June 1 Town criers

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Newsleaders print schedule to be every other week

The Newsleaders will begin publishing the print editions every other week during this summer. Publication dates are as follows: June 1, 15 and 29, July 13 and 27 and Aug. 10 and 24. Advertising deadlines are noon Tuesday prior to the Friday you wish to run; editorial deadlines are noon Monday. The Newsleader apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. Please continue to enjoy editorial content, which will be updated daily on our website at thenewsleaders.com.

K of C breakfast for a Seminarian set June 3 at Heritage Hall
The Knights of Columbus of St. Joseph will hold its last breakfast of the season from 8:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, June 3 at Heritage Hall in the Church of St. Joseph, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. This breakfast is designated for the support of a seminarian. Please come and help us support a seminarian by enjoying an all-you-care-to-eat delicious homemade breakfast of Pep’s pork sausage, St. Joseph Meat Market sausage, pancakes, hash browns, fruit, scrambled eggs, caramel and cinnamon rolls, and beverages. Sunday Mass will be at 8 and 10 a.m.

Register now for Sabre Open

The second annual Sabre Open will be held Friday, June 15 at Blackberry Ridge in Sartell to benefit the Sartell-St. Stephen Boys’ Hockey program. Registration includes cart, golf, range balls and dinner. Register by June 1 to receive a discount. Alumni and Sabre boys’ hockey players also receive a discount. Golfers can also take part in the silent raffle, 50/50 raffle and course games/contests. For more player or sponsor information, please contact Summer Hagy: skse22@hotmail.com.

Humanities Center accepting nominations for Veterans’ Voice Award

The Minnesota Humanities Center is accepting nominations for the 2018 Veterans’ Voices Awards. Nominations will be open through June 7. Veterans’ Voices Award recognizes former and actively serving Minnesota Veterans who are making significant contributions to their communities and are exemplary humanists. For more information on the Veterans’ Voices program as well as details about the Veterans’ Voices Award and how to nominate a deserving Veteran, visit https://mnhum.org/vets/award/.

United Way sets community drive for homeless youth

United Way is encouraging groups to host a Back-to-the-Basics Drive to support children and youth experiencing homelessness. Suggested items include: travel-size body wash, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, combs/brushes, deodorant, Q-tips, hand sanitizer, band aids, lip balm, wet wipes, bug repellant, hand warmers, wash cloths, toothpaste, tooth brushes, ointment, small packs of facial tissues, disposable razors, new underwear and socks. Deliver items to United Way of Central Minnesota, 921 First St. N., St. Cloud before 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21. Volunteers will package items to be donated to community programs. Contact Mary Krippner, United Way volunteer engagement coordinator, at 320-223-7991.

Become a preschool literacy tutor 

Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps places and trains tutors to provide support for students who are struggling with their reading or math skills. Tutors commit to a year of AmeriCorps service, training and ongoing support throughout the year from literacy or math coaches and use assessments to ensure their efforts produce the desired results. The Preschool Literacy Tutor is part of a project to provide early literacy support to children in Licensed Family Child Care provider settings. Tutors will primarily serve morning hours, with a few afternoons each month dedicated to coaching sessions. Start date will be Aug. 13. To learn more apply, visit www.minnesotareadingcorps.org or contact Abby at abby.fragodt@servetogrow.org or 320-247-5516.

Plant a row, harvest a row

Consider planting an extra row in your garden and donating the produce to your local food shelf. Favorites include carrots, beans, beets, kohlrabi, corn, potatoes, cabbage, peppers, onions and asparagus. Any produce that has a longer shelf life is accepted. Contact food shelves at:  Catholic Charities Emergency Services at 320-229-4560; CROSS Center at 320-968-7012; and The Salvation Army at 320-252-4552

Dishwashers needed

The Salvation Army needs dishwashers on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday for the Community Lunch Program. Choose one or more days. The shift is from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free lunch and fun atmosphere provided for everyone. Contact Barb, the Salvation Army, at 320-257-7435.

Help in the volunteer office

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for the Volunteer Office. Volunteers will help take messages, return phone calls, setup volunteer packets, send greeting cards and file. Shift times are as follows: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 12:30-3:30 p.m. One half-shift per each day would be ideal, but can be flexible. Free lunch provided. Contact Barb, the Salvation Army, at 320-257-7435.

Help with gardening in Sauk Rapids

Rural Stearns is a neighbor-helping-neighbor program to provide assistance to seniors and others in the community experiencing difficult life situations. A 75-year-old Sauk Rapids resident is looking for someone to help with gardening because of physical limitations. Tilling the soil and weeding would be the two primary needs. Contact Cherise Robb, St. Cloud volunteer coordinator of Rural Stearns Faith in Action, at 320-290-3428.

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