Shop in Truman Day set for Dec. 8

TRUMAN — The 22nd annual Cookie Walk will be held 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 N. Seventh Ave. E., in Truman.

You can choose cookies, caramels, kringle, party mix, etc., and then pay for the items you choose by the pound. Containers will be provided.

You can also enjoy goodies along with cider and coffee for a donation.

This community event is a favorite for shoppers to stock up on Christmas baking.

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St. John’s Lutheran Church of Antrim invites you to its second annual beef commercial meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday for a donation, along with the Sunday school’s craft/bake sale. Everyone is welcome.

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Truman City Council will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall. All council meetings are open to the public.

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Truman Pride will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the THS learning center.

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Recycling day is Wednesday. Place containers curbside by 7 a.m. Please break down all cardboard boxes.

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Please join the Truman Toys for Tots in helping needy children. You can help by bringing an unwrapped new gift or monetary donation to Elizabeth Chevrolet or Profinium during regular business hours by noon on Dec. 12. Don’t forget that older kids need gifts also.

For more information or to get included on the list, contact Candace Shahan at (507) 236-6988.

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There will be a benefit for Dan Carlson from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Truman Café. They will be serving pancakes, sausage, applesauce and a beverage for a donation. Dan is battling cancer.

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STEP is at it again collecting your old Christmas lights. You can drop off your lights at the Truman Public Utilities office, in the office entry way at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or at Trinity Lutheran Church. For more information, call (507) 238-4341.

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STEP also wants any denim or corduroy jeans that you are no longer using. Just drop them off at the Truman Public Utilities collection bin. These jeans are used to make rugs, etc. It makes no difference what shape they are in.

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This year’s Christmas “Shop in Truman Day” will be held Dec. 8. Nineteen businesses will have open houses, merchandise specials and much more.

There will be horse-driven sleigh rides at the Truman Museum and a Holiday Craft and Home Business show will be held noon to 6 p.m., with 17 vendors at the Truman Community Building.

St. Paul’s Church Circle will have a bake sale from noon until goods are gone at the Truman Community Building.

This year will also feature a contest for shoppers to enter to win prizes.

So plan to come to Truman and enjoy a day of fun, food and fellowship.

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