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Editor’s Mailbag

Junior Pioneers Annual Meeting Oct. 25

NEW ULM — The Junior Pioneers will hold their annual meeting on Friday, Oct. 25, at Turner Hall, New Ulm. The evening will begin with a social hour at 5:30 p.m., business meeting at 6 p.m., then a meal followed by the program.

Reservations are due by Tuesday, Oct. 22. Tickets are $30 each. Send checks (or pay at the door) to Junior Pioneers, P.O. Box 22, New Ulm, MN 56073. Call Lisa Besemer at 507-766-1991 or email her at lisabesemer@newulmtel.net with questions.

The program this year will be “History of Grocery Stores in New Ulm” by Terry Sveine. Along with photos, there will also be former employees’ stories of life before the UPC scanner.

HCHY Haunted House Oct. 25 and 26

NEW UILM – It’s time to get scared and this is just the crowd to do it. Healthy Community Healthy Youth will hold its 10th annual Haunted House on Friday, Oct. 25and Saturday, Oct. 26, both nights from 5 to 7:30 at the offices of Healthy Community Healthy Youth, 117 S. Valley.

All it takes to get in is a canned good for the Food Shelf. This is one Haunted House just right for those in grades 1-12. The crew is ready for whatever ages show up. The event can be done with the lights on or off. W

This event is sponsored by Healthy Community Healthy Youth of Brown County and the Youth Council of Brown County. If you need more information contact HCHY at 507-276-8628.

Open House at Sleepy Eye Food Shelf

SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye Area Food Shelf will host an Open House at its new location on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 till noon. Board members will be on hand to give tours and explain operations. Cookies and refreshments will be provided. The food shelf is located at 115 2nd Ave NE in the east end of the Chamber of Commerce building, just north of the new Police Department location. Please enter at the food shelf entrance, back door on the east end.

The Sleepy Eye Food Shelf began in 1986. Soon after that it was located in the basement of the Municipal Building below the old Police Station. While that served well for over 30 years, the new location is a definite upgrade, allowing improved accessibility. In both locations, the Food Shelf Board has always appreciated the support of the City of Sleepy Eye. The City has always offered a facility rent-free, so that virtually all funding has gone to purchase food.

Regular hours continue to be Monday from 4 to 6 p.m.

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