People in the News: April 23Two Harbors High School Interact Club is sponsoring a school in Nicaragua. The goal is to raise at least $700 for clean water facilities. The club has been fund-raising, such as bagging groceries and cleaning up the area around Super One.
Two Harbors High School Interact Club is sponsoring a school in Nicaragua. The goal is to raise at least $700 for clean water facilities. The club has been fund-raising, such as bagging groceries and cleaning up the area around Super One. North Shore Rotary has matched the $300 effort of Interact to raise the total to $600 so far. Rotary member Chuck Trieschmann presented a check to Interact President Sonja Peterson .
The Masonic Lodge of Two Harbors gave out $1,500 in scholarships to three Two Harbors High School seniors. Each student was given $500. Senior Grand Deacon of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota James A. Christensen gave them to senior Chad Brelie , senior Nicole Johnson and senior Andrew Kragseth.
Roy Hanson and Adrian Ranta of the Two Harbors American Legion present a check to Jim Williams , captain of the Lake County Search and Rescue Squad, for $1,021 after a spaghetti benefit there this month. The money will be used for equipment and supplies.
The Voyageur Snowmobile Club ’s annual spring fundraiser took in $7,600. Ten percent, or $760, went to the Two Harbors Food Shelf along with food items donated at the Moose Lodge event.
The Two Harbors Child Abuse Prevention Council Director Vickie Thompson says the child abuse prevention awareness fund-raiser at Watersedge Chiropractic & Wellness Care was a huge success. Dr. Elizabeth Olson said the clinic collected $675 for distribution to needy children in Two Harbors. “It feels great to be able to do something for children in our area that need a helping hand,” Olson said. The clinic gave more than 50 patients complimentary health care services in exchange for donations. Olson is encouraging other businesses to host a fund-raiser and provide for the needs of those who could use the help.