Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Schaefer's Foods will celebrate its 100th anniversary in October. The month-long celebration will feature a free customer appreciation breakfast, mystery 100 minute sales, win what you spend drawing, register to win one of 100 bags of groceries, giveaways, prizes and other contests. To kick off the celebration, Schaefer's Foods will sponsor a Nisswa History Trivia Hunt on Saturday, Sept. 20, during the Nisswa Fall Festival. Question sheets will be available at the Nisswa Chamber office starting at noon.
Gloria Dei in Pequot Lake to host fall rummage sale Gloria Dei Lutheran Ladies Guild of Pequot Lakes will have a fall rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. There will be a bake sale and a silent auction on quilts made by the craft ladies. GUMC in Pequot to host pasty dinner Friday Grace United Methodist Church of Pequot Lakes will hold its 13th annual fall all-you-can-eat pasty dinner from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-11 and free for kids under 6.
The Nisswa Women of Today cancelled their annual Fall Fashion Show, which was scheduled for October. The organization is unable to coordinate the event at this time and wanted the public to be aware that for 2014, there will not be a Nisswa Women of Today Fall Fashion Show. For more information, contact the Nisswa Area Women of Today at firstname.lastname@example.org .
A benefit for Ridge Rowland, the son of Bill and Hope Rowland and the grandson of Tim and Carla Volcke and Janet Rowland, will be Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Jenkins VFW. Rallying for Ridge will include a spaghetti dinner with salad and breadsticks served from 5-7 p.m., drawings and a silent auction from 5-8 p.m., and a bake sale that will start at 5 p.m. Andy and Spencer Olson will donate DJ services. Cost is $8 per adult, $5 for children 10 and younger, and free for ages 2 and younger. Ridge Rowland, 5, recently diagnosed with multiple cysts in his brain.
The cities of Emily and Fifty Lakes will host a City Clean Up Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Emily City Shop/Recycling Area. Charge per load will be $5 per vehicle. Use the Crow Wing County Solid Waste coupon ($5). Additional charges will be added for certain electronic appliances, tires, furniture, mattresses and box springs, appliances (white goods) and uncovered loads. Paints, oils, chemicals, yard waste, fluorescent light bulbs, heavy duty equipment tires and regular household garbage cannot be accepted. For people who need help with items, pick-up can be arranged.
Weekly Nisswa Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursdays, American Legion parking lot Jam at the Dam, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Pine River Pine River Market Square, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 26, downtown September 18 Camp Knutson Tasting Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Crosslake Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall 18 Nisswa Chamber Fall Dinner/Citizen of the Year celebration 18-19 Fall rummage sale, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 18, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept.
Crosslake Area Mothers of Preschoolers, or MOPS, will kick off another year starting Tuesday, Sept. 23, with a Spa Day. Moms attending the kickoff will enjoy free massages, make chapstick and foot scrubs to bring home, and pamper themselves using satin hands products. The group, which meets from 9-11:15 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month throughout the school year at the Crosslake Log Church, is for mothers whose children range from newborn through kindergarten. Meetings include fellowship, brunch, speakers, small group discussions and crafts.
The 41st annual Nisswa Fall Festival and ninth annual Smokin' Hot BBQ Challenge will take place all day Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Nisswa. Following is a schedule of events: 8-11 a.m.: Pancake breakfast, Nisswa Fire Hall. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Crafter and Market Place along the Paul Bunyan Trail, Turtle Track and BlackRidge Bank parking lot. 10 a.m.: Scavenger Hunt-Search for the Fall Medallion. Winner gets $100 cash. First clue will be posted at 10 a.m. at Nisswa Dairy Queen; second clue, noon at Lundrigan's Clothing; third, 2 p.m.
Week of Sept. 18-25 Open to students in 5th-12th grades from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 18 and 22-25, from 3-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 (notice the extended hours) and 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. Hang out and enjoy the gym, computer lab, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Wii, board games, air hockey, foosball, carpet ball, snacks and more, all at no cost. The Warehouse is closed to students when Pine River-Backus School has a scheduled or unscheduled closing or an unscheduled early out. Monday, Sept. 22: Adult open gym basketball from 7-9 p.m. No cost or pre-registration required. Wednesday, Sept.
Thomas Stattelman, Pequot Lakes, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo. Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events. The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world, with nearly 24,000 active adult and junior members.