Good Neighbors published June 15, 2022

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Clara City Lions

CLARA CITY — The Clara City Lions Club will be having a brats stand from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at Almich's Market in Clara City. Menu may vary between hamburgers, brats and hotdogs, with chips and water. Freewill donation.

Atwater Area Help for Seniors

ATWATER — A grilled pork chop/hamburger dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at the Atwater Centennial Park Shelter to benefit Atwater Area Help for Seniors. Freewill donation for meal that also includes potato salad, coleslaw and a homemade cookie. Takeouts available. Due to limited parking, shuttle service for seniors offered every 15 minutes from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Bethlehem Church parking lot. In case of bad weather, event will be moved to Atwater Community Center.

MNyou Youth Garden

WILLMAR — MNyou Youth Garden, which trains youth in agriculture and donates half of the vegetables grown in a community-supported agriculture initiative, had storm damage in May at its vegetable farm just north of Willmar and is fundraising to replace hoophouses. Through a Willmar Area Community Foundation donor-advised fund, MNyou is receiving a match grant of $12,500 for every dollar donated. Donations may be made at .

Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at or phone 320-214-4341.
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