Ceylon Community Day upcoming

CEYLON — Mid-week Lenten services will continue Wednesday for area churches.

Circle of Faith parishes will meet for a 5:30 p.m. supper and 6:30 p.m. services April 3 at Waverly Lutheran Church north of Welcome.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon will host its dual congregation from Wilbert for a 6:30 p.m. service with a cooperative lunch after the service.

Area residents are invited to join these congregations for services.

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There is a Coffee Lovers group meeting 8:30-10 a.m. Thursdays at the Legends 2/Legion building in Ceylon. Area men and women are invited to join them.

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Tuesday coffee hours will begin in April from 8:30-10 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Trimont. Tuesday coffee hours continue until October at various churches in the area.

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Condolences to the family of former long-time Ceylon resident Richard Kling. Larry and Jacci still live in Ceylon. He will be missed.

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Upcoming events include the Community Day auction and rummage sales April 13.

If anyone wants their rummage sale published on the city website, www.cityofceylon.com, or on maps for that Friday and Saturday, please contact Linda Bakke at (507) 632-4509 by April 9. Please provide location/ address, name and telephone number (in case Linda needs to contact you) and if you have something special at your sale.

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There will be a Red Cross blood drive in Ceylon from 1-6 p.m. April 10 at the Legends2/Legion building. For more information or to make an appointment, call (800) 733-2767, go online to www.redcrossblood.org or text BLOODAPP to 90999.

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. Thirty-eight percent of the population are eligible to give but only 10 percent actually do. So give the gift of life by giving blood.

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Ceylon Summer Fest will be held June 29. Anyone interested in the vendor fair (inside or outside) should contact Linda Bakke at Box 71, Ceylon, MN 56121.

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Still looking for signs of spring. Last Wednesday the 60-degree temperature was one. White caps on the “lakes” in the cornfields, honking geese flying north, and of course the mud are all signs.

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