Winter Market set Dec. 16, Jan. 6
The Sartell Winter Market will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 and Jan. 6 at Sartell City Hall, 125 Pinecone Road N. Some of the many items you will find include the following: meat, eggs, vegetables from storage, micro greens, canned goods, baked treats, breads and many craft items. Come complete your holiday shopping. All items are grown, produced or crafted locally.
St. Joseph Winter Market now on Saturday mornings
The St. Joseph Winter Market is on a new day and at a new time! It will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays in the Fellowship Hall of Resurrection Lutheran Church, 610 N. CR 2, St. Joseph. The 2017-18 schedule is as follows: Dec. 16, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10 and April 14.
Christmas Toy Shop seeks volunteers
The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help with the Toy Shop Dec. 19-21. Volunteers will help shoppers, direct clients, help with clothes shopping and check out when clients are finished. Christmas Toy Shop will be held at the Youth For Christ Building, 203 Cooper Ave. N. ( the old Anderson Trucking Building). Contact Barbara Nelson, the Salvation Army, at 320-257-7435 or Barb_Nelson@usc.salvationarmy.org.
Citizens sought to serve on county committees
There is an opportunity for Stearns County residents to get involved with their local County government. Stearns County is looking for residents interested in serving on various county boards, committees and task forces.
The boards and committees serve a variety of County departments in a variety of areas. Stearns County is recruiting for appointments to be filled in January of 2018.
Openings exist on the Planning Commission, Park Commission, Board of Adjustment, Community Corrections Advisory Board, Great River Regional Library Board, Dairy Advisory Committee, HRA, Social Services Task Force, Mental Health Task Force, Feedlot Review Committee, and the Delinquent Refuse/Environmental Services Fee Appeals Panel.
Per diems and mileage are offered for committee members. Interested applicants can see requirements and apply online for a committee position. Online is also a description of each committee, meeting dates and times, and contact information. In addition, citizens can sign-up to receive an email to be notified whenever there’s a board or committee vacancy.
The application deadline is Dec. 18 to be considered for an appointment that begins in January 2018. Any questions can be directed to Stearns County Administration at 320-656-3602 email@example.com.
Boys, Girls Club to hold holiday showcase
Boys and Girls Club has an upcoming event at their Eastside Boys and Girls Club and are in need of volunteers. The Holiday Showcase is scheduled from 5:45-8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. They need volunteers to help youth with hair and makeup, carnival games, and to serve cookies and cocoa. Contact Tabitha, Boys & Girls Club, at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
Place of Hope seeks donations
Place of Hope is in need of the following items to help families in our community this holiday season. The needed list includes the following: teen gifts, backpacks, parent gifts, $10 gift cards, food donations, diapers, personal-care items, new socks of all sizes, winter coats, hats and mittens, wrapping paper and tape. Volunteers can also sponsor a meal or Adopt a Family for Hope. Donations can be dropped off at Bremer Bank locations in St. Cloud or Place of Hope. Contact Pastor Carol, Place of Hope, at 320-203-7881.