Many thanks to all the wonderful people that donated to buy new flags for the village. A total of 90 flags have been collected and enough money for poles and holders to last for quite some time.
Donations: Alhambra Jaycees, $250, for Love of Community and Country; Anita Suhre, $30, In Memory of Virgil Suhre and Toby Suhre and in Honor of Joshua Frisse; Jeff Hurst Family $20, in Memory of John and Lucille Hurst; Vernon and Judy Blom, $10, in Honor of those that keep the park looking so nice; John Mindrup family, $20 In Honor of Bob Mindrup and in Memory of Ken Mindrup; Ed and Linda Mriscin $10, in Honor of Walter Zeller; Linda Uhe and daughters, $30, In Memory of Howard Simmons, in Memory of Richard Scheller and in Honor of Vernon Uhe; Randall Neuman $10, thanks for keeping the flags flying; Don and Freddie Riepshoff $20 in Memory of Master Sergeant James R. Parks II and Lieut. James R. Parks III. Vernon Otto, flag in Honor of all who served; Dan and Mary Reinhardt,$20 in Memory of Danny Lee Reinhardt, in Honor of Russ and Amanda Reinhardt; Fern Scheller $20 in Memory of Richard Scheller; Carol DeClerq $15, in Memory of Emil DeClerq, in Honor of Tyler Nelson (army) and of Allen Nelson (army); Rodney and Kelly Knackstedt $10 in Memory of Oscar Knackstedt; Anonymous $100, in Memory of John Hurst; Wilma Blom $20 in Memory of Delmar Blom; Mike and Sandy Ahlmeyer and sons $10, in Honor of Vernon Blom.
Historical Committee seeks items
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The local Historical Committee would like to ask the citizens of Alhambra and surrounding communities to please watch for items that could possibly have some historical significance to future generations. Many times a letter, postcard, receipt or sale bill from a past business may help someone to remember the past. When cleaning out drawers, basement, attics and garages, please remember the historical society. . Contact Kenny Gehrig 488-2425 if you would like to donate anything. Nothing is too insignificant.
Happy anniversary to the following couples, on Aug. 12, Don and Dianne Price, Leonard and Donna Suhre, Dean and Debra Reckman; Aug. 14, Ron and Jenna Boxell; Aug. 15, Sterling and Winnie Schoen; Aug. 16, Todd and Jennifer Henschen and on Aug. 20, Steve and Kris Lynn.
Happy birthday to, on Aug. 13, Erica Schoen and Siarra Price and Emily Duncan; Aug. 14, Dawn Reinhardt, Michelle Fitterer and Jeff McGee; Aug. 16, Nina Volz, Marsha Maine and Penny Hosto; Aug. 17, Becky Riepshoff, Helen Beshears and Francis Tracy; Aug. 19, Dondee Rex, Steve Sidwell, and Travis Horner; Aug. 20, Dale Klenke, Brent Henschen and Lexy Riechmann.
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