The Hiawatha Valley Marines will meet at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 1, at the Winona American Legion Veterans Center. The primary purpose of the meeting will be to evaluate and decide if the focus of the Hiawatha Valley Marines will community service, a social organization, or some combination of these. All members are strongly urged to attend and participate in formulating the direction that the organization will take in the future.
Cathedral’s Young At Heart group will meet on September 1, starting with a 12:10 p.m. Mass for those who wish to attend. It will be followed by a lunch at 12:45 p.m. of pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, strawberry fluff salad, green beans, apple bars with ice cream and beverage. The cost of the meal is $3.00. After lunch we will play bingo. If you can, bring a small prize. Reservations are a MUST. Please call Marge at 454-3433 no later than August 29, for reservations and if you need a ride. All are welcome.
The Winona Clown Club will meet on Thursday, September 1, at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Odd Fellows Hall at 961 West 5th St, Winona. All interested persons are invited to attend. For further information, please call 507-452-5364 or visit our web site at www.winonaclownclub.org.
The Widowed Persons Service will meet Monday, September 5, at the Winona Senior Friendship Center at 5 p.m. for a potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share and your own tableware; beverages will be provided. Bring a $1 wrapped gift for “take-a-way” bingo. Breakfast is each Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. September dinners will be on Thursdays (1, 8, 22, 29) at the Ground Round at 5:30 p.m., and on the 15th it will be at Ginnys in Rollingstone The special noon lunch will be on September 28, at The Cove in Buffalo City. Call 452 8334 for any more information and for car pooling.
The Whitewater Joint Powers Board will meet on Thursday, September 8, at 8:30 a.m. in the Whitewater State Park Visitor’s Center, 19041 Hwy 74, Altura.
Natural Living Group meets September 8, 6:30 p.m. at the Houston Nature Center, Houston, Minn. Free educational event! - Topic: Wellness Through Meridian Tapping. Contact Tricia 896-4752
The Hiawatha Valley Civil War Round Table will meet Thursday, September 8, at 7:00 p.m. on the second floor (take the elevator) of the History Center, 160 Johnson Street, Winona., The topic for this meeting will be “Horses in the Civil War” as presented by Andy Straseke. All are invited and refreshments will be served.
We will gather for the first AAUW Winona meeting for 2011-12 at the WSU Purple Rooms on Saturday, September 10. The schedule for the day will be a 9:00 a.m. social followed by a 9:30 a.m. meeting and program at 10:00 a.m. Our branch program presented by Kay Shaw will be an overview of the April State Convention and shared experiences and memories of the AAUW National Convention attended by Rose and Joan. Marian Carroll will have available the special interest groups sign-up sheets. Looking forward to seeing everyone again!
The Stockton-Rollingstone-Minnesota City Watershed District meeting will be held on Monday, September 12, at 8:00 p.m. at the Stockton Community Center, Stockton.
Harvest House, a non-profit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, September 21, 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, followed by bingo. Bring an unwrapped prize for bingo, coupons for the military and a non-perishable food item for a needy family. Lunch will be served.
Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21, at the Ag Service Center in Lewiston.
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
Addicted? Be Set Free! Set Free! is a twelve week program to help you achieve victory over your addicting behaviors. New members are welcome any time. We meet weekly at Calvary Baptist Church, 676 W. Sarnia St., Winona, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings. For more information call 452-6850.
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.
Widowed Persons Service. There will be NO regular meeting in August but there will be a potluck in September. Breakfast group meets every Tuesday at the Country Kitchen at 8 a.m. The dinner group will meet on Thursdays (Aug. 4, 11, 25) at Culvers at 5:30 p.m. Special dinner will be Thursday August 18, at the LaCrosse Family Restaurant, 2120 Rose Street, LaCrosse. Carpooling from the Fleet Farm lot next to Perkins. Meet at 4:20 and leave at 4:35 p.m. sharp. Special noon lunch will be Wednesday August 24, at the Golden Harvest Cafe in Utica. Carpooling from the old Econo Foods parking lot. Meet at 10:55 and leave no later than 11:10 a.m. Executive Board meeting will be Tuesday August 16, at 9 a.m.
Mental Illness: Family to Family Support Group meets 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, August 8. 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. (Next to the snack room). For more information call facilitators Cindy Peterson at (507) 312-4482 or Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905. Cosponsored by (NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness - Winona affiliate and Project COMPASS.