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Community Partner Fair planned May 2 in Brainerd

Community Partner Fair planned May 2

A Community Partner Fair is planned 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday in the main lobby of the Crow Wing County Community Services building, 204 Laurel St. in Brainerd.

The Partner Fair will provide a convenient way for the public to access a variety of summer programs and activities, according to Sheila Skogen, customer services division manager.

Participants will be able to sign up for a wide variety of summer programs offered by the many participating organizations. In addition, there will be information on child safety, counseling, summer employment and other services of interest to the public.

Organizations that are expected to participate include:

• Fun and Friends.

• Brainerd/Baxter Community Education.

• Brainerd and Nisswa Parks and Recreation.

• ECFE and the Family Services Collaborative.

• Child Protection Team.

• Workforce Center.

• Lutheran Social Service.

• Bridges of Hope.


• Nystrom and Associates.

• Timber Bay.

For more information, contact Pat Sharbonda at 824-1370.

Crow Wing County’s Department of Community Services administers more than 70 federal and state benefit and assistance services and programs totaling more than $116 million dollars annually.

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