Jasper School Community Calendar activities for October 2016

Reclaim Community, the local non-profit group that owns and plans to refurbish the Jasper School building for residential, business, and community center uses will be hosting several cleanup days at the school in the coming weeks. Volunteers are welcome to join us on Saturdays Sept 24, Oct 08, and Oct 22 from 8am-1pm.
The group will also be a hosting a soup supper and T-shirt sales fundraiser on Saturday October 15th from 4-7pm at Jasper Memorial Hall. All proceeds will go towards needed electrical updates and roof repairs. Adults $8/Children $5 for the meal. T-shirts starting at $15. Please contact Elicia Kortus at 605-595-4693 or reclaimcommunitymn@gmail.com for more information or visit the Reclaim Community Facebook page. Donations to the project can be addressed to: P.O. Box 09, Jasper MN 56144

Lutheran Church Fall Festival

The Dell Rapids Lutheran Church is holding a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1st.  The event will start at 8:30 a.m. and run until 2:00 p.m.

There will be a rummage sale, bake sale, quilt sale, napkins, greeting cards…along with coffee and sweet rolls, and lunch of pork sandwiches, potato salad, cookie, and coffee.


America’s #1 Cooking School Brings Favorite Fall Flavors to Madison

Specialist Adds Culinary Kick to Autumn, Sharing Delicious Recipes with Local Home Cooks

tasteofhomelogoMADISON, SD – The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes close friends and family, meaningful conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s flavorful dishes, the Taste of Home Cooking School will share another batch of seasonal recipes that home cooks and their families will enjoy.

Taste of Home’s Culinary Specialist Karen Davis will be at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison on October 6, 2016 to take you through two hours of unpredictable entertainment, learning kitchen techniques and secrets behind classic fall dishes.

In addition to the night’s planned activities, a few lucky attendees will be chosen to serve as the recipe taste testers or even take home a finished dish from the evening.

“From experienced home chefs to beginners learning their way around the kitchen, the Taste of Home Cooking School offers something for everyone – putting a fresh spin on old favorites and adding new and delicious recipes to your seasonal repertoire,” said Karen Davis, Taste of Home Culinary Specialist.

The Taste of Home Cooking School is America’s leading cooking school program, inspiring thousands of passionate home chefs at hundreds of events nationwide. Attendees experience exciting recipe demonstrations using ingredients that are easily found at the local grocery store and best of all, the dishes are submitted by home cooks from across the country and tested in the Taste of Home test kitchen to ensure for taste and quality.

Attendees will receive a gift bag including the Taste of Home Cooking School magazine. This magazine includes recipes featured during the program, as well as coupons and other goodies from participating sponsors. Some attendees may even go home with a special gift or two. This season’s event is brought to Madison, SD by KJAM Radio.

Tickets are on sale now for $10 for General Admission seating, and $50.00 for the VIP package. The VIP package includes: special seating in the 1st three rows, food, and a meet & greet with Culinary Specialist Karen Davis. Visit www.amazingmadison.com and click on the Taste of Home Cooking School banner for complete ticket information and show highlights.

Anyone interested in being a vendor at the Taste of Home Cooking Show and Expo can contact KJAM at (605) 256-4514 or kjamonair@alphamediausa.com.


About the Taste of Home Cooking School

The Taste of Home Cooking School, a Trusted Media Brands, Inc. brand, is America’s leading cooking school program, inspiring more than 140,000 passionate home cooks each year at 200 events across the country.

At a Taste of Home Cooking School show, Culinary Specialists demonstrate step-by-step instructions to create satisfying and flavorful dishes. The jam-packed program offers tips on easy-to-prepare recipes with step-by-step instructions to create dishes that feature familiar, everyday ingredients. The Taste of Home Cooking School is an exciting event filled with the best recipes. Learn more at TasteofHome.com/Cooking-Schools.

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Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior (GEMS)

GEMSGEMS Girls Club will be kicking off for an exciting new year! We hope that you
will join us! Our kick off is Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

What: GEMS Girls Club

Who: Girls K-8th Grade

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays—3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Where: Hosted at First Baptist Church
512 East 5th Street
Dell Rapids, SD  57022
(605) 428-3756

Cost: $20
*Contact Mary Gannon or Rev. Melissa Fletcher

Check it out at www.gemsgc.org

Dell Rapids Food Pantry

The local FOOD PANTRY can always use the following items:

  • cereal (not oatmeal)
  • spaghetti or other noodles
  • hygiene items
  • toilet paper
  • brownie mixes
  • instant potatoes
  • canned fruit
  • soup
  • Jell-O and pudding (sugar free and regular)
  • condiments
  • canned meat or fish
  • peanut butter and jelly
  • laundry supplies
  • boxed meals
  • baked beans (not green)
  • bread
  • buns
  • rolls

Items can be dropped off at either the Methodist Church or put in the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids’ grocery cart just inside the entryway.