PINE RIVER -- Pine River and Backus youth up to age 20 who have an idea to better their community may call the Pine River-Backus Youth as Resources.
YAR has helped fund projects like the solar technician youth training program, the gym walls warehouse project, a mural at the Cass County fairgrounds horse barn, young women's expo and lunches for the volunteers moving books to the new Pine River library.
For more information, call Pine River-Backus Youth as Resources coordinators Nolita and Andy at (218) 587-4292.
Komen fund-raiser style show, dinner held in Crosslake
CROSSLAKE -- Daggett Brook Clothing and Hallmark Store in Crosslake on June 1 presented a Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Dinner and Style Show fund-raiser.
The event was sponsored by Mary Shimp of RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty and hosted by Bob and Bonnie Mudek, owners of the Riverside Inn in Crosslake.
Marty Vangen and Angie Coulter, owners of Daggett Brook Clothing and Hallmark Store, organized the clothing modeled at the event. Pat Netko from Lakes Country Crafts and Cones donated the centerpieces. The Riverside Inn served a chicken dinner. More than 100 people attended the event.
Proceeds raised at the style show and dinner were given to the Brainerd Lakes Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Race for the Cure, to be held June 28 in Brainerd.
Carnivorous plants topic of program
at Deep Portage
HACKENSACK -- Liana McCoy, Cass County Master Gardener, will present a program on carnivorous plants at 1 p.m. June 28 at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve.
Carnivorous plants are those that attract, capture, kill and digest invertebrates. Hundreds of species of plants from several genera are carnivorous. Learn which plants are native to Minnesota and beyond. There will be a bog foray following the presentation.
Pre-registration is required. Call the University of Minnesota Extension ServiceCass County at (218) 587-8280.
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