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Chamber elects officers, directors

Land O’ Lakes Chamber of Commerce directors and officers were elected at a chamber dinner meeting held Jan. 16, at Red Man Supper Club in Land O’ Lakes.

Officers elected for 2014 include President Andrea Haviar, Vice President Sandy Garbarek, Secretary Jane Pachmayer and Treasurer Stefan Anderson.

All current directors were re-elected to the board which includes Dawn Whitney, Linda Youngquist and Kristin Sarama.

For more information, call the Land O’?Lakes Chamber of Commerce at (715) 547-3432. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 PM
Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans to offer side-dish cooking class

Land O’ Lakes Area Artisans Inc. (LOLA) in Land O’ Lakes announced its upcoming classes.

Personal chef Lynn Richie will lead the cooking class “Starring Side Dishes” Thursday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ely Memorial United Church of Christ’s kitchen in Land O’?Lakes.

“Lynne will make your sides become the star of the show. Her love affair with all things food and food-like will bring fresh ideas to the rest of your meal,” said Wendy Powalisz, LOLA program director.

Richie has worked in the food industry since 1979, and studied in Wisconsin,

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 2:00 PM
Blood drive set Jan. 28

A community blood drive will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Community Center on Highway K in Conover. The drive is hosted by the Conover Lions Club.

“Over 4 million Americans receive transfusions each year, and this blood comes from volunteer blood donors,” said Jan Hadsell of the Community Blood Center.

“January is National Blood Donor Month, and I encourage you to celebrate by donating blood on Tuesday. Blood donors are everyday heroes, and we are grateful for their compassion and dedication,” added Hadsell.

Advance?donation appointments are highly recommended,

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 2:00 PM
Northwoods Blizzard Blast scheduled Sunday, Feb. 16
The Northwoods Blizzard Blast, an all-day family-friendly event, will be held in Conover Community Park Sunday, Feb. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. Above, Chilly the Snowman, created by Jeff Jackl of Land O’ Lakes, will greet attendees at the event.               —Photo By Janet Garling

Work is underway to prepare the Conover Community Park for the Northwoods Blizzard Blast set Sunday, Feb. 16, beginning at 10 a.m.

The all day event will include recliner races, snow sculptures, pond curling demonstrations, ice bowling and many more activities for the entire family. The event will conclude at dusk with fireworks.

A Northwoods Blizzard Blast coupon book which includes over 50 coupons for dining,

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:56 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:48 PM )
Scholarship fundraiser slated Saturday, Jan. 18

The Jim Scott Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mapleview Resort in Conover.

The event will feature drinks, food and big ticket raffle items including a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a Keurig Platinum Coffee Maker, a $200 gas card and more.

Proceeds will benefit continued education for a graduating high school senior.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:55 PM

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