Firefighters hosting pancake feed Sunday

WELCOME — Maybe it’s all in my head, but when it becomes February, I feel that spring is nearer. Kind of over the hump.

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You can celebrate by going to the Welcome Fire Department’s pancake feed from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday at the Welcome Legion.

The menu includes pancakes, sausage, fried potatoes, and beverage. The cost is a donation. Make checks payable to Welcome Fire Department Relief Association.

Prizes for the raffle to raise funds for equipment will be drawn at the event.

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Welcome area senior citizens will meet for their monthly meeting with a noon potluck meal Monday, with fellowship to follow. All area senior citizens are encouraged to attend.

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There will be a Red Cross blood drive in Trimont from 1-7 p.m. Monday.

Also, there will be a blood drive in Ceylon from 1-6 p.m. Thursday and from Feb. 19-21 in Fairmont.

To make an appointment or for more information, call (800) 733-2767 or go online to redcrossblood.org

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There will be a Relay For Life of Martin County committee and team captains meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday in the main meeting room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont.

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Welcome City Council will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. There is always a time for public comments at the beginning of each meeting.

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There will be another Burger Bash fundraiser for the Summer Festival from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Welcome Legion. The menu includes burgers, fries, cheese curds, onion rings, jalapeno poppers and beverage. Stay for the performance of the band “Burnt Toast.”

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Condolences to the family of Larry Hartwig who passed away last week due to a snowmobile accident. He will be missed, gone too soon.

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