Highland News Leader

Grantfork News for the week of June 4

Grantfork Elementary fourth-grade VIP students for May were, front row from left, Morgan Jarrell, Carolynn Parsons, Cheyenne Choat and Shelton Nevin; middle row, Gage Markus, Tyler Prusa, Riley Mansholt, Colton Prott, Trinity Dresch and Chloe Neumann; back row, Aidan Miller, Grace Hanvey, Madelllynn Trauernicht, Joe Jansen, Kylie Ketchum, Ava Michael and Sydney Seitz. Not pictured are Kyle Hess and Shyana Reckmann.
Grantfork Elementary fourth-grade VIP students for May were, front row from left, Morgan Jarrell, Carolynn Parsons, Cheyenne Choat and Shelton Nevin; middle row, Gage Markus, Tyler Prusa, Riley Mansholt, Colton Prott, Trinity Dresch and Chloe Neumann; back row, Aidan Miller, Grace Hanvey, Madelllynn Trauernicht, Joe Jansen, Kylie Ketchum, Ava Michael and Sydney Seitz. Not pictured are Kyle Hess and Shyana Reckmann.

St. Gertrude

Chicken Dinner

The 46th annual chicken dinner at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Grantfork will be held on Sunday, June 7.

Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The buffet-style dinner inclues dressing and homemade pie.

Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages kindergarten to 10 years old. Carry-outs will also be available. Call 675-3384.

There will also be a quilt raffle.

The Catholic Holy Society will have a country store at the chicken dinner. Items needed are baked and food items, crafts, homemade jellies or jams and canned goods of any kind. For further information, contact Mary Rutz at 675-3420, Judy Gruner at 675-3578 or Emily Schwartz at 675-3386.

Open house to honor Father Pat Jakel

An open house will be held honoring Father Pat Jakel’s 30th Jubilee before he takes up his new calling as pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland.

A celebration will be held at St. Jerome in Troy on Saturday, June 27 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, June 28 from 8:15 to 10:45 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. Finger sandwiches, cake, cookies, brownies and cupcakes with coffee, tea and lemonade will be provided by parishioners of St. Elizabeth, St. James, St. Gertrude and St. Jerome parishes.

Consolidation of offices

Vera Durbin’s office will now be located at 104 Wayland Ave. in Troy, instead of at St. Elizabeth in Marine. Durbin’s e-mail and phone number will stay the same.

Grantfork UCC

VBS

There will be no vacation Bible school this year, but students who are interested in attending VBS are welcome to attend at Salem UCC, 1117 W. North St. in Alhambra. Call Jenn at the church office at 488-3215 to register. VBS will be held June 7-11 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Salem UCC.

UFO

United For Others will be holding a fundraiser for Kindercottage on Monday, June 15 at Mazzio’s in Highland. Buy a pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. and help them with their project.

To submit items to the Grantfork News, email riepshoff@yahoo.com or call 488-7603 or (618) 910-9215.

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