Farmers’ Market set April 3
Sartell Farmers Market will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 3 inside Sartell Community Center, 850 19th St. S. Join us for the last inside market of the season. Send off winter and get ready for spring with great items including: meat, eggs, salsa, barbecue sauce, caramel corn, honey, baked goods and much more.
Registration opens for fastpitch softball
The Sartell Swarm 2021 summer softball season registration is open March 10-26 (10U-18U) and May 15 (6U-8U). Fastpitch softball teams for athletes pre-K through 18 will be formed by grade for school year 2020-2021. For more information or to register, visit sartellfastpitch.com
or contact Daryl Scholz at email@example.com
Lions clean-up slated for April 24
The annual Sartell Lions Spring Clean-Up will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 24 at the Sartell Middle School parking lot, 627 Third Ave. N. Pick-ups available by appointment; call Cody at 320-828-6620 for more details. No paints, solvents, oils or chemicals. No gas-operated refrigerators. See ad on page ???.
Lions fish fry, meat raffle set April 2 at Sal’s
The annual fish fry and meat raffle, sponsored by the St. Joseph Lions Club, will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 2 in Sal’s Bar & Grill, 109 W. Minnesota St. St. Joseph. All proceeds benefit Lions endeavors.
Gala-to-Go box benefits Bri’s Lodge
Did you know on average more than 44,000 people pass away in Minnesota each year? Now imagine if there were just four people who grieved these 44,000 people, there would be more than 175,000 people looking for grief support. With limited grief resources in central Minnesota, we need Bri’s Lodge! By purchasing a Bri’s Lodge Gala-to-Go Box you will help grieving individuals get the resources they need! These fun, themed dinner kits will include gift cards, wine/beer, recipes along with ingredients and more. Purchase your boxes NOW at https://wwbdinc.org/gala-to-go/. Orders will close April 10. Pick up is scheduled from 1-7 p.m. Friday, April 16 at The Waters Church, 1227 Pinecone Rd N, St. Cloud. The silent auction opens at 1 p.m. Friday, April 16 and closes at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 24. If you win an item, you can either pay online or pay when you pick up your winnings. If you have any questions, please feel free to send a message or call Tami at (320) 492-4691.
Family Child Care – Reading Buddy
Minnesota Reading Corps is recruiting tutors for children age five and younger. Thousands of Minnesota kids need help getting an early start with reading and building skills to help them succeed in Kindergarten. Offer your time and talent as a tutor and be more for these students. As a Preschool Tutor-Family Child Care, you will help children in a Licensed Family Child Care settings to build skills and get ready for Kindergarten. Training and bi-weekly coaching is available to prepare you to work with groups of preschool children with literacy skills, math skills and confidence. Tutors work multiple sites and visit each site three times a week. Children make the most progress with consistency so tutors commit to serving Monday-Friday. Give your time as a tutor serving 25 hours each week and you will receive a perks package that includes: a stipend of $636 paid every two weeks, up to $3172 for tuition or student loads, Federal student loan forbearance and interest repayment and mileage reimbursement. The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can be used to pay tuition or repay qualified student loads. Individuals 55+ may gift their award to their child, grandchild, foster child or step-child. Visit https://www.readingandmath.net/learnmore#benefits
to learn more. If you or someone you know may be interested in this position, please contact them at call 612-615-8012, visit https://www.readingandmath.net/
Multiple Options to Help Women
Terebinth Refuge is constantly looking for individuals who are willing to volunteer their time and talents to support their mission and increase impact. Needs evolve and will change with the seasons. They are looking for volunteers to be mentors, tutors, help with transportation, arts and activities, yard work and more. Terebinth Refuge is a Christ-centered shelter and safe home that brings hope, healing services, and freedom to sexually exploited and trafficked women. Please visit https://terebinthrefuge.org/volunteer
to complete an application and mail to Terebinth Refuge, 110 2nd
Street South Suite 231, Waite Park. – 320-828-7721.
Donate to your local Food Shelf
March is food Share Month in Minnesota where donations are matched during the month. During this time of year, many area families are using local food shelves more than ever before. Consider leveraging the match by running a food drive within your work place, church or service club and donate to your local food shelf.
Catholic Charities Emergency Services 320-229-4560
C.R.O.S.S. Center of Benton County 320-968-7012
The Salvation Army 320-252-4552
Food Packaging Opportunities
Kids Fighting Hunger is a volunteer-driven international hunger relief campaign working to distribute food resources to people experiencing extreme hunger and malnutrition both locally and globally. Contact them today to schedule your packaging event in February, March, April or May. This is open to student organizations, businesses, service organizations, and church for up to 16 people from different households. This is 25% of their normal capacity to ensure social distancing. Full face masks are required throughout the event to comply with indoor requirements. Contact Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org
to schedule your food packaging event today!