Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at the Ag Service Center in Lewiston.
The Whitewater Joint Powers Board will meet on Thursday, April 12, at 8:30 a.m. in the Whitewater State Park Visitor’s Center, 19041 Hwy. 74, Altura.
On Thursday, April 12, at 7:00 p.m., the Hiawatha Valley Civil War Round Table will meet on the second floor of the History Center, 160 Johnson street, Winona. Our speaker will be Phil Tichenor and his topic will be an account of Minnesota prisoners held at the infamous Confederate prisoner-of-war camp “Andersonville.” All are invited and refreshments will be served. Any questions, phone (507) 452-0568.
The Friends of the Library will hold its monthly meeting on April 14, at 10 a.m. in the Art Room at the library. Newly elected officers are Angela Lallemont President, Cathy Kreisel Vice President, Missy Schneider Treasurer, Sue Eckerson Secretary, Tove Wiggs Membership Secretary. A membership drive is currently underway. All current members and anyone interested in joining the organization are invited to attend. For more information, call Arlene Neitzke at 454-2227.
The monthly meeting of the Minnesota City Historical Association will be Saturday, April 14. Please note that this meeting will be held at the archives at the Historic First Baptist Church, 140 Mill Street in Minnesota City. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes the planning of the annual Minnesota City Day which will be held on Saturday, May 19. The web page is being regularly updated. Check it out at www.minnesotacity.org.
Winona Shrine Auxiliary will meet at Westfield Golf Club on Monday, April 16, at 11:30 a.m. The menu will be ham, augratin potatoes, glazed baby carrots, and pineapple upside down cake. A collection will be taken to purchase sewing materials. For reservations call Connie Wood at 454-1781.
Bundles of Love meeting, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 265 Lafayette, Winona, 6:00-9:00 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 will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, April 18, 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. Our guest speaker will be Alexandra Economy, a dietitian from HyVee to speak on Healthy Eating. Bring a nonperishable food item for a needy family. Lunch will be served. Sign up sheets for Tour Decorah, Iowa, May 24, and Mystery Trip, June 14. Nonmembers are welcome on our trips. For more information, call Mary Jane at 454-8488 or Mary Ann at 452-5587.
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).
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.
Addicted? 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.
Celebrate Recovery meets Friday nights at Pleasant Valley Church, 1363 Homer Road, Winona. Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program. If you are looking for encouragement, strength and hope in your life please join us. Our evenings begin at 6:00 with dinner followed by worship, large group and small group discussions. Child care is provided, please call Joyce 429-3046. For further information please call Mary Jo 608-863-3143.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota sponsors free support groups for families who have a relative with a mental illness. Led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with mental illness, the support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. A family support group meets in Winona at 7:00 p.m., on the second Monday of the month, at Winona Health, in the Parkview conference room, 855 Mankato Ave. For information, call Helen at 507-494-0905.
Widowed Meet and Eat meets on Mondays at 11 a.m., at Perkins in March and Timbers in April. Please call 452-1555, for information and reservations.
The Widowed Persons Social Group meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m.-February at Culvers, March at Timbers, April at Perkins. All widowed people welcome. For information or if a ride is needed call Gen at 507-452-8334
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, Judy McCormick (507) 459-3475, Richard Iverson (507) 454-5472 or Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905. Cosponsored by (NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness, Winona Affiliate and Project COMPASS.
Caregiver support group for adults age 55 and better first Wednesday of the month, 2-3 p.m. First meeting April 4, 1756 Kraemer Drive, Suite 110, Winona. Contact Renee Kreter 507-452-0580 for information.
TOPS MN #608 welcomes new members, come lose with us. Wednesdays weigh-in 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., doors lock at 6:00, meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Valley View Towers, 165 E 4th St. 12th Floor Skyroom. For information call 454-3289
TOPS MN #823 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight loss support group meets Fridays at 7:30 a.m. at St. Casimir’s, 626 West Broadway. For information call 452-5535.