Bulletin Board – Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The Crookston School District will offer two free meals a day for students and kids ages 0-18 continuing for any regularly scheduled school day that the school is closed.  The meals will be available from 11-1 p.m. at Highland School. Limited delivery options are available if circumstances make you unable to pick up food. For questions, delivery – for those who are unable to pick up food, or to call ahead with allergies call 281-5600 between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  There will be no food pickup Monday, April 13 due to those dates not being regular school days due to the Easter Holiday.

SUMMIT tenant families and friends dropping off groceries and other items. PLEASE use the South Villa MAIN Door during business hours. If you need to make other arrangements, please call 218-281-3424.

Polk County Public Health is available to answer questions about COVID 19, and help obtain essential services such as groceries, medications and other daily items at 281-3385.  The phone is staffed Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

The Crookston Times have set out newspaper vending machines outside their office at 124 S. Broadway with non-perishable unopened food items inside for kids and families in need while schools are closed. If you would like to drop off food items, feel free to bring them to their office or fill the machines. Please help keep the machines organized and let the Times know if they’re empty.

Hugo’s Family Marketplace is offering shopping for seniors and people with illnesses from 6-7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8-9 a.m. Saturdays, and Sundays during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Applications for the RiverView Foundations’ June E. Shaver Healthcare Scholarship are due by noon today. Applicants must be a high school graduate who has completed a minimum of one full semester at a post-secondary higher education institution, is enrolled in a second semester AND is pursuing a degree in a health care field.

Applications for the RiverView Foundation’s Lenertz Family Healthcare Scholarship are due by noon today.  The 19th annual Lenertz Family Healthcare Scholarship will be awarded to two recipients from RiverView’s service area that are pursuing post-secondary education in a health care field.  Each recipient will receive a $1,000.00 scholarship. 

Applications for the RiverView Foundation’s Richard Maves Healthcare Scholarship are due by noon today. Applicants must be a high school graduate who is enrolled AND is pursuing a degree in a health care field.

Applications for the RiverView Foundation’s Bishop Afonya Healthcare Scholarship are due by noon today.  The recipient must either be enrolled or with an intention to enroll in a post-secondary educational program in a healthcare field. 

The Climax Parish Food Shelf will be open Thursday, April 16 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the back door of the Climax Library. 

Biermaier Chiropractic Clinic is giving away $25 in Chamber Buck on the Fridays of April 17, April 24 and May 1.  Take a picture being active then upload it to Facebook tagging Biermaier Chiropractic Clinic or email it to biermaierchiropractic@gmail.com and be entered into a drawing for $25 in Chamber Bucks.  You can enter once a day all week long.  

The Crookston Eagles Auxiliary 873 Scholarship application for 2020 is available for pickup at the Crookston High School Office. Applicants must have a female relative as a member of the Auxiliary. The application deadline has been extended to May 1st.  If you have any questions, please contact through Facebook on the Crookston Eagles Auxiliary #873 page or the Crookston Eagle’s 873 Event Planner or by email shmother@hotmail.com

The CHEDA Board will meet Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 a.m. at Valley Technology Park. 

The Polk County Commissioners will meet Tuesday, April 21 at 9:30 a.m.

The Crookston Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the council chambers at city hall.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines, there will be limited seating available for the meeting.  If you would prefer to participate by phone, you may call in at 281-4515. The doors to city hall will be unlocked at 6:45 p.m.