CER announces upcoming activities
Community Education and Recreation in Fairmont will hold various class activities next week. First, there will be a Youth Tennis Camp, at which beginning tennis fundamentals and other fun activities will be taught by camp director Eric Johnson, from Monday through July 18 at the Fairmont High School tennis courts. Ages 7-10 will be from 8-8:45 a.m., while ages 11-14 will be from 8:50-9:35 a.m. The fee will be $39. Rackets may be purchased from the instructor the first day of class for a nominal fee. Also, a plant arts class taught by a Prairie Ecology Bus Center naturalist, at which participants will learn how to make art from items found on a nature walk. It will be held 5-6:30 p.m. Monday with location to be determined. The fee will be $16 with a CER pass, $18 without a pass. Pre-registration with payment is requested at Fairmont Community Education and Recreation located at Fairmont Elementary School. For more information, contact the CER office at (507) 235-3141 or visit CER online at www.fairmont.k12.mn.us/cer
Historical Society plans Tuesday event
A DVD presentation featuring Lauren Tesdahl's military experience as a helicopter crew chief with the Marine Helicopter Squadron in Vietnam from 1965-1968 will be shown 2 p.m. Tuesday at Pioneer Museum in Fairmont. There is no charge and the public is invited to attend.
Conservation Club to meet
Martin County Conservation Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the club shelter house on the south end of North Silver Lake on County Road 8, just west of Hand's Park ball diamond. All members and the public are welcome to attend.
Valley Vue schedules community event
Valley Vue Care Center of Armstrong will host a free blood pressure and blood glucose clinic next week. There will be a clinic 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the Fenton Public Library in Fenton, Iowa. The public is encouraged to attend these events. If you have any questions, please call Valley Vue at (712) 864-3567.
The following area students were named to the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester at Alexandria Technical and Community College: Mountain Lake - James Sawatzky; St. James - Michael Dahl; Truman - Darby Wacker; Wells - April Weber.
The following area students recently graduated and were awarded degrees and honors during a commencement ceremony held recently at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in Duluth: Blue Earth - Kaitlin Hassing, bachelor's in biology; Aaron Wilhelmi, bachelor's in business administration and marketing (magna cum laude); Wade Wilhelmi, bachelor's in business administration and health care management (summa cum laude); Fairmont - Zachary Roggow, bachelor's in biochemistry and molecular biology; Good Thunder - Charles Sieberg, bachelor's in biochemistry and molecular biology (magna cum laude); Mariah Stenzel, bachelor's in accounting and bachelor's in business administration; Heron Lake - Kyle Haglund, bachelor's in statistics and actuarial science.
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