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MERRIFIELD — Merrifield Lions Park is now open for the season, with memorial garden in and yard work and new parking lot seal-coating completed. Plans for new volleyball court and horseshoe pit are under way.

Coming events include:

• A membership drive at 6 p.m. June 11 at the park. Interested persons may call Donna 829-2573.

• Bike Safety Class with Easy Riders Bike Shop and a police officer at the park at 7 p.m. June 27. Interested persons may call 829-2573.

• A July 12 informational meeting on diabetes.

• Free tennis lessons by Jan Costello at the park at 6 p.m. July 25.

• An extravaganza fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 29 at Merrifield Lions Park, featuring a pig roast dinner, giant garage sale, silent auction, gun raffle and train rides. Anyone who purchases dinner ticket gets a chance to win free prizes.

Lions officers are President Ron Scrimshaw, Vice President Mike Schuety, Treasurer Sandie Schnick,

Secretary Jim Larson and Donna Larson, membership.

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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