Bulletin Board — Friday, September 11, 2020

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls today at 8:30 a.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m. 

The Red River Valley Sugar Beet Museum will not have their Annual Harvest Festival this year due to Covid-19. But they will have a tractor pull put on by the Northern Pullers at noon on Sunday, September 13. Joe’s Diner on Wheels Food Truck will be selling concessions.

The Sand Hill River Golf Course in Fertile will have the Norm Erickson JR. Memorial Four Person Golf Scramble on Sunday, September 13. Sponsored by the Red River State Bank in Fertile. 

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. Sunday, is Grandparents Day. There will be a Grandparents day parade at 4 p.m. on The Summit front patio with the featured snack for the day being Ruth Beiswenger’s Pumpkin Pie Squares and Apple Cider.

Monday, September 14 is a Blue Day at Crookston High School. 

The Golden Link will have biscuits & gravy Monday, September 14 at 8:30 a.m., the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m., and Ken’s Study Club at 6:30 p.m.  

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Monday, wear red or pink for outdoor entertainment from Jim Kent at 2 p.m. on front patio with the featured snack being Vera Pester’s Banana Cream Dessert. 

Safe Kids Grand Forks will be holding a free car seat check up event by appointment only at the Crookston Tri Valley Head Start on Monday, September 14 from 2-4:30pm. This event is open to the public

The Highland PTO will meet Monday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Shelter at Ray Ecklund Park. 

The Crookston City Council will meet Monday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall.  The Ways & Means Committee will meet immediately following city council. The possibility of a closed session exists with both meetings.

Tuesday, September 15 is a Gold Day at Crookston High School. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, September 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Tuesday wear blue and there will be Essential Oils with Dianne Seddon in the 3rd floor dining room sponsored by the Villa Auxiliary. Signup for your time with Kathy H starting at 10:30 a.m. The outdoor entertainment for the day will be a local singing group at 2 p.m. with the featured snack being Rena Willert’s Carrot Bars. 

The Golden Link will have a free Falls Prevention Class and Balance Test from Choice Therapy Tuesday, September 15 at 11:15 a.m., and cards at 12:45 p.m. 

Wednesday, September 16 is a Blue Day at Crookston High School.  It is also picture day for all Blue Day students. 

On Wednesday wear yellow for the outdoor entertainment of Lois and Lois performing at 2 p.m. with the featured snack being Dolorose’s Vegetable Dip. There will also be staff blessing of the hands at 6 a.m., 2 p.m., and 10 p.m. 

The Crookston Township Board will meet Wednesday, September 16 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Wednesday, September 16 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Golden Link will have a Board of Directors meeting Wednesday, September 16 at 9 a.m., men’s cards at 10 a.m., and bridge club at 12 p.m. 

Thursday, September 17 is a Gold Day at Crookston High School. It is also picture day for all Gold Day students. 

The Golden Link will have a TRIAD meeting Thursday, September 17 at 10 a.m., and cards at 12:45 p.m. 

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Thursday wear green or teal. There will be a non-denominational Christian service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Bill on the front patio and the Classic Cruisers at 3 p.m. The snack of the day will be Marie Heinitz’s Brownies. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, September 17 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

Friday, September 18 is a Blue Day at Crookston High School. 

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m. 

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Friday wear Twins gear or red, white and blue. The outdoor entertainment will be a little villagers parade at 3:30 and the snack of the day will be cracker jacks, peanuts, and rootbeer. 

The Summit is holding activities for Assisted Living Week September 13-19. On Saturday the snack of the day will be Villa donuts and coffee. The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, September 21 at noon at RBJ’s. 

The Golden Link will have biscuits and gravy Monday, September 21 at 8:30 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m. 

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Tech Park.

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Golden Link will have cards Tuesday, September 22 at 12:45 p.m., and greeting cards at 1 p.m.

The Golden Link will have men’s cards Wednesday, September 23 at 10 a.m., and bridge club at 12 p.m. 

The Golden Link will have cards Thursday, September 24 at 12:45 p.m. 

The Golden Link will have coffee and rolls Friday, September 25 at 8:30 a.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m.

The Golden Link will have biscuits and gravy Monday, September 28 at 8:30 a.m., the NAAPS pickup from 9-10 a.m., cards at 12:45 p.m., and the “Sit, Stand, or Dance” class at 2 p.m. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, September 28 at noon at RBJ’s. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, October 1 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 5 at noon at RBJ’s. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, October 6 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 12 at noon at RBJ’s. 

The Climax Parish Food shelf will be open Thursday, October 15 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 19 at noon at RBJ’s. 

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, October 20 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Tech Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, October 20 at 9:30 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

The Crookston Township Board will meet Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. 

Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly.  Could one of them be yours?  Is your child’s safety seat on a recall list?  Come and we’ll check it out!  Did you know that children up to 4’9” tall should be riding in a booster seat for the safest ride? Safe Kids, Altru Health System and Brost Chevrolet will partner to hold a car seat checkup Thursday, October 22 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Brost Chevrolet.  

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, October 26 at noon at RBJ’s. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Transfer Station. 

CONTINUING ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Golden Link has biscuits and gravy Mondays at 8 a.m. $2 for one biscuit with gravy, $3 for two biscuits with gravy, $1 for a plain biscuit. 

The Crookston Gun Club is open for trap shooting on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to dusk.

The Crookston Friends of the Library meet the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

The Crookston Library Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 5:15. 

Grab a blanket and lunch and meet  outside the Crookston library every Wednesday for an all-ages storytime! They will read stories, sing songs, and do rhymes followed by a short activity. Social distancing is  encouraged. This event will take place during July and August. 

Trinity’s Church Office & Building in Crookston is closed to the public until further notice. Summer office hours are Tuesday thru Thursday: 8 a.m. – 12 Noon & 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12 Noon. Not all staff members will be available on all days, some may be working from home. Please call ahead if you need assistance.  

Twig and Branch Collection will be held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month running through October. Place the materials on your curbside. Branches must be cut in four-foot lengths and bundled in order for the crews to take them away. Any branches or tree trunks not cut to this length and bundled will be left for the owner to haul away. Twigs may be in boxes or bags. Individuals removing their diseased elm trees should call City Hall to schedule a pickup.

SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.

Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications, and other daily items at 281-3385.  The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Care and Share New Hope Food Shelf is open every Monday and Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 pm.  For more information, or to donate, call 218-277-0000.

The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.

Crookston City Hall’s summer hours are in effect.  Those hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.