There will be a benefit and fundraiser for Jason Miller on Friday, March 15th from 5-8pm at the Thief River Falls Armory. The freewill offering meal is “Taco in a Bag”, with a Live Auction, Silent Auction and bake sale happening throughout the evening. Jason had brain surgery on December 8th to remove a golf ball-sized tumor and was diagnosed with Grade 4 Glioblastoma brain cancer. He will be going through radiation and chemotherapy treatment through August of this year. A benefit account has been set up at Northern State Bank in TRF. Due to the lack of parking space by the armory with all of the snow, “The Bus” will shuttle people from the South Parking Lot of Lincoln High School to the National Guard Armory Friday evening from 5-10pm.
There is a Fish Fry in the Parish Hall at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Thief River Falls, serving from 5:30pm-7:00pm every Friday through Lent. Choose from one or two fillets of deep-fried, beer-battered walleye with all the trimmings. Carry-out orders are available from 5-7pm, delivery orders will be taken starting at 3pm.
St. Anne’s Church of Goodridge will be holding their Annual Fish Fry on Friday during Lent, through April 12th. The menu includes pan fried walleye fillet, baked potato, coleslaw, French-cut green beans, homemade buns, assorted desserts, and milk or coffee; serving from 4:30 – 7:00 pm.
The Viking Volunteer Fire and Rescue is having their Annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Saturday, March 16th from 4:30-8pm at the Viking School; they will be collecting a freewill donation. The evening’s events also includes raffle drawings for door prizes and live entertainment.
The Annual Meeting of the Plummer Community Homes will be held on Monday, March 18th at 4pm at the Emardville Hall in Plummer. The purpose of the meeting is to present financial reports and elect two directors. Prize drawings will be held and lunch will be served.
Attention Eagles members: You and a guest are invited to an Award and Recognition Banquet on Thursday, March 21st. Eagle members are admitted free of charge and the cost for a non-member guest is $5.00. A stuffed pork chop dinner is being served; please RSVP by Monday, March 18th to 681-2406 or stop by the Eagles.
You are invited to attend a Chapter Meeting of the Compassionate Friends of North Star MN in the St. Charles Room at the St. Joseph Parish Center in Red Lake Falls at 7pm on Tuesday, March 19th. All TCF Chapter members have lost a child, sibling, or grandchild and offer friendship, understanding and hope. For more information, contact Mary Jo at 253-4160 or Kathy at 253-2272.
The yearly “Feed My Starving Children-Bagley Food Packing Event will be held on May 14th and 15th this year. Volunteers are needed to help package meals for starving children. To donate, which pays for the 22 cents meals, or to volunteer to work one or more two hour packing shifts, call 218-766-8176. Donations need to be in by March 20th.