volunteerism

Community foundation participating in 'Give to the Max' fundraiser

Nov 2, 2017
The Greater Lake City Community Foundation is asking area residents to consider donations to the foundation on Nov. 16 – Minnesota Give to the Max Day.  Tax-deductible donations can be made by credit card at https://givemn.org. Donors can enter “Greater Lake City Community Foundation” in the “...

Letter: Koats for Kidz distributes 104 coats

Nov 2, 2017
To the editor: Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s Koats 4 Kidz drive. Your thoughtful donation was most appreciated and helpful to make this year another successfull year, assuring that our local children have warm winter coats for the season ahead. We gave out 104 coats this...

Raffle raises $675 for public library

Oct 19, 2017
Friends of the Lake City Public Library member Georgene Arndt poses with some of the prizes from a recently concluded raffle at the Lake City Public Library put on by the Friends. Fifty-five items were raffled in all, raising a total of $675 that Library Administrator Patti Bross said would go...

Car sales translate
 into hurricane relief

Oct 11, 2017
Tom Heffernan Ford pledged to donate $100 to the Red Cross hurricane relief fund for every vehicle sold in September. On Oct. 9 he presented a check for $1,800 in the vehicle buyers’ names to American Red Cross volunteer Anne Nibbe (right). “I’m a big believer if you want to take something out of...

Theilman Sportsman's Club donates toward Environmental Learning Program van

Oct 11, 2017
A $3,000 donation from the Theilman Sportsman’s Club has boosted the Lake City Environmental Learning Program (ELP) to the halfway point of their goal to acquire a new 15-passenger van. The Lake City ELP offers nearly 100 programs annually and guides over 200 area youth on outdoor adventures...

Koats for Kids distribution starts soon

Oct 5, 2017
Koats for Kids, an annual winter clothing drive for children of families in need, has announced its 2017 distribution dates. Distribution will take place in the basement of St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake City at the following dates and times: Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m...

More signs of renewal at Wabasha County history museum

Sep 28, 2017
A few years ago, the Wabasha County Historical Society Reads Landing School Museum went through an appearance improvement with the exterior restoration funded by a grant from the Minnesota Historical Society. Now again it is sporting a new look. Through the contribution from Rodney Florin, initial...

Letter: Hog roast a great success

Sep 28, 2017
Bethany Lutheran Church here in Lake City would like to thank the community for coming to our hog roast and garage sale.  Because of your support, we are able to send our youth to a Lutheran Convention next year in Minneapolis and we sent $1,800 to Lumberton, Texas, to help people there with the...

Disabled American Veterans recognizes Pearl of the Lake for service to veterans

Sep 28, 2017
On Sept. 16, the Mayo Southeast Chapter 28 of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) presented a plaque to Pearl of the Lake Paddlewheel Boat owner Larry Nielson “in recognition and thanks for their steadfast commitment and continued generosity.” DAV provides services to armed forces veterans with...

Friends of the library meet Sept. 14

Sep 7, 2017
The Friends of the Lake City Public Library will have the first meeting of the 2017-2018 year on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the library. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. The Friends of the Lake Public Library is a group of...

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