WHS class of 1959 to celebrate 59th reunion with luncheon

The Washington High School class of 1959 will have a luncheon to celebrate its 59th year since graduation 11 a.m. May 9, at the Brainerd American Legion.

For more information, call Eloise at 218-851-1497.

Seed, bulb and plant exchange canceled

BACKUS-The seed, bulb and plant exchange and giveaway, hospitality time and potluck scheduled at the Backus American Legion May 19, has been canceled.

Sponsors cited the late spring, a lack of available participants supplying items and reduced participation in the social and potluck events following the plant show as reasons for the cancellation.

The Center's Morning Club to meet

The Center's Morning Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

Brian Sedlachek, Medicare adviser, will be the presenter.

Brainerd Legion upcoming events

A special waffle breakfast with all the trimmings will be served from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, April 29. Cost is $9 for adults and $4 for kids.

The special dinner for Friday, May 4, will be a 12-ounce rib eye steak for $13. Walleye dinner is also available for $11.

Parkinson's Disease support group monthly meeting

BAXTER-The Parkinson's Disease Support Group will meet 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the dining room at Edgewood Vista, 14211 Firewood Drive, Baxter.

There will be a presentation from a pharmaceutical company regarding new medications available to treat Parkinson's Disease. This group has met for 13 years sharing information, support and concerns. Caregivers also welcome.

For questions, call 218-829-4017.

GSS-Bethany Auxiliary to meet

The GSS-Bethany Auxiliary will meet 10 a.m. Thursday, May 3, in the Bethany Community Room, 804 Wright St., Brainerd.

Special guests: Jon Howard, Project Staywell, and Emily Johnson, 2018 Student Volunteer Scholarship recipient.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the Bethany Blessing Box. Bethany Gift Shop volunteers meet at 9:30 a.m.; Good Sam Bowl Steering Committee meets at 11 a.m. in the same room.

Good Sam Bowl spaghetti fundraiser set

The Good Sam Bowl spaghetti fundraiser will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the VFW Post 1647, 309 S. Sixth St., Brainerd.

Cost: $8 per person.

PEO Chapter CJ meeting planned

NISSWA-PEO Chapter CJ will meet Tuesday, May 1 at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 5064 County Road 13 Nisswa MN, across from Schaefer's.

Pat K. is the hostess with Sharon Harris as co-hostess. Phyllis S. will have the program.

Note the change of location.

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Butch Lodin, 6240; Bruce Peck, 5250; Lorraine Northagen, 4900.

Whitefish Golf Club: Duplicate: Lois and Terri Steffen, 53.5; Jim Thompson and Lane Weber, 50; Shirley Gronholm and Florence DeLong, 46; Lorraine Northagen and Dale Dickie, 43.

Maucieri's: Dale Dickie, 14; Bruce Peck, 11; Jim Thompson, 11; Mary Kay Kendall, 11; Lorraine Northagen, 10.

Whitefish Golf Club: Duplicate: Jim Thompson and Tom McGrath, 28; Lorraine Northagen and Florence DeLong, 27.5; Sandy and Bob Crozier, 27.5; Dale Dickie and Shirley Gronholm, 24.5.

Crosslake Community Center: Barb Grove, 5790; Peter Graves, 5460; Mary Kay Kendall, 5050.

Cuyuna Range Women's Club to meet May 7

DEERWOOD-Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson will be the featured speaker at the Cuyuna Range Women's Club meeting Monday, May 7, at the Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood. The salad luncheon will begin at noon. Note the new location and time.

Attorney General Swanson will provide information on the numerous scams targeted at senior citizens.

According to her website, scams come in all types and sizes, range greatly in complexity and may originate from someone close to you or a stranger halfway around the world. Some of the common scams include computer scams, trust scams, investment scams, magazine scams, lottery scams and identity theft scams.

Scammers are constantly reinventing new ways to perpetrate old ploys. Whether contacted by phone, mail, email, text, or in-person, Attorney General Swanson will provide tips on how to spot a scam and what tell-tale red flags to look for. There will be time for questions.

Swanson was elected Attorney General of the State of Minnesota in 2006, and re-elected in 2010 and 2014. She is Minnesota's 29th Attorney General and its first female Attorney General. Swanson has been an advocate for Minnesota citizens in areas like consumer protection, predatory lending, healthcare, utility rate hikes, telecommunications, public safety and protecting senior citizens from financial fraud.

Entertainment will be provided by the C-I High School Chamber singers.

Hostesses will be the Salem ladies. Women's Club members should bring a salad and a guest.

Senior dances

Senior dances will be 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the Wadena VFW with music by Jerry's Dance Band; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Brainerd Blue with music by Marie Laverne Ross; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Deerwood Legion with music by Country Ramblers.

Duplicate bridge scores

Bob and Sandy Crosier, 32.5; Bruce Eastman and Lane Weber, 28; Lorraine Northagen and Jennifer Knutson, 25.

Garrison Seniors

GARRISON-The Garrison Seniors will meet noon Tuesday, May 1, at the Light of the Cross Church on Monroe Street in Garrison.