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Diane Engel: Hot pancakes and cool cars

BEMIDJI — The Senior Activity Center held our annual Pancake Breakfast and Vintage Car Show in June. We would like to thank the Northwest Minnesota Foundation for allowing the use of their parking lot to display the cool cars. Thank you to the Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club for bringing their beautiful cars to display.  Thank you also to Don Zeiman for the live music that day, too. The pancakes were hot and the cars were cool. We had a beautiful day and were finally able to enjoy the sunshine after such a long winter.

Rummage Sale

Donate Your “Stuff” to benefit the Senior Center. We will be having a rummage sale and all proceeds will benefit the Senior Center.  If you have some gently used “stuff” that you would like to donate to benefit the Senior Center, you can drop it off at the front desk, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will accept donations until Friday. No late donations will be accepted.  We cannot accept large appliances, microwaves, animals, computers, or stained, torn or broken items. If you need transportation for your donation, please contact us at (218) 751-8836. You can also receive a receipt for your donation for tax purposes. Thank you for your generosity.

The Rummage Sale to Benefit the Senior Center will be held on July 25th, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and July 26th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Eckles Community Center. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Wish List

The Senior Activity Center is in need of pastel colored copy paper (any color), coffee, postage stamps and hand sanitizer. If you are able to donate, please drop it by the front desk as it will be greatly appreciated.

Be sure to stop by the Senior Creations Gift Shop, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or on the second Saturday of each month from 8:00-10:30 a.m. Check out what’s new or stop and buy a handmade card.

The Senior Activity Center is located at 216 3rd Street NW, Bemidji.

DIANE ENGEL is the Executive Director at the Senior Activity Center

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