NewsDecember 02 2015

Posted by Lucy


Greater Lyman Foundation Update
Donations to GLF reach $410,000

Total donations to the Greater Lyman Foundation have reached $410,000, according to GLF Chair Herb Sundall.
Recent donations  made to the Greater Lyman Foundation were given by Trent and Teresa Hanson, James P. Kineen, James Woster and Herb C. and Deanna Sundall.  Rodney J. Sather also gave donations in honor of Paul and  LaVerne Olson, James G. Ramey, Bernice Leichtnam, Chattanooga, TN military personnel, Pete Swinson, Frenchy Authier, Dave and Tammy Cole, Lonis and Lois Wendt, Dr. John Jones and Cody and Kiley Volmer.
Memorials have been given by Eugene and Betty Jean Mertens, Wayne and Dorothy Monson, Jerry and Donna Hendryx, Lela L. Knudson, Marie Houchin, Paul and LaVerne Olson, Ronald and Betty Herron, Charles and Gloria Bowar,  Jon T. and Marian Davenport, Jim and Bernie Butt, Clint and Beverly Roberts, Margaret A. Loyo, James and Carol Sundall, Kim and Lucy Halverson, Wade and Chyree Hamiel, Herb C. and Deanna Sundall, Justin and Lisa Jessop, Jean Ann Brakke, Michelle and Jason Himmerich and Ruth Ann McManus.
Memorials have been given in memory of  Ed Wojahn, Wayne Copeland, Loyd Tagtow, Hazel Fuegen, Alice Mang James, Jeff Nissen, Tom Woster, Elaine Hight, Josephine Schoenfelder, Carl Peterson, Betty Ellis, Harold Kreager,  Dean Larson, Willard Christian, Quinten Burull, Laddy Christensen, Ruth Riggen, Charles Willis, Bethel Schwagerl, Bernice Leichtnam and Frenchy Authier.
An election of officers was held at the Wednesday, Nov. 18th  GLF board meeting. Herb Sundall remains as Chairman and Janet Schindler as Treasurer.  Justin Jessop was elected as 1st Vice-Chair, Jim Fulwider as 2nd Vice-Chair and Layne Larson as the new secretary. Directors elected for three year terms include Herb Sundall, Noel Hamiel, and Kim Halverson.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman Sundall reminds potential donors to consider making a tax deductible donation to the Foundation prior to years’ end. He also reminds interested entities that the Foundation will be accepting grant requests from January 1st to March 1st, 2016. Grants for 2016 will be awarded after March 1st.

NewsNovember 25 2015

Holiday shoppers visit Kennebec Craft Show

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Holiday shoppers visit Kennebec Craft Show
Marlene Aamot (left) visits Joyce Hoffer’s booth at the Holiday Craft Show Sat., Nov. 21 in Kennebec.  A number of vendors offered baked goods, jewelry, clothing and holiday gifts and decor for sale.

NewsNovember 25 2015

Lighting Up Kennebec” set for December 1st

Posted by Lucy

Lighting Up Kennebec” set for December 1st


Kennebec Town & Country Club along with local businesses invite the public to the 2nd annual Lighting Up Kennebec event, Tuesday, December 1 from 4:00  to 7:00 p.m.
Kennebec businesses will hold individual holiday open houses and offer refreshments and door prizes to patrons. 
Santa and his elves will make their way up and down Main Street visiting with people along the way. 
At 7:00 pm Santa will flip the switch on the outdoor light display at the courthouse to Light Up Kennebec!
As a fundraiser for the T&C Club, a Grinch of the Year Contest is being held from now through December 21st.   The three candidates for Grinch of the Year include, Eugene Mertens, Rod Bowar and Todd Longville.  Members of the public can vote for their favorite candidate for the honor of Grinch by depositing money in collection buckets located at local business places.  The person with the most money in their bucket on December 21st, wins the title of Grinch and will receive a Grinch statue to display in front of their home for the remaining month of December.
All proceeds from the Grinch contest will help fund future T&C Club community projects. 
Come out and enjoy this holiday event in Kennebec and vote for your favorite Grinch!

NewsNovember 18 2015

School honors area Vets with program

Posted by Lucy

Veterans salute the flag while members of the Lyman band play taps. L-r; David Fristad, Dick Smith , Dave Moore, Darrel Lintvedt, Paul Olson, Casey Hupp, and Terry Moore were some of the veterans who attended the annual Lyman School Veterans Day Program Wed., Nov. 11. All classes plus the high school band and choir participated in the program. See more photos inside this week’s Herald.

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