Church News, Club News, and a Calendar of Events . . . that's what "CCC" stands for. If you have an event that you would like us to announce on the radio for your non-profit organization, please send them in to us! You can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, mail it to us at 706 2nd St SE, Ortonville, MN 56278 or fax it to us at 320-839-2571.
OLDIES BUT GOODIES ROOT BEER FLOATS:
Oldies But Goodies Team will be serving root beer floats at Hartman's SuperValu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 30 and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 3 for $2. All proceeds will go to Big Stone County Cancer Support Group Walk of Hope. Luminaries will also be sold for $5 each.
BELLA RADERMACHER BENEFIT & SILENT AUCTION:
On July 1 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sioux Historic
From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 5 at Ortonville Community Center. Appointments are necessary. Call tol free 877-732-8258.
Stroke screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral arterial disease screenings are $125 for the three. Add an osteoporosis screening for a full wellness profile (plus the three previous screenings) for $135. Add an EKG for atrial fibrillation for only $35.
BIG STONE CITY LIBRARY KIDS SUMMER READING PROGRAM:
For children ages Kindergarten through 5th grade. This free program is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through July 12 at the Big Stone City Branch Library, located at the southwest corner of the Big Stone City Community Center. "Building a Better World" is this year's theme, and all Wednesday activities will be aboput building.
ODESSA FIREMAN'S APPRECIATION:
On July 15 at 1 p.m.: Waterfights with Area Fire Departments (also Powder Puff and Kids' Waterfights); Sloppy joes, hot dogs, bars and beverages served during the waterfights
From 5 to 7 p.m.: serving shredded pork sandwiches, BBQ, chips, beans, bars and beverages
From 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.: Music by Night Moves
At 7 p.m.: Raffle Drawing (handmade firemen's quilt and two $50 drawings); tickets are $3 each or four for $10
ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES:
Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. until July 25 at the Ortonville Public Library. Friday afternoon sessions will resume August 25
VOLUNTEERS FOR MOBILE MEALS:
Meals are ready to be picked up at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday at Northridge. It takes 30 minutes to deliver meals and return the insulated carriers to Northridge.
Volunteers receive a free hot meal for volunteering each day. Volunteers take one week at a time but with enough volunteers, weeks could be split.
Volunteers require a valid driver's license.
For more information or to volunteer, call Pam at 320-839-4185.
BIG STONE CITY LIBRARY HOURS:
Wednesdays from 1 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
BIG STONE COUNTY EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM:
Big Stone County residents can sign up for the free county-wide emergency notification system, Everbridge, with the following link: https://member.everbridge.net/index/1332612387831836#/login. If you have questions, contact the Big Stone County Emergency Management office at 320-839-5982.
LET'S GO FISHING:
To arrange rides for fishing on the Let's Go Fishing pontoon, contact Maureen at 701-520-3761. If there is no answer, please leave a call-back number, and she will return your call.
BIG STONE LAKE AREA EMERGENCY FOOD SHELF:
Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon
Please arrive 20 minutes prior to closing time. If you have questions, the number for the food shelf is 320-839-2111.
MEAT RAFFLE & BINGO:
The Moose Lodge #407 in Ortonville has a meat raffle Fridays at 6 p.m. with bar baskets served from 6 to 8 p.m.
Bingo is Saturdays starting at 2 p.m. with a $1,000 jackpot. Bar baskets will be served from 12 to 2 p.m.
AL-ANON & AA:
Graceville Al-Anon family group for family and friends of alcoholics meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Essentia Health Graceville. Enter via the north door by the conference room. With questions, call 320-305-3644.
Graceville AA meetings are held Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Graceville Community Building.
Every first and third Tuesday of the month from 2 to 5 p.m. in the lower level Dialysis of OAHS. Cost is $20. Walk-ins welcome. With questions or for more information, call Tabitha at 320-839-4307.
HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING:
Health Insurance Counseling will be starting again with Bridget Schwebach with the Area Agency on Health and Aging. These sessions will be held the first Wednesday of each month from 1-3 p.m. in the Media Center at the Library. If you have questions or concerns about your health insurance, please stop in to see Bridget.
NAPS food distribution date and pick-up time is the third Tuesday of the month from 11 to 11:30 a.m. The pick-up is at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Call Second Harvest Heartland at 651-484-8241 or 800-365-0270 with any questions.
TAI CHI FOR BALANCE & MOBILITY:
Enjoy the improved balance, strength, flexibiltiy and mobility and prevent falls using the gentle Tai Chi-inspired exercises from fitness expert Scott Cole. The DVD offers both seated and standing exercises perfect for beginners, older adults and the physically challenged.
The program meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 0:05 a.m. at the Ortonville Community Center. Please wear comfortable clothing. This easy-to-follow workout will be fun and effective and is free to all interested people.
Call Paula at 320-839-3555 with questions about the program.
COMMUNITY SHREDDING EVENT: