Mark your calendars! giveBIG – Day of Giving is coming! giveBIG Day is a 24-hour online fundraiser for non-profits serving the St. Croix Valley. If you are a non-profit interested in registering, the deadline has been extended to March 20, 2019. Visit: www.givebigscv.org to register.
On April 4, Thursday, at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) at the Hudson House, 1616 Crest View Drive in Hudson, there will be a presentation given by Terry Forliti of Breaking Free! (breakingfree.net/about_us.aspx). In addition to being a survivor of "the life," Terry focused on empowerment of the marginalized while obtaining her degree in Organizational Leadership in 2005. Terry is the Executive Director of Breaking Free! and a member of the Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force.
The March Rotary Readers are Josiah Knutson and Archimedes Xiong, both fifth graders are Westside Elementary School. Knutson, age 11, likes to play outside with his siblings or play his X-Box. Xiong is an avid golfer who started playing golf when he was just 3 years old. He enjoys golfing at our local golf courses.
With only a few weeks to go before the fourth annual Girls in SCIENCE event at UW-River Falls, it is time to make your plans and get registered. This event has received rave reviews from parents and youth. On Saturday, April 13, 2019, youth will meet and work with scientists, researchers, faculty and university students from Physics, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering, Health & Human Performance, Biology & Tissue Engineering, Chemistry & Biotechnology, Plant & Earth Science, and Psychology & Neuroscience.
Take Back the Night is an international event that focuses on uplifting and supporting survivors of sexual assault while working to create communities dedicated to eradicating sexual violence. We invite you to join us for the annual River Falls chapter of this event 5:30-8:15 p.m. April 25 a St. Bridget Parish School (135 E. Division St., River Falls).
Findings from the Alzheimer's Association 2019 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released March 5 show that, despite a strong belief among seniors and primary care physicians that brief cognitive assessments are important, only half of seniors are being assessed for thinking and memory issues, and much fewer receive routine assessments.
An opinion writer at the River Falls Journal thinks he or she knows what a Constitutional crisis is. After reading the opinion piece, it is evident he or she doesn't. I will provide facts to prove this author was wrong.
BALDWIN — The St. Croix County Deer Advisory Council (CDAC) will meet to review data and form preliminary 2019 antlerless quota, permit and season structure recommendations at 7 p.m. March 12 at DNR Service Center, 890 Spruce St. in Baldwin. While this is a working meeting of the council, the public is encouraged to attend and will have a formal opportunity to provide insight during the public comment period of the meeting. CDACs are part of an effort to provide more public input on deer management issues and give
Acclaimed organist Walter Strony will celebrate 45 years of performing with a program featuring "something old — something new" on the Wurlitzer theater pipe organ on Sunday, March 10 at 2 p.m. Strony is one of America's premier concert organists. He made his public debut in 1974 at the age of 18 and has since established himself as one of few organists equally at home playing both theater and classical organ. Strony has performed hundreds of concerts from coast to coast in the United States as well as in Japan, Australia, England and Canada. In addition, he has performed at many conventions of the American Theatre Organ Society (ATOS) and the American Guild of Organists. He is the only living organist to have been twice voted Organist of the Year by the ATOS, in 1991 and 1993. In 2011, he was inducted into the ATOS Hall of Fame. He has performed with the Calgary Symphony, Allentown Symphony, El Paso Symphony and Symphony Silicon Valley. Tickets are $24 for adults and $17 for students of any age.
Whether you bake, sew, build, grow or train, entering an exhibit at a county fair is an exciting process and open to all. The St. Croix County Fair offers 17 different open class departments for entries including classes ranging from Antiques and Cats to Rabbits and Woodworking.