Tricounty News

Watkins blood drive July 24

Why is Wednesday, July 24, a special day? It is your chance to give the gift of life by donating blood.

The Red Cross Blood Drive takes place at the Watkins Village Hall from 1-7 p.m. Your help is needed to meet our goal. Ask someone who has never donated to come with you.

Previous donors will be contacted to schedule an appointment but you can schedule your own by going to the website www.redcross.org or by calling Theresia at (320) 764-7251 or Betty at 764-9163. Walk-ins are always welcome. Please bring along your photo ID.

Your help will make this a success.

Watkins blood drive July 24 (2)

Why is Wednesday, July 24, a special day? It is your chance to give the gift of life by donating blood.

The Red Cross Blood Drive takes place at the Watkins Village Hall from 1-7 p.m. Your help is needed to meet our goal. Ask someone who has never donated to come with you.

Previous donors will be contacted to schedule an appointment but you can schedule your own by going to the website www.redcross.org or by calling Theresia at (320) 764-7251 or Betty at 764-9163. Walk-ins are always welcome. Please bring along your photo ID.

Your help will make this a success.

EVW Class of 1978 reunion

The Eden Valley-Watkins 1978 class reunion will be held at Dino’s Eden Lakeside Club (downstairs) from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2.

Call Deb at (763) 502-8778 with any questions.

SUMMER FESTIVALS ~~

• (Eden) Valley Daze, June 20-22.

• St. Mary Help of Christians parish festival (St. Augusta), June 22-23.

• Fair Haven Old Settlers Picnic, June 29.

• Annandale Fourth of July celebration, July 3-7.

• (Rockville) Rock-Fest, July 13.

• Pearl Lake (Holy Cross) parish festival, July 13-14.

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Four generations of Kiekes

Following the birth of Avery, four generations of Kiekes gathered for a new family photo.Pictured with baby Avery W-4-Generations-of-Kiekes-IMG 2726
is grandfather Kevin Kieke (in back), great-grandfather Leon Kieke holding Avery, and father Josh (at right). Submitted photo.