Work has begun on the 2020 Minnewaska Visitor Guide. Any events for 2020 that you would like to have submitted for the "Calendar of Events" listed in the guide, email Kay at kay.blauert@WelcomeGlenwood.org or call the office at 320-634-3636.
Final decision on dates published will be by the Pope County Tribune staff.
Information should be submitted by December 20th.
Are you new in the Community?
Are you a new resident or business in the community??
We would like to Welcome you with a personal visit, information and a gift.
We would also like to invite you to join our Newcomer's Group!
Magical Christmas in Glenwood continues - December 12 & 19. More information in this newsletter or visit welcomeglenwood.org, and go to the Magical Christmas page.
Want to get involved in the celebration? Kay is looking for a volunteer(s) for family night (Newcomers activity) and living nativity actors. Call 634-3636 if interested or for more information.
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 for 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.
Please contact the Welcome Center
for more information or to sign up!
Save the date - Sunday, January 19, 2020
January Newcomers event is an early evening of dancing with the Lakeside Dance Club. Music by Velvet Brass.
Newcomers should have received more information in the "Newcomers News & Notes" newsletter.
Anyone interested in attending or joining the Lakeside Dance Club are always welcome.
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.
Congratulations Glenwood State Bank on receiving this year's
"Best Display of Holiday Spirit" Traveling Trophy!
Glenwood Day at Andes Tower Hills
Saturday, December 14
10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Andes Tower Hills, Kensington, MN is providing a fun day for families at great prices.
Lift Ticket –$ 10.00
Lift Ticket & Ski Rental - $15.00
Lift Ticket & Snowboard Rental - $20.00
Tickets must be purchased in advance and can be picked up at the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber & Welcome Center Office. Tickets will be on sale until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13th.
Thank you to all who participated in the "A Magical Christmas in Glenwood" Tree Lighting Ceremony, the Lighted Holiday Parade and attended the Community Supper. It was a great evening of celebrating in Glenwood. Thank you to those who helped at the community supper and to Glenwood Lutheran Church for the use of their facility.
FAST Global Solutions, Midwest Machinery Company, KMGK Radio 107.1 FM, Pope County Tribune & Starbuck Times
Dorrich Dairy - Vold Family, Glacial Ridge Health System
CF Industries, Hilltop Lumber, Screen Prints Plus
Glenwood Lakes Area
Congrats to our December Chamber Member of the Month!
There will be no December Rise & Shine
Rise and Shine hosts for 2020 are needed! Contact the Chamber office
for more information on becoming a host! Spots are limited!
Choir Concert Tickets go on sale Dec. 2 at $6 per ticket. Tickets can be picked up at the thigh school choir room or reserved and collected at the door on the day of the concert. To reserve your tickets, call 320-239-1340, leave a message with the amount of tickets needed for the concert attending; tickets can then be paid at the door. There is no reserved seating. In case of snowstorm, the make-up day is Monday, December 16th.
Thank you to this week's Community Comment's Sponsors:
Larry & Ann Stensrud, John R. & Mary Stone, Alexandria Electric, Alexandria Technical & Community College, American Diversity and American Legion Post #187.