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Thursday, April 11, 2013 Tri-County News www.tricountynews, mn Benefit for Sharon (Jewison) Skuza April 28 Includes a breakfast, bake sale and silent auction A benefit is planned for Sharon (Jewison) Skuza from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Kimball Legion Post 261. There will also be a bake sale from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and a silent auction from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Any donations for the silent auction can be dropped off at the Legion Club. The menu includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, biscuits & grav and sausage. All proceeds will go to help cover Sharon's medical needs for trans- portation, medical bills, radiation, chemo., etc. Any questions, please call Cindy May at (320) 224-3065. Sponsored by the Kimball Legion Auxiliary Unit #261. Eden Valley Area Library to have seed exchange Grow local, garden skill and seed share event Saturday, April 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the public is invited to a seed exchange at the Eden Val- ley Area Library. If you have 100 tomato seeds to a package and you want only five plants, share the abundance! We have seeds to share, or bring your surplus to swap with other gardeners and try something new. There will be a gardener's resource table to look through a variety of resource books and magazines for new ideas, solutions to gardening challenges, or for just the fun of it. Master gardeners, share your successes, challenges and ques- tions. Explore the potential for a seed- lending library here in the Eden Valley area. Annandale to host 'Community Field Day' The Initiative Foundation and the Annandale Area Community Team are inviting central Minne- sota leaders to attend a "Commu- nity Field Day." The event is designed to bring leaders together to share ideas in community and economic devel- opment and tour projects in the Annandale area. These include rec- reational park amenities, down- town green space, bike paths, and a food shelf. Annandale, with a population of about 3,000, began working on improvement projects in 2002 when they joined the Initiative Foundation's community develop- ment program. "Our goal is to cross-pollinate ideas and learn from each other," said Dan Frank, Senior Program Manager for Community and Eco- nomic Development. "We're hop- ing that Annandale's successes and challenges will inspire those con- versations and relationships." The free event, which includes a complimentary lunch, tours, and educational presentations, is scheduled for i0 a.m. to i p.m. Sat- urday, April 27. To register or for more information, contact Rob- ert Muschler at (320) 632-9255,, or visit The Initiative Foundation is a regional nonprofit foundation that focuses on strengthening the econ- Community II iIiiiiirrl!r i iii1'1 New Postmaster in Kimball Rachel Christensen (at left) is the new Postmaster at the Kimball Post Office, effective April 1. Patty Nelson (at right) has been Officer In Charge and will now share clerk hours. Christensen lives in Sartell with her husband Dan, a dog and two cats. She is excited to be here and to meet everyone, especially fellow Packer fans. A formal installation and open house will be scheduled in the future. Sign up now for Kimball All-City Garage Sale The Kimball All-City Garage Sale, sponsored by the Kimball Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for Saturday, May 11. Sign up now through May 1, at Tri-County News, or the Harvest Bank. There will no_._! be a registration fee this year. The event will be adver- tised in the Tri-County News, St. Cloud Times, and three other local papers. Maps will be avail- able the day of the sale. omy, communities and philan- thropy of central Minnesota. Eden Valley Area Hbrary event Wanted: Vendors/Artisans/ Crafters for Saturday, May 11, Spring Extravaganza at the Eden Valley Area Library/Event Center. Table/space rent is $20. This is scheduled from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact is Marilyn Peterson at lmpeterson@meltel. net, or phone (320) 290-1011. BBB to host first free shredding event in Minnesota years, with the BBB once again hosting events in Fargo and Bis- marck, N.D., this spring along with AARP North Dakota and other local partners. Last fall, Jamestown, N.D., was also added to that list and will be the site of another Secure Your I D Day event on April 20. These events are all part of a series of free iden- tity protection events held by Better Business Bureaus across the coun- try that day. http://minnesota.bbb. org/secure-your-id/. Free refreshments will be pro- vided for consumers and business owners who visit the lobby of the Welcome Center. The BBB, Shred Right, and the SBDC will be on hand distributing information about their organizations and tips on how to avoid identity theft. There will also be a chance to win a free docu- ment shredder provided by the BBB. Secure Your ID Day comes to St. Cloud As part of Secure Your ID Day, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) will host its first free shred- ding event in Minnesota on Sat- urday, April 20, in SL Cloud. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at the St. Cloud State Univer- sity Welcome Center, on 355 Fifth Ave. S., outside in the parking lot and inside the lobby. Consumers and small businesses in the St. Cloud area are encouraged to "secure their ID" by bringing up to five boxes of unwanted docu- ments for free and secure shred- ding. A large Shred Right truck will be available to collect items such as bank statements, tax documents, bills, cancelled Checks, legal docu- ments, personal medical informa- tion, investment statements, CDs, tapes, and credit card information for prompt and secure disposal. The.BBB, along with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Shred Right, have part- nered for this event to help educate consumers about identity theft, which 12.6 million American adults were victims of in 2012, according to the latest Javelin Strategy and Research study. That's one victim every three seconds. Secure Your ID Day events have been held each spring and fall at locations nationwide for several Eden Valley H.S. Class of 1967 social A/it/" tversary Peterson 25 t; An open house 25th wedding anniversary celebration is planned for David and Karen Peterson of rural South Haven. This will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Lake Union Covenant Church in South Haven. This celebration will be a pot luck. Watkins Chamber meeting April 19 Watkins Chamber of Commerce annual meeting is set for 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 19, at the Red Goat.You don't have to own a business to join or attend. New members are welcome. Members of the 1967 graduat- ing class from Eden Valley High School are planning a social get- together for 1 p.m. to ?, Saturday, April 20, at Dino's Lakeside. Dino's is located 3 and 1/2 miles north- east of Eden Valley. Any questions, please call Bob and Diane Gels- linger at (320) 764-2421, or Paul Heibel at (320) 453-8963. Let me take the stress out preparation for youl * Electronic "lx Filing Business Consulting - Individual, Corporate, Partnership & Farm WordenTax Inc. Shawn L. Worden, CPA (320) 693-7359 or wordentax(, 1040.corn 716 SIBLY AVENUE NORTH, LITcHHELD Page HAPPY BIRTHDAY Come Help Us Celebrate ALVlNA BERSCHEID'S 90 th Birthday! OPEN HOUSE Saturday, April 13 11 a.m. to 3 Food & refreshments provided/ " Wat-Kim-Valley VFW Post 5460 Sunday, April 21 Serving 8 am-Noon WRIONT COUNTY FLEA MARKET00 OPENING APRIL t3