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Junior Achievement Volunteers Needed
Junior Achievement is looking for volunteers in classrooms at Prairie Elementary for kindergarten, first, second and third grade. Junior Achievement is taught by community volunteers, fostering work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills. The elementary program is an economics and business curriculum specially made for students in Kindergarten through fourth grade. The program is broken down into five 30 minute sessions. Volunteers will work out a schedule with their assigned classroom. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more information please email email@example.com.
Volunteers needed at Manna Food Pantry
Manna Food Pantry is in desperate need of a volunteer to help hand out meat during the harvest truck that delivers to the pantry approximately at 11 am on the first and third Thursdays of each month. If you are able to help, please contact Linda Sanchez at 507-329-1951.
Worthington City Council Honorary Member
The Worthington City Council is seeking people interested in the inner-workings of city government for their Honorary Member program. The Honorary Member serves for three months, attending regular council meetings and participating in discussions. They do not make motions or vote. They attend as able various advisory board and commission meetings, and attend a staff briefing and tour the facilities. They also receive all correspondence directed to City Council, including staff reports and League of Minnesota City publications. There is no monetary compensation, and applicants must be 21 years of age and a resident voter of the city for at least 30 days prior to appointment. Visit the City of Worthington web page here to apply!
Nixle - Public Safety System
Nixle is a community information service via the Worthington Police Department dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you. You can receive alerts for closed roads, weather alerts, safety alerts, missing persons, general notifications, special events, canvassing witnesses for leads and other evidence. To sign up, visit the City of Worthington Public Safety webpage.
You are invited to become a member of the Lake Okabena Improvement Association! The projects would not be made possible without your generous donations and commitment. Find the details on membership dues or renewals here. .
April 4 – Fulda Firefighters fundraiser
Hicktown Mafia returns for the annual Fulda Firefighters Fundraiser Dance on Saturday, April 4 at the Fulda American Legion. Doors open at 8 p.m., with dance starting at 9 p.m. Enjoy country with a kick and rock with an attitude while supporting the Fulda Fire Department. Tickets can be purchased from any fire fighter or at the door.
April 5 – MAPAC’s Got Talent Auditions
The Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center is hosting a talent contest for musicians, singers, dancers, actors, comedians and more! Auditions will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 5, and the show will be on Sunday, April 19. For more information or to register, go to friendsoftheauditorium.com.
April 19 – MAPAC’s Got Talent Auditions
The Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center is hosting a talent contest for musicians, singers, dancers, actors, comedians and more on Sunday, April 19. For more information or to register, go to friendsoftheauditorium.com.
April 25 – Worthington Warriors Lunch and Silent Auction
The Worthington Warriors will host a Lunch and Silent Auction fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Anyone who would like to donate can contact Amy Roesner at 507-329-6983.
April 26 – Pancake Feed
The Rock Rapids American Legion and VFW Post will host a Pancake Feed fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 26 at the Forster Community Center in Rock Rapids. They will accept free will donations for the Midwest Honor Flight.
May 6 - Living Your Best Life
The annual “Living Your Best Life,” formerly known as Spring Fling, will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at American Reformed Church. The cost is $12 in advance or $15 after May 1 and at the door. There is a line-up of local experts speaking on a variety of topics during break-out sessions, culminating with keynote speaker Ted Matthews, a mental health practitioner with over 30 years of experience in counseling in rural areas. His focus for the last two years has been mental health support of farmers. Matthews provides outreach training and public speaking related to farm stressors nationwide. A meal is also included in the price of a ticket. To register, call District 518 Community Education at 507-376-6105 or go online to isd518.net/enrichment.
June 27 – Adult Prom Night
There will be an Adult Prom Night on Saturday, June 27 at the Wilmont VFW, featuring a parade around Wilmont, a meal and grand march and a dance. Ticket sales are underway. Call Nancy Remakel at 507-360-3365 for more information.