Winona Shrine Auxiliary will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 15, at Westfield Golf Club. The menu will be chicken chow mein, white rice, egg roll, vegetable, salad, roll, and dessert. For reservations call Jane Haugan at 454-4253.
The Winona Flower and Garden Club will meet Tuesday, April 16, at 5:00 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 210 E. 4th Street, Winona. This will be our first meeting of the year, so hope everyone will be able to attend. Guests are invited and encouraged to attend.
Harvest House, a nonprofit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m. in St. Stanislaus hall. Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 with Father Paul Breza as celebrant, for those wishing to attend. There will be a business meeting. Our guest speaker is Anne Pellowski to talk on her mission trip to Bosco, Nicaragua. Bring a nonperishable food item for a needy family. Lunch will be served. There will be sign up sheets for Treasure Island Boat Cruise May 30 and Clauson Family Barn June 20. All are welcome on our trips. For more information, call Dixie at 454-4829 or Mary Ann at 452-5587.
Winona Area Retired Educators Association (WAREA) membership meeting on Monday, April 22, at 8:30 a.m. at Perkins in Winona. Stacy Sandowski of Live Well, Winona is the guest speaker. Members, spouses and the public are invited. If not called, contact Jane Habeck at 454-1430 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SEREAM spring conference is Wednesday, April 24, at Rochester Event Center. REAM state conference at Treasure Island in Red Wing, September 16-18.
The Lois Club will meet Tuesday, April 30, at 5:30 p.m. at the Country Kitchen.
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 p.m. with dinner followed by worship, large group and small group discussions. Child care is provided. 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, 855 Mankato Avenue, in the Parkview conference room. For information, call Helen at 507-494-0905.
Widowed Meet and Eat --- Socialization is the greatest need of widowed people. Come and join us every Monday in April at Perkins at 11 a.m. Please call Gladys 452-1555 for information.
The Widowed Persons Social Group (Apr.) meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant. For information call Gen at 507-452-8334, or 507-458-4258. All calls and messages answered.
Mental Illness: Family to Family Support Group. 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, March 11. No fee just walk in and join us. Take a right after entering the hospital’s main door. At the hallway, take another right. It’s the second door on the left, next to the snack room. For more information call facilitator Helen Newell at (507) 494-0905. Cosponsored by (NAMI) National Alliance on Mental Illness-Winona affiliate and Project COMPASS, a Winona Area Public School Community Education Program.
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. Contact Renee Kreter at 452-0580 for more information.
Peer Support Network (PSN) is open 7 days per week. Hours are: 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.
DivorceCare is a free weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced at Pleasant Valley Church, 1363 Homer Road, Winona. If you or someone you know is going through a divorce, make sure he or she knows about DivorceCare. It might just be the best thing you could do to help. Call the church office 507-452-5518 for more information.