What's Doing for May 12

Amber Lodge No. 186 to meet The Amber Lodge 186 of the Danish Sisterhood of America will meet 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5878 Pine Beach Road, Brainerd. There will be a short business meeting, potluck lunch, ...

Amber Lodge No. 186 to meet

The Amber Lodge 186 of the Danish Sisterhood of America will meet 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5878 Pine Beach Road, Brainerd.

There will be a short business meeting, potluck lunch, followed by a program on flower arranging by Pam Dickinson. Bring a cup or small vase.

Chapter CJ to celebrate 70th anniversary

Chapter CJ will be celebrating its 70th anniversary with a birthday luncheon 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the Dennis Drummond Wine Company, 11919 Thiesse Road, Brainerd.


Cost is $25 and must be paid in cash. Caren will be collecting that day. Contact Caren for more information.

VFW Sunday breakfast set

The VFW Sunday breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to noon May 20.

Cost: $8, full menu.


Hackensack Legion Auxiliary breakfast planned

HACKENSACK-Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 202 will serve breakfast from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Club.

Cost: $6. The proceeds go to support youth scholarships.


Brainerd Eagles Club to have breakfast

The Brainerd Eagles Club breakfast will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 13, at 124 Front St., Brainerd, featuring the Eagles' special for $8.

194th Regiment meeting set for Monday

The 194th Regiment meeting will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 14, at the Brainerd National Guard Armory.

Agenda will be Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity, 1st Annual Fathers of the Fallen Retreat, Wounded Warrior Softball, Bataan Memorial Death March and Flag Ceremony on Sept. 8.

Duplicate bridge scores

Bruce Eastman and Lane Weber, 27; Joe Heal and Don Rasmussen, 26.5; Lois Volkmuth and Phyllis DeRosier, 25.5.

Alpha Chapter No. 23 to meet


Alpha Chapter No. 23 will meet 7 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the Masonic Hall.

The group will be honoring mothers. Dinner will be 5:30 p.m. by Marilyn Mattson. Treats after the meeting by Carol Schwarzkopf.

Class of 1966 to meet Monday

The class of 1966 will meet for lunch 11 a.m. Monday, May 14, at Sage On Laurel in downtown Brainerd.

Xi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa meeting planned

The Xi chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will meet Monday at Mary Suer's home.

The program speaker is Tammie from Operation Sandwich, which is the altruistic project for the month. Members are asked to bring donations to be used this summer, including monetary donations, peanut butter, jelly, paper sacks and individually wrapped snacks. Also collected will be children's books for the Book Wagon, a literacy program that distributes books at Operation Sandwich sites.

WHS class of 1954 meeting announced

BAXTER-The Washington High School class of 1954 will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Grizzly's in Baxter.

Shaw to present at The Center's Morning Club

The Center's Morning Club will meet 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at The Center, 803 Kingwood St., Brainerd.

Presenter will be Sarah Shaw, owner of Sage on Laurel restaurant in downtown Brainerd.

Lakewood to host free diabetes Support Group

STAPLES-The Diabetes Department at Lakewood Health System is hosting a monthly diabetes support group from 3-4 p.m. starting Thursday, May 17, in lower level Classroom B at Lakewood's main campus, 49725 County Road 83, Staples.

The group is for individuals who have been diagnosed with diabetes, or are interested in learning more about it. Facilitated by Lakewood's diabetes educators, the first group will discuss getting active, finding time to exercise, breathing exercises, and how getting healthier both helps and prevents diabetes.

The group is free to all interested in attending. Call 218-894-8765 with questions or to register.

WHS class of 1967 meeting set

The Washington High School class of 1967 will gather 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 18, at the Local 218, 723 Mill Ave., Brainerd.

Disabled American Veterans to meet

The monthly meeting for the DAV, Crow Wing County Chapter No. 22, will be 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Brainerd VFW Club.

Chapter 22 officers meeting will begin at 6 p.m.


Brainerd Legion upcoming events

The Legion Riders will meet 7 p.m. Monday, May 14.

There will be a Legion baseball fundraiser 5 p.m. Friday, May 18, with an all-you-can-eat pasta bar for $11. Walleye will also be available for $11.

VFW Post 1647 memorial service set for May 20

Memorial services for deceased VFW Post and Auxiliary members will be 2 p.m. May 20, at the Brainerd VFW.

Family, friends, Post and Auxiliary members are invited to attend the memorial. Following the service, coffee and cake will be served.

Post members are include Sherdian Adair, Dave Allison, Clifford Barto, Billy J. Daniels, Melvin Falenschek, Gerald (Bud) Fleischhacker, John Nelson, Leland Niles, James Pint, Kenneth Rush, Jerrold (Jerry) Schiller, Robert (Bob) K. Smith, Herbert Stunek and Donald Zitur.

VFW Auxiliary members include Vicki Berry, Margaret Burton, Cheryl Clark, Paula Collette, Charlotte Collins, Marion Doboshinski, Anita Gibeau, Lee Leff, Jackie Donald, Ruby Marvin, Patsy Mogensen, Margaret Mueller, Phyllis Murphy (Gold Star Mother), Genevieve Nagorski, Bernice Rieber, Irene Schuety and Darlene Watson.

Nisswa Women's Club to meet, fashion show set

NISSWA-The Nisswa Women's Club will meet Thursday, May 17, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa.

Social time will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch served at noon. High school scholarships will be awarded at this meeting. The speaker will be Laine Larson, Brainerd Public Schools superintendent.

The hostesses are Marian Anderson, Pat Heinen, CeCe Stark, Nina Karsky and Marie Jorgensen. The inspirational will be presented by Elaine Bercher.

For more information, or to make a luncheon reservation, call Arlene Brodeur at 218-963-6063.

Tickets are available for the 35th annual fashion show and luncheon, which will be May 29 at Madden's Resort.

Scott Lykins of the Lakes Area Music Festival will be performing during the social hour.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Carol Christofferson at 218-963-2335 or visit Fashion show tickets are also available at the Nisswa Chamber.

Area bridge scores

Jenkins VFW: Lorraine Northagen, 6370; Owen Johnson, 5610; Florence DeLong, 4360; Bruce Peck, 4280.

Whitefish Golf Club, Duplicate: North-South: Jim Thompson and Tom McGrath, 56; Lois Volkmuth and Enga Wodziak, 55.5; Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 52.5. East-West: Dale Dickie and Carolyn Thompson, 58; Deanna Dubel and Mary Kay Kendall, 50.5; Al and Rose Ann Stans, 49.

Maucieri's: Dale Dickie and Tom McGrath, 36; Shirley Gronholm and Mary Rodeberg, 28; Lois Volkmuth and Jim Thompson, 27; Bruce Peck and Doreen Jordan, 25.

Ideal Town Hall, Duplicate: North-South: Jim Thompson and Lane Weber, 57; Sandy and Bob Crozier, 55.5; Lois Steffen and Charles Ready, 53.5. East-West: Larry and Donna Fleer, 56; Dale Dickie and Mary Rodeberg, 53; Carolyn Thompson and Shirley Gronholm, 49.5.

Crosslake Community Center: Jim Thompson, 4830; Adele, 4310; Barb Groves, 4050.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group to meet

NISSWA-Beginning 7 p.m. June 4, the Survivors of Suicide Loss Support will meet at Lutheran Church of the Cross, 5064 County Road 13, Nisswa.

Then, the group will meet bi-weekly, the first and third Mondays of each month from 7-8:30 p.m.

The goal is to provide a safe environment to share stories and to provide support and education to those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

This is a group for adults only.

For more information or questions, contact Jeri Borgwarth at .

Nisswa Garden Club annual spring plant sale set

NISSWA-The Nisswa Garden Club annual plant sale will be 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 2, at Schaefer's parking lot, Highway 371 and County Road 13, Nisswa, with no presales.

Rain date is June 9. Karen Mitchell, 218-562-5949, is the chair of the event.

There will be plenty of seedlings, perennials, annuals and vegetables for sale. Proceeds of this sale go to three scholarships given to a CLC student going into horticulture.

Plant experts will also be available to answer gardening questions.

Nisswa Garden Club to meet

PEQUOT LAKES-The Nisswa Garden Club will meet May 24 at The Treehouse in Pequot Lakes. Note the change in time and location for this meeting.

Social hour and check-in will begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring an appetizer for the potluck followed by the business meeting.

The program, entitled "Annual Spring Garden Party," will be presented by Jim Sherwood, club member and owner of The Treehouse. Coordinators are Jill Macnamara, Doreen Mahoney and Chuck and Betty Ramsbacher.

Upcoming programs include the "Lilies: The Aristocrats of the Garden" on June 28 by Jennifer Knutson and the "Festival of Tables" on July 26.

Non-members with an interest in gardening are welcome. Call Marie Boudrye at 218-963-7494 for further meeting details.

Visit for further information on the Club.

National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees to meet

The Brainerd Chapter No. 738 National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet Wednesday, May 16, at The Skillet in northeast Brainerd.

Social time starts at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Presentation will be from Tina Elder from Triad.

Senior dances

Senior dances will be from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the Brainerd Blue Room with music by Jerry's Dance Band; and from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Deerwood Legion with music by Two for the Road.

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