Education Briefs from around the area.
Inspirational program slated
Betty Heyer, Buffalo Center, will be giving an inspirational program to help single or widowed women face any situation with hope. Special Feature will by Judy Weber, Peterson. Judy will give an informative program entitled "Fun with Antiques." The program will be held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Storm Lake on Thursday, November 15, at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $15. Free babysitting is available. Reservations and cancellations are required. If not contacted: phone Mary Johnson at 732-7808, or Janeen Hogrefe at 732-5649, or Mary Sundblad at 283-2067 for reservations.
Community soup supper set
Plan on attending the Community Soup Supper! It will be held Saturday, December 1 at South School Cafeteria. Serving will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. There will be a choice of chili or turkey noodle soup, bread, fruit salad and a wide variety of fantastic homemade pie. The dinner is sponsored by the Storm Lake United Methodist Church with proceeds benefiting our local Habitat for Humanity, Upper Des Moines Opportunity, The Friendship Fund and the Mexico Mission Trip. Tickets will be available at the door, from the Methodist Church, Upper Des Moines Opportunity Office or from any Habitat Board Member.
TLC open house planned
The Annual TLC animal shelter Open House is scheduled for Saturday, November 10, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Students from BVU are organizing the event, and invite everyone to visit the furbabies on that afternoon. (Bring along your own pet if you like.)
TLC is also having a work day on Saturday, November 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and is in need of volunteers. There's cleaning and painting to be done, and there are always dogs to snuggle.
Turkey Shoot for families
The third annual Turkey Shoot for parent/child teams will be held Saturday, November 10 at Storm Lake Middle School, with Community Education and the ET Academy sponsoring.
The parent-child team will shoot free throws for a chance to win a frozen turkey furnished by Bil-Mar Foods.
Activities have been added for preschool through fourth grade age children, from 1-4 p.m, with hop scotch, playgough fun and a reading corner. The free throw shooting is open to students in grades K-8 and their parents. Each member of the team will shoot two rounds of 15 shots each. Boys and girls compete separately by grade; K-4 at 1 p.m. and 5-8 grade starting at 3. Registration begins 30 minutes earlier. All activities are free.