The Frazee Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) bottom line dropped by $39,898 from the end of January to the start of February, then increased by $27,447 from February to March, during which time only $4 was recorded as revenue.
The Vergas Economic Development Authority (EDA) helped create and supported an ordinance that allows camping in the city limits, now the group’s focus is bringing a campground to the city and encouraging growth in its housing stock.
Connie Lee of Vergas makes memorial and celebration quilts using clothing.
When Connie Lee lost her father, all she wanted was one more hug. That wish gave her the inspiration to create quilts and pillows with custom embroidery made from shirts and pants of the special person a heart is missing.
Comfort for the king and queen of the household will be up for grabs at the Frazee Fire Department fundraiser as two La-Z-Boy recliners are slated to be auctioned off.
Imagine lounging in a reclining La-Z-Boy or rocking in new patio chairs while reading the paper and looking over to your significant other knowing that comfort came with the satisfaction of helping everyday heroes reach a goal.
Those participating in the Maple Medallion Hunt will be searching for this decorative three-leaf art piece. Once found, turn it in to those working the pancake feed to claim the prize and trophy.
The inaugural Maple Medallion Hunt starts Saturday, April 9 and the super sleuth who decrypts the clues will walk away with a gift basket full of prizes and a handmade trophy compliments of rural Vergas artist Patrick Shannon.
Lee Dahlgren held up the Vergas Business of the Year plaque and Cheryl Hanson the Vergas Volunteer of the Year plaque. Both were bestowed with the honor after community residents voted during a recent volunteer appreciation party.
An event brings visitors to town and tightens the bond of residents. Most of the local celebrations would not be possible without volunteers, like Cheryl Hanson.