TRUMAN — Tree of Remembrance lighting ceremony has been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m. Dec. 30 at the Truman Café.
The date was changed due to the bad weather last weekend.
Donations can still be made until noon Dec. 30. Donation boxes are at Truman Church of Christ, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and Truman Café. Donate $5 or more to have a colored ornament placed on the tree.
Gold ornaments will be placed on the tree in memory of a loved one. Red ornaments will be placed on the tree to recognize an active or retired military member or veteran. A green ornament will be placed on the tree to honor a living friend, relative, group or simply to express a holiday greeting.
The names of the ornament honorees will be read at the Truman Café at 4:30 p.m., followed by a reception for those attending the lighting of the Christmas tree.
All money donated will be given to Mayo Clinic Health System-Fairmont Hospice for local hospice care expenses.
Christmas services at Truman churches will be: St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its Sunday School Children’s Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve. Christmas Day Worship service with Holy Communion will be 9 a.m. Sunday.
Trinity Lutheran Church Christmas Eve service with Holy Communion will be held at 5 p.m. Christmas Day service will be at 8:45 a.m. Sunday. Community members are welcome to attend.
Church of Christ will have a 9:30 a.m. worship service Christmas Day.
Tune to KNUJ AM 860 Radio from New Ulm at 3:15 p.m. Monday to learn about “Truman Times” with Mayor Lynn Brownlee.
If you’re in grades K-6 and would like to take part in Wacky Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. Jan. 4 in the RAK Room, you must register by Dec. 28. This session’s event will be a SNOW theme pertaining to the games, crafts and snacks. There is a $10 charge. To register, email Courtney at firstname.lastname@example.org
As the Christmas season approaches, the city of Truman also has a want list. We sure hope Santa can help.
What’s needed are: 1) Volunteers to help with a skating rink, and 2) donations that can be used to create a warming house for the skating rink.
Weather didn’t cooperate the last couple of seasons, but it’s looking good so far that ice can survive this season. Won’t you please consider giving of your time for such a wonderful community activity. Stop in at Truman City Hall or call (507) 776-7951 to get your name on the list.
City of Truman is also accepting applications for the positions of firefighters. Minimum qualifications are: a high school or GED equivalent and live within a 10-minute response time from the Truman Fire Hall. Training will be paid for and provided.
Applications can be obtained from Truman City Hall, 101 E. Ciro St., Truman, MN 56088. The deadline to apply is 4 p.m. Jan. 20. City of Truman is an equal opportunity employer.