EMILY -- The American Red Cross bloodmobile will return to Emily from noon-6 p.m. Sept. 7 at Emily City Hall.
Donors are reminded to bring a pictured identity card, a driver's license or a donor card.
Root beer floats will be served in the canteen area.
To make an appointment or for more information, call Nancy Moritz at (218) 763-3097.
Legionville Camp-O-Ree scheduled Sept. 8-11
The Legionville Camp-O-Ree, sponsored by Brainerd American Legion Post No. 255, will be Sept. 8-11 at the Legionville School Patrol Training Camp on North Long Lake near Brainerd.
A fishing contest will be open to the public 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 10. Fifty boats with two people each will be allowed to enter. The fee is $50 with 50 percent of the entry fees plus merchandise prizes being awarded. The contest will start at the Merrifield public landing on County Road 3 with a weigh-in at the Legionville dock. All fish will be released. Pre-registration is required by calling Gerald Young at 829-3243, or e-mail email@example.com.
American Legion family members can bring tents, trailers or motor homes and camp on the grounds or in the camp's dormitories. Families must furnish linens and blankets. Cost to camp is $15 per adult (16 and older) for those arriving Sept. 8, $12 for Sept. 9 arrival and $8 per adult for Sept. 10 arrival. Children ages 3-15 pay $2 for the event.
A steak fry will be held Sept. 8. Bar bingo, a meat raffle and the 10th District pork feed at 6:30 p.m. will be Sept. 9 with karaoke in the barn afterward.
Breakfast will be offered Sept. 10 with a Sixth District fish fry at noon, games for all ages, bar bingo and meat raffle, and a dinner in the dining hall. A barn dance with karaoke and the 10th District chili feed will be held that night.
Breakfast will be available Sept. 11.
Learning is focus of Unlimited Learning session Sept. 13
CROSBY -- Unlimited Learning will offer a glimpse into the best way to learn with the session "Beyond the 3 R's; How Adults Learn Best" at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Hallett Community Center in Crosby.
Presenters will be Bud and Marlys Larson, community development coordinators for the Institute of Linguistics International. They worked for 20 years with the Orokaiva people of Papua, New Guinea. They learned the language and culture and translated many books into that language.
Since returning to the United States in 1991, they have been involved in many types of adult education. They will focus on participatory adult learning, when each person sets an individual goal.
Fee for this individual session is $6 or an Unlimited Learning membership.
Three more Unlimited Learning events are scheduled. Oct. 19-20, an overnight seminar on Western Political Philosophy will be held at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. Reservations are due today for this seminar, with enrollment forms available at the Hallett Community Center.
Oct. 28, a social event, "Night of Fine Dining III" will be held at Ruttger's. Reservation information will be available in September.
In November, a multi-session course on "WHAT Ethics in Journalism?" will occur. Speakers and specific topics will be announced in September.
For more information on Unlimited Learning, contact Shirley Hale at the Hallett Community Center in Crosby at (218) 546-2616.
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