Give to Max day Thursday

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Minnesota is preparing for Fifth Annual Give to the Max Day Nov. 14.
Saron Lutheran Church will participate in the state’s 24-hour giving marathon.  
Charities, schools and churches will again rally the state’s collective philanthropic spirit Thurs, Nov. 14, 2013 for the fifth annual Give to the Max 2013 www.GiveMN.org.   In 2012, Give to the Max Day inspired more than 53,000 generous donors from Minnesota and beyond to give $16.3 million dollars.  Donations last year reached nearly 4,000 organizations across the state, including K-12 public schools.
“Give to the Max Day has truly become a tradition for many people across the state and an invaluable resource for thousands of organizations.  It’s a fun way to make a huge difference for Minnesota’s nonprofits and schools,” said Dana Nelson, Exec. Director of GiveMN.
To donate to your favorite charity go to www.GiveMN.org.
 

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BETTY THIELEN, 88, of Big Lake was seriously injured in a traffic accident on Airport Road in Big Lake Township Thursday afternoon. (Archive photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BIG LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT COUNCIL have purchased hydration stations for their school and help prevent waste from plastic water bottles. Front row from left to right is Sophie Wesolowski, Emily Zinken, Erin Rootes, Mia Mielke, Destinee Schieck and Annika Holl. Back row from left to right is Erik Poffenberger, Sydney Throolin, Hailey Atwood, Cassie Walsh, Trent Ramert, Isabella Dahlen, Lexi Nau and Ashlyn Mattson. (Submitted photo).

SHERBURNE COUNTY SHERIFF Joel Brott at the Orrock Township meeting Wednesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE BIG LAKE AMBASSADORS take charge of the serving line.