Dianne Schwerin will be presenting an educational and entertaining program entitled "Lasagna Gardening" for the Lakes and Woods Horticultural Club at 7 p.m. Monday. Other 2002 programs include Perennials; Natural Landscaping: Healing the Earth and Ourselves; Weed Control; Landscaping for Wildlife; and Hypertufa Containers. The question is what is your favorite Italian recipe? Bring a copy for sharing with those in attendance. The Lakes and Woods Horticultural Club meetings are held in the Mille Lacs Electric Cooperative conference room at Aitkin. Some of the special activities we have planned for 2002 are the annual garage and plant sale in May, the 6th District Spring Convention in June, a garden tour and an August Horticulture Show. 2002 officers are Dianne Schwerin, president; Roxanne Soderman, vice president; Felicia Forder, secretary; and Carol Wold, treasurer. The Garden Club is affiliated with the Minnesota State Horticultural Society.
Brainerd/Baxter Area Golden K
The Brainerd/Baxter Area Golden K programs for February include Feb. 6, Eileen Iverson, Heartland Senior Federation, "Lowering the Cost of Drugs;" Feb. 13, Renee Steffen, St. Joseph's Home Care staff, "HIV and AIDS;" Feb. 20, Bill Lewis, Timber Bay Camp; Feb. 27, Mary Benson, "Protesting School of the Americas." The Brainerd-Baxter Area Golden K Kiwanis Club meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Senior Citizens Center.
Breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon Sunday. Joint meeting, 7 p.m. Monday. Cribbage, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Spaghetti dinner, 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $5.
Potlatch retirees will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the public library for potluck, meeting and games.
7 p.m. Tuesday at Brainerd Legion with music by Tom and Jerry; 1 p.m. Friday at Pequot with music by Helen and Don S.
Retired fireman, wives and widows will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Senior Center. Please note the date change for February.
Brainerd Auxiliary to the Shrine Hospital for Children
Meeting will be noon Monday at the Masonic Hall. Lunch and meeting. Mary Ranning, Marie Larson, Ruth Hitz and Jerry Howard will be hostesses.
Meeting will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bonanza.
Benefit for Beverly Hatch
There will be a spaghetti dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday at the Ironton American Legion for Beverly Hatch, Crosby. She was diagnosed with Guillian Barre Syndrome which has left her paralyzed. Cost: adults, $5.50; children under 12, $3.50. There will be an auction from area businesses beginning at 7 p.m. Live music will begin at 8 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Hatch family to help with medical expenses. Anyone wishing to donate items for the benefit auction, call Vicki at 546-6537. Anyone wishing to donate in the form of cash, may do so at the First National Bank of Crosby or mail to Vicki Roberts, 16602 County Rd. 11, Crosby, MN 56441.
HomeHealth Partnership Hospice program
The HomeHealth Partnership Hospice program will be offering volunteer training sessions for anyone interested in learning more about becoming a hospice volunteer. There is no cost for the training sessions. The training will be four sessions at Riverwood Health Care Center on Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27. For more information or to sign up, call 800-698-2311.
Mission Possible Senior Club
Meeting will be noon Wednesday at the Mission Town Hall. A potluck lunch will be followed by music by the Geritol old time band.
Brainerd Garden Club
The Brainerd Garden Club will meet Friday at the Brainerd Public Library. Flower arranging will be the topic for the program given by Karen Schuette of the Northland Floral Co.
Brainerd Area Shrine Club
Meeting at noon Monday for soup and sandwich at the Shrine Club room. Board of directors will meet at 10:30 a.m.
Nisswa American Legion
Happy hour potluck, 5:30 p.m. Monday. Executive board meeting, 6 p.m. Monday. Donation committee meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday. Prime rib or walleye, 6:30 p.m. Friday. Cost: $11.95 plus tax. Auxiliary annual chili feed, 3 p.m. Saturday.
Friends of the Library
Meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Monday in the meeting room at the Brainerd Public Library. For information, call 829-5574.
Brainerd class of 1982
The Brainerd High School class of 1982 is looking for classmates. Please send names and addresses to PO Box 1044, Brainerd, MN 56401. Reunion is planned for July 12-13.
Blood Pressure Clinics
Brainerd - Trinity Lutheran Church from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Wednesday.
Oak Crest Manor I from 2-3 p.m. every other Monday;
Oak Crest Manor II from 3-4 p.m. every other Monday;
Excelsior Bldg. from 3-4 p.m. every other Monday;
Lakes Area Senior Center from 9-10 a.m. every Monday.
North Star Apartments from noon-2 p.m. first Thursday.
American Legion for Golden K's at 1:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday.
Crosby - Edgewood Apartments at 10:15 a.m. fourth Tuesday.
Crosslake - Immaculate Heart Church, 10 a.m.-noon, first Tuesday.
Crosslake - Crosslake Legion at 4:30 p.m. second Tuesday.
Emily - Nutrition Center from 9 a.m.-noon second Thursday.
Nutrition Center at 4:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday.
Pine River - Pine River Legion at 12:30 p.m. second Tuesday.
Riverside Villa from 3-4 p.m. second Thursday.
Norway Brook Apartments at 11 a.m. fourth Tuesday.
Heartland Apartments at 10:15 a.m. fourth Tuesday.
5:30 p.m. weigh in and 6 p.m. meeting Wednesdays at Lakewood Bank.
Thursdays at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. 5:15-5:45 p.m. for weigh-in, and meeting at 5:45-6:15 p.m. Call: Nancie at 829-2292.
Tuesdays at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Weigh-in - 6-6:30 p.m. and meeting at 6:40 p.m. Call: Jan at 829-3146, or Shirley at 829-0533.
Thursdays at Oak Lawn Town Hall. Weigh-in at 5:30 p.m. and meeting at 5:45 p.m. Bev Hannahs at 829-3493. http://lakesarea.brainerddispatch.com/?__id=7012909
PINE RIVER -- Tuesday mornings at First Lutheran Church. Weigh-in, 8:30 a.m., & meeting 9:10 a.m. Call Lorree, 587-4730, Tina, 587-2526, or Shirley, 568-7703.
PEQUOT LAKES -- Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. at Grace Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes. Call Shirley at 543-6114.
6:15 p.m. weigh in and 6:40 p.m. meeting Mondays at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 418 NE 8th Ave., Brainerd. Call Linda at 829-1243 or Mary at 825-0757.
GARRISON -- 9 a.m. weigh in and 9:30 a.m. meeting Thursdays at Community Alliance Church in Garrison. Call Jeanette at 218-678-3989 or JoAn at 218-678-9942.
Watch Our Weight Club
WOW - Tuesdays at South Long Lake Town Hall. 10:30 a.m. for weigh-in & 11 a.m. for meeting.
Mission Weight Loss
8:30-9 a.m. weigh in, 9-10 a.m. meeting Mondays at Mission Town Hall. Questions? Call 692-3078, 568-5618 or 825-8031.
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