Category: Service Clubs

Hose ‘Em Down, Brush ‘Em Up

Members of the Kelvington 4-H Beef Club attended the Yorkton Spring Steer and Heifer Show. Nathan Niezgoda, Bradley Elmy and Kelsey Elmy wash their cattle for the Yorkton Spring Steer and Heifer Show. Photo...

Fundraiser Extraordinaire

The Rose Valley Kinette Club held a steak supper, cake walk, silent and live auction on March 1 to raise money for Telemiracle 39. Lars Halvorson attended the fundraiser, as did Telemiracle Teddy. Photo...

Lions host visit from district governor

From the longest-serving member to the newest one inducted that night, the Wadena District Lions Club celebrated its annual district governor’s night last week. (Left to right) Wadena District Lions Club past-president Bernie Rutko,...

Wadena Sports for Kids: inaugural fundraiser

Wadena volunteers are determined to help all local children participate in organized sports. For the past several years, the subject has been bounced around the town’s recreation department and is aimed at being a...

Helping hands here at home

The Help for Humanity group in Wadena volunteered to clean windows and do household chores for people who might appreciate it. Ms. Lorenzen and Shelly Campbell supervised the seven hardworking ladies. Left to right,...

Left to right, new president Jack Bylsma, sergeant-at-arms Mac McCann, and deputy zone commander Lois Steele.

New top brass at Wadena Legion

By Pat Casement The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #62 in Wadena took on its new executive for 2014. Deputy zone commander Lois Steele was in town to install two officers at the Feb. 11...

Focus on Fundraisers

Focus on Fundraisers

By Charlene Wirtz It’s that time again! Yes, the Kinsmen Foundation is gearing up for Telemiracle 38. The televised fundraiser will be March 1-2 this year, and some impressive local and not-so-local talent has...

Standing behind the new roll-on scale at Pleasant View Care Home in Wadena are (left to right) Miriam Gair, Frances Zagrodney and Barb Kereluke with Bonnie Scrimbitt, assistant manager at Wadena Hospital/ Pleasant View Care Home. Through ongoing fundraising, the auxiliary raised the majority of funds to purchase the scale, which cost just under $3000.

Volunteers – Who needs them?

Health Care Auxiliary logs 4000 volunteer hours in 2013 By Alison Squires with Miriam Gair The Wadena Health Care Auxiliary is like many small-town organizations – light on volunteers, heavy on need, but mighty...