The next meeting of the Hiawatha Valley Marines will be held on Thursday 5 July at 7:00 p.m. at the Winona Area Veterans Center. All Marines and Corpsmen who served with the USMC are encouraged to attend. Agenda items will include a review of June’s activities and plans for the Goodview Parade and Picnic. Orders for the HVM Challenge Coins will be accepted at this meeting.
Cathedral’s Young At Heart group will meet on July 5, 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 beef stew, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, creamy mandarin orange salad, roll, 7 layer bars and a beverage. The cost of the meal is $3.00. After lunch we will be playing bingo. If you can, please bring a small prize for the bingo pot. RESERVATIONS are a MUST and NONE WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE DEADLINE. The DEADLINE for reservations is Monday, July 2. Please call Marge at 454-3433 no later than July 2nd for reservations and if you need a ride. All are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there!
The Minnesota City First Baptist Church Ladies Aid will hold their annual picnic July 5, at 1 p.m. at the home of Jean Gardner.
The Winona Clown Club will meet on Thursday, July 5, 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 check us out at http://www.winonaclownclub.org/.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will hold their picnic on Monday, July 9, at the Cathedral, Holy Family Hall at 5:45 p.m., rosary at 5:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share, your own placeware and a friend who may have interest in our mission. See you then!
Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, at the Winona County Fair (Entertainment Tent) in St. Charles. The board and staff will take questions and comments from the public following the regular meeting (at approximately 11:30 a.m.)
Caregiver Support Group for adults age 55 and better provides an opportunity to meet with other caregivers to exchange helpful tips, give and receive support, as well as learn about new resources. Next meeting is Wednesday July 11, from 2-3 p.m. at the Elder Network Office, 1756 Kraemer Drive, Suite 110, Winona. Contact Renee Kreter at 452-0580 for more information.
The Whitewater Joint Powers Board will meet on Thursday, July 19, at 8:30 a.m. at the St. Charles City Hall, 830 Whitewater Avenue, St. Charles.
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 at 11 a.m. every Monday in July at Timbers. Please call 452-1555, for information.
The Widowed Persons Social Group (July) meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Culvers except for the special dinner on Thursday, July 19, at 5:30 p.m. at Sullivans Supper Club in Trempealeau. Carpooling will be from 4th and Franklin Streets parking lot at 4:05 p.m., leaving at 4:15 p.m. Special noon lunch is Wednesday, July 25, at noon at the LaCrosse Family Restaurant. Carpooling from Fleet Farm (on Perkin’s end) at 10:55 a.m., leaving at 11:10 a.m. All widowed people welcome. For information or if a ride is needed call 507-452-8334, 12 to 24 hours before the event.
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.
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.