Good morningDaily digest: Things to know for the day ahead, from an acupuncture program to a bookmobile to a used book sale.
Things to do
• Hanson McCook Regional Library Bookmobile, Leisure Living, Salem; 7:45 to 8 p.m.; Golden Living Center, 8 to 8:15 a.m.; St. Mary’s, 8:30 to 10:15 a.m.; McCook Central, 10:20 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Crayon Box, 2:05 to 2:30, Salem.
• Benefits specialists from DSS Division of Economic Assistance available, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., itinerant office, Woonsocket.
• Mitchell Area Neuropathy Support Group meeting, 2 p.m., Diane Bechen presenting, Countryside Living Community Room, Mitchell.
• Davison County CFEL program, “Acupuncture Facts,” by Dr. Quentin A. Thompson, 1 p.m., Community Room, Mitchell Public Library, Mitchell.
• Benefits specialists from DSS Division of Economic Assistance available, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., itinerant office, Armour.
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Things to remember
CHURCH OF EPIPHANY HOSTS SUPPER: Church of Epiphany will host a sausage supper from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the church, Epiphany.
Tickets are $8 for ages 12 to adult; $4 for ages 6 to 11; and $1 for preschool children. Carryout meals and bulk rings can also be purchased.
PROGRESSIVE PITCH TO BE PLAYED IN GEDDES: Geddes Historical Society will host a progressive pitch card party at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Community Building Geddes. The cost is $5 to play and prizes will be awarded. A free will offering lunch will be served.
BOOK SALE SET: A used book sale will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, in the community room, Mitchell Public Library.
Donations of books are always welcome, but they must be clean and in usable condition. They can be dropped off at the library during regular library hours. Proceeds from the book sale are used for children’s and young adult programming at the library.
Total population of Davison County, as of 2010, was 19,504, with 9,656 males, for 49.51 percent of the population, and 9,848 females, for 50.49 percent of the count.
— Source: S.D. Census Data Center
Today in history
It was noted on this date in 2010 that Mitchell’s participation rate for the 2000 census exceeded the rates for South Dakota and the nation. Neil Putnam, city planner, was hoping to exceed the 78 percent participation achieved in 2000 in the upcoming census.