Philanthropy

Letter: Rose sales help club help kids

Oct 23, 2019
To the editor: Lake City Kiwanis Club has concluded another successful rose sale for 2019. We want to thank all our customers for their purchase and especially Carolyn Wenzel at Lake Pepin Floral for providing the beautiful roses. Our funds from this sale allow us to sponsor programs for our...

Letter: Kids' coat drive set to begin

Oct 2, 2019
To the editor: It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to the winter months ahead and keeping our Lake City resident children warm. For the sixth year now Koats for Kidz has been providing warm coats to those who are in need of them at no cost. This year is no exception. Anyone in need...

Tenneco employees donate school supplies

Sep 18, 2019
Tenneco (formerly Federal-Mogul) employees conducted a school supply drive to support Bluff View Elementary School and St. John’s Lutheran School in Lake City. Cathy Carlson, organizer of the school supply drive, said, “it was wonderful to see the overwhelming support from our employees. When we...

Firm’s nomination nets HOPE Coalition $250

Aug 8, 2019
HOPE Coalition was one of 74 winners of monetary awards through IMT Insurance’s Community Contest. Peters Insurance Agency of Goodhue nominated HOPE Coalition for the award. HOPE Coalition provides services to victims of sexual, physical and domestic violence, child abuse, and people experiencing...

Electric Cooperative's round-up program benefits local organizations

Jun 26, 2019
Funds raised by Goodhue County Cooperative Electric members recently benefitted Lake City organizations. In June the Lake City Fire Department received $1,000 to help purchase new boots and turnout gear. The Lake City American Legion received $500 to help fund its summer baseball team. Other...

Ed Foundation round-up begins

Jun 5, 2019
Throughout June, Fiesta Foods shoppers in Lake City can round up their grocery bill to the nearest dollar (or an amount of their choosing). The additional money will go to the Lake City Education Foundation. Pictured, from left, are Fiesta Foods Owner Phil Nyberg and Lake City Education Foundation...

Horner is first to receive Nichols memorial scholarship

Jun 5, 2019
Cathy Nichols was well-known locally as a business leader who managed Lake City’s AmericInn and other hotels. But before that she spent 14 years teaching elementary special education. After her unexpected death last year, Nichols’ family and others donated to an endowment fund managed by the Lake...

Letter: Congratulations on a successful Tootsie Roll campaign

May 23, 2019
To the editor: The Lake City council of the Knights of Columbus wants to congratulate the businesses and citizens of Lake City. Your donations have allowed our campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities to distribute an average of $2,670 per year for the last 10 years. An average of $267...

Fiesta Foods rounds up for Legion ball

May 15, 2019
The Lake City Louis McCahill American Legion Post 110 recently received a donation of $756.85 from Fiesta Foods in Lake City to help support the 2019 Louis McCahill Post 110 American Legion baseball team. The funds received are for the various fees, insurance coverage, uniforms, equipment, field...

May 15 deadline for community funding requests in Lake City

May 8, 2019
The City of Lake City will be following a new process for funding community organizations as it develops its 2020 budget, according to a news release. City staff will take requests for funding in 2020 until May 15, 2019, and will then forward the requests to the City Council for review and to...

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