Thursday, July 20, 2017

donnelly news

July 22nd-28th

Welcome to another edition of the Donnelly news.
Weather news it is still hot and dry around here but around here crops still look very good, especially the grain for the bee.
St. John’s/ Kongsvinger news: The summer schedule will continue until early September, Sunday services are at 10 A.M.; Wednesday evening services are at 7 P.M. Upcoming service dates are:   , July 23rd at St John’s, July 26th & 30th at Kongsvinger. The remaining summer schedule is found in the July newsletter copies are available at both churches or from the parish office
GSLC news: there will be no Wednesday evening services, on July 26th, however there will be Bible study on July 25th. This is a change from what announced in the summer newsletter. Rev Steve King from Sola publishing will be the guest speaker at services at 9 a.m. and will have an adult Ed session after coffee fellowship
Other church news: from Faith Morris: They will have an outdoor worship service and pot luck brunch at the church  on July 30th starting at 9 a.m. Summer day camp (VBS) by Luther Crest will be held on July 31st –August. 3rd at Faith co-sponsored by Faith and First of Morris and Trinity –Cyrus contact any church for more info.
Vbs from July 31 - August 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Hosanna worship center Morris
Grief Share will begin Monday, August 14 and will meet every Monday at Morris Evangelical Free Church form 4-6 p.m. for a total of 14 weeks.  For more info, contact Neil Leroux at 589-1788 or the MEFC church office at 589-2808.
Trinity Alberta sweet corn feed on August 6th 7-9 pm at the new church
. Community news: bookmobile will be in town on Main St. from 3:30-3:45 p.m. on July 31st.
Cael and his sister Chalee Eystad of Morris were seriously injured in an ATV accident in Becker County on July 3rd; thankfully they are now both recuperating at home. Their parents are Jesse and Misty Eystad of Morris, and grandparents are Jamie and Kathy Eystad of Donnelly. Caring bridge site is
The seventh annual block party organized by St. John’s /Kongsvinger will be held on August 1st starting at 5 p.m., on the west side of ST. John’s. It will be held in conjunction with national night out. Brats, hot dogs, potato salad, beans chips ice cream are on the menu, freewill offering for the food shelf
RUSC Kinship will have a mini carnival during Morris Crazy days on July 26th by their office at 215 Atlantic ave. from noon -2 p.m.

Threshing bee news: The posters are here; I have some, and have left some at McCollar Jewelry or it can be seen on the website (events tab- scroll to the bottom). They will be put up in the area in the upcoming weeks. The buttons are also here, and can be purchased at most Donnelly business or the Dakotah banks in Chokio and Morris in the near future. The toy tractors for the raffle can be seen at the Donnelly co-op .For more information you can visit the website:  and/or the new Facebook page. We are looking for somebody to take over the white elephant sale and the kiddie parade, if not they will not be held this year. The theme this year is “Yippee it’s time for the bee”. The bee is August. 26 and 27th the feature is all things made by Allis Chalmers. Next year’s tri-feature is all things made by Cockshutt, Moline and Oliver. Work schedules will be mailed out in early August. If you are not a on a committee but would like to help let me or one of the officers know.
The threshing bee royalty were part of the Benson kids’ day Parade on July 15th and prairie pioneer parade in Morris on July 16th. The ’17-‘18 royalty candidates will be introduced on August 7th at 7:30 p.m. at the hall. More info call Sandy Dunn at 246-3492
Congratulations to Savanah Aanerud for being named a Dan Patch finalist for the Minnesota state 4-h program

Past week, visit to my aunt Pearl in her apt in Morris, big stone county fair in Clinton, kid’s day parade in Benson, ppd activities though out the weekend, Willie’s sv parking lot party at Eastside Park, visit to Iver Aal at Barret care center, RTA annual mtg at WCAHS

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