CROSSLAKE -- The Crosslake office of the Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce and the Crosslake Advisory Committee are looking for a sponsor for the 2003 Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration.
Any person or organization interested in being a sponsor for this community event should contact Ruth Ann Hanson at the Crosslake office at (218) 692-1828 by Tuesday.
This year's parade will be March 15 with "Blinkie Button" sales taking place March 12-23.
Weight loss information to be shared
LeAnn Evans, regional Extension director from Wadena County, will share information about weight loss methods that are effective and those that are fads or ineffective at a program Monday.
This weight loss session will be at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Resource Center Meeting Room in Pine River. There is no charge for this class.
Pre-registration is required. Call the University of Minnesota Extension Service, Cass County, at (218) 587-8280 or toll free at 1888-587-8280.
Cass Council on Aging to meet Jan. 20 in Backus
BACKUS -- The Cass County Council on Aging will meet 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Backus Senior Center in Backus.
Walker VFW post donates $480
WALKER -- VFW Post 2701 of Walker donated $180 to the veterans at Ah-Gwah-Ching to be used for the veterans' Christmas shopping.
The VFW post also donated $200 to the food shelf in Walker at Ah-Gwah-Ching, as well as $100 to the Walker library to buy books.
Hackensack American Legion donates charitable gambling funds
HACKENSACK -- Hackensack American Legion Post 202 Commander Richard Kuns recently gave Linda Manette, senior nutrition site coordinator in Boy River, $450 to help with the senior meals program in that community.
The money will be used to help with the cost of meals and home delivery for those who may be shut-ins.
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