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.
The Minnesota City First Baptist Ladies Aid will meet Thursday, August 2, at 1:30 pm at the Country Kitchen.
The monthly meeting of the Minnesota City Historical Association will be held on Saturday, August 4, at the archives at the First Baptist Church, 140 Mill Street, Minnesota City. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and is open to the public. The agenda includes updates and the scheduling of the events for Saturday, September 15, as part of the delayed Minnesota City Day. The web page is being regularly updated. Check it out at www.minnesotacity.org.
Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, at the Ag Service Center, 400 Wilson Street, Lewiston.
The Whitewater Joint Powers Board will meet on Thursday, August 9, at 8:30 a.m. in the St. Charles City Hall Community Room, 830 Whitewater Avenue, St. Charles.
The Stockton, Rollingstone, Minnesota City Watershed District monthly board meeting will be held at 8:00 p.m. August 13, at the Stockton Community Center, 8600 D Street in Stockton.
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 & Eat meets at 11 a.m. every Monday in August at Perkins. Please call 452-1555, for information.
The Widowed Persons Social Group (August) meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Timbers, except for special dinner Thursday, August 16, at 5:30 p.m. at Drugan’s. Carpool from 4th and Franklin, leaving at 4:25 p.m. Special noon lunch Wednesday, August 22, at noon at Olive Garden in LaCrosse. Carpool from Fleet Farm (Perkins end), 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.
Do you have a loved one living with a mental illness? If so, we provide a place for you that offers information, respect, understanding, encouragement and hope. Meetings are 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 13. 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 Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905 or Cindy Peterson at (507) 452-6335. 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.
Caregiver Support Group for Adults Age 55 & Better Group provides an opportunity to meet with other caregivers to exchange helpful tips, give and receive support, as well as learn about new resources. The group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month (this month August 1), 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.