Thursday, August 6, 2015

Spooner Advocate, Springbrook/Trego Column. August 6, 2015

Good morning. Wow! Those storms that went through the area sure left a lot of rain and hail. I hope people did not have to much damage to their properties. We just got rain here at the farm but it sure was a lot! I just want to remind people to pay attention to the weather. We want you to be safe out there on the lakes. Lets make sure this is a safe vacation season!

Does anyone out there have any old skirts that they no longer need? Or any fabric to make skirts? We are holding a class at the 1st Medicines Conference and are in need of fabric, elastic, or skirts that are no longer wanted. Any sizes would be welcome. Thank you in advance.

August 14,15,16, 2015- WACIPI Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Pow wow.$5 admission for the whole weekend. 10 years and under are free to attend. Admission does include the meal on Saturday. More information  can be found at

This is coming up fast! If you are attending please make sure to send in your registration. Registration forms can be found on the website. August 19-21, 2015- Return To First Medicines 2nd Annual Gathering. A Gathering for adults and children to learn about Sacred Medicines Growing Traditional Foods and how to care for our environment. This event will will be held at Fortune Bay Resort and Casino.

A happy birthday goes out to all the folks with August birthdays! A BIG happy birthday to my daughter Mikhaila who is turning 19! I am so proud of you my lovely daughter! You make being a mom an awesome adventure! I pray the coming year goes well for you at UMD and that you have lots of fun! Happy birthday to my cousin Jason, my girlfriend Marilyn who shares her birthday with my daughter, Roma who just keeps getting younger. Happy Birthday to Mary over at Wembendangig- may this coming year be blessed beyond belief! If you are having a birthday this month remember you are special!
Have a wonderful birthday! We love you!

Over at Wembendangig- The Community Sewing Center, Mary does alterations, patches etc. If you are looking for a class to learn how to sew something let Mary know so she can get it on the calendar. Contact the shop at 715-699-1379.

Put it on your calendar:

September 11-13, 2015- Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival,  Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI.

September 19, 2015 Knitting and Crocheting Extravaganza- 9-3 pm at Frederic High School. This years speakers are Sue Dodd, Elaine Owens and Carmella Crandell! This is always a great event to go to and I always learn a whole lot. It really is the best event for $20! Questions?  contact Konnie at 715-653-2619 or

October 26-29, 2015 Food Sovereignty Summit in Green Bay, WI. Native Communities learning from one another to promote health, wellness and food sovereignty. Classes in Applied Agriculture, Community Outreach, Products to Market. More information can be found on their website

I know that there HAS to be some events going on out there! Please let me know!

Please remember that I would like any information from all of you of what is going on! This is your column ! Any garage sales, church functions, raffles etc? Let me know- thank you!

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