MENG OBSERVING 65 YEARS AS A NUN Sister Mabel Meng, first director of the bachelor of science in nursing program at Minot State University, will celebrate 65 years as a religious member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity group, today, May 12. She served as director of the nursing program at MSU from its inception in 1969 through 1975.
Her anniversary will be celebrated at Marion Residence in Alliance, Neb. Cards may be sent to her at 1106 Toluca, Alliance, NE 69301.
PRIMETIMERS GROUP TO MEET THURSDAY The PrimeTimers Fellowship group will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Our Redeemer's Church, 700-16th Ave. SE.
Dennis Schmidt, of Minot, will share some stories about the flood of 2011 and Our Redeemer's Christian School Young Children's Choir, under the direction of RaeLynn Mapes, will provide musical entertainment.
Refreshments will be served.
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS COURT CELEBRATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Elizabeth #170, in Minot, is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year.
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The court was organized on March 17, 1912, and was the first court established in North Dakota. Court St. Elizabeth now has 85 members and holds meetings each month from September through June.
An anniversary dinner was held on March 11.
STUDENTS RECEIVE AWANA CLUB CITATION AWARD The Awana Club of First Baptist Church of Minot held its Award Night on May 9. Elizabeth Klingbeil and Natalie VanLith were recognized for earning the Citation Award for years of dedication during the event.
Students must have been involved in an Awana Club for a minimum of 10 years to earn the Citation Award. The Citation is their reward for having spent many hours attending club meetings, working with children, getting involved in their communities and memorizing approximately 1,000 Bible verses.
Awana, a Bible-centered program, is one of the largest nondenominational children and youth ministries in the world.
To learn more about Awana, call First Baptist Church at 852-4533.
ANNUAL CATHOLIC CHARITIES DINNER THEATRE SET FOR MAY 19 Catholic Charities North Dakota will host its annual fundraising dinner theatre event on May 19 at Spirit of Life Church in Mandan. Dakota Stage Limited will present "Getting Sara Married." The dinner will be catered by Marie Ann's Gourmet.
The dinner theatre serves as an annual fundraising project for the many services provided by Catholic Charities North Dakota. Some of the services include guardianship to adults with developmental disabilities who have no one to care for them; adoption services for special needs children, support for crisis pregnancies and counseling services to troubled individuals, couples or families.
Single tickets are $40 per person. Seating is limited. Call 1-800-450-4457 to reserve a ticket or for table sponsorship information. Registration may also be done online at (www.catholiccharitiesnd.com).