Winona AMVETS Post 4 will meet on Tuesday December 4, at 7:00 p.m. at the Winona Veterans Center on East Sarnia, across from the Lake Park ball diamonds. Any veteran who has served even one day on active duty is welcome to join.
Cathedral’s Young at Heart will meet December 6, starting with 12:10 p.m. Mass, followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m. of ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, watergate salad, roll, Christmas cookie, mint tree ice cream. Entertainment will be a Christmas sing along with Patti Darbo. Make reservations by December 3, by calling Marg at 454-3433. Also tell her if you need a ride.
The Winona Clown Club will meet Thursday, December 6, at 7 p.m. at the Odd Fellows building at 961 W 5th Street. All interested persons are invited to attend. If you have questions please call 507-452-5364.
The Ruskin Study Club Christmas Party is scheduled for Monday December 10, at the CSTeahouse. Special entertainment is planned. Hosting the event will be Ann, Susan, Kathleen, and Nancy. If unable to attend, please call a hostess.
Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, at the Ag Service Center, 400 Wilson Street, Lewiston.
The Whitewater Joint Powers Board will meet on Thursday, December 13, at 8:30 a.m. at the Whitewater State Park Visitor’s Center, 19041 Highway 74, Altura.
Harvest House will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, December 19, 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 our Christmas Party. We will play bingo. Bring an unwrapped gift for bingo and nonperishable food item. There will be a sign up sheet for “Tribute to Johnny Cash”, Plymouth Playhouse, January 24. Nonmembers are welcome. For more information, call Dixie at 454-4829 or Mary Ann at 452-5587. We will be served a catered Christmas dinner.
Bundles of Love meeting, December 21, Senior Friendship Center, 251 Main Street, Winona 12:00-3:30 p.m. Volunteers who can sew, cut out material, crochet or knit are needed. Material, yarn or gently used baby clothing can be dropped anytime. Donations are needed for supplies. Susan Moses 507-273-9365 or email@example.com
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.
Widowed Meet and Eat meets at 11 a. m. every Monday in December at Perkins. Please call 452-1555 for information.
The Widowed Persons Social Group (Dec.) meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at China King Buffet. For information call Gen at 507-452-8334, or 507-458-4258 at least by 9 p.m. the night 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, November 12. 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 507-474-1917.
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 from 2-3 p.m. at the Elder Network office, 1756 Kraemer Drive, Suite 110, Winona. The next Caregiver Support Group meeting will be held on December 5. Contact Renee Kreter at 452-0580 for more information.
Stepping Up is a support group for friends and relatives who again find themselves in the role of parent. The group meets twice a month to discuss a variety of topics such as: child-rearing within the context of current lifestyles, social media, socializing with peers, responsibility and authority roles. Please join us for support and discussion. When: 1st & 3rd Mondays of the month 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Central Building Room 114 (317 Market Street) Please use Northwest entrance, off the playground. Discussions will be facilitated by Jen Whetstone, LICSW Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center, Angela McQuinn, LSW Winona Area Public Schools. In the event of school closing/cancellations, group will also be canceled.
Peer Support Network (PSN) will be open 7 days per week. The new hours will be: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m-2 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 1-5 p.m. PSN is located at 122 West Second St. in Winona.