What do you most love about Winneshiek County? What are the natural, historic, or cultural resources you most want to protect? The Winneshiek County Planning & Zoning Commission is holding a series of community meetings to gather input from county residents on just that.
There will be a series of five meetings held across the county, the first of which will be Thursday, August 25th starting at 5:30 pm at the North Winn School. All residents of Winneshiek county are invited to attend and a light meal will be served. Information gathered will be shared with the county and may inform future land use decisions.
Please email WinneshiekResources@gmail.com for more information or search for “Winneshiek Resource Protection Project” on facebook. The full meeting schedule is below:
Canton American Legion Post 400 is having a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Saturday August 20,2022 from 7:00 to 10:00 AM. Location Main Street , Fest Tent in Canton,MN. Adults $8.00, 12 and Under $5.00, Preschool Free. Stop by and enjoy Breakfast with Friends and Family. Fundraiser for the Canton Legion Memorial.
Assumption Parish of Little Turkey will be celebrating their annual church dinner on Monday, August 15th. Mass at 3:00 pm. Meal serving Reicks Fried Chicken with homemade side dishes and baked goods will be served from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. $15 per meal. No advanced tickets. Live Music by Marc Frana. Games, Bingo, Kolache Sales, Raffle, and Facebook Auction. For more information go to the parish facebook page: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary—Little Turkey, Iowa. Outdoor dining only, carry-out or drive-thru. Come enjoy a meal with friends and family under the tent.
The Waukon Fire Department is hosting their “Hero Run” on Saturday, August 27th at Empty Nest Winery. The Little Minions race begins at 5:30 PM, and the Adult 5K Fun Run/Walk starts at 6:00 PM. Open registration is happening that night from 5-6 PM, but pre-registration is encouraged by August, 6th to guarantee a shirt by race day. You can register online here, on the event Facebook page, or drop off registration at the Waukon Wellness Center. Entry fee for the 5k Run/Walk is $30.00, and that includes a brat and beverage. Free babysitting is available during the adult race.
The Allamakee County 4-H County Council is hosting a School Supplies Drive to benefit the Allamakee County Relief Office. Council members are encouraging all 4-H Clubs and the community to participate by purchasing and donating items to the drive. Monetary donations will be accepted during fair as well. There will be a special community service booth in the 4-H Exhibit Building to display the donations during the fair. Donations can be made between July 20-24 at the Allamakee County Fair in Waukon.
Youth Mentoring at Helping Services for Youth & Families traveled by Hawkeye Stages bus (via donation from Hawkeye Stages) to Como Zoo Park & Conservatory. Twenty Three mentoring participants spent a fun filled afternoon at the zoo enjoying the sea lion show, animal exhibits, lunch, and the conservatory. Youth Mentoring offers groups events like this each month to provide opportunities and experiences for our youth and mentors. Get involved now, BECOME A MENTOR contact (563) 387-1720, firstname.lastname@example.org, or http://www.helpingservices.org/mentoring.