The Newcomers Happy Hour group will be meeting on October 29 at 5 p.m. at the Minnewaska House, 24895 State Highway 28, Glenwood.
Central Square Halloween Party
An invitation to all Newcomers!
It's a Halloween Party and you are invited. Saturday October 26th at 7:00p.m.
A special group discount offer to Minnesota's premier tribute to Neil Young by "Powderfinger"
in concert at Central Square.
Get $5.00 off the advance ticket price of the concert and $2.00 off with your ticket stub for the entry fee to Fright Nights in the basement.
Only $20 total.
Cash bar and concessions available.
Costumes permitted and dancing in the aisles encouraged!
Newcomer's Progressive Games Night!
Thursday, October 17th
Join us for a fun evening of GAMES!
Thursday, October 17th in the backroom of the Minnewaska House (24895 State Highway 28, Glenwood)at 6:30 p.m.
Feel free to come and go as you wish. This is a free event for Newcomers of all ages. Some snacks and water will be provided. Other food and drinks can be ordered at your own expense. Note: No food orders after 9:00 p.m.
Bring any game(s) you think might be fun for a group of kids or adults, some games will be provided. If you bring games, please put your name on it.
We will rotate games every half hour if you would like to move on to a new game you can or you can stay and keep playing the one you like.
Did you sign up for a Special Interest Group?? Are you interested in being a Group Starter?
We need some Group Starters for the Glenwood Lakes Area Newcomers Specific Interest Groups. Group starters will get the specific group together the first time. Emails and phone numbers will be given to the Group Starter. All you have to do is plan the date, time and place for that first get together. Then as a group you will plan when you want to meet again.
Pickleball will be available to play indoors on Sundays, beginning October 13, 2019 through May 3, 2020 in the Auxiliary gym at Minnewaska High School from 12:30-2:30 p.m. You may use the schools nets, paddles and balls.
For more information, watch for your Minnewaska Messenger in the mail, or call 320-239-1305 for directions to the gym and punch card payment. There will be no cash payment available.
Magical Christmas in Glenwood
Sponsorship Registration NOW Open
It’s that time of year again! The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center is seeking sponsors for this year’s Magical Christmas in Glenwood celebration.
The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center & Chamber is proud to organize and co-sponsor the 10th Magical Christmas in Glenwood Celebration with the help and support from our local sponsors.
ALL activities are FREE and open to the public during this time of year, but without the support of local area businesses, organizations, families and individuals, we cannot offer all that we do.
The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. No goods or services are provided to the sponsors in exchange for their financial donations.
In order to receive the tax-deduction receipt, checks must be made out to the Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center.
Congrats to our October Chamber Member of the Month!
Join us for the Pope County Salute to Business and Industry Luncheon
Thursday, October 24th, 2019 | Lakeside Ballroom 12:00 p.m. (check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.)
Each year, the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with co-sponsors, recognize a local area business or industry that has made a substantial impact on the community. In 2019, we will be honoring Glenwood State Bank.
The Glenwood Area Community Trick or Treat will be held on Thursday, October 31st, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Fright Nights Haunted House located on the north side of Central Square. This event is co-sponsored by the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber & Welcome Center,
Fright Nights LLC, and area businesses and organizations. This is a lights on, non-scary,
Get together with your friends and co-workers for a fun afternoon of bowling!
Each team consists of 4 people.
Teams will play three fun games, including 3-6-9, 8 Pin No-Tap and Strike Shot.
There will be chances to win cash and prizes!
NOTE: If you are a Magical Christmas in Glenwood STAR sponsor ($900.00), you are entitled to a FREE bowling team! Please enter Christmas (case sensitive) as your discount code on the first page of your registration form at the bottom!
Erickson’s Petting Zoo to Open for “Fall Family Fun” – Fall is a great time to stop on out to Erickson’s Petting Zoo of Osakis.
All of the animals and birds are always a hit, no matter what time of the year you visit . Enjoy a tractor & hay ride, horse and wagon rides, pick your own pumpkins, pony rides and pony Hops and the seven-acre corn maze. While in the maze look for the hidden corn tower.
Fall Family fun starts Saturday, September 21, at 10:00 a.m. The season runs for six weekends until October 27. The farm is also open MEA Days October 17 &18.
Saturdays and MEA Days, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays are from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $8.50 per person 2-5 year olds, $6.50.
Pre-picked pumpkins, squash, gourds and corn shocks available for sale.
Pope County Tribune
As always there is plenty to do in Pope County! Check out the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times for more information.
Learn more about human trafficking by joining the human trafficking panel discussion on Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30-6:30- p.m. at the Minnewaska House. For more information contact Amber at email@example.com.
Pope County Informational
Open House on Wednesday, October 23rd at the Minnewaska Area High School.
The open house will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and food and drinks will be available.
Community members are invited and encouraged to attend and learn about the importance of the 2020 census.
Glenwood Medical Center Flu Vaccine Clinics:
Tuesday, October 15 – 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Get your flu shot anytime at Starbuck Medical Center – Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thank you to this week's Community Comment's Sponsors:
Phil & Catherine Stumpf, Chuck & Pat Thompson, Starbuck Times, State Farm Insurance - Amy Roers, Studio E Architects and Super 8 Hotel.