Category Archives: 10. Community: Skills and Mobilizing

Worth the Hard Work

Mike Schmaltz is spearheading planting trees in Anamoose.  The city council, of which Mike is a member, has set up a 4 year plan.  This year 20-25 trees will be planted for a cost of $1500-$1600.  So far, Mike; his daughter … Continue reading

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Forward to July

I just came home from the Senior Center where we stuffed envelopes for the July 1-3 Anamoose School Reunion.  There were 30 volunteers helping fold, stuff, stamp & label envelopes.  We had 7 inserts for the 1100 alumni envelopes.  There were 100 … Continue reading

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Monday at the Senior Center

We all know we should have our blood pressure checked, especially as we get older-& older.  Blood pressures are taken by RN’s & trained personnel every Monday.  Mardell Helm reported they took 243 BP’s in 2010 & referred people to … Continue reading

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Win Big in February

Would you like to win from $25 to $100 a day?  You can–by buying a ticket to the Anamoose Area Community Foundation Calendar Raffle.  February 14 is the big day with a $100 prize, & if your name is drawn … Continue reading

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Save the Bank

I requested information from Jacque Reis, who along with Bonnie Helm, has been spearheading a community initiative to save the bank.  The following is an email I received from her today: Good news!  The historic bank building located on Main … Continue reading

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Out of the Rocking Chair

What town usually has the most members at the Region ll & McHenry County Senior Citizen meetings?  ANAMOOSE!  We have had up to 17 members at an out of town meeting, & average about 13-15.  Raynold Buchholz is the president of … Continue reading

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Santa Day 2010

Sunday afternoon Santa came into the Fire Hall with a big HO Ho Ho!  When Santa asked who wanted to sit on his lap & tell him what they wanted for Christmas there was a long pause till one little … Continue reading

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