The 2013 Rush City All Night Senior Party organizers would like to say thank you to the organizations and individuals who donated money, time and goods to the party. Donations helped in making the night a huge success and a memorable experience for the 2013 graduating class of Rush City. In addition, Rush City seniors completed [...]
Rush City Friends of the Library on April 9 thanked the Rush City Lions for its donations that supported much of the 2013 Rush City Community Read event. Pictured with their books are Lions secretary Larry Hendrick and Friends of the Library members Gara Goldenstein, front, and Sue Karvonen and Melanie Hedberg in back.
The 10th annual Rush City Community Thanksgiving Dinner was a huge success. Seventy-five guests were served a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Rushseba Town Hall, while 22 to-go meals were picked up and 13 meals were delivered to shut-ins. Organizers thank the volunteers who cooked, served, donated food, delivered meals and cleaned the kitchen. They also [...]
More struggling families in the North Branch area are now able to put healthy meals on their tables, thanks to a donation from North Branch Boy Scout Troop No. 411. The troop donated 44 pounds of food and $100 to the food shelf Oct. 15. Bobbie Eckel, the food shelf coordinator, said the donation was [...]
Local municipal liquor stores are joing the fight against hunger during the month of October by participating in the 5th annual Coors Light – MN Municipal Food Drive. In 2011, they helped raise more than 68,000 pounds of food for local food shelves. The goal for 2012 is 75,000 pounds. Besides the regular food donations, [...]
By Jon Tatting Spare change has boosted a cool time for folks at the Rush City pool, thanks to a local utility and its grant program. With the help of an Operation Round Up grant from East Central Energy, the Rush City Pool Committee this year added three new Funbrellas to help provide more shade [...]