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Best ‘Irish’ dressed to win special prize

RONAN — Just when we began to think that spring is here, nature has to let us know that winter is still around.  The foot clinic and our St. Patrick’s Day celebration are on Wednesday, March 13. There will be corned beef and cabbage,door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Meals are at noon for $4 or $5 (depending on your age). There will be a special prize for the most “Irish” dressed person. Thursday, March 14, is our evening meal at 5 p.m.; we will serve pork roast. The cost of this meal is $5 and all are invited to attend. On Wednesday, March 20, we will have a special dinner at noon. We would like for all past and current members (also open to the public) ...

Mission center encourages ‘Wearing of the green’

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center encourages everyone to wear green to the St. Patrick’s lunch featuring corned beef and cabbage on Friday, March 15.  Activities for the rest of March:  •  Ayleen’s Quilters quilt in the center most Thursdays. ...

Thank you goes to ‘generous’ Frank’s Meats

POLSON — The nutrition program here aat the center would like to thank Frank’s Meats in Pablo for their service and generosity.   Dennis and Patty and their crew do a wonderful job and our program is very thankful to have them. I hope you are all planning to come on in to the center on Ma...

Center grateful for remodel, new equipment

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is in the process of making plans for new kitchen equipment and remodeling. The center is especially grateful to donors who are making the much- needed improvements possible.  Activities scheduled for early March:  • Ayleen&rsq...

Don’t forget to set clocks ahead

RONAN — March certainly came in like a lamb, now let’s just hope that it goes out the same way. Even though we have had a very mild winter, I’m still ready for spring. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on March 9. We will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Wedne...

Ukulele players entertain St. Ignatius seniors

ST. IGNATIUS — A dozen local ukulele players and one bass  player livened last Wednesday night’s dinner in the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center with rousing renditions of popular old songs. The evening meals have been resulting in good turnouts.  Activities for March: Ayleen&rs...

Burland celebrates 20 years with center

POLSON — I have had a few responses to having cribbage down here at the center, so on Wednesday, Feb. 27, I am setting out the cribbage boards and cards and hope all interested players show up and have a good game or two. There is a $2 fee.    Beginning Feb. 25, exercise classes held on Mo...

Ronan seniors hold board meeting

RONAN — Taking a vacation from work is nice, until you get back and have a ton of work to catch up on. Thanks to all who pitched in and helped while I was gone. There were 23 people at cards last Monday. Lunch was served by Sharon Guenzler, Marlys Hoeldt had the high score, Judy Penfield had the low...

St. Ignatius center feels squeeze

ST. IGNATIUS — As is the case with many nonprofit organizations these days, the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center is often pressed to meet its month to month financial obligations. There are some state and federal subsidies for the center’s nutrition program and $1,500 annually from the county ...

Student-served dinner much appreciated

DIXON — Many of us Dixonites, as well as a few out-of-towners, enjoyed a delicious roast beef dinner served by students at Dixon School at the Valentine’s dinner. We don’t have many evening activities in our little town and this one was well supported. Thanks Ski Club for providing us somet...

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