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Lessons Learned From a Vulture

We usually hear about senior citizens learning lessons from young people, but a vulture?  That’s a new one! “Lessons Learned From a Vulture” was the talk that Eleanore Dossenko gave at the bi-annual Region 11 Council on Aging meeting at … Continue reading

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Diverse Activities in Anamoose

The Easter Egg Hunt, games and meal on Saturday mainly brought kids and young people to Anamoose, but Tuesday was all about bringing senior citizens to town.  The Anamoose Senior Center was host to the biannual meeting of the McHenry … Continue reading

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Not Just a Business-But a Mission

Last evening Julia and Mirek Petrovic spoke to a group of people about the FARMtastic Heritage Foods Hub as “not just a business, but a mission.  People are seeking better food.”  They explained that their Food Hub will be an … Continue reading

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First Hand and Foot Tournament

Seniors have been playing games of Pinochle and Hand & Foot every Friday night this winter at the Senior Center, but this is the first time for a tournament. The evening started out with a chile feed, followed by 4 tables … Continue reading

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March Birthday

The Anamoose Birthday Club continues to meet once a month at the cafe to celebrate the birthday of the month.  The group consists of 11 women who meet for coffee about 8-8:30 am.  Dorothy Peerboom was the hostess for the … Continue reading

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Food Hub Progress

I made a visit to the Farmtastic Heritage Foods Hub yesterday to see how the work is progressing.  Took a picture of owner Mirek Petrovic & Troy Barrington in front of the newly painted walls with the distressed paneling. Wood … Continue reading

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Hundreds Volunteer in Anamoose

The Anamoose-Drake School was full of people on Friday afternoon and all day Saturday when hundreds of volunteers showed up to pack meals for a Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) project.  Volunteers came from as far as Powers Lake and … Continue reading

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