Coffee Lovers group meets Thursday
CEYLON — There will be a cribbage tournament Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Welcome Legion Hall, beginning with registration at 1:15 p.m. There is also another cribbage tournament planned Saturday, Feb. 18, also at the legion hall. Any cribbage lover is welcome to join the fun. The registration is $11 but is paid back in prizes.
Thursday morning Coffee Lovers group meets 8:30-10 a.m. each Thursday at the Lake Belt Bar and Grill in Ceylon. Men and women of the area are welcome to join them for good coffee and fellowship.
Just a reminder that Circle of Faith parishes will have Sunday services for the month of February at 9 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Ceylon, or 10:30 a.m. at Waverly Lutheran Church north of Welcome. Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon continues their Saturday evening services at 5:30 p.m. and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilbert has 9:30 a.m. Sunday services. Area residents are welcome to join any of these congregations for services.
The LWML ladies group at St. Paul’s in Wilbert will have their February meeting a week later than usual. They have planned a potluck for the congregation beginning noon Feb. 16, with their meeting will follow at 1:30 p.m. A pastors conference will be meeting that day and the pastors will join the congregation for the potluck.
A pancake brunch sponsored by the Ceylon Fire Department will be held on March 12 instead of Feb. 12 so area residents may attend the Welcome pancake feed on Feb. 12. Their pancake breakfast runs from 8 a.m. to noon at the Welcome Legion and features pancakes, sausage, and fried potatoes.
For the month of February, American Red Cross blood drives in our area will be held Feb. 14-16 at the Best Western in Fairmont, and noon to 6 p.m. on Feb. 27 at at St. Paul’s UCC in Welcome. To make an appointment or find locations and times for the blood drives, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or go online at www.redcrossblood.org. There is a drastic need for blood now so give if you can. Each donation of blood may save up to three people’s lives. Thank you for giving blood.