Howard Lake Community Guide 2016-17 - Page 20

20 h oward Lake GUIDEBOOK 2016-2017 for the building, a beautiful handmade wooden altar for the chapel. They continue to raise money for more upgrades to the chapel, including a podium and stained glass windows. New members are always welcome. If you are interested in joining, call Good Samaritan Society-Howard Lake at (320) 543-4403, e-mail Sara Fasching at, or write 413 13th Ave., Howard Lake, MN 55349. Howard Lake Lions The Howard Lake Lions Club was chartered in 1978. As part of Lions International, the Howard Lake Lions are dedicated to service projects here in the community, across the US, and around the world. The club currently has 44 members and meets at the Lions Hall at 625 8th Ave. the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m. The club is devoted to drug awareness, diabetes awareness, conservation of hearing and sight, citizenship, education, environment, youth recreation, health, international and social services, and Lions Quest in the local school. Some of our accomplishments include Silent Santa, high school scholarships, donations to various local youth sports organizations and youth groups and needy families in the community, as well as several contributions to other charitable causes. A major project of the Lions is helping with the many events during Good Neighbor Days. Current officers are Darren McAlpine, president; Denise Oberpriller, vice president; Terry Thorson, 2nd vice president; Judy Mattson, 3rd vice president; LaNette Thorson, secretary; and Debbie McAlpine, treasurer. Membership dues are $55 per year. Members are required to be involved in at least four Lions functions per year. Attending meetings and/or participating in various Lions functions will meet these requirements. To join, contact a Lions Club member, or visit the Lions website at Senior Citizens Club The Howard Lake Senior Citizens Club has been dedicated to providing seniors with a sociable and friendly place to meet since 1969. The group, which includes about 14 members, meets every Friday in the Howard Lake Community Center. The group takes trips during the year, including visiting the county and state fairs. They also promote the Outstanding Senior of the Year program. Officers are Millie Molnau, president; Harlan Adickes, secretary; and Holdrein Oelke, treasurer. To join, you must be age 55 or older. There is a monthly due of $1.25. New members are always welcome. The group’s mailing address is Howard Lake Sr. Citizen Club c/o Millie Molnau, P.O. Box 784, Howard Lake, MN 55349.. Howard Lake City Hall Restoration Committee The Howard Lake City Hall Restoration was formerly known as the Howard Lake Historical Society. One of its projects was updating the Howard Lake history book. A hardbound version of the book is available, $38, and a soft-bound version is $22.50, which can be ordered and shipped. The Howard Lake City Hall Restoration Committee meets on an as-needed basis. Membership is open to any interested Come Worship With Us! The Nation’s Leading Manufacturer of Roof & Floor Truss Systems for over 50 Years St. John’s Lutheran Church Sunday Worship Service at 9:00 a.m. Children & Adult Sunday School at 10:15 a.m. 625 12th Avenue Howard Lake, MN 55349 555 Baker Ave., Winsted, MN 55395 Phone: (320) 543-2227 Local (320) 485-3861 Visit us on the web: Clergy: Pastor Paul Koch Visit our website for a list of the Reformation 500 Series events commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. Littfin Truss is the “Company You Can Build On.” Littfin Truss