Saturday, February 18, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition Feb 18th-24th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news please remember that although I try to double check everything at time I get the info wrong for an event of meeting so please double check before you plan to attend something that the day, time, and place are accurate \Weather news: After a cold snap last week that saw some of the coldest weather of the winter temps have rebounded back into the ‘30’s this week and there are still no major storms on the horizon. St J/Kong parish news: Lenten services will again alternate between Kong (Feb 29th) and St J (Mar7th) this year with services at 7 pm coffee fellowship to follow. There will be a parish bible study “Christ in the strangest places” during lent; time, dates, and place to be announced The kclw will be selling tubes of m&M’s for sale after services. Take the tubes home and fill them up with quarters and bring them back to be used in the fight against malaria The ss kids will be making fleece blankets to distribute to those in our congregation who are sick in the hospital have had surgery etc. They need anti pill fleece, donations and cutters. Contact the parish office for more info There will be joint services at Kong Feb 26th at 11 am with the ss kids singing. Services will also be broadcast on KMRS at 11 am. If you are out of range of the station you can listen to it live on the web go to and click on listen live tab GSLC news: the mission of the month is The ReClaim Hymnal, copies of which will very be available for purchase later this year. Ash wed services will be held on Feb 22nd at 6:45 pm (no meal) ,beginning the 29th and continuing until the end of lent there will be a pot luck supper at 5:45 pm with services at 6:45 pm for more info call PR mike at 287-3218 The po will be closed on Mon due to the president’s day holiday The red hatters have a Dutch treat meeting on Feb 21st at noon at the knotty pine in el. There will be an open house bridal shower for Alisha Roske today (sat) from 10 am to noon at the Morris sr. center St Mary’s school will have their dinner and auction today (sat) at the old #1 Southside starting with a social hour at 5:30 pm The annual pancake breakfast fund raiser for Niemakel Lake Park will be held on Feb 19th at the legion in Herman from 10:30 am –1 pm. Free will offering. For more info call 677-2763 The bookmobile will be in town on Feb 20th The non -profit expo will be held from 4-8 pm at the MAHS gym on Feb 20th. The annual meeting of the Donnelly community club scheduled for Feb 13th has been ppd to Mar 12th. The st co gen soc will hold its first meeting of the year on Mar 1st at 1:30 pm at the library The st co rep party will have their county convention on Mar 2nd at 7 pm at the legion. DeWayne Jackson of Starbuck passed away on Feb 11th, among the family members that survive him are his sister in law Corrine (devick) and husband Eldred Jackson of Starbuck. Virene Olson and Alice Hallman were among those who attended his funeral at Immanuel Lutheran church of rural starbuck on Feb 15th. Congratulations to Paul Erstad Jr. who was recently reelected as treasurer the board of the seic Congratulations to Brady Gillespie who was recently chosen as snow week king at C-A HS A good crowd, including some from the Donnelly area; were among those of us who attended the NHAS annual meeting at the bigwood event center in Fergus falls Feb 9th. They had another good year with over $ 8 million dollars in profit. Enroute home I stopped at the barret care center to visit with my cousin bev Hurlbut Several Donnelly area residents were among those of us who attended the funeral for Lloyd Brandt at Kong on Feb 10th. He was a good friend and former neighbor and I will miss him a lot. After the funeral I stopped in Donnelly to visit with Verle and Della Dunn in their home. On Feb 11th several of us spent some time cleaning up at gslc in the am. In the aft I traveled to the lakeside ball room in Glenwood for the 100th birthday party for Cora stoen. Bernice Erdahl and I were among those who attended the schs dinner and annual meeting at the museum on Feb 12th. Unfortunately Doug Ohman was sick and unable to attend. Afterwards I stopped in to visit David Flugel at his house. Feb 15th I traveled to Donnelly to check my boxes then stopped in to visit Sam Johrdheim for a while in his home. Returning to Morris I stopped into GSLC to visit with PR mike for a while then went to visit Virene Olson at her home. She said Elda Carol passed away from a heart attack. Enroute home I made one of my frequent stops at McCollar Jewelry for a visit with Wally. February 9th, Jerry and Joan Kopacek along with Helen Kill spent an enjoyable afternoon in Hoffman visiting Marvel Wagner.

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