Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine News for the week of Jan. 14

Marine Homemakers to meet

The Marine Homemakers January meeting will be held on Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The lesson will be “Making Your Dollars Stretch,” presented by Dawn Dykes and Sandy Gentry. Hostesses for the evening are Sue Vallee and Mary Gross.

St. Jacob Firefighters Auxiliary to host breakfast

The St. Jacob Firefighters Ladies Auxiliary will host a fundraiser breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Jan. 17 at the St. Jacob Firehouse.

Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-10. Advance tickets are available for purchase by emailing stjfdladiesaux@yahoo.com.

Tickets at the door will be $7 for adults and $4 for kids ages 4-10. Carry-outs will also be available.

Blood drive set at Marine Masonic lodge

A Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the Marine Masonic Lodge. Donors will get a free breakfast. If you have questions or to make an appointment, call the Marine Coin Co. at 887-2008.

Fast Nacht Ham Supper

The annual Fast Nacht Ham Supper at St. Jacob United Church of Christ will be Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Heritage Hall, with serving from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children 4-12. Carry-outs are $9.

St. Jacob UCC notes

The sign-up sheet for snow removal is in Heritage Hall.

The flower chart is available in Heritage Hall to sign up for flowers on any given Sunday.

Year-end statements of giving for 2015 are on the table in Heritage Hall.

The pot-luck lunch and annual meeting will be at noon on Jan. 31.

The Youth Group is selling T-shirts. Order forms are on the table in Heritage Hall. Fill out the order form, and put money and the form in the offering plate.


Friday: Lift Inspection 10:45 a.m.

Next Sunday: St. Jacob Fire Auxiliary Breakfast 8 a.m. to 12 noon

Wednesday, Jan. 20: Confirmation and meal 6:30 p.m.; A.A. at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 27: A.A. at 8 p.m. in St. Jacob

St. James Church to host trivia night

St. James Catholic Church in St. Jacob is sponsoring its fifth annual trivia night on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the St. Jacob Community Building, 108 W. 2nd St. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia starts at 7 p.m. Cost is $100 per team of eight.

Reserve your table ahead of time by contacting Laura Reilson at 644-9278 or reils4@hometel.com or Dan or Sharon Dickman at 644-3561 or sdickman@hometel.com. Or, you can get your table that night, space permitting. The limit is18 tables.

Participants may bring own table snacks. Beverages must be purchased at the event. No outside drinks will be allowed.

Cash prizes will be awarded. There will be a 50-50 drawing and a special intermission game and a drawing for a Lottery tree. A silent auction will be held, featuring prizes donated by businesses and theme-based baskets donated by parishioners.

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