms from across the country as we celebrate ten years of women who are committed to reading more and reading well. This expanded all-day event includes a catered box lunch and an optional Saturday evening Vigil Mass. We also have a block of rooms available at a fabulous hotel. Invite a friend and make a weekend of it!
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Trinity School at River Ridge
601 River Ridge Parkway, Eagan, MN 55121
10 - 5 p.m. (Registration and vendors open at 9:15, mass 5 p.m.
$75 per person, includes lunch
Featured presentations include:
Cultural Renewal Begins with You: How Reading Together Impacts Ourselves, Our Families, and the Culture
by Marcie Stokman, Well-Read Mom Founder
Building Culture: How Reading Literature Educates the Imagination
by Jessica Hooten Wilson, the Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence at the University of Dallas
Women at the Heart of Culture: The Feminine Genius in Art
a presentation by Liz Lev, art historian
Twelve Etudes Op. 10 by Frederic Chopin,
a special concert just for Well-Read Mom by Brian Billion, classical pianist
Saturday Schedule (subject to change):
10:00 Women at the Crossroads of Culture, an introduction
10:15 Cultural Renewal Begins with You: How Reading Together Impacts Ourselves, Our Families, and the Culture by Marcie Stokman, Well-Read Mom Founder
11:00 Building Culture: How Reading Literature Educates the Imagination by Jessica Hooten Wilson, the Louise Cowan Scholar in Residence at the University of Dallas
1:15 Women at the Heart of Culture: The Feminine Genius in Art, a presentation by Liz Lev, art historian
2:30 Twelve Etudes Op. 10 by Frederic Chopin, a special concert just for Well-Read Mom by Brian Billion, classical pianist
3:15 Coffee break
3:45 Women Heart of the Home, Heart of Culture: A Well-Read Mom Panel Discussion
4:35 Presentation on the Well-Read Mom Pilgrimage 2022 by Colleen Hutt
4:45 Wrap up by Marcie Stokman
5:00 Mass with Fr. Andrew Brinkman
7The OMNI Viking is located within a short walk from our
Saturday conference destination at Trinity School at River Edge
WRM has reserved a block room rate of $129 +tax on a courtesy hold for us until
1/7/22. Please mention WELL READ MOM ROOM BLOCK when booking. Call
1800-THE-OMNI for reservations or, you can reserve here:
It’s a great place to mingle and catch up with friends old and new!
Omni Viking is a 14-story hotel featuring elements inspired by the American-Nordic landscapes. It is conveniently located along I-494 with easy access to both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. If you're looking for shopping options in the area, the hotel is just a short drive (about 8.4 miles) from Mall of America. Featuring incredible amenities like our hotel’s indoor heated pool, a full-service spa, bars and restaurants, we’ll help you get the most out of your visit.
Friday night event information:
Building Culture One Book at a Time
a Well-Read Mom Fundraising Event
Friday, January 28th, 2022
Open to all men and women committed to investing in our literary future.
Cocktail Reception 5:30-7:30pm
Omni Viking Hotel Lodestar Ballroom
2611 Nordic Way, Eagan, MN 55121
Registration required: $125.00/per person
Deadline Wednesday, Jan. 26th
Come join us for a special Well-Read Mom fundraising event hosted in the beautiful, brand new,
Omni Viking Hotel. Come hear our 10th Anniversary Conference keynote speaker, Jessica
Hooten Wilson’s presentation on how literature contributes to the personal and societal
integration that is so needed today.