Mayer News for 10-11-12

Recycling Drop Off
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Mayer held its grand opening for the new Mayer Residential recycling drop off site, which is located on County Road 30 West, just east of the waste water treatment facility. Hours of operation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays from April through November and from 8 a.m. to noon December through March.

Accepted items: Automotive batteries, clothing, plastic bags and shrink wrap, paper recycling (junk mail, phone books, office paper, magazines, newspaper, corrugated cardboard, boxboard), food and beverage containers (steel and aluminum cans, foil and trays, glass bottles and jars, food and beverage plastics #1-7), scrap metal, used motor oil, oil filters, and antifreeze.

It is well to note that the New Germany residential recycling drop off site will be closed upon the opening of the new Mayer site. For more information, contact Carver County Environmental Service at (952) 361-1800.

Senior Citizens Meet
Ten senior citizens met at the Mayer Community Center on Monday for a potluck dinner and Bunco.

A delicious meal was enjoyed by all. All senior citizens in the Mayer area are welcome to join us on the first Monday of the month. Dinner will be served at 11:30 a.m. with departure time at 1:30 p.m. Give us a try — you might enjoy it and wonder why you haven’t joined us sooner. Our next gathering is scheduled for Nov. 5.

Mayer FD Fish Fry
The Fall Fish Fry sponsored by the Mayer Fire Department will be held on Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Mayer Community Center. Serving time will be 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Plan now to attend. Ladies from Zion Lutheran Church will be selling slices of homemade pie to top off your dinner.

Zion Lutheran News
Zion Lutheran School will be hosting a 100-year Celebration Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1 to 6 p.m. There will be lots of games, bouncy houses, pony rides, hayrides, a petting zoo and more.
There will also be lots of fun food with cheese curds, mini donuts, hamburgers, hot dogs, kettle corn, caramel apple bowls, etc. Come join the fun and stay for an hour or for the day! Wristbands for kids ages 3-12 are $5 and cover all the games.

Zion is also hosting a 100-year celebration worship service, Turkey Dinner and silent auction on Sunday, Nov. 11. The worship times are 8 and 10:30 a.m. with a Turkey Dinner to be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Silent auction will close at 1:30 p.m. Advance tickets for the dinner are $10 per adult and $5 for kids age 4-10. The tickets are for sale in the office of Zion Lutheran School. The dinner will include turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, coleslaw, cranberries, rolls, pumpkin bars and pies.

Play With Numbers
I have always liked playing with numbers and just recently came up with the following in mind: It was in June 1954 that I met my husband while being a part of my brother Norman’s wedding at Winsted (I am from Milwaukee). We were married in Milwaukee in 1958 which is nothing out of the ordinary but we have been married for 54 years although we have known each other for 58 years.

–Mayer News is compiled and written by Cathy Stifter