The Albertville Lions Club and Lake Community Bank will be sponsoring their annual free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday.
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The Lions Club will take its Sportsman's Show to the Crow River Sportsmen's Club for this year's event, which is set for Saturday, Sept. 8.
The Albertville Lions are gearing up for Fall with our 4th Annual Sportsman’s Extravaganza Saturday September 8, 2012. The event is moving this year to the Crow River Sportsmen’s Club located just off County Road 116 and Hwy 241. We have some new events this year including a Meat Trap Shoot and Archery events. We are bringing back the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Laser Shoot, Silent Auction, Raffle and Vendors. At least 17 vendors have reserved spots to be part of the event. They include Archery, Custom Ear Plugs, Thirty One Bags, Game Processing, Firearm Training, Fishing Tackle, Blinds and Feeders, Trailers, Free Chair Massages, Fawn Petting Area and more. Admission is free. Food Concessions will be available for sale …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Two "very deserving" community members were awarded the Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship award.
Albertville Lions President Ron Tiernan was on hand at the Albertville Friendly City Days coronation on Sunday, June 10th to present awards. In addition to presenting that days parade awards, he presented two community members with the Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship award. Kelly Myers, Albertville Royalty Program Director and Kelly Duncan, Royalty Treasure/PR were called to the stage to receive their Melvin Jones Fellowship plaques. "They are very deserving," Terese Gammell said. The Albertville Royalty Committee is made up of a group of volunteers from the community willing to give of their time and efforts to help support Albertville senior and junior ambassadors as they represent the Friendly City of Albertville. The …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The community's "unofficial" kick-off to summer was a resounding success.
City staff and Albertville City Council members welcomed hundreds of residents, families and friends to local parks recently, as the city celebrated "Explore Your Parks" night with an unseasonably warm Friday night. "Just a great turnout," said Larry Sorensen, city council member. "Everyone was so excited to see the fire department and the other agencies that get involved." From Four Seasons Park to Winter Park and in between, the city had stations set up for residents. There was face painting and plenty of games to be played. Also, the Albertville Lions set up at Four Seasons Park and served juice, cookies and hot dogs. "We had a great turnout despite the weather. The clouds rolled near with some lightning, but it didn't even seem to …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Parents and kids can grab advanced tickets later this month for the big midway at Albertvlle Friendly City Days. The city and the Albertville Lions will mark 25 years of celebration.
Albertville will be celebrating it’s 25th Friendly City Days on June 6-10, 2012. Friendly City Days is packed with activities for all ages. The event will be running from Wednesday, June 6 through Sunday, June 10. Friendly City Days has tons of great food to offer the thousands of people who are expected to come to Albertville for the weekend, which is sponsored by the Albertville Lions and the City of Albertville. The unofficial start to the week begins Wednesday with the kickoff of the "All City Garage Sale." Then, starting Thursday at 3 p.m.., Midwest Rides will bring in more than 30 rides for kids of all ages. Friday, the carnival will open at noon and run through midnight. Saturday and Sunday, the carnival will open at 10 a.m. …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The Albertville Lions welcome the St. Michael-Albertville community to it's February Fish and Shrimp Dinner and fundraiser. The group also recently presented the City of Albertville with a hefty gift.
The Albertville Lions will be sponsoring a fish and shrimp fry from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at Albertville City Hall. Along with fish and shrimp, the menu includes baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, dinner rolls, and cookies. The cost will be $ 10 for adults and $6 for kids 12 and under. All proceeds from the event will go to the Lions Eye Bank of Minnesota. There will also be a collection bin for old eyeglasses that are no longer being used. Check donation to Albertville Monday, Feb. 6, Albertville President Ron Tiernan presented Mayor Mark Meehan and Albertville City Council with a $5,000 donation. City Administrator Larry Kruse said the funds would be used to fund operations at city hall. He called the Lions an organization…
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
An Albertville couple will share the service club's high honor.
The Albertville Lions Club has named Randy and Connie Bacon as its Lions of the Year for 2010-2011. Past President Lion Rick Kleist presented the award at a recent club meeting. The Albertville residents have been great team at many of the local events and contribute many hours to make them successful, including the weekly Farmer’s Market, Pancake Breakfasts and Albertville Friendly City Days.
The annual Sportsman's Show was a huge hit, with one raffle winner taking home a huge prize and all patrons marking a great afternoon.
Congratulations to Diane Olson who won First Prize in the Albertville Lions 3rd Annual Sportsman’s Outdoor Extravaganza and Swap Meet Raffle on Saturday Sept. 10. She was awarded the prize (see photo) by Lion Jeff Edelman and Tom Voges from H & H Sports Shop in Maple Lake. The weather was perfect for the outdoor event which included a DNR laser shooting area, a BB gun expo for the kids, a Fawn Petting Zoo, adorable puppies for sale, delicious samples and other vendors who joined the Lions for the first time. “Our goal to bring together sportsmen and sportswomen, exhibitors and families was a success.” said Chairperson Lion Jeff Edelman. Planning has already begun to expand the event next year. Edelman said the Lions say "Thank you" …
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
A Thursday evening trip to the city's central park can yield anyone a pack of produce.
Thursday will be a beautiful day to be at the Albertville Farmers Market. After some rainy and extreme hot Thursdays, this week's forecast will offer a pleasant change to have full sun and the typical summer warmth. There is always a wide variety of local, seasonal produce sold by local farmers. Albertville resident, Mike Newman, stopped by Thursday to pick up some sweet corn and red potatoes. “I have a garden at home that I grow many of my veggies in but it’s nice to come here and get things I don’t grow because it’s local. It’s kind of nice today with the music and everyone is always friendly,” he shared. Last Thursday,The Riddle Brothers provided music for locals picking up their veggies or eating brats and hotdogs made by the …