■ VFW Friday dinner
The VFW Friday dinner will be a Scandinavian dinner served from 5:30 p.m. until gone Friday at the VFW. Cost: $8. Reservations are appreciated. Call the club at 829-6393.
■ Area bridge scores
Jenkins VFW: Tom McGrath, 9160; Norma Ostberg, 7670; Diane Lodin, 7220.
Whitefish Golf Course: Jim Thompson and Pat Wynthe, 48.5; Tom and Helen McGrath, 45; Pat Nentl and Deanna Dubel, 44.5; Lorraine Northagen and Ginny Hersey, 44.5; and Bruce Peck and Joe Heal, 44.
Maucieri’s: Tom McGrath, 6710; Bruce Peck, 6530; Deanna Frandsen, 6380; Jim Thompson, 6290.
Whitefish Golf Course: Ginny Hersey and Pat Nentl, 37.5; Tom McGrath and Jim Thompson, 34.5; Sue Caquelin and Joyce Roemer, 27; Jan Hauge and Dale Dickie, 21.5.
Crosslake Community Center: Dale Dickie, 4970; Pat Nentl, 4720; Karen Mitchell, 3580; Wally Schluter, 3330.
Anyone interested in joining any of the bridge games can contact Jim Thompson at 218-543-4688.
Anyone interested in joining the bridge game at the Crosslake Community Center, call the Center at 218-692-4271.
■ Four Nisswa Lions named Melvin Jones Fellows
NISSWA — At the Nisswa Lions Christmas party Robyn Schaefer, Ron Hustvedt, Karen Baloun and Ben Baloun of Nisswa were named Melvin Jones Fellows by Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) in recognition of their commitment to serving the world community.
Named for the founder of Lions Clubs International, Melvin Jones, the fellowship is the foundation’s highest honor. It is a recognition of commitment to humanitarian service.
All four are members of the Nisswa Lions Club. Each received a finely crafted plaque and lapel pin acknowledging their dedication to the foundation’s humanitarian goals. As Melvin Jones Fellows, they become a part of the growing network of individuals who are committed to improving the quality of life for people locally and in communities around the world.
Nisswa Lions President Duane Blanck presented the Awards.
■ Brainerd Legion
Commander Ed will serve a special waffle breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. Sunday at the Brainerd Legion. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for kids.
Steak date night will be Friday starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Brainerd Legion. Cost: $11 or two for $20.
■ Eagles Club kids’
Eagles Club kids’ Christmas party will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Brainerd Eagles.
■ Wee Care reunion
There will be a Wee Care reunion dinner 6 p.m. Jan. 3 at the Arrowhead Lodge in Baxter. Call 218-828-9343 to RSVP. Wee Care is a support group for singles.
■ Duplicate bridge scores
North-South: Sandy Weber and Phyllis DeRosier, 41.5; Sandy Chase and Kathy Calhoun, 37.
East-West: Bruce Eastman and Lane Weber, 49; Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 41.
■ Brainerd 4-H after school club
Brainerd 4-H After School Club will meet from 3:30-5:15 p.m. Jan. 7 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 408 North Seventh Street, Brainerd. Enroll in 4-H at https://mn.4honline.com. No cost to join. Grades K-12 welcome.
■ Lois Club luncheon planned
AITKIN — The Lois Club luncheon will be 11:30 a.m. Dec. 31 at the 40 Club in Aitkin. New members welcome. Bring a white elephant gift to use for a game.
Questions: call Lois Johnson, 320-684-2000 or Lois Neuman, 218-927-1354.