Saturday, May 18, 2013

Spooner Advocate Column- May 16, 2013

Hello there neighbor- I know there are people out there that must have some activities going on at their church. There must be some youth out there with things going on as I am sure people are starting to get projects done and started for the fair. Please let me know as this is your column folks. I hope everyone had a great Mother's Day! Mikhaila gave me a nice card, a plant and a movie. It was nice to have the weekend off and I was able to go out and meet up with some friends and eat some awesome food! It was a great weekend. Lac Courte Oreilles Community College has t-shirts left over from the Sustainability Fair. If anyone is still interested in a t-shirt we are still selling them for $10. You can cantact Amber at 715-634-4790 x156 or Happy Birthday to all the May birthdays out there. I hope you are finally able to enjoy the sun and hopefully the flowers that should be popping up all over. Have a beautiful day and we love you! LCO Community College also has their calendar out for May classes. May 16- Beading Circle (student Center) 5-8 pm . May 17th- Spearing at LCO Community College parking Lot- 7pm-11pm. May 19th- Porcupine Hair Roaches 10-3 pm. May 22nd Recreational uses of GPS/ Geocaching at the College Farm 5-8 pm and dinner. If you are interested in these classes please call and register with Amber 715-634-4790 x156 or Lac Courte Oreilles College Farm wants to let everyone know that they have FREE community garden plots still available at the farm. They are also still taking CSA memberships for this summer. The cost, $200 gets you 5/8 of a bushel of produce from the farm. This cost will guarantee you 12 weeks of fresh, local produce! The College farm also offers tilling for elders. Any questions can be direct to Todd Brier at or call him on Amber Marlow's line 715-634-4790 x156. Things to put on your calendar ... Minnesota Quilters 35th annual Quilt Show and Conference. This year it is in Duluth, Minn., on June 13-15. Classes begin June 12. You can get more information off their website, Good luck to all those quilters who put their beautiful creations in quilt shows, I hope you win some ribbons! I know I am always inspired by each creation that I see when I go to the shows. We really have some talented people out there. Wisconsin Farm Tech Days July 9-11, 2013. Held at Breezy Hill Dairy, 147 16th Street, Dallas, WI. They will be open 9-5 pm daily, further information . The 2013 Hayward Quilt Show is July 26-27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Flat Creek Inn in Hayward. If you have questions or donations please contact I appreciate all of you reading the column. Have a fantastic week!

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