The Sons of Norway-Tusenvann Lodge No. 1-659 in Isle will meet at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the I.R.E.C. in Isle, MN. Stan Tekiela will speak on the fascinating loon and its habitat. Refreshments will be served. For more information call Carol Bailey at (320) 684-2174, or Bill Peterson at (320) 679-2380. The public is welcome.
Brainerd American Legion
Steak and shrimp by Holloway will be served at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Brainerd American Legion. Cost is $10.
Good Samaritan to host auxiliary meeting
The Bethany Good Samaritan Society, 804 Wright Street, Brainerd, will be hold it's annual auxiliary meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday in the classroom. The gift shop meeting will be just prior to the auxiliary meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the classroom. There will be a special book club review of "The Shack" and a light luncheon served after the meeting.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, for the counties of Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena will meet from 7-9 p.m. at 606 Front Street in Brainerd. Lori Miller, Wadena Social Services, will speak on entering into the social service system. For more information e-mail Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-829-2573
A MLC/BRHSC reunion will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday at TJ's Log Cabin, 320 South 7th Street, Brainerd. For more information call (218) 963-2699, or e-mail email@example.com.
Community Ladies Aid
The Deerfield Township Community Ladies Aid Annual Harvest Supper will be held starting at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Deerfield Town Hall, eight miles west of Backus. Turkey and ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, cabbage salad, homemade pie and buns will be served. A bazaar and raffle will also be held.
Cost is $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for those 6 years or younger.
The Lions International District 5M9 will offer the 4th annual bus trip to the American Diabetes Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center Saturday, Oct. 11. The expo runs from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Transportation and admission to the expo is free for those riding the Lion's bus. Pickup sites and times are as follows: Wadena Inn and Grill, Wadena, 6 a.m.; Staples Hospital, Staples, 6:30 a.m.; Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, 6:30 a.m.; Mille Lacs Electric Cooperative, Aitkin, 7 a.m.; Garrison VFW, Garrison, 7:30 a.m.; Visitor Center, Hackensack, 6:15 a.m.; Visitor Center, Pine River, 6:45 a.m.; Northeast corner of the Wal-Mart Parking Lot, Baxter, 7:30 a.m.
There is a $20 per person refundable deposit upon registration. Deposits will be returned upon pick up. For more information log on to www.diabetes.org/minneapolisEXPO.
To register for the Wadena and Staples pickups call Len Johnson at (218) 346-7088. To register for the Crosby, Aitkin and Garrison pickups call Renee Fliss at Riverwood Diabetes Center (218) 927-8281. To register for the Hackensack, Pine River and Baxter pickups e-mail Tony Orazk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (218) 566-4445.
Senior dances will be held from 2 -5 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Eagles with music by John and Virginia; 1 - 4 p.m. Friday at the Deerwood Legion with music by Jerry B; and 2 - 6 p.m. Sunday at the Pine River Legion with music by Frankly Country
The Washington High School Class of 1941 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at TJ's Log Cabin in Brainerd for lunch.
Lois Club Luncheon
The Lois Club Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Black Rock Terrace Senior Apartment's dining room, 315 First Avenue Southwest, Aitkin (behind the old Hospital, now Riverwood Extended Care) across from the new Dollar Store (formerly Paulbecks) at Hwy. 47 and 169. New members are welcome. The lunch is a potluck with surprise entertainment. For reservations or cancellations, questions, or additional directions call Lois Johnson (320) 684-2000 or Lois Neuman (218) 927-1354.
Mission Possible Senior Club
The Mission Possible Senior Club will hold its' regular meeting Wednesday at noon at the Mission Town Hall. A potluck will follow. Todd Dahl, Crow Wing County Sheriff, will be the speaker.
Call of '40 - '49
The Class of 1946 will host a Decade Party for graduates from the classes of 1940-1949 beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at the Brainerd VFW Club, 309 South Street. Dancing is planned from 7-11 p.m. with music by Wayne Renn and his band.
North-South: Ray and Gladys Norrgard, 47.5, and Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 41.5. East-West: Jo Bonestroo and Nan Morain 36.5, Chris Leininger and Bob BMcClellan, 33.5.
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