Good Neighbors published Sept. 29, 2021

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

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Special Olympics

WILLMAR — A Special Olympics burger basket fundraiser will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, at the Willmar Eagles Club. Choice of gourmet burger and fries for $7.50. All proceeds will benefit the Kandiyohi County independent Special Olympics team.

Willmar Senior Club

WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Senior Club will have its bazaar from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Willmar Community Center. Silent auction items, bake sale, craft tables, grannie’s attic and lunch will be served.

Friends of the Willmar Public Library

WILLMAR — Friends of the Willmar Public Library will host a meet-and-greet and mini book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, in the community room in the upper level of the Willmar Public Library. Learn more about the group and browse used books for sale.

Wild Spirit Sanctuary

RAYMOND — Wild Spirit Sanctuary is conducting a shoe drive through Oct. 22 to raise funds to build enclosures for wildlife rehabilitation and non releasable captive wildlife in Granite Falls. The shoes will be sold to Funds2Orgs based on the total weight of the shoes collected. Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used or new shoes at 101 Babcock Ave. in Raymond.

New London-Spicer Area Fund

NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer Area Fund has opened its grant round to fund programs for projects that fit within the categories of arts, healthy communities and lifestyles, environment and large-scale and sustainable initiatives. Eligible organizations must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, school or government entity which serves the 12 northern townships of Kandiyohi County: Arctander, Burbank, Colfax, Dovre, Green Lake, Harrison, Irving, Lake Andrew, Mamre, New London, Norway Lake and Roseville. The deadline is Oct. 31. More information is available at .

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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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