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t" PAGE 20 r25,2016 Unleashing the power of your dreams Ann Bancroft, international passions. Join Forum of Executive explorer Women (FEW) and Ann Bancroft Minnesota-nativeAnnBancroft Wednesday, March 9, to hear her is one of the world's preeminent story and how you can unleash the polar explorers and an interna- power of your dreams and explore tionally recognized leader who is your potential to find your place in dedicated to inspiring women and the world. girls around the world to unleash FEW's March program with the power oftheir dreams. Ann Bancroft will be held from From early on, Bancroft had 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, two dreams: to become an Arctic March 9, at Holiday Inn - 75 S 37th explorer and to educate children. Ave St. Cloud. Both dreams have presented chal- This event is open to the public. lenges and joys; through her deter- A buffet lunch is included. Parking mination and a love of new experi- is free. ences, Bancroft has made a mean- Ticket purchase is required ingful career out of her lifelong and can be purchased online at: (direct link: international-explorer-ann- bancroft-unleashing-the-pow- er-of-your-dreams-sponsored-by- coborns-tickets-19816118544). Bancroft's appearance is possible in part to spon- sors Coborn's, Bursch Travel, Brenny Transportation, Express Employment Professionals and Falcon National Bank. Forum of Executive Women is a non-profit collaboration that promotes growth and connection between and among professional women in the St. Cloud area. The group provides a monthly pro- gram and lunch the second Wednesday of each month, fea- turing speakers who address top- ics that provide opportunities for civic, professional and per- sonal growth. Over 100 members strong, FEW has been encourag- ing women as leaders and serving as a resource for its members and community since 1982. It's EASY to renew or subscribe! Don't forget our Feb 29 special deal! See ad on page 3. (Or use order form on page 18.) KIMBALL your i rtk." When your Individual Retirement Account is with us, your money is completely safe. Every IRA is FDIC insured to $250,00O. With our IRAs there are no opening or annual fees. All of your contributions go toward your retirement. When you bank with us, you're doing business with people you know and trust. See us soon about opening an IRA. Ka uJM Omct Oma 39a. 0 1.6100 Omct K mmOm= 97441861 382-6100 www.harvestbmknm. m Member lq lc Luminaria Bags available for SKI-Lay American Cancer Society SKI- Lay Luminaria Bags are for sale. Please contact either Tammy at (320) 398-5011, or Rachel at (320) 398-7200. Cost for a memorial/ survivor luminaria bag is $10. Donation cards for the Wall of Fame in celebration of life or as a memorial are also available for $1 each. If you have any questions about the event or if you would like to start a team, please call Tammy or Rachel. The Luminaria Bags are to be used inside and out- side during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life (winter ver- sion) SKI-Lay at Powder Ridge Saturday, Feb. 27. Want to win $500? 'Kimball's Got Talent!' This year, Kimball Senior Scholarship (KSS) committee is hosting a TALENT CONTEST as entertainment for the scholarship awards event to be held Saturday, May 7. The contest will be open to members of the 739 School District competing for a GRAND prize of $500, SECOND prize of $250, and THIRD prize $100. So come and show off your Kimball pride and personal talents. Talent presenta- tion must be family appropriate and must be no longer than 5 min- utes long. Contestants will have to perform their presentation for preliminary elimination Monday, March 7. Only 10 acts will be pre- sented at the awards scholarship event. Registration deadline to perform will be Monday, Feb. 29. Preliminary elimination will be March 7. Find us at Facebook @ Kimball Senior Scholarship. KSS committee raises money to award scholarships to provide financial support to local high school seniors for their higher education. Scholarship recipients are continuously reminded that relatives, friends and neighbors in their community are behind them and they are encouraged to succeed. KSS rallies around our stu- dents, gives them a boost, and ensures that they reach their high- est potential. All money raised stays in the community to support our local students. Recipients are selected fairly and anonymously regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin or disability. If you are interested in being the top talent in "Kimball's Got Talent," please email Dave Held at, or go to our Facebook site under Kimball Senior Scholarship for details. I !11 State wrestling tourn, This week is the Minnesota state wrestling tournament. Thursday,. Feb. 25, is team competition (and neither Kimball nor Eden Valley- Watkins made it for teams). Friday- Saturday, Feb. 26-27, is the state individual competition, and a total of six wrestlers from Kimball and EV-W will be there competing. (We'll be there, too, of course!) Snowmobile expo Saturday, Feb. 27, the Elmer Garding Snowmobile Run is still "on" in spite of warmer weather and no snow. Rather than riding snowmobile between the stops, people will drive, and the vintage snowmobiles will be on display. The fun starts at Triple R in Kimball. (See page 3 for more.) Ski-lay For Life Saturday, Feb. 27, is the first- ever winter Relay For Life (Ski- lay) at Powder Ridge. See page 3 for more details. Subscription promo Our last promotion for subscriptions was 12-12-12. But this is Leap Year, so we're doing something Feb. 29 to commem- orate that. (See ad on page 3 for detail ) Friends of the Library Anyone interested in becoming a Friend of the Kimball Library is invited to an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, at Kimball City Hall. (See notice on page 3 for details.) March 1 Caucuses Minnesota Caucuses will be held March 1. Find your political caucus location with new online tool. (See story on page 17.) And don't forget that March 8 is township election and annual meeting day. Teacher conferences First semester is done, and it's time for teacher conferences: March 3, 3"30-720 Ilm., KNtS. March 7, 320-720 lxm., KAHS. March 10, at Holy Cross. Visiting author Kingston resident Scott Gott- schalk is the invited guest author at the Eden Valley Area Library Saturday, March 5. (See page 3.) Kindergarten roundup Eden Valley-Watkins Elemen- tanj Schools are hosting kinder- garten roundup Monday, March Z At Watkins, it's 10-11 a.m.; at Eden Valley, it's from 7-8 p.m. (See story on page 13 for detaiL ) Upcoming benefits Feb. 26, Kimball Leg. Fish Fry Feb. 27, SKI-Lay (Relay for Life) at Powder Ridge in Kimball Feb. 27, Elmer Garding Cancer Fend Vintage Snowmebile Run Feb. 27, St. Augusta garage sale at St. Mary's parish center Feb. 27, Meeker Co. Phi. nts Forever (Litchfielcl) Feb. 28, KniVes of Columbus "The only, way (watkinsVillage Hall) Feb. ?.8, Smoked Sausage & Pancake Supper (Manannah) to en Feb. 28. Roast Beef dinner at some folks is ?of mm.C, March 5, German Dinner at St. Mary Help of Christians (St.A.) to LISTEN to _March 5, Lake Union them" c..a.tspaghetti Dinner (S.H.) March 11, Assumption Church Fish Fry (Eden Valley) March 20, Kimball Fireman's Kin Hubbard Breakfast (Palm Sunday)