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What's Doing - Sept. 17

WHS class of 1952 to have 65th reunion

BAXTER—The Washington High School class of 1952 will have its 65th reunion 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Prairie Bay in Baxter.

GSS-Woodland Auxiliary to meet

The GSS-Woodland Auxiliary will meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the 200 Dining Room.

MRSEA to meet

BAXTER—The Minnesota Retired State Employees Association will meet Thursday at Pizza Ranch in Baxter.

Social hour and lunch will be at noon and the meeting will be 1 p.m. No RSVP necessary.

NARFE meeting set

The Tuesday meeting of the local chapter of NARFE National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 0738, will be 11 a.m. at Camp Ripley in the TACC building headquarters.

This is earlier than the usual time. Park on the east side of the building.

All federal employees, currently working or retired, are welcome to attend. For questions, call Mary Jane Reetz at 218-828-4277.

The Center's Wednesday morning schedule

The Center's Morning Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Center.

The presenter will be Sherrie Christensen, Good Neighbor Home Health, and president of the board of The Center.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) meeting planned

The monthly meeting for the DAV, Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22 will be 7 p.m. Thursday at the Brainerd VFW Club.

Chapter 22 officers meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The Post and Auxiliary membership meetings will be 7 p.m. Monday.

The class of 1959 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The 9th annual fall rendezvous will be Wednesday. Tickets for the prime rib and shrimp dinner are $35 and include a chance for a $300 cash prize. Social is at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m. There will be prizes and raffles throughout the evening. Call 218-829-2249 for information.

Brainerd Area Networking Group will meet noon Thursday.

The special dinner for Friday will be ribeye steak for $12. Walleye is also available for $11. Serving begins at 5 p.m.

Auxiliary Leadership Training will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 23.

Duplicate bridge scores

North-South: Bruce Eastman and Patrick Spradlin, 46.5; Bob and Sandy Crozier, 41.

East-West: Nan Moran and Jo Bonestroo, 41.5; Sandy Chase and Laurel Jarvis, 41.

Nisswa Women's Club to meet

MERRIFIELD—The Nisswa Women's Club will meet Thursday at The Woods in Merrifield.

Social time will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch served at noon.

Gary R. Harris, photographer, will be presenting this month's program "America the Beautiful."

The hostesses this month are JoAnn Luxford, Karen Flom, Jan Haarman, Marilyn Wottreng and Karen Yundak.

The inspirational will be given by Sharon Ingvoldstad.

Members are reminded the 2018 dues will be collected.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Marilyn Wottreng at 218-251-7754.

Visit for additional club information and like the page on Facebook.

WHS class of 1954 meeting planned

The Washington High School class of 1954 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grizzly's.

Crosslake Area Garden Club events

CROSSLAKE—The Crosslake Area Garden club meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Crosslake Community Center.

For more information contact, visit or call Jayne at 218-763-1222.

Upcoming programs include "Bees" presented by Mann Lake, Oct. 18; 11 a.m. Nov. 15 board of directors meeting (bring own lunch); 1 p.m. Nov. 15, "Holiday Pizzazz: Using Plants in Holiday Decor," presented by Joann Weaver; and noon Dec. 13, holiday potluck and optional gift exchange.

C-I class of 1958 to meet

CROSBY—The Crosby-Ironton class of 1958 will meet noon Wednesday at the Crosby Bar.

Captain Robert Orr, NSDAR to ring bells Sunday

Captain Robert Orr, NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution) members will be ringing bells 3 p.m. Sunday on the steps of Brainerd City Hall in commemoration of the 230th anniversary of the United States Constitution. Bring a bell to ring.

WHS class of 1965 to have lunch

MERRIFIELD—The Washington High School class of 1965 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Monday at Valeri Ann's, 26025 County Road 3, Merrifield (across from the Northwoods Inn) in Ossipee.

Genealogy workshop planned

Captain Robert Orr, NSDAR (National Society Daughters of the American Revolution) Chapter is sponsoring a genealogy workshop during Constitution Week to help prospective members locate their Patriot ancestors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Brainerd Public Library, 416 S. Fifth St., Brainerd.

Backus American Legion worn flag retirement ceremony set

BACKUS—The Backus American Legion will have a worn flag retirement ceremony 4:30 p.m. Sept. 23.

Social time will follow with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m.

Individuals, businesses and organizations wanting proper disposal of worn flags may deposit them in the foyer of the Legion. New flags may be purchased from the post.

WHS class of 1957 to meet for lunch

The Washington High School class of 1957 will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Northwind Grille.

PEO Chapter CJ meeting announced

PEO Chapter CJ will meet Tuesday at Jean Halland's home with Kathy Edmunds as co-hostess.

All officers come at 11 a.m. meet with the state officer. Lunch will be provided.

Regular meeting will be 12:30 p.m. Each member is asked to bring a clothing button for our state visitor.

There will be a vote on a new member and going over the new program book.

Chapter DV, PEO to meet

PEO Chapter DV will meet 1 p.m. Monday at the home of Jacque Glas with Linda Youngs as co-hostess.

The program will be looking at the past year and the new year with new yearbooks.

Kristi Harlan, MN PEO State Treasurer, will attend.

Class of 1971 to meet

The class of 1971 will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at the VFW.

Tri Aquatics Moms course planned

WADENA—Tri-County Health Care will host a free Tri Aquatics Moms Course from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center in Wadena.

This aquatic exercise class is offered to expectant mothers who are looking for a way to maintain good overall health during and following pregnancy. The session will address full-body fitness education including low-impact aerobic exercise with stretching, strengthening and range of motion activities for the entire body.

The goal of Moms Course is to reduce pain associated with later stages of pregnancy and improve on general stabilization as the mother's body prepares to give birth. Women in any stage of pregnancy are welcome.

Participants do not need to be a member of the wellness center or a Tri-County patient, and they are welcome to wear shorts and a T-shirt if not comfortable in a swimsuit. The instructors are Stacey Callahan, physical therapist, and Andrea Pettit, physical therapist assistant.

Class size is limited to 10. Register at under the "Education and Resources" tab and by clicking on "Classes and Events."

For more information, contact Jeremy Meyer, physical therapist, at or 218-631-7475.

Starting in 2018, Tri Aquatics Moms Course will be held quarterly.

Area bridge scores

Whitefish Golf Course: Duplicate: North-South: Emily Schuldt and Ginny Hersey, 138.5; Enga Wodziak and Jean Freytag, 136.5; Jim Thompson and Eddey Stroschein, 129. East-West: Shirley Rinehart and Florence DeLong, 153; Chris and Diana Brown, 135; Jane Kleinsasser and Shirley Shodahl, 134.

Maucieri's: Mike Slind, 6160; Tom McGrath, 6070; Carol Coult, 5950; Ron Schrupp, 4340.

North-South: Chris and Diana Brown, 130.5; Lois Steffen and Jim Thompson, 123.5; Emily Schuldt and Ginny Hersey, 118.5. East-West: Shirley Rinehart and Florence DeLong, 129; Don and Sharon Berglund, 118; Dick and Doreen Jordan, 114.

Crosslake Community Center: Carole Johnson, 6140; Emily Schuldt, 6130; Carolyn Thompson, 5710; Karen Duncan, 5060.

Anyone interested in joining any of the bridge games can contact Jim Thompson at 218-543-4688.

Anyone interested in joining the bridge game at the Crosslake Community Center, call the Center.

Senior dance

There will be a senior dance from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Blue Room with music by the Country Ramblers.

Sons of Norway to meet

Sagatun Lodge Sons of Norway will meet 6 p.m. Thursday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd for a potluck and social in the fellowship hall.

The program will be bluegrass, old time country guitar and fiddle music by Willie and Amber Bentley.

Brainerd Area Retired Educators meeting set

The Brainerd Area Retired Educators will meet for a luncheon 11:45 a.m. Monday at Prairie Bay Restaurant in Baxter.

Speaker will be Sue Hadland, advocate for reproductive education.

All retired teachers and administrators in the lakes area are welcome to attend.