The American Legion posts and auxillaries in District 4 will be holding their fall meetings at the All Vet’s Club in Jamestown on Thursday, Sept. 28. A social will begin at 5 p.m. with a dinner at 6 p.m. and the meetings at 7 p.m. Presiding at the Legion meeting will be District 4 Commander Doug Wittmier. Also in attendance will be the state officers. The attendees will hear reports on membership and other programs the American Legion sponsors. All Legionaires and Auxilliary members are welcome to attend the dinner and the meetings.
The first regular meeting of the fall for Ernest D. Robertson Post 14 will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. at the All Vet’s Club. The members will be discussing the All Vet’s Club annual fundraiser to be held on Oct. 19, the Fall District 4 meeting, as well as conducting Post business. All American Legion members are encouraged to attend.
American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the All Vet’s Club. The District Fall meeting, Sept. 28 hosted by Gackle ALA will begin at 5 p.m. with a social hour, dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at the Jamestown All Vet’s Club.
President Virginia Swan welcomed all Elkettes members to the first meeting after the summer break. She asked everyone to introduce themselves with giving a small recount of their summer activities from vacations, weddings and out of town golf tournaments. Michele Neumiller introduced Courtney Oliver as her guest.
Jamestown Toastmasters held their annual Humorous Speech and Table Topics contests at the regular weekly Tuesday meeting at St. James Basilica. Club President Erika Nahinurk served as contest chair. Judges were Deb Luiken, Martin Monek, Mike Schwartz and Paul Behle. Diane Ridley won both contests! She will now compete with speakers from Carrington, Valley City and Aberdeen, S.D., for the right to represent Area 42 at the Division contests Oct. 14 in Fargo. The Fargo winners compete for District 78 honors Oct. 28 in Helena, Mont.
The Jamestown Regional Medical Center Auxiliary met on Sept. 11 at Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship room with 35 members present and two guests, Frieda Larson and Joyce Kukla. The prayer was read by Jeanette Srozinski and a moment of silence was observed in honor of 9-ll. A report on the Tea for All Seasons was given by LaRue Odenbach and Cindy Grimm. Mary Engels, the new volunteer coordinator, introduced herself to the group.
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A ditch fire in front of a southwestern Jamestown house prompted fire and police departments to respond on Monday afternoon. A neighbor called 911 about a fire in the gutter of 1306 8th St. SW at 3:05 p.m., according to Stutsman County Communications Center. JFD was on scene at 3:13 p.m. and cleared the scene at 3:20 p.m.