Harvest House, a non-profit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will meet Wednesday, February 16, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Stanislaus hall. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m. with Father Paul Breza as celebrant. There will be a business meeting followed by a Valentine party with bingo. Bring an unwrapped prize for bingo and a valentine to exchange. Also remember to bring a non-perishable food item for a needy family and coupons for the military. Lunch will be served.
Sign up sheets for Explore Red Wing March 10, Explore Inver Grove Heights April 29 and Chanhassen “Jesus Christ Superstar,” May 11. Non-members are welcome on our trips. For more information, call Mary Jane at 454-8488 or Mary Ann at 452-5587.
Minnesota City Community Readers will meet on February 17, at 6:30 p.m. at Riverway Learning Community, 115 Iowa Street, Minnesota City, to discuss Henning Mankell’s Faceless Killers. The detective novel follows the investigations of Kurt Wallander who pursues the murderers of a Swedish farm couple. Mankell is a contemporary award winning Swedish writer. The public is invited; the group always welcomes new members. 689-2440.
Bundles of Love meeting, Senior Friendship Center, 251 Main Street, Winona, 12:00-3:30 p.m. Volunteers who can sew, cut out material, crochet or knit are needed. Recycle your used T-shirts to be made into diapers for babies in Haiti. Drop off anytime. Donations needed for supplies. Susan Moses 507-273-9365 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The regular monthly meeting of the Hiawatha Valley Education District Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting will be held in the conference room at the Hiawatha Valley Education District, 1410 Bundy Blvd, Winona.
Cathedral’s Young At Heart group will meet on March 3, starting with a 12:10 p.m. Mass for those who wish to attend. It will be followed by a lunch of baked cod with rice blend, buttered cooked carrots, cole slaw, roll, lemon meringue pie and a beverage. The cost of the meal is $3.00. After lunch humorist Bessie Mae Miller (the shoulder pad lady) will present a laugh filled program and, maybe, some surprises. Please call Marge at 454-3433 no later than February 28 for reservations and if you need a ride.
The Hiawatha Valley Marines will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, at the Winona Area Veterans Center. All Marines and Corpsmen who served with the Marines are encouraged to attend. Members who are not current with their 2011 dues by the time of this meeting will be dropped from the rolls. A representative of the Boy Scout will attend this meeting to discuss the potential for cooperative efforts between HVM and the Boy Scouts in community service projects.
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, A mental illness support group meets every Monday from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Timber’s Restaurant’s back dining room. There is no fee, just walk in and join us. For more information call facilitators Richard Iverson (507) 454-5472, Judy McCormick (507) 459-3475 or Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905. Cosponsored by (NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness, Winona Affiliate and Project COMPASS. LOCATION CHANGE! Starting on Monday, February 21, the meeting location will be moved to the PSN Building, 122 W. 2nd Street (next door to Sammy’s Pizza).