The annual picnic was held at Maple Lake public access. After the potluck dinner, we held our July meeting. Larry Kotval gave a report on the State Meeting.
The August meeting was held at the hall.
Our second annual Plow Days was held next to the hall with over 20 tractors and plows participating. About 70 plowers and spectators enjoyed a jiternice and bear sausage meal at the lodge hall.
The Halloween party will be held October 26.
On May 6, members met at the Lake Mary Town Hall and did our roadside clean up. We held an outdoor meeting afterwards.
Birthday bags were filled with items for a birthday party. These were delivered to the Food Shelf.
Long-time member Margie Kalina passed away.
Several members helped the Forada Lions by putting together 50,000 food packages. We had six of our 50-year members in attendance to receive their pins and partake in a fantastic meal.
The Bohemian Cemetery made use of our hall for their annual meeting.
Our little free library was built and installed by three members. Our YELL! group volunteered to maintain and keep it in order.
The February meeting was held at Dean Radil’s home. Plans were finalized for the puzzle party.
The March meeting was held prior to the puzzle party. The 50-year member dinner was discussed. Our meeting was cut short because people were waiting to do puzzles. Everyone had a good time doing puzzles and eating pizza.
Three members are working on a little free library.
January - February 2018
We donated several items to Armful of Love that were given as Christmas presents.
Members met January 21 at Kevin Klimek’s home. Margie Kalina and Mayme Rajdl celebrated their 91st birthdays in February.
Six YELL! members, two friends, and three adults made 120 valentines that were included with Meals on Wheels deliveries.
Our puzzle and pizza party will be March 17. We will have a dinner for our 110th anniversary and honor our 50 and 75-year members on April 29.
The Thanksgiving party was held at the hall with a small crowd in attendance. A short meeting followed.
All officers retained their positions for 2018.
Food and cash donations were taken to the area food shelf.
Many area people helped Donald and Bernice Trousil celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on December 10.
Donald and Bernice, along with granddaughters Macy and Sidney Trousil, enjoyed the Czech Fest at Heritage Farm.
The August meeting was held at the hall. We discussed Plow Days, which we hosted with 11 units plowing. Dean Radil furnished jiternice along with the potluck lunch. About 50 people enjoyed the meal and afternoon.
Roadside clean-up was held October 8 with 11 members participating. A meeting followed.
Members had the Halloween party on October 27.
A report was shared on the MN Scholarship fund, followed by discussion.
Please bring food shelf items to the next event.
On June 16, YELL! members Lauren and Taylor Huber and Macy and Sidney Trousil baked cookies and gave them to construction workers paving the road.
The annual picnic was held at Maple Lake with 18 members present. Along with grilled hot dogs by Mark Radil, we enjoyed a potluck dinner. A short meeting followed. A plow day was discussed for August or September.
Many members had a good time at the July 8 wedding of members Jacob Klimek and Carissa Koudela.
Members hosted the District 2 Meeting with guests from No. 34 also attending. Our honored guest was District Director Duane Jirik. A big meal was enjoyed. Scholarships were viewed and judged. All officers retained their positions.
We hosted a dinner for 50 and 75-year members. Unfortunately, none were able to attend.
Several members met the evening of May 7 for our semi-annual road ditch pick up. A meeting followed.
Members met January 15 at Donald Trousil’s home. Several thank-you notes were shared from organizations we donated to. The base of the meeting was devoted to our Calendar of Events for 2017.
The new point award system was discussed.
We have five 50-year members and one 75-year member. We will celebrate them at a dinner on April 23.
A short meeting was held February 5, followed by the YELL! group and some adults making valentine cards to be included with Meals on Wheels.
Thanks to Larry Vilda’s video, Macy Trousil made feather pastry brushes (peroutky) to be donated to St. John’s Nepomuk Church for kolache making.
Our lodge is hosting the District 2 Meeting on April 2. Join Hands Day is set for May.
Call 877-935-2467 to speak with a Western Fraternal Life Representative.