LITTLE FALLS -- The Department of Commerce has awarded nearly $2 million in telecommunications grants to 26 schools, libraries and non-profit health organizations.
Northern Pines Mental Health Center in Little Falls received a $198,250 health care grant. The funding for the grant program came from penalties paid by Qwest Communications for failing to meet service quality standards.
Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity hosts annual dinner
The Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity will host its fifth annual dinner and silent auction scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at Breezy Point Resort.
The event features entertainment by pianist Rob Teal. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21 with the dinner at 7:30 p.m.
A silent auction consisting of a variety of products and services contributed by area businesses and residents will be featured during the evening.
Tickets are $35 per person for the dinner ($20 is tax deductible), and includes a boneless breast of chicken with a basil cream sauce served with side dishes.
For ticket information or to donate items for the silent auction, contact the area office at 828-8517.
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