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St. Paul’s Precious Lambs Preschool is accepting students for the coming school year, and will be holding an Open House/Registration Day on Tuesday, April 16 from 3:30-7 p.m. St. Paul’s provides a warm and caring Christ-centered educational environment for children ages 3 to 5. Children are exposed to a wide range of learning experiences including math and reading readiness skills while reflecting the love of Jesus for all. Classes include: -Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:20-3 p.m. – students who will be going to kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year;
The 2013 Yellowjacket Speech Expo was held at Perham High School on Monday. This annual event, open to the public, gives speech students a chance to perform for friends and family. The evening also includes a social, dinner and awards ceremony. \
United Community Bank has announced a new initiative to bring financial literacy education to high school students in Perham and Frazee. The bank will provide access to the EverFi Financial Literacy learning platform. This web-based program uses the latest in new media technology – simulations, avatars, gaming and adaptive-pathing – to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation.
These boys earned the highest award a Cub Scout may earn, and were presented with their patches, plaques and career arrows at the annual Blue and Gold Banquet held in...
Accessing fresh fruits and vegetables could be a bit easier for families through an opportunity being made available through PartnerSHIP 4 Health. The partnership is looking to work with any organization or business interested in growing foods and donating the produce to a local food shelf and/or social service organization.
‘History Mystery’ is a weekly feature of the Perham Focus. Working in partnership with the History Museum of East Otter Tail County, we will publish a ‘mystery photo’ each week, challenging you, our readers, to answer a question about it. If you have a personal story that relates to the photo, or have new details about its contents, we will work with the museum to have that additional information put on record. Contact us at 346-5900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
A spring variety show by the Heart O’ Lakes Harmony Men’s Chorus will be presented at the Kennedy School Auditorium in Fergus Falls on Friday, April 12, and again at the Holmes Theater in Detroit Lakes on Saturday, April 13. Both performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. “The Cotton Club (Where Mob Families Meet)” will be the theme of the show. An a cappella chorus and quartets will offer lively vocal renditions of music reminiscent of the roaring ‘20s. A cast will spice up the show with comic overtones from the mob scene that was part of the prohibition era.
On Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, bring the family out for a fun-filled event at the Fergus Falls Community Arena. The two-day Fergus Falls Area Outdoors Show will include more than 50 outdoor information and outdoor enthusiast booths. There is no cost for admission, but free will donations will be accepted. All proceeds will go to support programs offered through the Otter Tail County Early Childhood Initiative. The event will be going on from 3-8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-5p.m. Saturday.
The Otter Tail County Emergency Operations Team is working to set up three distribution locations where residents can access sandbags, sand, and plastic needed to construct dikes for the upcoming spring thaw and potential overland flooding. Bags that are filled on site will be available free of charge. Three distribution locations will be open beginning Friday, April 5 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and will remain open every Monday through Friday until further notice.
The Perham Area Chamber of Commerce will honor five local award recipients at a Leadership Hall of Fame Banquet on Thursday, April 11 at SteVelly’s at Perham Lakeside Golf Course, with social hour starting at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 and awards starting at about 7:15. Tickets are available from the Chamber of Commerce for $25. Contact the chamber at 346-7710 for tickets. People who are unable to attend the meal are still invited to the awards ceremony.