Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 4, at the Ag Service Center, 400 Wilson Street, Lewiston. This meeting is to discuss options for County/SWCD collaborations and to discuss the 2011 Budget.
Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Personnel Committee will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4, at the Ag Service Center, 400 Wilson Street Lewiston to review staffing needs and personnel reviews.
The Widowed Persons will meet Monday, April 4, at 1 p.m. at the Winona Senior Friendship Center. There will be a brief business meeting followed by a “Sharing Memories” time. Please share a special event or time in your life, or maybe a special story or joke. Lunch will follow. The Executive Board will meet Tuesday, April 19, at 9 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Breakfast will be each Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners in April will be on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Ground Round. For more information call 452 8334
The MN LWV Winona Unit is inviting the general public to its Annual Meeting Tuesday, April 5. 2011 at 5:30 pm to 8:30 p.m. at Betty Jo Byoloski’s, 66 Center Street, Winona MN. This invitation is due to the special program by Carol Johnson & Kathy Bonnifield, Citizens for Election Integrity MN. They have recently published a study with recommendations regarding MN election integrity. The Winona Unit is inviting the public to hear about this study and participate in the grass roots discussion on this timely topic. The Winona Unit program begins at 6:45 p.m.
The April meeting of the Sequoia Society will take place Thursday, April 7, at Wanek Hall at the Winona County Historical Society. We will gather at 12:15 p.m., with the meeting beginning at 12:30 p.m. Marlene Mulrooney’s program will feature local photographer Kay Shaw, who will show her photographs of India. Kathy Turner is the hostess.
The Hiawatha Valley Marines will meet 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 7 April 11 at the Winona Area Veterans Center. All Marines and Corpsmen who served with the USMC are encouraged to attend. Agenda Items will include; involvement with the Boy Scouts, status of flag day donation efforts in support of the Winona Veterans Memorial Park, structure and procedures for HVM’s parade units, and rib dinner fund raiser planned for Sept. 24.
The Winona Clown Club will meet on Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the basement of the Odd Fellows Hall at 961 West 5th St., Winona. All interested persons invited to attend. For further information, please call 507-452-5364 or look us up at www.winonaclownclub.org
The Minnesota City First Baptist Church Ladies Aid will meet Thursday, April 7. at 1:30 pm. at Country Kitchen.
Cathedral’s Young At Heart group will meet on April 7 starting with a 12:10 mass for those who wish to attend. It will be followed by a lunch at 12:45 of Spaghetti & Meatballs, Tossed Salad with Dressing of your choice, Garlic Bread, Carrot Cake with Cream cheese Frosting and a beverage. The cost of the meal is $3.00. After lunch we will be treated to an early peek from the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Valencia Ballet Company’s spring show. Reservations are a MUST. Please call Marge at 454-3433 no later than April 4 for reservations and if you need a ride. All are welcome.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will meet Monday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Holy Family Hall. Newman Center students will talk about their mission trips, Communion Cards will be signed and addressed, bring something for the food shelf and the pill bottle donation.
The Hiawatha Valley Civil War Round Table will meet Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson St., Winona. Donna Buckbee will introduce us to Thomas Higginson, a prominent Boston abolitionist who formed and was colonel of the First South Carolina Volunteers; composed of African-American volunteers. All are invited and refreshments will be served. Any questions, call (507) 452-0568.
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 Thursdays at 7 p.m. and 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. 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 evening from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the PSN Building, 122 W. 2nd St., (next to Sammy’s Pizza). 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.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will meet Monday, April 14th at 6:30 p.m., at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Holy Family Hall. Newman Center students will talk about their mission trips. Communion cards will be sighed and addressed. Bring something for the food shelf and the pill bottle donation.
Harvest House, a non-profit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will hold their monthly meeting Wed. April 20 at 1:30 in St. Stanislaus hall. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 with Father Paul Breza as celebrant, for those wishing to attend.
There will be a business meeting. Our guest speaker will be a Master Gardener. Bring a non-perishable food item for a needy family and coupons for the military. Lunch will be served.
Sign up sheet for our Mystery Trip on June 21. Non-members are welcome on our trips. For more information, call Mary Jane at 454-8488 or Mary Ann at 452-5587.