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A National Cancer Survivors Day celebration is set from 4 to 6 p.m. on June 12 at Avera Cancer Institute, Mitchell. According to Charlene Berke, Director, Avera Cancer Institute Mitchell, "We will be celebrating all of our cancer survivors and recognizing them for their strength in fighting this terrible disease. Our view of survivorship is anyone with a diagnosis of cancer and that includes family members, friends, and caregivers because they are all, in some way, affected by this disease." Brittany Boehmer, registered nurse, is serving as coordinator for the event.
Reed Muehler, Mitchell has been awarded the Carol and Herman Lerdal Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year at South Dakota State University, Brookings. He is majoring in business economics and is an economics tutor. He is the son of Todd and Kerri Muehler.
Wayne and Elaine Groeneweg, of Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Monday, June 2. Their family requests a card shower. Greetings may be sent to 1300 W. Ash Ave., Mitchell, S.D., 57301.
NORFOLK, Neb. — Megan Geidel, Mitchell, received her AAS degree in veterinary technology during the 41st commencement of Northeast Community College on May 17 in the Cox Activities Center on the Norfolk campus.
The annual Byrd Reunion will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 8, at Patton Young Park, Mitchell. The room will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with lunch beginning at noon. Punch and coffee will be furnished. Please bring a meat dish and a dessert or salad. For information call Betty Eilts at 246-2369. Leave a message.
Wayne and Brenda Satterlee, Mitchell, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, at The Depot, Mitchell. The event is hosted by their family. Greetings may be sent to 1401 S. Main, Lot 133, Mitchell, S.D., 57301
Calli Galbraith, Ideal, and Katelyn Kenzy, Burke, graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., on May 10 at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
First Dakota National Bank and the South Dakota Bankers Foundation have teamed up to award $1,000 FirstChoice/SDBA scholarship to Rebecca Glanzer from Mitchell and Danika Pollreisz from Ethan. First Dakota agreed to match foundation funds to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors or college students in our local communities. One of the requirements of the SD Bankers Foundation scholarship is the recipient attend a post-secondary South Dakota institution. Glanzer plans to attend SDSU and Pollreisz plans to attend S.D.
Dakota State University, Madison, held spring commencement ceremonies on May 10 at the DSU Fieldhouse. These area students were granted degrees: Emery:Kelly Determan; Freeman: Keith Andersen, Richard Friesen; Lake Andes: Travis Park: Mitchell: Maggie Olverson, with honor; Montrose: Chelsea Anderson, cum laude; Erin Binder; Parkston: Tessa Kost; Reliance: Daryl Bunker, cum laude; Salem: Dale Buck, Darin Schroeder; Stickney: Tyler Hennagir; Tripp: Zachary Fuerst.
The Wonder Workers CFEL met at 9:30 a.m. on May 14 at the Congregational Church to donate and help bag supplies for the Helping Hand Pantry project. At noon, lunch was served by Kaye K., hostess. The flag pledges and CFEL creed were recited. Eight members answered roll call with their plans for gardening this year. Old business: Ruby P. reminded us we will help enter the open class exhibits at the Davison County 4-H Achievement Days July 29. A letter was read from Louise M. thanking us for helping with the April Area VI meeting. Skip Day for June was discussed.