Good Neighbors published Oct. 12, 2022
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WILLMAR — A potato bar benefit for Kate Fransen will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willmar. Fransen was diagnosed with stage 3 pancreatic cancer in spring of 2020. She underwent a year of chemotherapy and radiation treatment, and in the summer of 2021 had Whipple surgery to remove the tumor. After almost a year of being cancer free, she was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and is undergoing chemo again.
LWV book sale
WILLMAR — The League of Women Voters book sale will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 3-4, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Willmar Community Center.
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Kandiyohi County Food Shelf
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Food Shelf helps people living in Kandiyohi County that are in need of food assistance. They are located at 624 Pacific Ave. S.W. in Willmar. The food shelf will be closed Friday, Oct. 14.
Curbside pickup: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by the stop sign at the front door and call 320-235-2641 .
In-person pickup: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Park across the street or in the parking lot and bring your own bags/boxes.
NAPS distribution: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 1 to 2 p.m., Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors for individuals 60 years of age and older that qualify by income with Second Harvest Heartland. Call 800-365-0270 to sign up.