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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GET TO WORK! Rebecca Jacobs of Northstar Technology Solutions chatted with Tim Zipoy from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services and Business Service Specialist Brad Durfee from Minnesota Job Services. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).

THE CAST OF CINDERELLA gave four outstanding performances at Big lake High School over the weekend in the first musical production the school has had for many years. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Front row: Hailey Foss, Christina Kimmer and Ashley Lang Back row: Assistant Coach Todd Yurkew, Maria Yurkew, Hannah Heitz, Ariel Parnell, Megan Archambault and Coach Kevin Lang. (Submitted photo.)

BARELY RECOGNIZABLE, Assistant Principal Theresa Smock Potter, fifth-grade Teacher Karen Nelsen, Kindergarten Teacher Taylor Klausen and Principal Caryl Gordy sat still for the annual Pennies for Pies event which raised $2,748.46 for the Big Lake Food Shelf Monday afternoon. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).