People & Events

Kids Against Hunger Food Pack

Martin County Kids Against Hunger food pack will be held 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Fairmont National Guard Armory. Extra volunteers are always needed. Call or text Karen Sandhurst (507) 848-1260 or email kahfairmontmn@gmail.com. Donations to help reach the $25,000 goal are still needed and can be made out to Kids Against Hunger and mailed to Kids Against Hunger, c/o Sue Homan, 921 Hengen St., Fairmont, MN 56031. Kids Against Hunger is a 501(c)3 organization.

Post-prom fundraiser set for Feb. 22

“Prom Take 2” fundraiser event will be held 8 p.m. to midnight Feb. 22 at Interlaken Golf Club, 227 E. Amber Lake Dr., Fairmont. There will be hors d’oevres and desserts to enjoy, a cash bar with celebrity bartenders, music by Party Stage DJ, and a special “half the pot” raffle. Formal dress is encouraged but not required. Tickets are $20 per person if purchased before Feb. 18 (online at eventbrite.com or Fairmont Hy-Vee from Feb. 3-17) or $25 per person if purchased at the door. All proceeds will go toward activity and prize expenses for Fairmont’s post-prom event April 26. All are invited to attend.

College News

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion: Blue Earth — Tonya Collins; Ceylon — Jenna Pavich; Fairmont — Emma Koehler; Jackson — Sydney Hirsch, Nicholas Josko, Ashley Mohning, Emily Salmen; Sherburn — Alexis Brolsma; Trimont — Brenna Cutler, Claire Cutler; Truman — Mason Steuber.


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