College Art Faculty Shows at Banfill-Locke

College Invites Public to College Hour Reading by Local Authors, Sept. 10

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes New Faculty to Fall Semester

College's Annual Prairie Home Delights Fundraiser, Sept. 25

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes Students to Fall Semester with Week of Activities

Fall Picnics Kick-Off New Academic Year at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes Chinese Exchange Faculty Member

Community Organizations Step Forward to Sponsor College's Annual Prairie Home Delights Scholarship Fundraiser, Sept. 25

Roles Cast in College Fall Play, "The Laramie Project"

Senator George McGovern Speaking at Anoka-Ramsey's Cambridge Campus - Public Welcome

President Johns of Anoka-Ramsey Community College Named 2008 Pacesetter of the Year

Discover Possibilities at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Open House

College Students Cut Acting Chops to Perform Intriguing Docu-Drama, "The Laramie Project" Oct. 24, 25, 30, 31, Nov. 1

Coffee House Series Rocks Anoka-Ramsey Community College Each Month, October Through April

Prairie Home Delights Grossed More Than $27,500 for Student Scholarships at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Bachelor’s in Special Education Continues at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Through Partnership Renewal with St. Cloud State University

Cambridge Campus Hosts Renowned Author

New Season, New Coaches, New Life for Men's Basketball Program at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

New Board Members Bring Wealth of Experience to Coon Rapids Campus Foundation

College Art Faculty Curates Watercolor Invitational

New Board Member Brings Wealth of Experience to Cambridge Campus Foundation

College Offers Wide Array of Veterans' Services

Anoka-Ramsey Art Faculty Receives Printmaking Award

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Hosts Fallen Comrade Ceremony Nov. 12 to Honor Veterans

Women's Volleyball Team Forges to Successful Season Close

College Student Art Sale-Unique Gifts, Good Cause, Great Value

College Choir Performs Winter Choral Concert

KARE11 Features Anoka-Ramsey

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Proceeds Deliberately After State Deficit Announcement

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Thanks Donors at Second Annual Legacy Dinner

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Embarks on Strategic Planning Process; Public Invited

Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation Donates $25,000 for Nursing Scholarships at Cambridge Campus

Tuition Cut in Half at Anoka-Ramsey Community College to Retrain Unemployed Workforce

Annual Cambridge Campus Scholardazzle Fundraiser Seeks Guests, Sponsors to Support Students

College Reschedules Public Meetings for Strategic Planning

College Offers Accelerated, Eight-Week Business Courses

College Offers Unique Experience for Jazz Musicians

College Announces Cast for "Hormel Girls" Musical

Golden Rams Rally, Split Weekend Games

Number of Season Bests in Victory over St. Thomas JV

Men’s Basketball falls to Madison Tech

Rams Defeat St. John's JV

Rams Split Weekend Games

The Golden Rams Split Matches in Illinois

College Announces Cast for "Hormel Girls" Musical

December 24, 2008
The musical, "Hormel Girls" will make its second production ever on the stage of Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids Campus Performing Arts Center, Feb. 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. Alumni night with a post-show discussion is Feb. 7; the interpretive performance is Feb. 12.
Laurie Flanigan The student cast in Anoka-Ramsey Community College's winter musical, "Hormel Girls" are working directly with the play's composer, Hiram Titus and the playwright, Laurie Flanigan (shown) to fine tune the production before it hits the stage for the first and only time since it debuted at the History Theatre in St. Paul last year.

Playwright Laurie Flanigan is currently working with students to perfect the production, which was originally commissioned and performed at the History Theatre in St. Paul. The student actors are also working with composer Hiram Titus and choreographer Tinia Moulder, who was in the first and only production of the play.

Cast List of Students
J.C. Hormel: Tim Anderson, graduate of Coon Rapids High School
Bud: Adam Jeska, Anoka High School
Meredith: Holli Richgels, graduate of Andover High School
Betty: Teresa Caron, home-school graduate
Viola: Emily Moulds, graduate of Elk River High School
Adele: Laura Otremba, graduate of Hill-Murray High School
Ruby: Nikki Roberts, graduate Coon Rapids High School
Billie: Lauren Haven, graduate of Anoka High School
House Detective/Others: Peter Kaiser, graduate of Andover High School
Stewie/Others: Neal Skoy, graduate of Centennial High School

About Hormel Girls
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Theatre Department's winter musical production, "Hormel Girls," tells the story of the Hormel Girls Caravan, the all-girl sales organization formed by J.C. Hormel after WWII to pitch Hormel products and charm the nation with their musical talents. The light-hearted musical follows the adventures of the women across America and through the hearts of a healing country as they evolve from a G.I. Jill Drum and Bugle Corps to the glamorous stars of a nationally syndicated radio show, "Music with the Hormel Girls."

About Playwright and Composer
Laurie Flanigan has a long history with American Folklore Theatre in Door County, Wisc., which premiered her first two musicals, "Loose Lips Sink Ships" and "See Jane Vote." Her musical, "Twenty Days to Find a Wife" (a collaboration with Minneapolis composer Marya Hart) received a staged reading at the History Theatre's Raw Stages Festival in January 2008. Also an actor, she most recently appeared in "Menopause the Musical" at the Lab Theatre in Minneapolis.

For the past 35 years, the play's composer Hiram Titus has been associated with many theaters, including the Guthrie Theatre, notably for their production of "A Christmas Carol," and the Minneapolis Children's Theater Company where he composed the score for Dr. Seuss's "The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins," among other productions. He is currently teaching music at the Lundstrum Center for the Arts.

Tickets for "Hormel Girls" are $8 for the general public and are available at the college bookstore during normal business hours or at the Performing Arts Center box office 30 minutes before each performance. For more information, call 763-433-1250.