Chisago County Senior Center

A fundraising event for the Chisago County Senior Center Feb. 17 showed just how much the center and all it offers means to the community. One by one, couple by couple, group by group, people packed the house at Uptown Maple Commons in North Branch, where they enjoyed a silent auction, a pork tenderloin dinner [...]

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A team of North Branch Lions worked Wednesday evening and Thanksgiving morning to prepare free Thanksgiving dinners at the Chisago County Senior Center kitchen. “You Lions are a band of angels,” noted an elderly woman upon receiving two dinners. At right, 11 from the team paused for a photo opportunity shortly before dishing up the [...]

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The members of the North Branch City Council said they support the county’s senior center at the council’s Nov. 15 workshop, but they could not offer additional monetary aid to the senior center. County Administrator Bruce Messelt attended the meeting and told the council the county board voted 3-2 during its preliminary budget meeting to [...]

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The VFW Auxiliary and VFW Post 6424 from North Branch put on a fine Veterans Day program, complete with a Color Guard presentation, in honor of all military veterans Monday, Nov. 12 at the Chisago County Senior Center in North Branch. As part of the program, Auxiliary President Jessica Thelander and 6-year-old son Jackson recognized [...]

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A contingent of seniors showed up at the Chisago County Board meeting Oct. 3 to express their support for county funding being allocated to the Chisago County Senior Center in 2013. At a meeting last month, the board had voted 3-2 to cut the county’s 2013 contribution to the senior center, which would have amounted [...]

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To the editor: At the Sept. 5 Chisago County meeting in Center City three of the five commissioners (Ben, George and Rick) voted not to fund the Chisago County Senior/Community Center in North Branch for the year 2013 yet they decided to fund the Historical Society and the Fair Board. Are not our Seniors just [...]

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