Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, at the Ag Service Center, 400 Wilson Street, Lewiston.
Winona Health’s Parkinson’s Support Group will meet Thursday October 10, 6 – 7 p.m. in the Parkview Conference room on the first floor of the hospital on the Winona Health campus, 855 Mankato Ave. Winona. Troy Atherton, PharmD, from Winona Health’s Parkview Pharmacy will be the guest speaker. There is no charge to participate in the group. Those who have questions may contact Seltz at 507.453.3765.
The Hiawatha Valley Civil War Round Table will meet on Thursday, October 10, at 7:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson Street, Winona. Bruce Arnoldy and Briar Golden, who are Civil War Reenactors serving in an Artillery Unit, will describe their experiences at Reenactments at Gettysburg, Perryville, and other battlefield sites. All are invited and refreshments will be served.
Winona Spinners and Weavers Guild will meet Saturday, October 12, at 9 a.m. at Lake Park Lodge, Winona, to visit Wiscoy Valley Farm which is part of the 3rd Annual Sheep and Fiber Farm Tour. At the farm we will see merino and shetland sheep, as well as spinning and weaving demonstrations. For more information contact Joan McNeil at 507-454-4627.
The Luxembourg-American Society and the museum meetings will be held at the senior building in the Rollingstone Park on Sunday, October 13, at 1 p.m. All members and interested persons are invited to attend. The museum at Rollingstone Minn.. on Main Street is open all year by appointment. Groups are encouraged to visit. Admission is free of charge.
Ruskin Club will meet at the home of Judy Davis on October 14, at 1:00 p.m. Diane Amundson will serve as co-hostess and Carol Heyl will present the paper.
The October monthly meeting of the Stockton, Rollingstone, Minnesota City Watershed District will be held October 14, at 8 p.m. at the Stockton Community Center, 600 “D” St., in Stockton.
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will meet October 14, at 6:30 p.m at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in the Commons . The audit will be at 5:30 p.m. We will have the reception of new members followed by the meeting and rosary. The Gummie Bear details will be finalized AND the Muffin Mania will be fun!! Make them special.....
The next Levee Park Committee meeting is scheduled for October 15, at 3:00 p.m. in the Misato Room, Third Floor City Hall. Any questions, please call Chad Ubl at 507-457-8259.
Harvest House, a non-profit, non-denominational organization for 50 and getting better, will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, October 16, 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. A business meeting will be held. Our guest speaker will be Chief Curt Bittle of the Winona Fire Department. Bring a non-perishable food item for a needy family. Lunch will be served.
DivorceCare and Now DC4K (DivorceCare for Kids) ! DivorceCare is a free 13 week seminar and support group for adults who are separated or divorced. And DC4K is for children ages 5-12 years old whose parents are separated or divorced. Both classes will be starting Monday, October 28. Classes are from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. every Monday evening at Pleasant Valley Church, 1363 Homer Road, Winona. To sign up or for more information go to www.divorcecare.org. Click on “find a group” or call 507-452-5518. If you or someone you know is going through a divorce, make sure he or she knows about DivorceCare and DC4K. It might just be the best thing you could do to help.
The annual meeting of the East Winona County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will be Monday, October 28, at the American Legion, 302 E. Sarnia Street, Winona. The meal will be served at 6:00 p.m. All who plan to attend are reminded to please R.S.V.P. by October 18th to Debbie Volkmann at (507)429-6411 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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 October at 11 a.m. at Culvers. Please call Gladys 452-1555 for information.
The Widowed Persons Social Group (October) meets for breakfast every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. at the Country Kitchen. Dinners every Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Ground Round. Last special noon lunch on Wednesday, October 23, at 12 noon at Ginny’s in Rollingstone. Carpooling from the old Econo Foods lot at 11:50 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.
A new singing society in Winona will begin rehearsals from 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Tuesday, beginning October 1 through October 29, at Jefferson Pub, 58 Center Street, Winona. For further information call Steve at 419-392-4950.