Does your loved one live with a mental illness? The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides education, support and advocacy for families and their loved ones. Find classes and support groups at NAMI Minnesota (namihelps.org), NAMI Grand Rapids (namigrandrapidsmn.org) and NAMI Duluth (namidulutharea.com). For further information contact Dan: NAMI Iron Range (firstname.lastname@example.org) 218-290- 5461.
Grand Rapids MS Group Meetings will be held on the 2nd Thurs day of each month at the St. Joseph Church, Grand Rapids, 11:00 – 12:30.
Tower A.A. Meeting: Lake Vermilion 12X12 (Open), Thursday,6:30 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 304 Spruce Street.
The Club (Senior Widowed Persons Grief Support Group) meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Nichols Town Hall in Parkville from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This group is open to anyone who considers themselves a senior who has experienced the death of a partner or spouse. For more information please call: 218-749-2089
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GRAND RAPIDS MS SUPPORT GROUP: 2ND Tuesday of the month, 11:00-12:30, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 315 SW 21st Street, Grand Rapids
Do you worry about the way you eat? Overeaters Anonymous may have the answer for you. No weighins, dues or fees. Call (218)728-4644 for area meeting locations & times.
Virginia AA Women’s Meeting: Ladies By The Lake. Tuesdays,12 noon. Peace United Methodist Church, 303 South 9th. Avenue. (please use side door).
The Virginia OA meeting will meet every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1111 8th Street South, Virginia, in the West Wing, Conference Room C, starting April 12th. If you have food issues, please join us. The building is accessible. Call 218-741-7327 for more information.
East Range Al-Anon Family Group meetings are held each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Arrowhead Center, 505 12th Avenue West, Virginia. For further information contact: 218-749-4583. Everyone Welcome!
PTSD Support Group will be meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning April 12 at Project Care Free Clinic in Hibbing.
TOPS MN 1625 Loon Lake Take Off Pounds Sensibly in Palo at the Loon Lake Community Center Tuesday mornings. Weigh-in is at 9:00 a.m., meeting follows at 9:30 a.m. Lose weight with help from friends and neighbors. Everyone is welcome.
Hibbing MS Group Meetings will be held on the last Thursday of each month at the Open Door Church, Hibbing, 1:00-3:00.
Does your loved one live with a mental illness? The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota Family Support Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Essentia Health Medical Arts Building McMillan Room B, 901 9th Street South, Virginia. For further information contact Dan: 218-290- 5461. The meeting is free of charge and registration is not necessary.
Virginia – TOPS 755 meets weekly for weigh-in from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Mondays at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1111 8th Street South. A short support group meetin g will follow from 5:30-6:00 p.m. Weighing in weekly is very important for keeping us accountable and the meetings are very informative and will serve as a great support team. If you have questions, please call Diane at (218) 780-9853 or Barbara at (218) 780-9200. We hope to see you soon!
Nar Anon Family Group offer support for the family & friends of addicts. We meet Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Arrowhead Center at 505 S. 12th Avenue, Virginia. This is an open meeting. For questions call: 1-800- 477-6291
Thursday Al-Anon Family Group Meeting held Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the Holy Spirit Church, 302 2nd Street South, Virginia.
Are You Grieving the Loss of a Loved One? GriefShare can help. Led by caring individuals, this support group is designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Meets Tuesdays at 6:30 beginning March 7. 13-week program. North Star Church, 302 2nd Avenue North, Virginia, MN 55792. For more information, please contact Gina Koski @ 218-780-9515.
Friday AM Al-Anon Family Group Meeting held Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at the Arrowhead Center, 505 12th Avenue West, Virginia
Chair Yoga will be held every Tuesday at the Grand Rapids United Methodist Church, 12:00-12:45
Yoga for MS. Join us with MS Certified Yoga Instructor Geri Downing! Tuesdays, 12:00 pm – 12:45 p.m. Grand Rapids United Methodist Church. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat if you have one!
The Seventh-Day Adventist Church no longer meets at the Virginia Senior Center. Please call 218-341-8263 for more information.
Mindfulness-Readings & Discussion on Kabat-zin’s: Wherever you go, There you are. Every Wednesday, 7 p.m., Arrowhead Center, 505 12th Avenue W., Virginia. Join Us-Everyone Welcome!
Back to Basics, Keep It Simple AA Meeting: Thursdays, 7 p.m. Open Meeting, Presbyterian Church (across from Blomberg’s) Babbitt.
Hoyt Lakes TOPS 702 meets every Wednesday in the Hoyt Lakes Community Building, Lower Level. Weigh ins are at 8:30 am with a short business meeting to follow. Please join us! Call Carol (225- 2677) or Cleo (750-9842) with questions.
The Salvation Army Supper Club volunteers serves free hot meals for the needy each day Monday thru Friday from 4-5 p.m. at the Salv ation Army Church, 705 12th Ave. W. in Virgiznia. For more info call 741-1889.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: Every Wednesday night at 7 p.m., McDavitt Town Hall, Hwy 27, Zim. 218-969-4536
MS Burger Nite is an informal gathering for people with MS, family, friends, caregivers or anyone wanting to know more about Multiple Sclerosis. Always the first Thursday of the month. Locations will vary. Go to www.grandrapidsms. weebly.com or call Jeff and Aletta at 218-929-2599.
Weight Watchers Meeting At Gethsemane Lutheran Church Every Monday morning – Meeting starts At 10:30 a.m. Weigh-ins start a half hour earlier.
Cash Bingo – Every Tuesday evening the Virginia Elks holds a cash bingo session that is open to the public. Early bird starts at 6 p.m. Regular bingo starts at 6:30. Food is available for purchase during the program. Proceeds to benefit local charities. Bingo starts at 6:30.
If you are grieving the death of a child, grandchild or sibling, The Compassionate Friends Iron Range Chapter meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1111 8th Street South, Virginia, MN at from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 218-749-2089 for more information.
AA Meeting: Babbitt Tuesday Night Big Book, 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Presbyterian Church, Central & Acacia,Babbitt
RUBY’S PANTRY FOOD DISTRIBUTION: Babbitt Municipal Center (71 South Drive, 4th Saturday of each month from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. $20 cash donation buys an abundance of food. No income or residency guidelines. Bring two large boxes or baskets. Sponsored by St. Pius X Catholic Church.Volunteers needed! Sign up at distribution.
Al-Anon Meeting every Wednes day night at 7:00 p.m. at the Mc- Davitt Town Hall, Zim. Call 218-744- 1784 for more information.
The Quad City Food Shelf in Gilbert is open from 10 to 4 on Wednesdays and 11 to 5 on Thursdays. Families from the Quad Cities of Eveleth, Gilbert, Mt. Iron and Virginia are provided with food once a month. No appointments are made ahead of time. What is required is proof that you live in the Quad City area and qualify for the program.
Al-Anon Biwabik Meeting: 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Community United in Christ Church on Main Street in Biwabik. For further information: 741-5973
Volunteers Needed! Enjoy a couple of hours in a tropical paradise in the City of Virginia. The Friends of the Olcott Park Greenhouse is seeking volunteers to help keep the greenhouse open & greet visitors. Flexible scheduling! Call Cathy at 218-780-4113 or 218-258-3860 for more information
Gamblers Anonymous Meetings: Gamblers Anonymous Meetings are not held to learn how to control their gambling, but rather to help the members learn to stop gambling. New members are always welcome. St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (Classroom 1 – downstairs). Every Mon. evening – 6 p.m. Virginia: Arrowhead Center (Classroom B), 505 12th Avenue W. Every Thurs evening-6 p.m.
Disabled American Veterans clothing drop boxes are located at: Britt Short Stop, L & M Supply in Mt. Iron, Hoover Road in Virginia, Laurentian Manor in Virginia, Ely Lake Short Stop, Dick’s Tobacco Shop in Aurora, Old School Lives in Cotton and Zup’s Food Market in Cook, in Gilbert across from the Wandering Pines restaurant. People can bring their good used clothes, boots and shoes for men, women and children; please bag all items.
The Mountain Iron American Legion Post 220 is having a Bingo every Thursday (exce pt Holidays and incumbent weather). 6 p.m.at the Senior Center. 28 games are played. The doors are open by 5 p.m. Lunch prepared by the SAL for a fee of $5.
Has life become Unmanageable? CELEBRATE RECOVERY, A Christ-Centered recovery group meets every Tuesday at: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church located: 230 3rd St. S., Virginia. Supper served at 6 – 6:30 p.m. Free will offering taken. Meeting follows at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Call ahead for free childcare. Call Peter: 218-3 48- 3941 or 218-741-9003.
Aurora Seniors are sponsoring a bus trip on the 3rd & 4th Thursday of each month to Fortune Bay from noon-5 PM. Reservations required two weeks in advance by calling Tom @ 248-0715. Members get priority reservations. Senior Mem bership is $3.00 per year for 55 & older. Need not be Senior or member. Bus package includes $15.00 casino play.
Why come to this Christian Fellowship? Do you feel something is missing in your life? Has the church told us everything? Jesus said, I come only for the Lost Sheep of Israel. (Ephraim) Who are they and where did they go? Please join us every Sat. at 11:00 a.m. at our home in Chisholm. Richard 218- 885-1351.
A cancer support group meets on the fourth Tuesday each month at Fairview Range Radiation Therapy Center. A cancer diagnosis is unlike any experience you have ever had, but you do not have to do this alone. The cancer support group meetings are held from 6 – 7:30 p.m. monthly to discuss topics such as the latest treatments, stress management, coping, nutrition, where and how to find resources, and much more. For more information, call 218-362-6173