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Helping Services Mentoring Group goes to the ZOO!!!

Youth Mentoring at Helping Services for Youth & Families traveled by Hawkeye Stages bus (via donation from Hawkeye Stages) to Como Zoo Park & Conservatory. Twenty Three mentoring participants spent a fun filled afternoon at the zoo enjoying the sea lion show, animal exhibits, lunch, and the conservatory. Youth Mentoring offers groups events like this each month to provide opportunities and experiences for our youth and mentors. Get involved now, BECOME A MENTOR contact (563) 387-1720, mentoring@helpingservices.org, or http://www.helpingservices.org/mentoring.

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July Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

RSVP of Northeast Iowa and the American Red Cross are holding their “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive Friday, July 1st from 12 noon until 5 pm at Stone Ridge Community Church, 1111 Montgomery Street in Decorah. Respond to the call and give blood during this time of critical need. Please also note that the American Red Cross has removed the mask requirement at blood drives. Come vote for your favorite public service department – EMS, Fire or Law Enforcement – and get an exclusive Red Cross recycled tote bag, while supplies last! By donating, you’re helping patients celebrate a summer with loved ones. It’s an act of kindness you can carry with you! For an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter code DECORAH. Or, simply call Pete at 309-236-2382.

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Ossian Pavilion Summer Events

Here’s a full schedule of the activities at the Pavilion this summer!  Don’t forget to bring your lawn chair or blanket.

Movie: Wednesday, June 15th – Sing 2 at 8:00 PM

Movie: Sunday, June 19th – Dolittle at 8:00 PM

Live Performance: Wednesday, June 22nd – Decorah Municipal Band at 7:00 PM

Live Performance: Sunday, June 26th – Old Time Community Band at 7:00 PM

Movie: Wednesday, June 29th – Woody Woodpecker at 8:00 PM

Live Performance: Wednesday, July 6th – The Tom and Betty Show at 7:00 PM

Live Performance: Sunday, July 10th – The Bruce Bearinger Band at 7:00 PM

Movie: Sunday, July 17th – Luca at 8:00 PM

Live Performance: Wednesday, July 20 – Squirrel Tail with guest artist Annie Savage at 7:00 PM

Movie: Sunday, July 24th – Encanto at 8:00 PM

Live Performance: Wednesday. July 27th – Beau Timmerman at 7:00 PM

Live Performance: Sunday, July 31st – Plum St. Jam

Movie: Wednesday, August 3rd – Bridge to Terabithia at 8:00 PM

Movie: Sunday, August 7th – The Goonies at 8:00 PM

Live Performance: Wednesday, August 10th – Steve Schroeder at 7:00 PM

Live Performance: Sunday, August 14th – Woodshed Reboot at 7:00 PM

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Waukon Indian Athletic Brat Fundraiser

The Waukon Indian Athletic Booster Club is hosting their annual Brat Fundraiser on Friday June 24th, 2022 from 11AM to 1:30pm in the north side parking lot of Waukon Quillin’s.  A one brat meals will include a brat, chips and pop for $6, or add another brat to the meal for $7.  Root Beer floats and soft serve ice cream will also be available for $2 each.  Raffle tickets for stadium seat, School Activity passes, and Waukon Wellness Center are 3 tickets for $5. A silent auction will also be held during the brat fundraiser for a Grizzly Cooler and VIP Seating during sporting events.  All funds raised goes back to the athletic department at Waukon High School. We hope to see everyone at Waukon Quillin’s on Friday June 24th from 11AM to 1:30PM for the Waukon Indian Athletic Booster Club Annual Brat Fundraiser. Thank you for your support!

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Habitat for Humanity Seeks Next Partner Family

Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity is looking for a partner family for its 2022-23 Fort Atkinson home build. If you have a strong desire to own a home, have a stable income and a willingness to work alongside Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity volunteers, you may qualify for a new home to be built in Fort Atkinson.  Contact Gary Johnson, executive director,  for an application at 563-382-1802; or go to our website at winneshiekhabitat.org.

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Can and coins to support Decorah Dancers

The Decorah Dancers, a group of 13 local Just for Kix dancers, are asking for your can and coin donations. The girls will be around Decorah picking up cans/coins on the following dates: July 6th, 17th and 31st. Please contact juli.knutson@gmail.com to schedule a pickup.

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