Volunteers needed at East Chain
Volunteers are needed for 8 a.m. Wednesday to sort through books for the accelerated reading program at the East Chain school. Volunteers should be at least 16 years of age. For more information, please contact MerriDee Shumski at the East Chain elementary school.
Informational meeting set for Wednesday
Three board members for Fairmont Area Schools will be elected on Nov. 4, 2014. An informational meeting to learn about the role and responsibility of a school board member will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Wm. Budd Room at Fairmont Elementary School in Fairmont. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to attend. Your participation is not a commitment to run for school board.
Luncheon slated at Jackson church
There will be a salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 101 Kimball Ave., in Jackson. They will have a variety of fresh salads and more. The cost will be $6.00 for adults, children, ages 4-10, will be $3.00, kids under 3 are free. Everyone is invited to come out.
Fundraiser planned by Uptown Kiwanis
Fairmont Uptown Kiwanis Club will be selling hotdogs, potato chips, pop and water from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Fairmont Middle School ball diamonds. Funds raised will be used for a Kiwanis baseball project. Each Kiwanis coach and player will receive a free hotdog. In case of a rain out, this will be held on Friday. Everyone is welcome.
Valley Vue schedules community event
Valley Vue Care Center of Armstrong will host a free blood pressure and blood glucose clinic this upcoming week. There will be a clinic from 3-4 p.m. Friday at Swea City Senior Center in Swea City, 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 Minnesota State University, Mankato: Sherburn - Elizabeth Alsworth, Brandon Zehms; St. James - Miranda Aden, Katarina Barrett, Darcie Bottem, Benjamin Brackelsberg, Shannon Bruce, Cassidy Chapek, Maegan Eatwell, Alyssa Filip, Samantha Fircau, Alberto Gracia-Palacios, McKenzie Gronewold, Matthew Heald, Brett Henrich, Sandra Hernandez, Megan Lahti, Stephanie Nelson, Kyle Pinke, Macey Noren Shellum, Ana San Miguel Esqueda, Alison Sawatzky, Victor Torres, Yazmin Zamora; Trimont - Sarah Meyer, Sharlene Stromberg; Truman - Haley Geistfeld, Jakob Gerdts, Justine Gerdts, Elizabeth Kuehl, Adam Pierson, Jeremy Smith; Welcome - Clifford Crimmins, Shawna Garbers, Jeffrey Henning; Winnebago - Joseph Franta.
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