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www.tricountynews.mn Tree The Kimball Legion Unit 261 will put the Mitten Tree up Friday, Nov. 29. We decorate that tree with 100th Birthday All friends and family are invited to an open house to cele- brate the 50th birthdays of Paul and Sheila Haag from 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at A Maze'n your donations of hats, mittens, Farmyard in Eden Valley. scarves, socks, and school sup- Greg Michaels Band will play at plies for our community children. 7:30 p.m. Eveytr hingv donated will beCash bar will be available and taken to the Kimball Elementary catered by the Valley Inn. Sand- School Monda Dec 16 wiches and snacks will be served y, . " Please help decorate our tree Please, no gifts. so we can give some warmth and learning tools to our children at Christmas time. Public Relations Officer, Cindy May Dec. 4: Watkins Senior Citizens' Christmas Party Th~WatkinsSeniorCitizensplanPlease sign up before Nov. 30, their Christmas Party for Wednes- so they know how many to pre- day, Dec. 4, at St. Anthony Manor. pare for. To register, please call Social hour is 5:30 p.m., and chicken Lorraine at (320) 764-5505, Carol dinner with all the trimmings will at (320) 764-9292, or sign up at be served 6 p.m. You will need to let St. Anthony Manor. themknowifyouareattending.The Dues are only $2 per year, price is $7 per member, and $8 for and new members are always non-members, welcome! Dec. 6: Holiday Fundraiser Party The Camps of Courage and Friendship Auxiliary invite you to attend their Annual Holiday Fun- draising Party at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Camp Friendship Dining Hall, 10509-108th St. NW, Annandale. The evening features hors d'oevures and a dessert buf- (last year $1,000 was given back in prizes), more than 100 silent auction baskets and door prizes. All proceeds benefit programs for children and adults with disabili- ties. Advance tickets are $20 and are recommended as tickets may be limited at the door. Call (320) fet, wine and beer sampling by 274-2085 for tickets and irfforma- Coborns, 50-50 drawing event tion. Pleasejoinus. Dec. 7: Christmas gathering at Heritage House A resident-family Christmas. visit, and there is always plenty of gathering at Heritage House offood and goodies to go around. Kimball will be from 1-3 p.m. Sat- Please RSVP by Dec. 1, call urday, Dec. 7. (320) 398-8643. Only one invita- Come to celebrate with resi- tion issued per resident family, so dents. It's a time of fun time to spread the word. Dec. 11: E.V. Senior Citizens Christmas Party The Eden Valley Senior Citi- zens plan to have their Christmas Party Luncheon at noon Wednes- day, Dec. 11, at Dino's Eden Lake- side Club 15445 County Road 9, Eden Valley. There is a choice of two menus: potato, vegetable and roll. Both choices include dessert and cof- fee. The $8 cost includes gratuities and tax. Please make reservations by Dec. 3, by calling Bonnie Trout at (320) 597-3842, or Jeanette Smoley chicken salad and soup, Or beef, at (320)764-2054. Dec. 11: Blood Drive at Watkins The American Bed Cross will be at the Watkins Village Hall from 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1-1, for a blood drive. Because this is the season of giving, consider donating because donors can give someone h6pe for today, tomor- row and for the future. One gift of blood can save up to three lives. There are two .ways to make an appointment: Go to www. redcrossblood.org, and put in the zip code 55389, and you will be able to schedule yourself, or call There- sia at (320) 764-7251. Previous donors who have not scheduled by early December will be contacted. If you have questions about your eligibility to give, call the Red Cross at (866) 236-3276 option 3. New donors are needed so ask a friend to come too. Start boosting your iron intake and remember to bring a photo ID or your Red Cross Donors card with you on Dec. 11. :Dec. 14: Santa coming to Kimball Saturday, Dec. 14, Santa Claus The Kimball American Legion Will be at Kimball City Hall from Auxiliary will have a bake sale ~10 a.m. to noon. Photos willbeginning at9a.m. be available from Images by Come visit Santa and have Marguerite. some treats. Dec. 17: Singers at St. Anthony Manor The St. Cloud Sr. Fun Sing- seniors are welcome to come and ers are coming to entertain the enjoy. They will be having coffee seniors at St. Anthony Manor at and Christmas cookies afterward. 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17. All area I Ill Veterans Day thanks PAGE 3 Thursday, November 28, 2013 A special thank you to the Center Free-will donation Kimball American Legion Post for admissioa 261 Ladies' Auxiliary for sponsor- .Refreshments ing the Veterans Day program at to follow concert Kimball Area High School on Vet- PROCEEDS GO TO THE KER COUNTY FOOD SHELF erans Day. Thank you to Erin Dif- fley for her inspiring speech, and for being such a wonderful rep- resentative for the Legion Aux- iliary and our community. The Legion Auxiliary Junior members did such a fine job of helping with the announcing and flag-fold- fng. Our speaker Jack Young was not able to make it, but was with us in the wonderful World War II Veteran s Memorial DVD we were able to view. We were very touched by your experience, Jack; we'll try for next year. Thanks to Steve Rowland for his wonderful presentation. Aaron Ashbrooke and Logan Schlueter worked.very hard on a video of our community veterans. Unfortunately, because of audio technical problems, we did not get to see it. Thanks, you two were so much fun to work with. We will qse it next year. Thanks to the school staff, Lori Miller you are the best. Jan- itorial staff, thanks for having everything ready, and thanks to Mr. Widvey for making sure the word was recieved by all the staff involved. I personally was very proud of our students. The respect and graditude you showed our veter- ans was so amazing, all I can say is how proud I was of every one of you. Last,but not least, thanks to all our veterans, because of you we have all the wonderful privileges in our lives. Tammy Konz Thurs.-Sat., Dec. 5- 7, lOam-5 pm Ronald Wendroth family thanks The family of Ronald Wend- roth would like to thank family, neighbors and friends for the food brought to the houses, gifts, cards, visits, phone calls, and prayers. We would like to thank everyone who came to Dad's celebration of life party. He had a great day and we have wonderful memories. Thank you to all who came to his visitation and funeral. We would like to thank Pas- tor Tom Fischhaber and his wife Ann, Watkins Hilltop Health Care Center and caregivers, Dr. Hawick, ACMC, and Rice Hospice for all the care and love they gave Dad and our family. We would like to thank Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home, soloist Pastor Dale Schwartz, the organist Sharon, and everyone who gave the beau- tiful flowers, brought food, or helped prepare or serve food. We would like to thank the Honor Guard from Eden Valley that traveled to Camp Ripley to give Dad and our family a beauti- ful ceremonY. We are sorry for anyone we missed with a thank you. We had difficulty with some addresses, but please know that we appreci- ate each and every one of you and everything you said or did for our family. Enjoy some hotdogs, cookies, cider, coffee, hot chocolate & lots of FUN! . I0) 236-7739 Clearwater 6 mi Jsta on Cty Rd 7 to Cty Rd 146 (left), 1 mi to 33"= Ave (right), 2 miles (left). FROM FAIRHAVEN: north on I Cty Rd 7 to 170th (right), 1 mi to 33"= Ave (left) to 17104 33"= Ave. | ' WATCH FOR SIGNSII I SPONSI]RED BY FAIRHAVEN LIONS |