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Backus Legion hosting events

The Backus American Legion Auxiliary’s first monthly Sunday breakfast of the year will be served from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 9.

It includes a choice of French toast or pancakes and fried or scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage, coffee and juice for $6 for adults and $3 for children under 7.

The breakfasts continue each second Sunday of the month through October.

Reservations for the Legion’s annual Valentine’s Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 8 are requested by Friday, Feb. 7.

For both individuals and couples, the dinner includes prime rib or jumbo deep fried shrimp, a potato, salad, bread, wine and dessert, gratuity included, for $20 a person, served by student waiters from the Pine River-Backus School District. Social time will be at 5 p.m., with those attending escorted to their private, reserved tables for dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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