Bulletin Board — Friday, November 27, 2020

The Golden Link will be closed today. 

Crookston City Hall will be closed today.  There will also be no garbage collection those days. Garbage from the Thursday and Friday routes will be collected Monday, November 30 along with the Monday route collection. 

The Polk County Transfer Station will be open today from 7 a.m. – noon. 

A tree lighting event will be held Saturday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Street Courtyard with free hot cocoa and goodies to go. 

The Benedictine Auxiliary at the Villa St. Vincent and the Summit is holding a Light Up a Life fundraiser through December 31. In memory of a friend, loved one, or someone living you wish to honor, $5 will light up a bulb on the Benedictine Living Community Stairwell. The lights will be lit at dusk each night from December 31 through January 31. All proceeds will go toward Auxiliary sponsored events for tenants, residents, and staff of Benedictine Living Community Crookston. 

The Golden Link will have biscuits & gravy Monday, November 30 at 8:30 a.m,

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, November 30 at noon via Zoom. 

The Villa St. Vincent will have a cash and grocery drive for the month of November. The public is invited to participate as cash and non-perishable food items will be collected at the Villa’s front entrance. Not only does the mission of the Villa St. Vincent and Benedictine include compassionate and quality care, but also “attention to the underserved and creating compassionate communities.” All proceeds will be donated to the Care & Share. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, December 1 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Government Center. 

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Tuesday, December 2 through Saturday, December 5 from 12-6 p.m. 

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

The Crookston School Board will have a special meeting on the learning model Thursday, December 3 at 5 p.m. in the choir/orchestra room at Crookston High School. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, December 7 at noon via Zoom. 

The Fisher American Legion will have a Legion & SAL meeting Tuesday, December 8 at 7 p.m. 

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Wednesday, December 9 through Friday, December 11 from 12-6 p.m. 

RiverView Health is offering a CPR class on Thursday, December 10 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the RiverView Home Care Building, 721 South Minnesota Street in Crookston. Cost is $45 for those needing certification and for those not needing certification the class is free. Due to Covid-19, class sizes are limited, no walk-ins will be allowed and face masks are required. To register, call 218-281-9405. 

The Fisher American Legion will have a Fisher Chamber meeting Thursday, December 10 at 7 p.m. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, December 14 at noon via Zoom. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, December 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the Polk County Government Center. 

The Polk County Budget Hearing will be Tuesday, December 15 at 6:00 p.m. at the Polk County Government Center. 

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

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Wednesday, December 16 through Saturday, December 19 from 12-6 p.m. 

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

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, December 21 at noon via Zoom. 

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Monday, December 21 & Tuesday, December 22 from 12-6 p.m. 

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

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, December 22 at 8:00 a.m. at the Polk County Government Center. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, December 23. 

The Fisher American Legion will be closed Friday, December 25. 

The Crookston Lions will meet Monday, December 28 at noon via Zoom.  

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Monday, December 28 through Wednesday, December 30 from 12-6 p.m. 

The Fisher American Legion will have burger night Wednesday, December 30. 

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Monday, January 4 through Thursday, January 7 from 12-6 p.m. 

A fundraising benefit will be held Saturday, January 9 from 1-7 p.m. at the Ruffed Grouse Roadhouse Bar and Grill south of Lengby for Loren Nesvold who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Glioblastoma. The family is collecting items for a raffle as well as monetary donations. Send to Mid-Minnesota Cred Union in Care of – Loren Nesvold, 307 1st Street SE, Little Falls, MN, 56345.

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Wednesday, January 13 through Saturday, January 16 from 12-6 p.m. 

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Tuesday, January 19 & Wednesday, January 20 from 12-6 p.m. 

There will be COVID-19 testing at the Crookston Armory Wednesday, January 27 through Saturday, January 30 from 12-6 p.m. 

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 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. 

The Cove Youth Center in Crookston will be open Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. for 7th-8th graders, and from 6:30-9:30 p.m. for 9th-12th graders. The facility is currently limited to 14 students at one time due to COVID-19. Students and parents should call ahead to check availability of the youth center at 218-470-0149. 

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.

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.