The “Back the Badge” Car Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Crossroads Center Mall, 4101 W. Divi- sion St., St. Cloud. All proceeds will benefit the Law Enforcement Labor Services Benevolent Fund, which provides support and financial aid for families of Minnesota’s public safety professionals who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. The event is free for spectators, and a $20 entry fee for each vehicle in the car show. All vehicle makes, models and years are welcome. Prizes and food trucks are available. LELS is Minnesota’s largest public safety labor union and represents police, fire, 911 dispatchers, corrections officers and public safety support staff personnel throughout Minnesota. There are 6,700+ members, 260+ public safety agencies. For more information, visit LELS Benevolent Fund.
Legion plans Memorial Day events
St. Joseph American Legion members will honor veterans with a series of events on Memorial Day, May 29.
At 8:45 a.m., Legionnaires, members of Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion will march to the 9 a.m. service at St. Joseph Catholic Church. At 11:15 a.m., Legion members and Honor Guard travel to St. John’s Abbey cemetery for a ceremony. At 11:55 a.m. when Legion members and Honor Guard visit Yankee Cemetery south of St. Joseph.
Plant your garden and help the food shelf!
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 vegetable product that has a longer shelf life is accepted. This is an easy way to help our food shelves during the summer and fall.
• Catholic Charities Emergen- cy Services at (320) 229-4560
• CROSS Center at (320) 968- 7012
• The Salvation Army at (320) 252-4552
Fleece donations for kids’ blankets
St. Cloud Hospital Volunteer Services is seeking donations of fleece to make LUV Blankets. LUV Blankets are given to child and adolescent patients in the Emergency Trauma Center to provide warmth and comfort. The minimum fabric size accepted is 36” by 30.” Bright colors and child-appropriate patterns for a hospital setting are appreciated. Fabric can be dropped off at the St. Cloud Hospital Volunteer Office located near the Lakes elevator and Riverfront Dining on Level A. For more information, contact the Volunteer Office at 320-255-5638.