NISSWA -- The Nisswa Area Women of Today's 18th annual "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" fall fashion show and dinner will be Tuesday at Breezy Point Resort.
Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the fashion show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets are $25 each. Proceeds this year will go to Habitat for Humanity, Nisswa Park and Recreation and Crisis Line and Referral Service. Raffle tickets are $1 each and raffle ticket buyers do not need to be present to win at the show. The five grand prizes are a $300 shopping spree donated by Schaefer's Foods, a full size cedar log bed donated by Whalen Woods, a two night getaway donated by Quarterdeck on Gull, a two night getaway donated by Breezy Point Resort, and a foursome of golf with cart at the Pines donated by Grand View Lodge. Area businesses have donated many other prizes. There will be a silent auction with items to bid on and three $1 basket drawings available at the show only.
Stores participating in the show are Hatties, Maurices, Oasis Sport Shop, Christmas Point, Courtyard Boutique, Lundrigan's, Brekken's, Nordic Living and Curves.
For raffle information or to make a reservation to attend the show, contact Penny Stumvoll at 963-4793.
McElroy to speak at business summit
ONAMIA -- Dan McElroy, Minnesota's commissioner of finance, will be one of the local and national business development experts who will speak at the East Central Minnesota Business Development Summit in Onamia on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The event will provide businesses, government agencies and other organizations an opportunity to assess trends in the East Central area and cooperatively generate ideas that will help ensure healthy, prosperous communities. The summit is being hosted by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs Events & Convention Center in Onamia.
The two-day summit will wrap up on Wednesday with a luncheon and performance by Jeff Gerbino, a motivational speaker and one of the founding fathers of the Twin Cities comedy scene.
The summit begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday and wraps up at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information call Judy Hanks at (320) 532-8859 or (218) 556-1650.
Post office closed Monday
The Brainerd Post Office will operate on a holiday schedule Monday in observance of Columbus Day.
Postmaster Warren D. McQuay said regular residential and business deliveries will not be made Monday and usual post office lobby services will not be available, with the exception of the post office lock box service.
McQuay said mailing services will continue to be available at the Baxter branch station, located at the Triangle Store in Baxter, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.
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