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December 3, 2010
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Holiday Bazaar Donations Needed The Garwin 4th of July Fundraising Committee is hosting a Kid’s Holiday Bazaar on December 12 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. (more information to follow). Kids of all ages can come and purchase a gift for family members. All gifts are $1.00 (five gift limit). Free gift wrapping. The request if for new or gently used unwrapped items, examples: candles, home decor, kitchen items, flashlights, fishing/hunting items, perfume/cologne, misc. tools, ties, screwdrivers, tape measures, jewelry, bath & body, picture frames, etc. NO apparel please! Drop-off locations: Pronto, Lincoln Savings Bank at Garwin, GMG Preschool, c/o Jenni Gray.

Gladbrook Auxilairy K-2nd Grade Christmas Party The Gladbrook American Legion Auxiliary is planning a Christmas party for Kindergartners through 2nd graders on Sat., Dec. 11th, 9-10:30 a.m. The boys and girls will be treated to a waffle breakfast in the “Festival of Trees” in the City Center. Other activities being planned include a craft, games, and story. Every child will pick out a Christmas surprise. The holiday party is being planned by Joan King, Auxiliary Children & Youth Chairman and Jeanne Paustian, Auxiliary Co-President. You do not need to make reservations. Just be there by 9:00 a.m.

2nd Annual Kid’s Holiday Bazaar The Garwin 4th of July Committee is sponsoring their 2nd Annual Kid’s Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, December 12, 2010, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Grocery Store in Garwin. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be coming to town from 12 to 1 p.m. (picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus). Kid’s Shopping Spree immediately following, $1 gifts (five gift limit). Hot dog, chips and drink, $2.

Garwin’s Annual Breakfast With Santa The Annual Breakfast With Santa will be held Saturday, December 4, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Garwin Christian Church. Everyone is invited, children must be accompanied by an adult. Free will donation.

Santa’s Mail Box If you have been good and want to get your wish list to Santa now is your chance. Santa’s mail box will be at the Gladbrook Post Office Starting Friday Nov. 26th till Friday December 17th. Please remember to add your return address on the letter and Santa will be sure to respond. Happy Holidays!

Gladbrook Women’s Club Gladbrook Women’s Club will meet at Binford House in Marshalltown on December 9; the Eat Out Dutch meal begins at 11:30 a.m.  Those wishing to share rides should be at the Methodist Church parking lot no later than 10:45 a.m.   Checks should be made out to GWC on that day.

Olivet Lodge #435 A.F.& A.M. Olivet Lodge #435 A.F.& A.M. will meet Thursday December 9th. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Please bring a dish to share. Meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Gladbrook-Reinbeck After Prom Entertainment/Prize CommitteeHoliday Bake Sale When: December 10, 2011 @ Grundy Center vs G-R Game Where: G-R High School Commons Area Bake sale proceeds will go towards the purchase of entertainment and prizes for Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s After Prom event on April 30, 2011!

Gladbrook Jr. Auxiliary The Gladbrook Jr. Auxiliary will perform a Candlelight Christmas Program for the Legion & Auxiliary members on Wed., Dec. 8th. We will practice at 6 p.m. followed by a supper and the program. All Juniors and their families plan to attend.

Gladbrook Legion & Auxiliary The Gladbrook Legion & Auxiliary will meet on Wed., Dec. 8th, for a 6:30 supper. The Juniors will perform the Candlelight Christmas Program around 7:15. Auxiliary members bring a grab bag gift. Hostesses are Melissa Sienknecht, Shannon Wright, Shanna Goos, and Sherry Scarf.

Community Breakfast Garwin Revitalization Committee will sponsor a community breakfast Sunday, December 5, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Garwin City Park Shelter House. Menu includes Belgian waffles, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy, sausage, toast, coffee, and juice. All proceeds for community projects. This is a free-will offering.

Senior Citizens Dinner The Gladbrook Legion Auxiliary will be hosting the Christmas Senior Citizens Dinner on Fri., Dec. 10th, at 11:30 in the “Festival of Trees” in the City Center. Call Pat Oettchen at 473-2530 to make reservations by Dec. 6th. A musical program is being planned.

WOW Group The WOW Group will meet for Christmas luncheon on Wednesday, December 8, at noon, at the Gladbrook City Centre at the Festival of Trees. Meal will be catered. Please call Kay Lowry (641) 473-2625 for reservations. Please note date change.

Siren Testing Garwin Fire Department will test the warning sirens on the 3rd Monday of the month. This will be a year-round policy.

Library Coffee Time Stop in and join us every Friday afternoon at the Gladbrook Public Library at 2 p. m. for coffee and conversation. We might even discuss a book or two. Bring a friend and hopefully brighten your day and ours!! Pat & Karen

 
 

 

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