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Fifty Lakes Council: June and July Highlights

The Regular Monthly Meeting of the Fifty Lakes City Council was held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at City Hall with the following officers were present: Mayor Steve Dahlke; Council members Jodie Schrupp, Mark Bradley, Toni Buchite and Gary Staples; City Clerk Karen Stern; Deputy Clerk Ann Raph; Planning specialist Justin Burslie; Liquor manager Diana Johnson; Maintenance Supervisor Chad Wosmek; Fire chief Andy Hemphill; and 2 residents.

Council approved the agenda with one addition, and reviewed and approved the consent agenda as printed. The consent agenda included May 11, 2021 Council minutes; Treasurers Report; Payment of bills in the amount of $163,971.32 including check #43074 to # 43160; Fire & Rescue Minutes.

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Night Under the Stars Event Proves Love is Never Canceled at Camp Knutson

The Camp Knutson volunteers presented their Night Under the Stars “That’s Amore” gathering on July 17th online along with many clusters of watch parties around the state of Minnesota and beyond. There were over 200 people bidding on items in the online auction which alone raised over $30,000 for the campers with disabilities and medical needs that Camp Knutson serves.

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Camp Knutson’s Quilt Auction - In Person and Live August 14, 2021

Camp Knutson’s 35th Annual Quilt Auction Fundraising Event is being held IN PERSON on Saturday, August 14th and is led and supported by volunteers to benefit campers with disabilities, medical conditions and other identified needs. Your support is needed more than ever as we welcome campers back this summer with a variety of in-person and virtual camp experiences.

This year’s Silent Auction will be using mobile bidding so participants can participate on-line or in person. Silent Auction bidding will open on August 11th at noon and close at 11:30 on August 14th.

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Crosslake Ideal Lions Update

Summer is a busy time for the Crosslake Ideal Lions!

Every Saturday evening we host Music in the Park at Crosslake Town Square through August 28, 2021.

In addition, the monthly Flea Market is also being held at Crosslake Town Square on August 21 and September 25.

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Emily Food Shelf Requests Your Help in July

While children are out of school for the summer, many families struggle to increase their food budgets to keep food on the table. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, households continue to experience significant economic hardship in the aftermath of high unemployment, distance learning, and business closures. That is why Emily Food Shelf is here and continuing to meet the increased need in our community. To help us ensure our community members have the food resources they need, we are participating in the Open Your Heart (OYH) Summer Challenge. Open Your Heart helps fund solutions to end hunger and homelessness in Minnesota.

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