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...... ..... ii"i: ! !TI!!! ...... Y ...;S Genealogy facts and fun It is free and open to the public 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Stearns History Museum. "Amateur genealogists, beware. Researching your ancestry doesn&apos;t always turn up heroes and royalty. It may turn up an unsavory char- acter," writes Sue Shellenbarger. The St. Cloud Area Genealogists know all about finding the good, the bad, and the interesting in genealogy. At November's meeting SCAG board members will present short stories about some of their personal experiences during gene- alogy research. Join the St. Cloud Area Geneal- ogists at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, to hear a tell-all from board mem- bers on their genealogy-related experiences. During the break, the organization will have a "Shop 'Til You Drop" with an inventory closeout on selected St. Cloud Area Genealogists items (this does not include products sold in the Stearns History Museum Store). The St. Cloud Area Genealo- gists, Inc. was organized in Octo- ber 1973 to. promote genealogi- cal interest and research, com- pile records for organizational and public use, and encourage public interest in genealogy by providing educational activities and oppor- tunities. The organization meets the third Tuesday of the month January to May and September to November. 55+ Driver Improvement Program The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the fol- lowing days: Thursday, Nov. 14 (4-hour Refresher Course) 12-4 p.m. Salem Lutheran Church 90 Riverside Dr. SE in St. Cloud. Tuesday, Nov. 19 (4-hour Refresher Course) 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Life Assembly of God 2409 Clearwater Rd in St. Cloud. The Driver Improvement course is open to the public; pre- registration is required. A MN Highway Safety & Research Cen- ter certified instructor teaches this class. By utilizing the most up-to- date research in the field, partici- pants will be provided the latest information in regards to driver safety, new laws, and vehicle tech- nology. This class has something for everyone. The fee for the four- hour refresher course is $20 and the eight-hour course is $24. For more information or to register, visit our website at www.mnsafety, or call toll-free (888) 234-1294. Persons age 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10-percent discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years, according to Minnesota law. First-time participants must complete the initial eight hours of training and a four-hour refresher class every three year to maintain the 10-percent discount. EV-W 00;enior Dinin Nov. 11-15 Please call at least one day in advance. Meals may be picked up. Monday: cranberry-glazed chicken, baked potato, Califor- nia-blend vegetables, bread/ margarine, fruit cocktail, milk. Tuesday: Hamburger-tomato casserole, green beans, Mandarin orange whip, bread/margarine, cookie, milk. Wednesday: Vegetable-beef soup, turkey sandwich, pineapple, crackers/margarine, 2" bar, milk. Thursday: Lemon-pepper fish, brown rice, coleslaw, mixed veg- etables, dinner roll/margarine, raspberry parfait dessert, milk. Friday: Salisbury steak, parslied whole potatoes, squash, bread/margarine, pears, milk. Suggested donation for those 60 or older is $3.85, under 60 is $6.55. Eden Valley diners are served at the Civic Center (attached to the city offices build- ing), and should reserve a meal by calling Mary Lou Newcomb at (320) 453-8375. Watkins diners are served at St. Anthony Manor, and should call Peggi Gohman at (320) 764-5615 for reservation by 1 p.m. the day before your meal. Both sites serve at 11:30 a.m. Mon- day through Friday. This service is through Lutheran Social Service, funded in part by a contract from the Area Agency on Aging with funding from the Federal Older Americans Act through the Min- nesota Board on Aging. Kimball Senior Dining_ Nov. 11-15 Monday: Hamburger-tomato casserole, corn, lettuce salad, frosty Oreo dessert. Tuesday- Foot Clinic 9-12 noon, call (320) 203-6942 for a_p_p_!.: Chicken Caesar wrap, creamy potato bake, carrots, oat- meal raisin cookie. Wednesday - Birthday Cake: Beef tips in gravy, egg noodles, French cut green beans, squash, applesauce gelatin. Thursday: Specials of the Day. Friday - Deadline to Make Thanksgiving Reservations: Oven roasted chicken, whipped potatoes w/gravy, vegetable med- ley, wheat bread, rice pudding. Euchre anytime there are enough players 1% milk is servedwith every meal. Menu is subject to change. Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, or what you can afford. Guests under 60 pay $7. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you , will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The cof- fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 ext. 13, between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are available at the Senior Dining Site and the Harvest Bank in Kim- ball. Partially funded under con- tract with the Central Minnesota Council of Aging as part of the Older Americans Act and admin- istered by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud. 12. m ifv PAGE 7 _om...un... November 7, 2013 ing. The quilt was donated by Kay Stang. The quilt will be raffled at the St. Wendelin Catholic School Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser in February, 2014. Hilltop residents enjoy quilti00 tg Hilltop Health Care Center recently hosted a Quilting Bee with the Luxemberg Quilters and the St. Theresa Mission sewing group from St. Anthony Church in Watkins. Several Hilltop resi, dents also helped with the quilt-, Hilltop residems learn about robotic milking Hilltop Health Care Cen- ter residents toured Steve and Lori Dockendorf's farm this fall. They learned about their robotic milking system. The res- idents were amazed that milking cows has progressed from their days of milking by hand, to milk machines and now to a robotic system. It's EASY to renew or subscribe! By mail, lhone, fax, weB., or e-mad. (See order form on page 18.) Garage I,i, Tim Ellis, Owner Attention KHS Class of 1959 To the Kimball Class of 1959, we ask you to save the date of Aug. 13, 2014. We plan to meet for a reunion at 4 p.m. at Triple R ......................................... Grill and Bar in Kimball. For more information, please call Marlene HRS: Mon-Fri: 7:30-5:30; Sat: at (320) 558-2858, or Jane at (320) 236-7416. North 55 on Hwy. 15 in Kimball * :B0-Noon |0) 398-2200 Farmers State Bank A Good Bank in a Good Town , ., , r . ,,I,.:.-. &.%;. ,<., :-  .,-.LJ .L. THANK YOU FOR BANKING WITH US. Member Convenient Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a,m. - 3:00 p.m. (drive-up only 3-4:00 p.m.) Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:30-11:30 a.rn. (walk-up/drive-up only) (320) 764-2600 Visit us on the web: 170 Meeker Ave N, Watkins, Minnesota I II