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What's Doing-Dec. 29

■ VFW upcoming events

Taco Tuesday, serving from 5:30 p.m. until gone Tuesday at the VFW.

Tom and Jerry’s served from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW.

Friday dinner will be BBQ country ribs served from 5:30 p.m. until gone at the VFW. Cost: $8. Reservations appreciated by calling 829-6393.

■ Sons of Norway

Lodge No. 1-659

ISLE — Tusenvann Sons of Norway Lodge No. 1-659 in Isle will meet for our monthly meeting at noon Jan. 11 at the I.R.E.C. building in Isle. Lunch and coffee will be served. The program will be Rick Martens’ Travels to Honduras. If you have questions, call Carol Bailey at 320-684-2174, or Bill Peterson at 320-679-2380.

■ Brainerd Legion

upcoming events

New Year’s Day party will be Wednesday. Doors will open at 10 a.m. There will be free Tom and Jerry’s (until gone). There will be food, raffles and a DJ.

Stop in on Friday for steak date night. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m. Have a complete rib eye steak dinner for $11 or two for $20.

■ Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast

Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday at 124 Front Street, Brainerd, featuring the Eagle’s special for $7.

■ Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Tom McGrath, 6290; Gary Dawson, 5580; Lynne Zweiner, 5330.

Whitefish Golf Course: Clarice Renschler and Joyce Roemer, 30.5; Guy Emmons and Dale Dickie, 29.5; Jim Thompson and Pat Wynthe, 26.5; Janice Hauge and Tom McGrath, 26.

Maucieri’s: Pat Nentl, 6140; Tom McGrath, 5800; Bruce Peck, 4680; Jim Orput, 3670.

Whitefish Golf Course: North-South: Tom and Helen McGrath, 58; Lorraine Northagen and Ginny Hersey, 49; Sandy Chase and Kathy Calhoun, 46. East-West: Clarice Renschler and Sue Caqeulin, 57.5; Mary Kay Kendall and Pat Nentl, 44; Al and Rose Ann Stans, 42.

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 at 218-692-4271.

■ Cuyuna Range Women’s Club

On Jan. 6, the Cuyuna Range Women’s Club will meet at the Jesse F. Hallett Library in Crosby. All area women are invited to attend the 1 p.m. meeting, which will begin with a musical program given by dance students of the Pat Rinde Dance Studio. Following these performers, information on “Living with Alzheimer’s” will be presented by Lynda Converse. Following the program there will be a brief business meeting chaired by president Myrna Nelson. Refreshments will be served by the committee of Sylvia Graff, Nancy Jann and Meredith Poland.

Guests are very cordially welcomed and encouraged to attend. These meetings are held the first Monday of each month and enjoyed by all. Area women usually decide to join this group after visiting a meeting.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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