Friday, June 8, 2012

donnelly news

Next edition June 9th-15th Welcome to another edition of the of the Donnelly news. To make my life a little easier I have deiced to move the dead line of my “news” boxes in Donnelly from Tue eve to Mon noon but will leave the deadline as is for my box at McCollar’s Jewelry as well as for other means (e-mail, phone call)etc. Weather news: the weather has been sunny and mild for most of the last week farmers are busy haying and/or spraying S J/Kong parish news: VBS will be at Kong this year from June 10-13th from 6-8 pm, the 13th will be a day camp at Luther Crest leaving at 8 am and returning about 4 pm. preschoolers welcome on June 10-12th however they must have completed kindergarten to go to the day camp. To register or for more info call the church office at 246-3211 The June newsletter is out; extra copies are available in the narthex of ea. church Lungile Nyathakazi who is an HIV aids educator in the SE diocese of South Africa, will be the guest speaker on June 13th at Trinity Lutheran church of Benson The eve will begin with a picnic supper (free will offering) at 6 pm continue with her talk, songs and prayers around the campfire. There will be a conference choir practice at 5:15 pm GSLC news: The summer book club is “the hammer of God” by Bo Giertz. Their first meeting will be on June 20th, please call the church office at 585—6868 to obtain a copy of the book. The May mission of the month is madascar mission the coffee money will go to relay for life The all state Lutheran choir will be traveling throughout MN beginning on June 16th the closest places this year are Breck on the 17th and Spicer on the 26th visit their website for a complete itinerary Starting June 15 and concluding July 31, the Donnelly Threshing Bee Royalty Committee will be taking nominations for girls to run for our 2012 Threshing Bee Royalty. The Committee will have bins at the following businesses: Post Office, Donnelly Coop & HD & Co, for the community to nominate royalty candidates. Little Miss candidates age group is 8-10 years old. Queen candidate’s age group is 15-19 years old. The committee will contact all those nominated to ask for their acceptance. You may also call in your nominations or for more information at 246-3292. Rose Athey informs me that there will be ladies sb games Thursday eves in June at Aanerud field I double-checked about LL games and there will be no more games in Donnelly there will be a retirement open house for Duke Eystad at St J in Donnelly from 2-6 pm today (sat) There will be an open house bridal shower for Amy Day daughter of Garry and Bonnie Gulbrandson on June 10th at 1 pm at the Kong parish hall There will be a life walk on June 10th from noon to 3 pm at Eastside Park in Morris Ride for life today (Sat) sponsored by the stampede 4-h club at the st co fairgrounds from 6 pm -12 am The bookmobile will be in town at 3:30 pm on June 11th The next meeting of the st co rep executive cmte is scheduled for June 11th time and place TBA Due to a conflict the Donnelly community club will meet on June 18th at the Donnelly hall the regular schedule will resume in July Eldora Eich passed away on May 29th survivors include a nephew Tim (Deb) Root and their family The Morris c-a girls track team were co-champs of section 6. McKenzie Smith placed 2nd in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs and 9th in the shot put, Rebekah Aanerud placed 12th in the 100th hurdles, Beth Holland was a member of the 4x 100, 4x 200 relay teams that finished second and fourth, Kourtney Geise and Savannah Aanerud were members of the 4x 800 team that finished third. Zach Geise was a member of the Morris/c-a boys’ golf team that finished third in the sub section The Morris/ca bb team finished in third place in the wccs: team members include; Tom Holland, Chandler Erickson, Brody Bahr and Tyler Heinrichs Congratulations to Beth Heinrich who won a grill from KMRS /KKOK More grads: Kristi Kopel (Mike and Joan) Eddie and Lou Weston Anderson (Jeff and Ali) In one of my visits with Geo Kramer he informed he had a grandson that graduated recently Scholarship winners at MAHS were Jacob Moser (4) Pat Uphoff (4) Megan Mecklenburg (4) Sydney Beyer (5) and Kaitlin Van Horn(1) Lloyd Lesmeister was the winner of the Curtis Van Horn scholarship and the William and Thora Cooley scholarship went to Christiana Thooft, Courtney Ehleringer and Patrick Uphoff. Tara Flaten received several scholarships at Hancock HS and Brady Geliespe also received several at the C-A school Roma Fostervold and Milt and Rudy Anderson of Willmar were visitors at my place on June 3rd Jim and Lou Eystad helped out NAPS at the Morris sr center on June 6th next month’s distribution will be held on July 2nd. I found a hammer and crow bar at St Theresia’s cemetery on May 27th if it is yours call me at 585-6435

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