Next edition Feb 20th –Feb 26th
Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news. A quick reminder to check out my blog ;( (DonnellyMinn.blogspot.com). I have more and updated news from the area on it.
It was another stormy weekend with difficult travel conditions in the area esp. on Sun and Mon. Thankfully the forecast calls for some milder weather in the near future. A huge thank you to my neighbors for all the times they have blown out my driveway this winter it has been greatly appreciated.
STJ/KONG PARISH NEWS: Parish Bible study on Psalms 23 continues on Thursday’s at St J (10 am) and will be repeated at Kong @ 7 PM
Parish Lenten services “The sign of Jonah” with supper at 5:30 pm and services at 6:45 Pm will continue through Easter. Supper and Services will alternate ea week between Kong (Feb 24th) and St J (Mar 3rd).
Services with Holy Communion will be held on Feb 21st at both churches not during joint services on Feb 28th as stated in the newsletter. Services on the 28th will be at 11 am at St J with the S.S. kids singing. It will also be broadcast on KMRS at 11am sponsored by Don and Algene Larson in memory of Arden Larson and Albert and Ellen Mishcike
The Area Lutheran youth org will be going “night” bowling in Graceville on Feb 21. Meet at Our Savior’s in Chokio at 5 pm for supper and a game before traveling to Graceville for more info contact Sandy Dunn at 246-3292 or the parish office
The Feb parish newsletter containing the full Lenten schedule is now available . The schedule is also posted on the doors of ea church. Extra copies are available in the narthex of ea church
The Feb edition of the Meyer Mission news was recently sent out. Copies are available in the narthex of both churches and on my blog, for you the read. In it is a report about their recent trip to Uganda
The Donnelly Community club supper and annual meeting will be held on Mar 1st at Sax’s café beginning with supper at 6:30 pm meeting to follow. Please rsvp to 246-3217.
The St Co DFL county convention will be held on Mar 6th at 9 am at the legion in Morris.
The Niemackel Lake board will be holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Mar 21st at the Legion in Herman.
NHAS (the elevator) will hold their annual meeting at the Prairie inn in Morris on Feb 23rd beginning with a noon meal.
The Donnelly co-op will have their annual meeting on Feb 26th at the hall beginning with a noon meal.
The 2010 RTA phone books are now out extra copies are available at the bank in Donnelly.
Congratulations to Bernice Erdahl and Andy Brevig who were recently installed as officers in the Sons of Norway lodge
Congratulations to Levin Strand and Keaton Long who were 5th grade winners at the H_N spelling bee. Levin won the overall bee and will represent the school at the regional bee in Fergus Falls
Congratulations to Breadon Long who was recently selected to participate in the west central Minn. middle school honor choir.
Congratulations to Christa Bahr who recently won two scholarships at the Alex tech for spring 2010 semester.
Congratulations to Jake Long who won his class championship at the Tiger invitational in Morris recently.
Feb 13th Andy Brevig, Steve Fults and I were among those who attended the St Co Rep party central committee meeting on Feb 13th where we finalized plans for the county convention.
A good crowd was on hand for the Daytona party at the Donnelly Hall on Feb 14th,
Jim and Lou Eystad attended the St J annual meeting on Feb 7th and the adopted grandparents’ event at Kong on Feb 14th. Lou says two of her aunts are celebrating birthday’s this wk; one of my predecessors Millie Lesage was 93 on Nov 17th and Marlys Alm was 95 on Feb 19th. She is now home.
Nancy Sheir and two of her daughters came Thursday and are spending a few days visiting with their mother and grandmother Pearl A. Anderson at her home in Donnelly. Larry and Peggy Wilke recently stopped in to visit her when they got home from AZ.