The Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity will have an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall at First Congregational Church, 415 Juniper Street, Brainerd.
The first build of 2009 is scheduled to begin May 11 in Pillager For more information log onto www.lakesareahabitat.org or call Laurie at 828-8517.
Class of 1944
Class of 1944 will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Northwind Grille.
Memorial services for Post and Auxiliary members
Memorial services for all Post and Auxiliary members will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mahlum-Hanson VFW Post in Brainerd. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Deceased Auxiliary members from 2008-09 include Charlotte Hagberg, Florence Hines, Doris Gilgenbach, Gladys Muehlbauer, Bernice Mae Rock, Lorraine Stresemann and Marie Tougas.
Deceased Post members include Thomas J. Anderson, Kenneth Bjerkness, Frank Brower, Robert Bruning, Donald Caldwell, Francis Caughey, Rodney Couture, Charles Eide, Dale Finch, Leo W. Fuhrer, Lester Gakin, Alfred Guse, Simon A. Gruber, Alton ""Bud" Johnson, Chet Johnson, Arnold Kinney, Ronald Kristofferson, Leonard S. Lander, James Alexander Pace Jr., Robert Parrish, Bernard Reichert, Garfield "Duffy" Salvog, Roy Sargent, Paul "Jim" Schaefer, Duane Schwendeman, Harry W. Siers, Chet Snyder, Joseph Straka, Kerry Thiery, Erwin W, Thiesse, W.W. "Bill" Thompson, Joseph Tishmack, Morgan Utley, Brendt Vroman, Dale Westerlund, Terry Whirley, Glenn Wiggins and Joseph Wolff.
Duplicate bridge scores
Chris Leininger and Phyllis DeRosier, 27; Lane and Sandy Weber, 27; and Bruce Eastman and Patrick Spradlin, 26.5.
The Brainerd VFW will have a Mexican fiesta fundraiser beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Ray's Promenaders' Square Dance Jamboree
Ray's Promenaders will have its 56th annual Square Dance Jamboree from 2-5 p.m. May 3 at the Franklin Arts Center lower gym. Many callers and a cuer will be attending. Recycled clothing will be available. Club members will provide refreshments and door prizes during the dance.
The Woodland Wildflower group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at El Tequila.
Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES
Alpha Chapter No. 23 OES will meet Monday at the Masonic Hall. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. Meeting will follow at 7:30 p.m. Servers will be Reva Snell and Lois Bettchen.
BNSF Vets Association
The BNSF Vets Association will have a breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Northwind Grille. There will also be a pizza party at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Giovanni's free to paid up members.
Class of 1958
The Class of 1958 will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Boardwalk Bread and Bagel.
Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday at Motley with music by The Drifters; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Waukenabo with music by Jerry B.; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday at Deerwood with music by John and Virginia.
Parachuting for Parkinson's kick-off dinner
NISSWA - The Parachuting for Parkinson's kick-off dinner will begin at 5 p.m. May 2 at the Nisswa American Legion with a silent auction and social hour. Dinner will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cost for the chicken dinner for adults is $15 and $8 for children.
Those who attend the dinner will have the opportunity to hear how Nonie Stumvoll and others are going to jump out of an airplane this summer at BIR to raise money for Parkinson's Disease research.
Monetary donations can be sent to Parachuting for Parkinson's, P.O. Box 1192, Brainerd, MN 56401.
HILLMAN - The Holy Family Catholic Church in Hillman is hosting quilt bingo at 1 p.m. May 3 at the Bulldog Lake Activity Center, Hwy. 8, Hillman. The event is also hosted by Catholic Aid Association with a matching grant fundraiser.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome presentation
There will be a Fetal Alcohol Syndrome presentation at noon Thursday at the Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College.
Speaker will be Mary Jo Hofer, case manager/coordinator of the FASD Grant at Lakewood Health System.
The information presented will focus on the most recent research on FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder). This will include FASD identification, updated diagnostic criteria, the referral process and intervention strategies.
Class of 1959 looking for classmates
The Washington High School class of 1959 is planning its 50th class reunion scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Brainerd American Legion and the class is looking for classmates. If anyone has information about the following people, contact Eloise (Karlson) Bierman, 24776 Roosevelt Ave., Deerwood, MN 56444 or call (218) 546-5193 or call Gloria Munsch at 829-3956 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org:
Barb (Burns) Converse, Janet Eide, Carol (Fodness) Whitlock, Shirley Frederick, Roberta Fisher, Katheryn Gerhardson, Glen Gibbs, Judy (Howard) Steinramp, Sandra (Halldin) Fly, Carol (Hoening) Whitney, Joan (Jowanevitz) Sirek, Joyce (Kangas) Gust, Bonnie (Kulseth) Banta, Bob Laugeson, Larry Metsala, Gene Miller, Janice Modeland, Dorothy (Mann) Zieqlmeier, Delores Murphy, Edith Moulton, Sharon Mundy, Kate Norgard, James Peterson, Jerry Pratt, Jim Flaskerud, Joanne (Peake) Black, Bonita (St. Marie) Johnson, Robert Sutton, Judy (Saastamornen) Siltman, George Schaefer, Alan Schrader, Donald Schmidt, Pat Uran, Alan Whitted, Spencer Wood, Gloria (Wunderlich) Weigel, Charlette (Yde) Davis, Sharon (Zuelich) Riachis, Pat (Mitchel) Foote and John Obele.
The next class reunion meeting will be 7 p.m. June 1 at the Brainerd American Legion.
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