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88th Annual Thanksgiving Bazaar is Thursday

November 21, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Some things get better with time.
The 88th annual St. Boniface Parish Thanksgiving Bazaar will be held this Thursday, Nov. 22.
The event has been bringing families together, generation after generation, dating back to the 1920s. Much remains the same, just as it was years ago. To be served up Thanksgiving Day will be turkey & dressing, original special recipe sausage, potatoes and gravy, sauerkraut & ribs, cranberry salad, jello salad, homemade pies & desserts, corn and dinner rolls. Most, if not all the food, will be prepared by parishioners. Some prepare turkeys, others do potatoes, and still more will make homemade pies to serve.
One thing which will be different this year is that there will be no evening meal served. The serving line will open up at 11 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. Then, one hour later at 4 p.m., the winners of the raffle drawing will be announced. The drawing is one of the highlights of the event.
New this year, will be an event sponsored by the local chapter of the Knights of Columbus. Beginning at 5 p.m. and continuing till 10 p.m. there will be bingo and other activities for the public to partake in at the K.C. Hall.
The first bazaar was held in 1924. Back then the cost for a plate of food was just 50 cents. Beginning in 1936, the bazaar expanded to two meals and, following bazaar activities a dance was held in the school hall. The event has continued to evolve. But one thing has remained a constant for 88 years, that being parish members working together for the good of the church and the community.
See ya there!

Coach Wells Gets Victory Shower From Players

November 20, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Wolfpack players on the sidelines celebrated the team’s second State Championship in the same number of years by emptying their water bottles on Coach Carlie Wells.  E-R photo

Nativity Scene Set Up For 2012 Christmas Season

November 16, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Taking advantage of warm temperatures (but ground that was hard as a rock), members of the Young-N-Lively group gathered to set up the Nativity scene located new the community sign. Plans are to begin lighting up the scene after Thanksgiving. Pictured is member Deb Warren.  E-R photo

Turkey Winners Announced

November 16, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

We know who’s going to be cooking turkey soon, really soon!
The Elgin Community Club held their annual Turkey Giveaway Drawing Friday afternoon.
During the days and hours leading up to the drawing, residents were busy going from business to business entering their names in the contest.
Winners can pick up their turkeys at Dean’s Market.
Winners of turkeys and the business where their name was drawn appears below:
• Steel Steed Steakhouse & Saloon — Mark Schrage
• Coffeehouse Café — Edward Knievel
• Elgin Review — Tina Henn
• Total Image Salon & Spa — Doris Baum
• Dvorak Construction — Nancy Zwingman
• Elgin Auto Parts — Robbie Evans
• Precision Repair — Ray Payne
• Dean’s Market — Heather Veik
• Elgin Insurance — Frank Kamphaus
• Sapp Bros. Petroleum — Shirley Meis
• Jerry’s Feed — Leroy Schindler
• One Stop/Sleepin Inn — Dennis Suhr
• Elgin Pharmacy — Duane Miller
• CVA (Feed & Grain — Gary Dinslage, Lumber — Ken Reestman, Agronony — Lori Widger)
• Golden Living Center (at EHS ­— Mateo Kirstine, PJCC — Gracie Bullock and Elgin Community Center — Rollie Reicks)
• The Station — Janice Eischeid
• Bank of Elgin — Bud Wilkinson
• Draper Insurance — Bill Eischeid
• Kyle & Deb Warren (at St. Boniface Elementary School — Natalie Bauer)
• Town & Country Veterinary Clinic — Mary Mattner
• Boone & Antelope Mutual Insurance — Gayle Zegers
• Lordemann Insurance — Joe Reestman
• City Limits — Mark Dwyer
• Elgin Appliance & More — Sally Bohnenkamp
• Shear Genius Salon — Ann Beckman
• Elgin Veterans/Boone County Health Center — Marcella Kamphaus

Oh Happy Day — The Wolfpack Are Heading Back To Lincoln!

November 14, 2012 by lmorgan · Comments Off 

Everybody is celebrating in Elgin! E-R photo

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