Hope arrives every spring with the blooming of daffodils. Every year, the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days program brings hope to people with cancer, and to their friends and families across the country.
Daffodil Days in Kimball are March 14-17 at the Kimball American Legion; and Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, at St. Anne’s Church after services.
Please make checks to American Cancer Society.
Special orders can be made by calling LuAnn Marschel at (320) 398-7282.
• Bunch of Daffodils $10
Daffodils are the perfect reminder of the coming spring. With your $10 donation, you will receive approximately 10 daffodils.
• Bunch and a vase $15
You’ll receive approximately
10 gorgeous daffodils and a specially chosen vase.
• Replantable miniature daffodil bulbs $15
In a container, replantable bulbs perfect for display or desktop.
• Bear and a bunch $25
Meet Ray O. Hope, created by Boyds® by Enesco®, especially for the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days. Limited edition bear comes with a beautiful bunch of daffodils.
• Gift of Hope $25
Honor a cancer survivor by supporting the Gift of Hope program. For a minimum $25 donation, you help us anonymously deliver beautiful bouquets of daffodils, arranged in vases, to local cancer patients.
• Bear Hugs for Hope $25
Brighten a child’s day by supporting the Bear Hugs for Hope program. For a minimum $25 donation, you help the American Cancer Society anonymously deliver our special, limited edition Boyds Bear™ to local children touched by cancer.
• Sunshine Bouquet $75
Filled with six bouquets of daffodils and fresh greenery, this arrangement features a beautiful glass vase, perfect for reception areas, conference tables, places of worship, or your home.
• Full case (50 bunches) $500
Flood your home or office with a sea of bright daffodils. Be sure to order plenty for co-workers, customers, and community.
The Wat-Kim-Valley VFW Post 5460 is planning a breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 17, at the Watkins Village Hall. The menu includes sausage, French toast, eggs, hash browns, juice and coffee. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, and 4 and under are free. There will be a bake sale, silent auction - Baskets of Hope, fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
The team “The Fighting Chicks” are Doreen Unterberger, Sharon Skuza, and Judy Braegelmann. Donations are welcome! Visit www.RelayForLife.org. Celebrate, remember, fight back.
Thursday, March 21, the Friendship Quilters Quilt Club will be hosting an “open house” meeting for anyone who is interested in joining our group, or just coming out for a night to see what we are all about.
The meeting will be held at Gone to Pieces Quilt Shop in Kimball at 6:30 p.m. We generally have a demonstration, discussions regarding upcoming events and what we’ve been working on, as well as “Show & Tell” and refreshments. This group is a very casual quilt club and we welcome new members! If you can’t come in March, feel free to join us at any of our monthly meetings, the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Gone To Pieces!
Mark your calendars for the Sixth Annual “Sportman’s Night Out” which will be at Powder Ridge north of Kimball Friday, March 29. The event is sponsored by Maine Prairie Ducks Unlimited Chapter #312. This event includes raffles for a Fishing package, two Waterfowl Hunting packages, Tier Raffle, 3-Gun Raffle, Bean Bag Raffle, Pull Tab Gun Raffle, Green Wing Raffle Sponsored by The Kimball Rod and Gun Club and a Deer hunting package. The Big Dog gun is a Fausti Silvery DU engraved O/U 3” 12 gauge. Other packages will be available with a total of at least 10 shotguns and rifles raffled. A silent auction will also include many donated items from area businesses and DU merchandise.
A sit-down dinner of fish or chicken will be included. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 7 p.m. Purchase your tickets soon, as no tickets will be sold at the door. Call Jamie Kurkowski at (320) 241-6975, for tickets or more information.
The regular meeting of Frederick A. Metcalf Unit 261 American Legion Auxiliary will not be held on its regularly scheduled day. Instead, it will be held Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. Please mark your calendars.
President Cindy May