American Red Cross Bloodmobile
Because the Waconia Patriot and Carver County Newspapers are in the post office mail boxes on Wednesday afternoon, I am putting the following reminder in this column about the Bloodmobile which is being held at the Mayer community Center on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 1-7 p.m. Please feel free to be a walk-in donor if you haven’t made an appointment to give blood.
The day and time for the Farmer’s Market is Thursday afternoon from 3-6 p.m. If anyone wants to sell their produce, they are asked to do so at this time. Signs of the Market will be posted throughout town on the designated day. Anyone selling their goods at any other time are making it hard for the regular sellers to fill their customer’s orders. Let’s cooperate. The Market is held on the corner of Ash Avenue South and County Road 30 west.
There will be garbage and recycle pickup on Friday, Sept. 14. Have bins at curbside by 7 a.m. I apologize for the goof-up in last week’s issue of the paper. Our pickup day was Saturday, not Friday, because of the Labor Day holiday.
The compost site will remain open well into the fall on Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. and on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until noon until all the leaves are off the trees. Bring your garden refuse to the site at these times. Reminder, there is compost available for your yard use. Bring pails to put it in and bring a shovel.
The Mayer Riverside 4-H club is looking to welcome new members. The club’s next meeting is Monday, Sept. 17, at 7:15 p.m. at the Mayer Community Center. All are welcome. Contact Melanie Menth at 612-749-0400 with any questions.
Zion School News
Zion Lutheran School is hosting Project Creation on Sept. 10-11. This is a great hands-on science project where the kids learn biblical standards to science and then get to practice lots of fun experiments.
Remember to put it on your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 27, the 100-year celebration carnival of Zion’s Christian Education Ministry. Lots of games, bouncy houses, pony rides, pumpkin decorating and much more. Also, you won’t want to miss cheese curds, mini donuts, apple-caramel bowls, hamburgers and more. The entire community is welcome to come.
Volleyball has started and there are games most Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Call the school office for times of these events at 952-657-2339.
–Compiled by Cathy Stifter