The Winona Area Crime Stoppers Board of Directors monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 24, at Timbers Restaurant in Winona. The meeting begins at 8:00 a.m. and is open to the public.
The regular monthly meeting of the Hiawatha Valley Education District Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday, September 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Hiawatha Valley Education District, 1410 Bundy Boulevard, Winona. Please contact Glenn Haupt, Executive Director, at 507-452-1200, extension 102 if you have any questions.
Minnesota City Community Readers will meet on Thursday, September 26, at 6:30 pm at the former Minnesota City School, 115 Iowa Street, Minnesota City. The book being discussed is Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. All readers are invited whether or not they have read the book. Ideas for this year’s books will be welcomed.
Cathedral’s Young at Heart will meet on October 3, starting with 12:10 p.m. Mass, followed by a lunch of swiss steak, parsley buttered potatoes, green beans, fresh fruit, roll, and lemon meringue pie. Entertainment will be music with Marcia Young +11. Make reservations by calling Marge at 454-3433 no later than September 30. Let her know if you need a ride. All are welcome.
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 September at 11 a.m. at Perkins. Please call Gladys 452-1555 for information.
The Widowed Persons Social Group (September) meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Perkins, except the third Thursday, September 19, at Ginny’s Supper Club in Rollingstone. Carpooling from the old Econo Foods parking lot, leaving at 4:55 p.m. This is the last out of town dinner. Special noon lunch on Wednesday, September 25, at the Golden Harvest in Utica. Carpooling from the old Econo Foods lot at 11:10 a.m. All widows and widowers and a guest are invited. For information call Gen at 507-452-8334, or 507-458-4258.
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.
The Ribbon Warriors cancer support group meets at Callista Court, 1455 W. Broadway, every third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. We are all women who celebrate that we have had cancer and we are beating it. Ribbon Warriors is open to any woman who has been diagnosed with cancer and would like to come join us. If you have any questions you may call Diane Passehl at 507-452-2679.
Military Order of the Purple Heart meets the first Wednesday of the month at the American Legion, 302 E Sarnia St. Winona, at 7:00 p.m. If you are, or know a combat wounded veteran, come join us. Membership is free and we will keep you informed and help you navigate the Veterans Administration.