Tickets for the Nisswa Women's Club's annual spring fashion show, "A Stroll in the Park," are on sale.
The show will be May 27 at Madden's Town Hall. It will kick off at 11 a.m. with a social hour featuring raffle ticket sales and silent auction items. Lunch will begin at noon, followed by the fashion show highlighting the latest spring and summer trends from lakes area merchants.
Tickets are $25 each and include lunch, fashion show and table gifts. This is the single largest fund-raiser of the Nisswa Women's Club, which donates college scholarships to area students and supports a variety of other area charities.
To reserve a ticket, stop by the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce for an order form or call Evie Marshall at 963-4775. RoAnn Schroeder is chair of the fashion show committee.
Poppies to be given out in Pine River
PINE RIVER -- American Legion Auxiliary members will distribute memorial poppies made of red crepe paper May 2 and 3 in Pine River.
Proceeds from the distribution of more than 25 million poppies annually under the guidance of the American Legion Auxiliary amounts to more than $2 million, every penny of which is devoted to veterans affairs and rehabilitation work by both the American Legion and Auxiliary, which includes aid to needy veterans and their families.
The method of distribution varies in 54 departments (12,000 units) depending upon the nature of the demands for help.
Walker Boy Scouts to hold smelt, fish fry
WALKER -- The Boys Scouts of Troop 40 of Walker will hold their 56th annual Smelt and Fish Fry May 2 at the Walker American Legion.
This all-you-can-eat dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for a donation of $7 for adults or $3 for children ages 12 and under from Scouts of Troop 40 or at the door.
This will be smoke-free dining.
Controlling insects topic of program
PINE RIVER -- Master Gardener Chuck Zeman will present two programs offered by the University of Minnesota Extension Service-Cass County on Insects and Their Control.
The program will run 3 p.m. April 30 at the Community Resource Center Meeting Room, 245 Barclay Ave., Pine River.
He'll also conduct the program at 3 p.m. May 7 at Crooked Lake Town Hall in Outing.
Participants will learn what those creepy crawly things are in their garden, if they are good or bad and what they should do to control them. Pre-registration is required for this class.
For more information and to pre-register, call the University of Minnesota Extension Service-Cass County at (218) 587-8280 or toll free at (866) 587-8281.
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