People & Events

Exchange Club to meet today

Fairmont Exchange Club will meet noon today at Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. The program will feature Dale Baruth, education director of United Methodist Church. The public is welcome to join club members for programs. For more information, call president Wanda Johnson at (507) 235-6428.

Early Risers to hold Wednesday meeting

Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The program this week will feature spiritual messages from local pastors to help remember the meaning of Thanksgiving and to offer a message of peace. The public is invited to attend.

Worship service planned Wednesday

There will be a joint Thanksgiving worship service for St. James Lutheran Church of Northrop and Zion Lutheran-Fraser 7 p.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church-Fraser, 1623 170th St., rural Fairmont. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the area food banks. All are welcome.

Christmas concert offered this Sunday

The Mankato Riverblenders Barbershop Chorus will present “Holiday Harmony” on Sunday. The concert will be performed at 3 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 222 Pfau St., in Mankato, and 7:30 p.m. at the Catholic Church of St. Peter, 1801 Broadway in St. Peter. For more information, call Bailey at (507) 420-5019. The public is invited.

Salvation Army announces sign-up dates

The Salvation Army will hold 2017 Christmas assistance sign-up dates from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, Nov. 15 to Dec. 6 at its facility located at 114 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. The office is closed Thanksgiving Day. When applying, people must bring the following: 1) state photo ID for all adults, ages 18-101, that are in the household; 2) current postmarked mail or a current bill within the last 30 days; 3) Social Security card for all household members; 4) birthdates for everyone in the household; 5) proof of income for the entire household. For more information, call (507) 238-9797.