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Free Community Dinner Cancelled
The free Community Dinner held at Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti the third Thursday of each month has been cancelled for August.
Customer Appreciation Planning meeting
Thursday, Aug. 16: The next Cambridge Customer Appreciation Planning meeting will be at 2 p.m. at the MinnCo Center. All are welcome to attend to assist with the planning of this annual event set for Sept. 14.
Fundraiser For Mann Field
Aug. 17-18: A huge sale fundraiser for Mann Field will be held Aug. 17 and Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Equipment Building in Athens Township. Help support the kids and find some great deals. Athens Town Hall is located at 883 261st Ave. N.E. (Co. Rd. 56) 1/2 mile West of Hwy. 65. Taking donations of sale Items. Call 612-968-0124 for more information.
Veterans picnic and hot air balloon rides
Saturday, Aug. 18: All veterans and their families are invited to the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge at 3 p.m. until dark for a picnic and hot air balloon ride. Barbecue pork, table service and beverages provided. Bring a dish to pass and lawn chair for your comfort. There is no charge for the picnic POW-MIA (tethered) Hot Air balloon ride (weather permitting). Hosted by the East Central Minnesota Chapter 684 of the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Garden Party at City Center Market
Saturday, Aug. 18: City Center Market & Café invite you to celebrate summer and their new flower and herb gardens from 3 to 6 p.m. The Market will offer an ice cream sundae bar for $2, and smoothies in the Café will be $1 off the regular price. Local musician Kenny Krona will entertain with song and guitar from 4 to 6 p.m. Bring your family and stop by.
CIHS Class of 1997 – 15 Year Reunion
Saturday, Aug. 18: The Cambridge-Isanti High School Class of 1997 will host a 15-year reunion from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge. It will include a Pig Roast Potluck for $20 per person, or $35 per couple, which you will pay at the door. There is camping & RV hookups at the fairgrounds; call 763-689-2555 for details. If anyone would like to bring some memorabilia or pictures to look at, call Heidi “Nordlum” Westman at 763-286-4082 or message her on Facebook for more information.
Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution
Saturday, Aug. 18: Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution will take place from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti. A $15 donation is requested. Bring your own containers for food. Doors open 30 minutes prior to distribution.
Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution
Tuesday, Aug. 21: Food distribution takes place the third Tuesday of the month from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge. Food will be distributed to one person only per address. You must bring an ID with your current address on it (driver’s license or MN ID). If you do not have an ID with your current address, you must bring two pieces of mail addressed to you with your current address. Call 763-691-9035 for more information.
Cambridge Senior Dance
Wednesday, Aug. 22: The Cambridge Senior Dance will be held at the American Legion in Cambridge from 1-4 p.m. with Kelly Weaver playing. Cost is $5.
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive
Thursday, Aug. 23: A blood drive will be held at the Isanti Community Center from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. “Give a Pint, Get a Pint” is the theme—receive a commemorative pint glass and a coupon for a free beverage at a participating restaurant. All donors will also receive a free “Fishing for Donors” T-shirt.
CHS Class of 1962 Reunion
Sept. 21-22: Class members and faculty from Cambridge High School class of 1962 will gather for a 50th year reunion Sept. 21-22. The group will attend the Homecoming game at the high school Friday night and get together for a celebratory breakfast Saturday morning at Cambridge Middle School. To receive a copy of the registration form contact: email@example.com or call Betty Pittman Olson (651-407-0966) or Yvonne Steinbring (520-399-2523). Registration forms also available at Isanti County News office (234 S. Main, Cambridge). Please register by Sept. 1.