Friday, December 18, 2009

donnelly news

Next edition Dec 19th -25th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. Please note that due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays I will have early deadlines so I will need any news by the 22nd and the 29th.

The weather during the past week has been very cold with -0 temps almost every day, thankfully there has not been much wind to go with it and just a few inches of snow on the ground in this area. I took a different route home last week and saw that there were still a couple of cornfields in the area left to be picked.

STJ/KONG PARISH NEWS there will be joint services at St J on Dec 24th at 9 pm; Dec 25th at 10am at Kong and Dec 29th (STJ) time to be announced.

The parish collection of food for the St Co Food shelf will continue through Dec.

The Kong Christmas Christmas_Card Club will be held again this yr to add your name to the list contact Bertha Larson or Florentine Erickson by Dec 20th.

There will be two performances of the ST/J/Kong S.S. Program this year. The first one will be on Dec 20th during the 11 am worship service at St J, which will be followed by a roast beef dinner. The second one will be held on Dec 23rd at Kong at 7 pm followed by birthday cake, punch and coffee in honor of Jesus’ birthday.

Please remember to look at our community bulletin board when driving though town for details of upcoming events such as Santa’s annual visit to Donnelly today (Sat)

Most Donnelly business will be closing early on Dec 24th and be closed all day on Dec 25th. As far as I know HD & CO is the only Donnelly business that will also be closed on the Dec 26th. I know that several businesses will also be closing early on the 31st and be closed on Jan 1st; I will have more info next wk.

There will be a community dinner at First Lutheran in Morris on Dec 25th beginning at noon.

Dr Pat Burke informs me that his daughter Sarah is following in his footsteps and has been accepted into medical school. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Jake Long who recently won the championship in his weight class at the Jaguar wrestling tournament and the Grant Co Wrestling tournament at West Central Area.

The following were welcomed as new members of the Rendsville 4-h club recently; Travis Fults (Randy and Joan) Kalley Johnson (Richard and Karen) Blake and Konner Koser (Darren and Nichole) Miranda Papesh (Mark and Michelle) Hope Speer (Rollie and Tami) Carrie and Kelly Wilts (Doug and Ellen) Gage and Morgan Wevely (Kevin and Lori)

David Flugel and I were among those who attended the Sons of Norway bake sale and Fårikål lunch at the Morris Sr. center on Dec 12th.

Several of us from the area took in the open house at the Thrivent office in Morris on Dec 15th

I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.



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