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May is Foster Care Awareness month and the Evergreen Youth Leadership Council (E-YLC) collected donations for "Foster Kits," which were donated to Beltrami County Health and Human Services and Law Enforcement to be distributed to new children and youth in the system. E-YLC is comprised of current and former foster care youth who have been making it their mission to be a voice to help to kids/youth who are new to the foster care system. For more information about Foster Kits, visit volunteerbemijdi.org.
Local winners of Essay Contest BEMIDJI—The Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the Nation Society Daughters of the American Revolution, in Brainerd, announced winners of their recent essay contest. The subject was "Columbus and Lindberg: A Journey Across the Atlantic." Maranatha Cobb, a 10th grade Bemidji home schooled student, submitted the winning essay.
Acoust Hicks opens summer concert series at The Farm By The Lake
Woods named NCTC student of the year
Annual fundraising rummage sale WILTON—A fundraising rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church of Wilton, 135 Third St. NW in Wilton. Funds raised will be used to support the church and the local community. To make a donation, call Karl or Colleen Oestreich at (218) 333-0724. A luncheon of barbecues, chips and dessert will also be available. Adult, teen choir to perform
Andrew Green concert today BEMIDJI—Composer and performer Andrew Green will be performing a concert of original compositions and improvisations at 3:30 p.m. today at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts, 519 Minnesota Ave. NW. The concert will feature Andrew Green on piano and Sarah Hamrin on violin and viola. Admission is free. Tribute planned for Blackduck area veterans
Lapp participates in summer school abroad program MOORHEAD—Peri Lapp, of Bemidji, will be participating in the summer school abroad program offered through Global Learning at Concordia College, according to a release. Lapp is a sophomore and the daughter of James and Carsha Lapp. She will be participating in "Relating in a Global Society: Norway and Sweden" program in Oslo and Stockholm. Local students graduate from MSU Mankato
Aglow outreach meeting Saturday BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Aglow will have an outreach meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Beltrami Electric Cooperative, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The speaker will be Angie Moudry. She will share her testimony of God healing her. Christian Women's luncheon Monday BEMIDJI—Nature's Edge Garden Center will be the feature presentation at the Christian Women's luncheon meeting held at 1 p.m. Monday in the community room at the Eagle's Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE.
Deb McGregor CD release concert Friday BEMIDJI—A CD release concert for Deb McGregor's "Other Side of the Window" album will take place at 7 p.m. Friday at the Historic Chief Theater, 314 Beltrami Ave. NW. Cost is $15 which includes concert admission and the celebration reception at Bemidji Launchpad following the concert. Tickets are available at Big Apple Bagels, Shannon's Art and Soul or online at DebMcGregor.com. McGregor is a singer, songwriter, pianist, producer, creator and storyteller.
Bitter accepted to Bethany Lutheran College MANKATO—Rachel Bitter, of Bemidji, has been accepted for admission at Bethany Lutheran Church in Mankato. Bitter is a senior at Bemidji High School. Henry graduates from U of M Morris MORRIS—Jonathan James Henry, of Bemidji, will graduate with an environmental science degree from the University of Minnesota Morris on May 14. Henry is the son of Edward and Tonia Henry. Henry will be working with the USDA Forestry Service in Deer River this May.