volunteerism

Pheasants Forever seeking project ideas, volunteers

Dec 13, 2018
The Wabasha County Chapter of Pheasants Forever will have free food and beverages at its next meeting, Monday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Lake City Sportsman’s Club. Everyone is invited. The club recently became active again. They are asking people to bring ideas for projects that can benefit...

Chamber director: Many hands made lights work

Dec 6, 2018
To the editor: Thank you so much to all who attended the tree lighting ceremony in Patton Park on Nov. 24 and thank you to those who brought a non-perishable food item for our local food shelf. Your support and generosity towards others within our community is something you should be continuously...

Kiwanis toy project underway for 2018

Nov 21, 2018
The Lake City Kiwanis Christmas Project is underway. “Last year, thanks to the generosity of our community, we provided toys, games, books, school supplies and clothing to 65 families with 168 children who live in the Lake City school district (Lake City, Frontenac, Zumbro Falls and Millville...

Key-ping busy

Nov 14, 2018
Lake City Key Club has been very busy lately. Key Club is a Kiwanis organization that helps high school students in grades nine through 12 get involved with volunteer opportunities in their community. On Oct. 23, Lake City Key Club members were out raking leaves in the community. With the dozen...

Letter: Better-than-expected fundraising means more good work in the community

Oct 18, 2018
To the editor: On September 20, 2018, Lake City Lions continued their mission of conducting an event to: 1. Raise monies for events/programs/projects which are endorsed by the Lions, and 2. Have a superb meal and an evening of fun and enjoyment. For seven years Lake City Lions have held a fund...

Donation, volunteers help upgrade Tiger ‘crow’s nest’

Oct 3, 2018
On Sept. 21, minutes before the Lake City Tiger football team took on the Lourdes Eagles, Lake City High School Activities Director Doug Vaith conducted a brief ceremony honoring the people who contributed money, labor, or materials to a major upgrade of the crow’s nest at the athletic field. The...

Letter: Close call shows why three lanes are needed

Oct 3, 2018
To the editor: Last year, at this time I helped decorate the city for the fall season. I was helping to put up the corn stalks. I was crossing Hwy. 61 carrying corn stalks in front of me. Two cars had stopped for me, one going north and one going south. I got to the middle of the street and out of...

Scouts help restore forgotten cemetery

Sep 19, 2018
We stepped into a cornfield to explore a forgotten cemetery. Hidden by the eight-foot tall green corn is a Presbyterian and Methodist cemetery dating back to at least 1862. Five Lake City Boy Scouts wondered why there was a cemetery way out here and no longer a visible church in the area. They...

Vision loss group seeks volunteer drivers

Sep 19, 2018
A vision loss support group in Lake City is forming a transportation pool of local volunteer drivers and a local volunteer coordinator/dispatcher. “For those of us open to easy but meaningful community service opportunities a good choice is giving free medical appointment transportation to our...

Team of rivals packs meals for starving children

Aug 29, 2018
High School football teams from Lake City, Plainview-Elgin-Millville and Wabasha-Kellogg and the Lake City High School volleyball team assemble Manna Pack meals during the Hiawatha Valley MobilePack event Friday at Lincoln High School. The two-day event yielded over 200,000 meals for Feed My...

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