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New food program for seniors starts today
Farmington Minnesota P.O. Box 192 / 312 Oak St. 55024

June 19

Senior Food for Health

Farmington's Rambling River Center will launch a new food program for seniors June 19.

Senior Food for Health will provide 15 to 30 pounds of food free to eligible seniors the third Thursday of every month. To qualify, individuals must be at least 55 years old and a Farmington area resident. Their income cannot be greater than 200 percent of the poverty level -- $19,600 for a single-person household or $26,400 for a two-person household.

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Residents must bring their own bags or carts.

The first distribution will take place at 1:30 p.m. June 19 at Rambling River Center, 431 Third St. For more information, call 651-322-3556.

UMore Park open house

There will be an open house at 6 p.m. June 19 to present concept designs for the proposed development on UMore Park property in Empire Township. There will be a presentation at 6 p.m., a question and answer session at 6:30 and opportunities to view the scenarios and make comments from 7 to 9 p.m. To RSVP go to www.umorepark.umn.edu or call 612-626-3976.

June 21

Genealogy class

The Dakota City genealogy class will meet at 1 p.m. June 21 at Ahlberg Hall on the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Anyone interested in family history is invited to attend.

For information, call Marlys Guildner at 651-463-8397 or Dakota City at 651-460-8050.

June 23

UMore Park open house

There will be an open house at 6 p.m. June 23 to present concept designs for the proposed development on UMore Park property in Empire Township. There will be a presentation at 6 p.m., a question and answer session at 6:30 and opportunities to view the scenarios and make comments from 7 to 9 p.m. To RSVP go to www.umorepark.umn.edu or call 612-626-3976.

June 25

Good Fats, Bad Fats

Dr. Emily Thompson of Hadler Family Chiropractic will hold a free workshop at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 25. The workshop will focus on the fats in our diets. Dr. Thompson will explain which fats help in brain health, lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and tissue healing versus the fats that promote heart disease and ill health. the free workshop will be held at the clinic, 625 Eighth St. Call 651-460-6560 to reserve a spot.

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