Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living is hosting a Mason Jar Cookie Gifts event from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at James River Senior Center, 421 5th St. NE. There is no charge for the event. Freedom Resource Center will provide two jars and ingredients to each registered participant to make and take home. Preregistration is requested by Dec. 11 by calling Beth of the Freedom Resource Center at 252-4693.
Gate City Bank is celebrating donating more than 1 million reusable blue bags donated since 2007. Over the past 10 years, the bank said it has saved 700 million plastic bags from entering the environment. In recognition of reaching the milestone, Gate City Bank has announced a contest.
Two Rivers Activity Center sponsored a blood drive on Nov. 9, which had 52 people volunteer to donate blood and 44 able to give. One person donated RBC/ Plasma which resulted in 45 total products. Seven people volunteered for the first time. Amy Walters coordinated the drive and Comfort Beene helped call donors. Two Rivers Activity Center, the site of the drive, was also responsible for registering donors and providing refreshments.
Jeri Ellwein, 59, Hazen, Oct. 23. Armond Isaak, Hazen, Oct. 31. Leona Goven, 91, Turtle Lake, Oct. 31. Vella Hougen, 90, Larimore, Nov. 1. Jerome Lobsinger, 80, Bismarck, Oct. 31. Kenneth Hall, 96, Grand Forks, Oct. 27. Cheryl Nelson, 59, Nielsville, Minn., Oct. 30. Marian James, 97, Fargo, Oct. 31. Jack Lutgen, Billings, Mont., Oct. 31. Kenneth Bjorkman, 73, Marshfield, Wis., Oct. 31. Patricia MacDonald, 86, Fargo, Oct. 31. Ilo Leiseth, 87, Fargo, Oct. 31. Carol Footitt, 67, Fargo, Nov. 1. Robert Trill, 70, Edina, Minn., Oct. 30. Willard Onchuck, 83, Wahpeton, Oct.
The annual Holiday Dazzle on Main Parade is Friday. As many as 50 lighted floats will help kick off the holiday season the day after Thanksgiving. The parade starts at 7 p.m. and will run from McElroy Park on up First Avenue to 1st Street East, said Lynn Lambrecht of the Jamestown Downtown Association. The after parade party will include float awards, cookies, coffee and hot chocolate at the Knights of Columbus Hall with holiday songs from the Jamestown Choralaires.
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to ksteiner@jamestownsun .com – with “Calendar” in the subject line or fax to 701-952-8477. Wednesday, Nov. 22
The Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday is a shining example of the word “community.” Whether you participate in putting the meal together in some way or simply enjoy the free meal, it’s an event that Jamestown should be proud is offered here. From its small beginnings started by Fritz Buegel 27 years ago to today, the meal is all about bringing people together — community. Giving thanks and enjoying a meal to celebrate the holiday. How fitting the name is — Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
The Jamestown Sun will not publish a newspaper on Thursday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. No Diversions page will be published this week.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Nov. 21: * 15 traffic citations * 7 traffic warnings * 2 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 7 warrants served * 3 crimes investigated * 24 public assistance calls
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Nov. 20: * 15 traffic citations * 22 traffic warnings * 7 parking tickets * 3 accidents investigated * 11 criminal arrests * 2 juvenile referrals * 3 warrants served