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Saturday, August 23, 2014

 

Here's the Wellness on Wheels Van schedule for the week of August 18th :

Today: Buffalo Cub Foods

Van hours are from 2-6 pm on weekdays, on Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Services provided include adult and child immunizations, child car seat safety checks, screening for high blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol, information about pregnancy, family planning, healthy lifestyles and more. There is a $35 charge for cholesterol testing. To schedule an appointment in advance, telephone 763-682-7717 or toll free 1-800-362-3667 ext. 7717. For immunizations, please bring past immunization records to the van, if they are available.

Starting Wednesday, August 20th, dental services will be available at Wright County Public Health, 1004 Commercial Drive, Buffalo. Children under 21 and pregnant women are eligible for these services. This service will be available on a continual basis on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 9 AM to 3 PM. All forms of insurance are accepted, for those without insurance, a sliding scale program is available. Appointments are available by calling 612-746-1530 or 1-800-543-6009.

Attend the 10th Annual "Treasure Trek" along highway 212 West, today, from 8 AM to 5 PM. Along the way, you'll find occasional sales, garage sales, vintage shop sales, flea markets, craft sales and more! Communities include Chaska, Carver, Cologne, Norwood-Young America, New Germany, Hamburg, Green Isle, Plato and Glencoe. Maps available at stops along the way. If interested in participating or need a map, phone Sandra at 320-238-2579.

Wright County residents thinking of purchasing a home are invited to attend a one day workshop designed to help them learn more about home ownership. This workshop will be offered today, Saturday, August 23rd from 8 AM to 5 PM at the Albertville City Hall, 5959 Main Ave. NE, Albertville. There is a $30 class fee per household. To register, phone Wright County Community Action at 320-963-6500 ext. 231.  

The next Buffalo Fare For All food distribution will held today, Saturday, August 23rd from 9:45 to 11 AM at the North side of Zion Lutheran Church, Highway 25 South, Buffalo. Fare For All provides nutritious food at below-retail prices to help local families stretch their monthly food budgets. This food distribution is open to anyone; there are no income-based requirements for participation, phone 763-682-4864 for more information.

Attend "A Little Jazz and More Too", at the Buffalo United Methodist Church, tonight, Saturday, August 23rd at 7 PM. You'll hear musicians from the Buffalo United Methodist Church present a variety of music from the "Golden Era of Radio", the 1920's through the 1950's. Refreshments will be served following the program, a free-will offering will be collected. This event is a part of Buffalo UMC's Saturday Awakenings Series. The church is located at 609 - 8th St. NW, 6 blocks west of Perkins in Buffalo. If you have questions or need a ride, phone 763-682-3538.

Here's the Wellness on Wheels Van schedule for the week of August 25th :

Monday: Otsego Rockwood's Grill

Tuesday: Maple Lake BP Amoco

Wednesday: Howard Lake St. John's Lutheran Church

Thursday: Rockford Bank West

Van hours are from 2-6 pm on weekdays. Services provided include adult and child immunizations, child car seat safety checks, screening for high blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol, information about pregnancy, family planning, healthy lifestyles and more. There is a $35 charge for cholesterol testing. To schedule an appointment in advance, telephone 763-682-7717 or toll free 1-800-362-3667 ext. 7717. For immunizations, please bring past immunization records to the van, if they are available.

The next 60 plus and healthy clinic will be at the Monticello Senior Center, Tuesday, August 26th from 9:30 – 11:30 AM. Services provided include a toenail trim for $15 and free blood pressure checks. The Monticello Senior Center is located at 505 Walnut Street Suite 3, Monticello. If you would like more information call Wright county Public Health at 763-682-7456.

The Delano Public Library’s Teen Writing Club will meet on Tuesday, August 26th from 2 to 3 PM. Teens who enjoy writing and would like to share ideas or get suggestions are invited to join this group. For more information, contact the Delano Public Library at 763-972-3467.

You're invited to attend a Garden Salad & Hotdish Luncheon, Wednesday, August 27th from 11 AM to 1 PM at St. John's Lutheran Church, 331 West Harrison Street, Annandale. Tickets sold at the door, adults $8, children $3 (kids 10 and under), take-out available. Gather up friends, neighbors, co-workers and we'll see you there!

Enjoy the 2014 Concerts in the Park, Thursday evenings at 7 PM at Sturges Park, Buffalo. Thursday, August 28th enjoy the 50's & 60's music of The White Sidewalls, sponsored by Bolton & Menk, Inc. Bring chairs, blankets, even a picnic dinner and enjoy the show!

The Friday Flea Market in Maple Lake, is open Fridays in Maple Lake, kiddy corner from the post office. Vendors may set up at 11 AM for only $10 per space, public welcome from 12 to 5 PM. For more information, phone John at 612-819-4225 or 320-963-3322.

The Buffalo Girls' Swim & Dive team is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, September 6th from 8 to 10 AM at the River Inn in Hanover. Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased in advance from any member of the Buffalo Girls Swim and Dive Team or at the door on September 6th. Children ages 2 and under eat free. Meal includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage links, and your choice of non-alcoholic beverage.

Attend "Homecoming 2014" at Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, Sunday, September 7th! The theme for the day is the 50's and will include great games and food following worship. Poodle skirts and leather jackets are encouraged and if you have a classic car, bring that too! All are welcome, the carnival begins at 10:30 AM and the lunch begins at 11:30 AM. Zion Lutheran Church is located at 1200 Highway 25 South, Buffalo. For more information, phone 763-682-1245.

Join the Ukulele Club of Wright County the second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM at Bison Creek Bar & Dining, 1207 Highway 25, Buffalo. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, September 9th. Parking and entrance in the rear of Huikko's Bowling Center. Bring a friend and a Ukulele. Good times are guaranteed, no talent needed. Beginners are welcomed and encouraged. For more information, phone 763-682-5599.