3rd annual community fundraisers planned for Scooby's Animal Mission
The third annual community fundraiser for Scooby's Animal Mission will be 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Aitkin Lanes, for a bowl-a-thon, raffle ticket sales and a bake sale. There will be another bowl-a-thon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18 at Aitkin Lanes, with a ticket drawing for baskets and prizes.
There will also be an event from 4:30-11 p.m. Friday at the Moose Lodge in Aitkin, with a hot dog/brat, chips and coleslaw dinner for $10. There will be DJ music. A Paws on Parade will be at 7 p.m. No pets in the building until 6 p.m.
All proceeds go to Scooby's Animal Mission, a nonprofit organization to support rescue animals in the area.
Nisswa Women's Club 36th annual scholarship benefit fashion show and luncheon set
The Nisswa Women's Club 36th annual scholarship benefit fashion show and luncheon will be from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 28 at Madden's Town Hall.
Luncheon will be $45. Raffle tickets are $5. Purchase luncheon tickets at the Nisswa Chamber office. For more information, call 218-963-2620.
For more information and a complete prize list, visit nisswawomensclub.org or call Diane Eitrheim at 218-568-5916.
Disabled American Veterans to meet
The monthly meeting for the Disabled American Veterans, Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22, will be 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Brainerd VFW Club.
Chapter 22 officers meeting will begin at 6 p.m.
Sons of Norway to meet
The Sons of Norway Sagatun Lodge of Brainerd will have a social meeting 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Fellowship Hall, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd.
The evening will be a celebration of Norwegian Independence Day with a lutefisk and meatball dinner.
This is open to members only by reservation. Reservations can be made by calling 218-764-3336.
Aitkin-Crow Wing County Council of the American Legion to meet
The Aitkin-Crow Wing County Council of the American Legion will meet 7:30 p.m. May 28 at the Brainerd American Legion Post 255.
All members of the American Legion are welcome to attend to discuss current events of the American Legion. Special guests will include Al Lund, executive director of Allied Charities of Minnesota, and Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, to talk about the state of charitable gambling and the current laws being presented.
RSVP to email@example.com.
Washington High School Class of 1967 to meet
The Washington High School Class of 1967 will meet 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 17, at Prairie Bay (Porch), 15115 Edgewood Drive, Baxter.
Area bridge scores
Jenkins VFW: Correction: Last week's third place winner was Sally Nelson with 3730.
Ideal Town Hall: Duplicate: Jim Thompson and Mark Doucette 46; Lorraine Northagen and Jennifer Knutson, 45; Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 37.5; Tom and Helen McGrath, 37; Enga Wodziak and Shirley Gronholm, 35.
Maucieri's: Jim Thompson, 16; Lois Volkmuth, 16; Larry Fleer, 14; Donna Fleer, 16.
Ideal Town Hall: Duplicate: North-South: Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 60; Jim Thompson and Lane Weber, 55; Shirley Gronholm and Enga Wodziak, 47. East-West: Tom McGrath and Mary Rodeberg, 51; Larry and Donna Fleer, 54; Claude and Gail Kane, 47.
Crosslake Community Center: Larry Fleer, 4480; Barb Grove, 4310; Gail Kane, 4180.
Anyone interested in joining any of the bridge games may contact Jim Thompson at 218-543-4688.
Anyone interested in joining the bridge game at the Crosslake Community Center, call the Center.
3rd annual youth nonprofit garage and bake sale planned
The third annual youth nonprofit garage and bake sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds.
There will be three buildings filled with items to help out Zion Lutheran youth group raising funds for the national youth gathering, Girl Scout Troop 599 raising funds for a trip to New Orleans and Crow Wing County 4-H raising funds for scholarships for camp and state fair.
The groups will be collecting items (clothing, household items, linens with no stains and toys) from 4-5 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the fairgrounds.
Any questions, contact Susan, event organizer, at 218-330-0305.
Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast set
The Brainerd Eagles Club will have breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 12, at 124 Front St., Brainerd, featuring the Eagles' special for $8.
Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club to meet
BAXTER-The Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6190 Fairview Road, Baxter.
The guest speaker will be Karla Overland of Cherrywood Fabrics in Baxter. She will discuss and show slides of the 2018 Van Gogh Cherrywood Challenge and subsequent trip to France. Guests are welcome. A business meeting will follow the guest presentation.
Nisswa Women's Club to meet
NISSWA-The Nisswa Women's Club will meet 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16, at Lutheran Church of the Cross.
This is the month for high school scholarship awards.
Chris Lindholm, Pequot Lakes High School superintendent will speak.
Hostesses are Deann Ebert, chair; and Elaine Bercher, Mary Gibson, Jan Halvorson and Pat Heinen. Inspirational by Vicki Smith
For more information, or to make a reservation for lunch, call Arlene Brodeur at 218-963-6063.
Brainerd Legion upcoming events
There will be a Lions meeting at 5:30 p.m. and the Legion Riders will meet 7 p.m. Monday, May 13.
Automated external defibrillator training will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The special dinner for Friday will be prime rib for $15. Walleye is also available for $11.50. Serving begins at 5 p.m.
C-I Class of 1958 to meet
The C-I Class of 1958 will meet noon Wednesday, May 15, at The Bridge, north of Crosby.
North Pine Investors monthly meeting planned
CROSSLAKE-North Pine Investors will meet 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Crosslake Community Center.
The mission of this partnership is to educate and strengthen the partners' understanding of investing and gain hands-on experience in analyzing stocks and interpreting financial statements.
Partners invest $30 each month for stock purchases.
For those who have an interest in learning about investing, come to a meeting.
For additional information on the partnership, call Keith at 218-251-5960.
The Center's Morning Club to meet
The Center's Morning Club meets 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.
Speaker will be Todd Holman, Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape. He will tell about Camp Ripley with a visual walk-through photographs.
194th Regiment meeting set for Monday
The 194th Regiment meeting will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 13, in the Regimental Room at the Brainerd National Guard Armory.
Agenda will include annual Bataan Memorial March, fishing trip with Chaplain Todd Wooden, and after action review of the Bataan Memorial Service April 9.
June meeting will be June 10.
VFW Post and Auxiliary events, memorial service planned
The VFW Post and Auxiliary No. 1647 will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14.
The VFW regular monthly breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 19. Cost is $8.
The VFW Post No. 1647 and Auxiliary joint memorial service will be 2 p.m. May 19 at the Post home. All families and friends are invited to attend.
Following the service, coffee and cake will be served.
Deceased Auxiliary members to be remembered are Patricia Falenschek, Janet Fraune, JoAnn Gangestad, Darlene Gates, Robert Jordan, Marty Guck, Debra Herrlich, Marjorie Jordan, Betty Ann Lee, Muriel Ostrom and Helen Root.
Deceased members of the Post to be remembered are Roger Dondelinger, John Dryke, Amos Loving, Robert Mudge, Elmer "Al" Novak and Ralph Yeager.
Alpha Chapter OES No. 23 to meet
Alpha Chapter OES No. 23 will meet 7 p.m. Monday, May 13.
Supper will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Northwind Grille.
Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa meeting set
The Xi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet 4:15 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Brainerd Public Library.
The program presenter is Matt Kilian from the chamber of commerce.
Altruism projects are books for the children's book sale and donations for Operation Sandwich.
Area senior dances
Area senior dances will be from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Motley Ten-Hi with music by Frank and Fran; from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Brainerd Blue Room with music by Joe and Henry; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday at the Deerwood Legion with music by the Country Ramblers.
Duplicate bridge scores
Nan Morain and Jo Bonestroo, 12.5; Bob and Sandy Crozier, 10.5; Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 9.5.