Cloquet resident Julie Podvin, who is from the Philippines, is co-sponsoring a local drive to raise money and other forms of support for the people in San Pablo, Bataan, who have family members in the areas that suffered the greatest devastation from the typhoon.
What began as a vacation golf outing to the Dominican Republic 20 years ago bloomed into an annual pilgrimage for Dave Johnson and Bobbie Burns of Cloquet. No proselytizing involved, just lots of love, help and camaraderie. And a little baseball.
Karen Atkins of the Atkins Northland Funeral Home recently presented a check to Jackie Meyer of the Salvation Army Food Shelf in the amount of $222. The funeral home also delivered 218 pounds of food to the food shelf.
The annual free Community Thanksgiving Buffet, produced by community volunteers and he College of St. Scholastica, will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1000 Washington Ave., Cloquet, and for the first time in Carlton from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Streetcar Kitchen, 232 Chestnut Ave.
Deputy Jason Warnygora was on juice duty, while Sheriff Kelly Lake patrolled the dining room at the Lighthouse in Cloquet, armed with a thermos container of coffee, during last Friday's pancake breakfast fundraiser.
Members of the 148th Security Forces Squadron recently presented the Carlton VFW Post 2962 with an outdoor print done by Minnesota wildlife artist Patrick Gibbs, titled “Giving Back,” an oil painting that is a tribute from Gibbs honoring all veterans and recognizing the grateful volunteers who give back.
As a bonus for selling the winning ticket, Super One Foods will receive $5,000 which it donated to Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank during a check presentation on Friday, January 13, 2012, 9 a.m., at Super One’s Miller Hill Mall store.
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