TRUMAN – St Johns Antrim Lutheran Church will be hosting their 6th Annual Commercial Beef Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 5. The number of seats and take-out are limited. You will receive your advertisement for the beef, corn, coleslaw and sugar cookie, all for a voluntary donation. If you would like to pre-order a homemade apple, blueberry, cherry or pecan pie, your order must be shipped by Wednesday, December 1. The pies are also a voluntary donation. You can pick up your pie the same day you eat. To order a pie or meal, call (507) 236-7292.
STEP, Inc., wants your old Christmas lights, electrical cords and appliance cords. You can drop off your lights or cords (no cord adapters or batteries) at Truman Town Hall, Trinity Lutheran Church, or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. St. Paul’s collection bin is located inside the office entrance on the east side of the building. If you want more information, call (507) 238-4341.
Have you considered starting a home food business but not sure where to start? Join University of Minnesota Extension Food Safety Educators Kathy Brandt and Suzanne Driessen for a Food Safety Training Webinar for Cottage Food Producers or take the course online. Both the webinar and the online course meet the food safety training requirements of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to register as a Minnesota Cottage Food Producer. Once registered, you will be able to prepare and sell non-potentially hazardous homemade foods including baked goods, candies, canned peaches, pickles, salsa, jams, jellies, and more. The specific conditions that must be met to qualify as Permitted Cottage Food in Minnesota will be fully covered. Participants learn how to produce, package, label, store and transport a safe food product. Many details of the CFL will be covered, including who needs to register, where cabin food allowed can be sold, and the maximum gross annual sales allowed. Registration and a fee of $ 50 / person are required. To register for the next webinar on Saturday, December 4 or the online course, go to https://extension.umn.edu/courses-and-events/cottage-food-producer-food-safety-training. For more information, contact Suzanne at (320) 203-6057 or [email protected]
Truman Sorority hopes to host its annual Santa Claus Party on December 14th. They would appreciate the gifts of beautiful gifts for men, women and children. They were unable to host the event last year, so their supply of gifs is low. If anyone would like to contribute, please call Allison Greier at (507) 236-5698 or Cathy Sorenson at (507) 776-3901.
Just a reminder to save the date for the Craft / Supplier Event 9am to 3pm on Saturday December 4th at the Truman Community Building. There will be 17 vendors, makeup, bake sale and lunch. If you would like more information, contact Mona at (407) 489-9366.
Elementary students from across Martin County will team up for an energetic robotics competition from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, December 4 in the gymnasium of Truman High School. Viewers of all ages are welcome to witness this fun science, technology, engineering, and math app in our community. This know-how from Martin County! The VEX IQ Robotics Competition will see dozens of grade 5 and 6 students from the Truman, Fairmont, Martin County West, and Granada-Huntley-East Chain school districts working together on a friendly collaborative challenge. These students will have spent several weeks building and learning how to use their VEX IQ robots and are ready to put their hard work to the test in this exciting STEM event. Light concessions (a fundraiser for Truman Pride) will be available for sale at this free event.