Mayer News for Aug. 9, 2012

By Cathy Stifter, correspondent

Immunization Clinic

An Immunization Clinic will be held on Monday, Aug. 13 and Aug. 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Public Health Office a the Government Center in Chaska. Please call (952) 361-1329 to schedule an appointment. There is a $14 donation requested for the administration of each MnVFC vaccine. Parent/guardians must read and sign all forms for persons under 18 years of age. Parents/guardians must bring a record of up-to-date past immunizations to the clinic.

Grief Support Group

Rebuilding Hope meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month in Conference Room C at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Parenting Support Group

A Parenting Support Group, hosted by the Carver County Circle of Parents, meets weekly in Waconia from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information, contact (952) 442-2191 ext. 5320 or

Pregnancy, Infant Loss Support Group

A Pregnancy, Infant Loss Support Group for parents who have experienced a loss due to a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death meets the third Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Ridgeview Medical Center (Conference Rooms A & B) in Waconia. For more information, contact (952) 442-2191 ext. 6190.

Garage Sales update

Only a handful of residents called to voice their opinion about the citywide garage sales weekend in May as has been held in the past. Dates will be posted on the 2013 calendar.

Important dates

The compost site will be open on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Farmers Market is being held on Thursday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m. on the corner of Highway 25 and County Road 30 west.

The Mayer City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 13.