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.
Winona Area Retired Educators Association (WAREA) will hold their annual inside picnic on Monday, July 23, at noon at Faith Lutheran Church, 1717 Service Drive, Winona. The catered lunch will be $7.75 with reservations required by July 16. Ernie Buhler will speak on Cowboy Poetry, an accounting of a cowboy’s life and stories in verse. Members, spouses and the public are invited. If not called contact Jane Habeck at 454-1430 or email@example.com.
The next meeting of the Hiawatha Valley Marines will be held at the Winona Area Veterans Center at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 2 Aug 12. All Marines and Corpsmen who served with the USMC are encouraged to attend. Agenda items will include finalization of plans for Goodview Parade and the annual HVM picnic on August 19, planning for the HVM fund raiser on Sept. 8, and preliminary planning for the HVM Birthday event on Nov 10.
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.