Editor’s Mailbag

Winthrop Lions

Omelet Breakfast

WINTHROP — The Winthrop Lions Club will be having an Omelet breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 12 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Winthrop, serving from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m..

You will receive a made to order omelet, toast, fruit, juice coffee or milk for $8. Proceeds are used to support Winthrop Lions projects. The Lions will be colleting used eye glasses and hearing aids.

CASTLE and MLC students to have orchestra experience

NEW ULM — CASTLE Lifelong Learning will host Dr. Wayne Wagner, organist and retired MLC music professor on Monday, Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the New Ulm Community Center for a class previewing the Nov. 17 Minnesota Orchestra Concert in Minneapolis. In his preview class and at the concert, members will learn more about The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Dukas, Shéhérazade by Ravel and Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. Concert attendees will include 20 CASTLE members and 30 MLC students for this intergenerational event.

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Drop-Off Location

NEW ULM — Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. The mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies as a means of reaching out to children in their own communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ. The simple gifts are shipped outside the United States to children affected by war, poverty, natural disaster, famine, and disease; and to children living on Native American reservations in the U.S.

First United Methodist Church in New Ulm is serving as a drop-off location for this program. Bring filled shoeboxes to First United Methodist Church, Center and Broadway, on Monday, Nov. 13 through Thursday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.; on Friday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; on Saturday, Nov. 18. from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; on Sunday, Nov. 19, 1- p.m., and on Monday, Nov. 20, 8 to 10 a.m.

Visit https://samaritanspurse.org/occ for more information about Operation Christmas Child.

Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets today

NEW ULM — The November meeting of the Prairie Piecemakers Quilt Guild will be held at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 9, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Quilt Guild member Bette Kennedy will be presenting a program entitled “To Sash, or Not to Sash”. Annual dues are $20 and new members are always welcome. Visitors are welcome; however, speaker nights will cost $10. Please contact nuprairiepiecemakers@yahoo.com for more information.