The Sanborn Central Snackpack  Program resumed in September with Artesian First Lutheran Church being the first in the rotation to furnish snacks for weekend nutrition for qualifying students. Eligible students are determined from their returned free and reduced lunch applications to the school. Other participating churches are  the Artesian St. Charles Catholic Church, the Fedora Presbyterian Church, the Letcher Community Church and the Forestburg Lutheran Church. Nancy Sullivan and Tambi Wormstadt are the program directors at Artesian First Lutheran.

…See a picture in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

The Artesian American Legion Auxiliary met Wednesday, Sept. 12. Karen Klinkner opened the meeting. Discussion was held, and it was established that members dues would now  be $21 and Junior dues members would be $5. They then discussed the upcoming Veterans Day Dinner, which, as of right now, is Nov. 11. The set date and time will be posted later. The next meeting will be Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Karen Klinkner closed the meeting.

The regular meeting of Unit 29 American Legion Auxiliary met on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6 p.m. in the Community Center. President Dawn Rassel led the opening ceremonies.

Mary Regynski read the May 28 minutes, which were approved as read. The treasurer’s report was given by Barb Maurice and accepted.

A newsletter from the newly elected District 6 President, Theresa Maeschen of Mitchell, was given by President Dawn. The new President of the Department of American Legion Auxiliary is Jeannine Loesch of Ft. Pierre. The District 6 Fall meeting will be held Sept. 23 in Huron at the Crossroads. Social hour is at 12 p.m. The meeting will follow at 1 p.m.

The American Legion Post 29 will be hosting a Poker Tournament on Oct. 20 in the Community Center. The Auxiliary will be serving a meal at the event.

Membership cards have been received and the dues have been raised by $3 this year for Senior members and $1.25 for Junior members.

The yearly obligations and a Special Olympics donation will be sent to Department Headquarters.

A donation will be given to the Community Center in appreciation for the use of the Center.

Following the closing ceremonies, President Dawn adjourned the meeting.

The next meeting will be held Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. Cookies for the PVHC Bingo in September will be furnished by Judy Brisbine and Bobbi Jo White.