DL News Staff
Arv and Twila Halvorson of Detroit Lakes are walkers with a cause -- to support a Minnesota-based, non-profit organization called Operation Bootstrap Africa (OBA). They got involved with the encouragement of their good friends Pastor David and Eunice Simonson, who own a cottage in Fergus Falls but have mostly been living as missionaries in Arusha, Tanzania for the past fifty years.
ATTENTION! ATTENTION! Help us help you. Make sure each item submitted for Happenings is legibly written or typed and includes a date, time and place, as well as a contact person's name and telephone number. Submissions, questions and corrections (labeled "Happenings") may be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at: email@example.com . Sunday, June 11 Ballroom dancing Northern Lights Ballroom Dance Club sponsors a west coast swing lesson at 3 p.m., followed by ballroom dancing, 4-6 p.m. in the Fargo Cash Wise Community Room. Free snacks.
Burnside to summer study Jennifer M. Burnside, a teacher from Detroit Lakes High School, has been selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 28 summer study opportunities supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Ecumen, which is Minnesota's largest provider of housing and services for older adults, has awarded Emmanuel Community with its Ecumen Seedling Award for Innovation. The award, which is selected through peer review, was presented to leaders of Emmanuel Community at the recent Ecumen Leadership Conference in the Twin Cities. It was one of just four such awards presented by Ecumen. Emmanuel Community received the Seedling Award for its leadership role in developing a person centered model of care called the Circle of Care program.
What does it take to grill the perfect steak? According to a new cookbook, the answer is a few good Marines. Weber's new grilling cookbook, Command of the Grill: A Salute to Steak, features grilled steak recipes by active, reserve, and famous former U.S. Marines. One hundred percent of the sales from the $10 cookbook will go to four charities that directly benefit U.S.
SUNDAY, JUNE 11 2:00 pm- Callaway Community Council, Callaway City Hall. 4:00-6 pm-The Detroit Lakes, Moorhead, Fargo area PFLAG (Parents, Families/Friends, of Lesbians & Gays) Chapter meets at the PEPP bldg. at 116 12th St. So., Moorhead, MN. Info: Audrey at 218-238-6604. 7-8:00 pm- ALATEEN Group, Holy Rosary Church basement. 8:00 pm- AA, corner of Summit & Holmes, 844-9970. monday, JUNE 12 8:30 am-7 pm- Adult Basic Education & GED tutoring, 204 E. Willow (Lincoln Ed. Ctr.).
Johnson-Schneider engagement Tammy Johnson and Joe Schneider announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Kenny and Lynette Marks of Pelican Rapids; Fritz and Laure Zirbel of Detroit Lakes; and Dennis and Sally Schneider of Grafton, N.D. Tammy is attending Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, Wash., and will graduate in June 2007 with a nursing degree. Joe graduated from MSU-Moorhead in May 2006 and is employed by Cam West Construction in Seattle, Wash. A fall wedding is planned.
Borg-Blazek engagement Megan Borg and Chris Blazek announce their engagement. Parents are Rod and Pam Borg, Burnsville, Gloria Blazek, Detroit Lakes, and Bob and Tracy Blazek, Crookston. Megan graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and is a science teacher in Chaska. Chris graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and is employed by US Bank. A June 24th wedding is planned at Hosanna! Lutheran Church, Lakeville.
Marteny-Ulmer engagement Richelle Jere´ Marteny and Ryan James Ulmer announce their engagement. Richelle's parents are Kathy and Joel Bechtold of West Fargo, N.D., and Robert Marteny of Oregon. Ryan's parents are Jim Ulmer of Ellendale, N.D., and Donna Ulmer of Aberdeen, S.D. Richelle graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 2002. Ryan graduated from Ellendale High School in 2001. He is employed at Smurfit Stone. A June 16th wedding is planned in Fargo at the Ramada.
Spaeth-Okeson engagement Kristen Ann-Emerson Spaeth and James Andrew Okeson announce their engagement. Parents are Steven and Jane Spaeth, Detroit Lakes and Charles and Michelle Okeson, Detroit Lakes. A June 24 wedding is planned at the home of Charles and Michelle Okeson.