Friday, May 11, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition may 12th -18th Welcome to another addition of the Donnelly news. I want to wish my mom a happy mother’s day up in heaven Weather news: the weather has been a mixture of some nice sunny days and a few days of rain. In my trip to Donnelly on Wed I saw that there was still a fair amount of fields that needed to be planted yet. S J/Kong parish news: there will be joint services with Holy Communion at St J on May 20th @11 a.m. This will be baccalaureate sun with a brunch at 10 am and our grads be honored during the services. The ss kids will also sing and awards will be presented. If you have a grad this yr. please let the parish office know a.s.a.p. There will be a special meeting after services on May 20th for St J members to consider an amendment to their constitution. The women’s book club will meet on May 23rd at 1:30 pm at Jeanne Ennen’s house. Please note change of date GSLC news: On May 20th Erin Koehntop from someplace safe will be leading an adult forum after services. The May mission of the month is Sola publishing and the coffee money will go to Lutheran Island Bible camp near Henning and Battle Lake. There is now a phone in the church 585-6868 Tickets are now on sale for the New Wine performances at First Lutheran on May 12th & 13th dessert at 6 pm The Donnelly community club will meet at 7pm in the Donnelly hall on May 14th. “We walk by faith” ladies tea at First Baptist church in Morris on May 18th Doug Ohman will present a program “libraries of MN” at the Morris public library on May 14th at 6:30 pm. He has been at our threshing bee several times and is very, very good. My aunt pearl’s sale is today (sat) at her house in Donnelly beginning at 10 am see the ad in the classy canary and paper The Donnelly community club will meet on May 14th at the hall and the firemen will meet at 7pm at the fire hall The VFW Auxiliary “Pillow Cleaning” is 15 May 7:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. at Old #1 South Side. For more info call 246-3381 The state republican party will have their convention on May 18 and 19th in St Cloud There will be a Syttende Mai luncheon at First Lutheran Church in Morris on May 17th from 11 am 1 pm. For advance sale tickets call 760-4431or they will be available at the door There will be city wide garage sales in Donnelly on May 18th and 19th There will be CPR class at the st co ambulance garage on May 23rd at 7 pm Bruce Kyle Erdahl was born on May 1st to Aaron and Kayla Erdahl. Grandparents are Steve and Sue Erdahl-Nelson and the late Bruce Erdahl, Kevin and Sherry Wohlers, great grandparents are Bernice Erdahl and Connie Wohlers The following were awards winners from the Morris chapter at the state ffa convention held recently: Beth Holland, Jonna Moser, and Rebekah Aanerud were member of the novice parliamentary team that won bronze ;Melanie Van Horn was a member of the ag issues team that placed 2nd,Jesse Disselkamp (36th overall)was a member of the ag mechanics team that won bronze, Jake Moser(19th) was a member of the general livestock program that won gold; Cody Eystad took bronze in soil, Jesse Disselkamp(179th) was a member of the small animals team that took bronze overall, Becca (66th)and Beth (17th) Holland were members nursery team that finished 7th ,Tom Holland (20th)was a member of the ag services team that took 3rd,Kaitlin VanHorn (44th) and John Huebner (74th)was a member of farm management team that took silver. Among the proficiency award winners were Jake Moser 2nd diversified Ag production, Kallin Van Horn 3rd vegetable production, and Brody Bahr 2nd place swine production placement. Jake Moser was a state FFA degree receipt. As a chapter they had the highest attendance of any chapter in MN, they placed 8th overall in the national chapter award program, second in the ag literacy challenge place and in the top ten in the land of service project. The chapter also received $2500 from Mark and Karen Van Horn, who won the money for them in the “grow communities program” sponsored by Monsanto At the bpa national convention held recently in Chicago Syd Beyer was named a torch bearer, and Carly Gullickson a national bpa intern Congratulations to Joan and Jerry Kopacek, Virene Olson, and Liz Aschman who were recently elected as officers of the VFW auxiliary The Morris/ C-A girls track team continues to have a very successful season they recently finished first at the Melrose quad and fourth at the Little Crow in New London; Kourtney Geise placed first in 800 ,Rebekah finished 2nd in the 100 hurdles and 2nd in the 300. Beth Holland was a member of the 4 x 100 the 4 x 200, and 4 x 400 relay teams that took first, she also placed 5th in the high jump. Kourtney and McKenzie Smith were members of 4 x 800 relay team that also placed first; McKenzie also finished first in the 3200 meter run and 2nd in the discus At the little crow Kourtney took 5th in the 800, she and Beth were member of the 4 x 400 relay team that place third, and Kourtney was a member of the 4 x 800 relay team that placed third. McKenzie took first in 1600 and 2nd in the 3200 meter races, Rebekah finished 14th in the 100 hurdles and 11th in the 300. Beth was a member of the 4x 100 and 4 x 200 relay teams that finished first

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