The June Breast Cancer Survivor Support Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Camp Room at St. Joseph's Medical Center. Emily Lanin, Race Director for the Susan G. Komen 2007 Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure, will be the speaker. She will give information about the race and the survivor tent, and other events associated with the race which will be on Saturday, July 7, at the Forestview Middle School. All area breast cancer survivors are invited. Participants may purchase lunch in the cafeteria and proceed to the meeting rooms to the Camp Room for the program and to meet and share with other survivors.
Brat sale for Relay For Life
A brat sale, with proceeds going to the Relay For Life will be held from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday at the Memorial Park parking lot. Drive thru is available. Hosted by the Sunrise Safari Relay For Life team.
Brainerd Garden Club to meet
The Brainerd Garden Club will meet Friday at 1 p.m. at the Northland Arboretum. There will be a tour of the Legacy Gardens in Staples. Members should bring a bag lunch. Coffee will be furnished by Shirley Judd at Staples.
Class of 41 to meet
The Class of 1941 will meet Thursday at 1 p.m. at Poncho and Lefty's. All members and spouses are welcome.
Masonic Lodge to host pancake breakfast
The Cuyuna Range Masonic Lodge will host a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for kids age 6-12. Children under five eat free. The lodge is located at 220 First Street SW in Crosby. Everyone is welcome.
Garrison Senior Club to meet
The Garrison Seniors Club will meet at noon Tuesday at the City of Garrison Building on Central Street, four blocks west of the walleye concourse on Hwy. 169. Roseann, from Crow Wing County Public Health, will show a slide presentation about methamphetamine. A former meth user and a sheriff's deputy will be available to answer questions. Bring a food item to share and plates, cups and eating utensils. Residents age 55+ may become 2007 members by paying the annual $5 per person membership fee.
Mission Possible Senior Club to gather
The Mission Possible Senior Club will hold its' regular monthly meeting at noon Wednesday at the Mission Town Hall. A potluck will be followed by speaker, DNR officer, Mikki Shoutz. All seniors are welcome. Please bring a dish to share and dishes and silverware. For more information, call Glen 765-3265, or Gene, 587-2178.
Widowed Friends to meet
The Widowed friends will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 4, at Bonanza. Widows and widowers are invited to join. For more information, call 838-4332 or 829-2682.
A benefit for Larry and Janet Gifford will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the Heritage Assembly of God youth building. A silent auction and drawing will be held, and a meal will be served. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10.
A complication following surgery has left Janet temporarily disabled. The family has had thousands of dollars in non-covered medical expenses and loss of income from her disability.
To make a donation for the auction, call 829-8596, or 829-1314.
Cash donations can be mailed to The Larry and Janet Gifford Benefit Fund, Bremer Bank, 7558 Design Road, Baxter, Minn. 56425.
A dinner celebration to honor Al Doty and John Ward and their first year in the Legislature will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at the Randall VFW. Cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For more information, contact Yvonne Leiser, (218) 822-7292.
Florence Rebekah Lodge No. 111
On May 9 several members of Florence Rebekah Lodge No. 111 gathered at Woodland Acres for a cake and ice cream party to honor four of its members whose combined years of membership in the Rebekah totals 250 years. Vina Gilmer received a 70-year jewel, Vesta Murrow received an 80-year jewel. Norma Dickson received a 50-year jewel for interrupted membership, and Patricia Oliver, P.A.P. received a 50 year jewel.
5 Table Mitchell Movement
North-South: Ray and Gladys Norrgard 74, Mark Anderson and Joe Heal 65.5. East-West: Bud and Jean Forsberg 76.5. Allen Anderson and Don Rasmussen 66.5.
WHS Class of 1953
WHS Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at Bonanza, Tuesday, June 12. Class members, spouses and friends are welcome. For more information, call 833-1256.
Brainerd Shriners to meet
The Brainerd Shrine Club will meet for soup and sandwiches at noon Monday at the shrine club rooms. Board meeting will be at 10 a.m. All members invited. For more information, call 828-9438.
Moose Lodge activities announced
The Moose Lodge has scheduled the following activities for the coming week: Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to noon with ordering from the menu, Monday; Cribbage starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Tacos will be served beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, and Bingo begins at 6 p.m.
Retired Potlatch employees to gather
Potlatch retirees will meet Tuesday for cards and lunch at the Senior Citizens Center. For more information, call (218) 568-5514.
Senior dances scheduled
Senior dances will be held this week from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Eagles with music by Country Pride, and from 7-10 p.m. Thursday at T-Maxwells in Staples with music by Jerry's Dance Band.
VFW Events set
The VFW will host Bingo at 6 p.m. Monday with basket food served and tacos from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday.
VFW Fish Fry
Mahlum-Hanson VFW will serve fish, baked potato, soup, salad and desert from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday. Cost is $7. Everyone is welcome but reservations are appreciated by calling the VFW Club at 829-6393.
Blood drive planned
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon -6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church. To make an appointment, call 825-7319. Walk-ins are welcome.
Marriage program offered
"The Marriage Course," a seven week course sponsored by Grace Covenant Church will begin June 11 in Little Falls and run for seven weeks. The group will meet at the coordinator's home and will kick off with a picnic supper. The privacy of all couples will be respected. To register call Dick and Lois Hokanson at (320) 632-3284, or Grace Covenant Church at (320) 632-3629. Couples of all ages are welcome.
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