ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Good Neighbors published Oct. 12, 2022

Submissions about charities, benefits and nonprofit fundraisers for the weekly Good Neighbors calendar published Wednesdays should be emailed to news@wctrib.com by noon Friday.

Stock image of a picket fence along a yard
We are part of The Trust Project.

Kate Fransen

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.

Keep reading for more of this week's calendar items below the related content.

Other community news:
The weekly Around Our Region calendar of events is published Wednesdays. Submissions may be emailed to news@wctrib.com with “Around our Region” in the subject line at least a week in advance.
Submissions about charities, benefits and nonprofit fundraisers for the weekly Good Neighbors calendar published Wednesdays should be emailed to news@wctrib.com by noon Friday.
The Clubs & Organizations calendar is published weekly on Thursdays. Email submissions to news@wctrib.com by 5 p.m. Monday.

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 .

ADVERTISEMENT

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.

Related Topics: EVENTSFAMILY
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 dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
What To Read Next
Area funerals scheduled through Feb. 14, 2023
Divorces granted in January 2023 in Kandiyohi County District Court
Area funerals scheduled through Feb. 13, 2023
Area funerals scheduled through Feb. 11, 2023