volunteerism

Packing for the weekend rep presents to Rotary Club

Nov 20, 2019
Al Thompson presented to the Lake City Rotary Club on Nov. 18 about Packing for the Weekend. Packing for the Weekend provides families with children with a package of food (in a backpack) for the weekend consisting of a variety of food including bread and milk (and occasionally egg) vouchers for...

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...

Baker’s dozen of Lions pick up highway trash

Aug 29, 2019
Thirteen members of the Lake City Lions Club picked up trash along a stretch of Highway 61 extending southward from Roschen Park on Aug. 21. 12 are pictured.

Donna Kieffer awarded key to the city

Aug 14, 2019
The Lake City City Council Monday presented Donna Kieffer with a key to the city and named her an “outstanding citizen.” Kieffer moved to Lake City with her husband, Bill, and their young family 63 years ago from Breckenridge, Minn. Since then she’s been a fixture at Lake City High School sporting...

Water Ski Days Committee ready for big weekend

Jun 26, 2019
Members of the 2019 Water Ski Days Committee pose for a photo outside the Lake City Chamber of Commerce office. “This teams spends months leading up to the event organizing all of the details and planning activities in order to ensure the Water Ski Days festival is an amazing celebration for the...

A new location and a new logo for Lake City Area Arts

Jun 26, 2019
This week, Lake City Area Arts (LCAA) will be moving to their new home at 105 W. Center St. after two months of renovations that brought together community and corporate support, the association announced in a news release. Formerly The Corner Closet, the new facility has been refreshed with new...

Letter: Watson was a dedicated food shelf volunteer

Jun 19, 2019
To the editor: There are many wonderful, hard-working people who work at the food shelf to serve those in need. Larry Watson started helping by bringing produce from his garden every week in the summer. Then he started volunteering for unloading Channel One trucks twice monthly and picking up...

Mund joins Peace Corps

Jun 12, 2019
A Lincoln High School graduate has joined the Peace Corps, an international volunteer program operated by the U.S. government. Jeffery Mund, a member of the Lincoln High School class of 2015, will serve two years in the west African nation of Benin. Mund graduated magna cum laude this spring from...

All work and no play for Bluff View's 'worker bees'

May 29, 2019
Each morning and noon they come looking for a new assignment. They’ve assembled and disassembled furniture, moved furniture, taken out trash, and wiped floors. They’ve changed filters and poured water into drain traps to keep the sewer smells at bay. Bluff View Elementary School Principal Jim...

School contractors join flood cleanup effort

May 23, 2019
Representatives of contractors working on the Bluff View Elementary School expansion project recently joined Lake City Streets and Parks employees at the Hok-Si-La Park boat landing to help clean up debris washed ashore during the recent flooding. Among the companies represented were: Kraus-...

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