Winona Women’s Shrine Auxiliary will meet on January 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Westfield Golf Club. Winter weather policy will be no meeting, if Winona schools are closed. Cards will be played. Menu is baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered baby carrots, tossed salad, roll and butter, pumpkin cheese cake for dessert. Price $8.00. For reservations call Connie Wood at 454-1781.
Bundles of Love meeting January 18, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 265 Lafayette, Winona, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to cut out infant clothing, quilts or knit or crochet. Community service groups are welcome to sign up for a meeting night. Material, yarn and notions are needed to continue our efforts to provide for needy babies in the local area. Susan Moses 507-273-9365 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Harvest House, a non-profit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, January 19, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Stanislaus hall. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. with Father Paul Breza. as celebrant, for those wishing to attend. There will be a business meeting. Our guest speaker will be Chief of Police Paul Bostrack to discuss the crime in Winona. Bring a non-perishable food item for a needy family and your coupons for the military. Lunch will be served.
Minnesota City Community Readers will meet on January 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Riverway Learning Community, 115 Iowa Street, Minnesota City. This month’s discussion is of Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants. Gruen’s novel gives readers a detailed examination of a discontented nursing home resident, Jacob Jankowski, and of the circus animals, workers, and the experiences that comprise his memory bank.
Winona Area Retired Educators Association (WAREA) will meet Monday, January 24, at 8:30 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Ron Galewski from the Polish Cultural Institute will speak on Bytow, our Polish Sister City. Members, spouses and guests are welcome. WAREA is holding the SEREAM Spring Conference on Wednesday, April 20, at the Elks Club in Winona. If not contacted call Jane Habeck at 454-4430 or jhabeck@wildbluenet.
Narcotics Anonymous-Recovery from addiction is possible. For meeting times and locations, please contact us at 877-767-7676 or www.naminnesota.org
Alcoholics Anonymous- we can help. 507-452-2348.
Overeater’s Anonymous meets Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. at 1717 Service Drive ( Faith Lutheran Church). Many have found a solution.
Al-Anon Family Group Thursdays, 7-8 p.m., St. Augustine Room, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 360 Main Street. A 12-step fellowship for families of problem drinkers. 452-4445 for more information.
TOPS MN #263 Winona- New members welcome. Learn how to lose weight and keep it off. Wednesdays. Weigh-in between 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Meeting/program 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. Callista Court, 1455 W. Broadway.
If you’re hurting after a divorce, you need the Rebuilding Program, open to men and women, not affiliated with any church or religious group. The group meets the first and third Sunday of every month from 6-8 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 259 West Wabasha Street, Winona. Questions: Call Gary at 608-345-2990 or e-mail: email@example.com
Mental Illness: Family to Family Support Group meetings are the second Monday of the month from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Winona Health – Parkview Conference Room. The next meeting will be Monday, December 13. No fee just walk in and join us. Enter the hospital’s main door, turn right, at the hallway take another right. It’s the second door on the left. For more information call facilitator Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905. Cosponsored by (NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness-Winona affiliate and Project COMPASS.
NAMI Connection Support Group for adults recovering from mental illness meets weekly in Winona. The group is sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota. Trained facilitators who are also in recovery lead NAMI Connection groups. The group meets Mondays at 7:00 p.m., at Timbers Restaurant (back dining room), 3rd and Huff St. For information contact Richard at 507-454-5472. Find more about NAMI’s free classes and support groups at 1-888-NAMI-Helps.