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Sand Creek Chatter – 11-28-2012

The Bluegrass Jammers will get together at the Sand Creek School on Saturday evening December 1st starting approximately at 6:30 p.m.

The Sand Creek Seniors will have their annual Christmas dinner at 6 p.m. at the Sand Creek Café on Monday evening, December 3rd.

The New Auburn Community Choir will present their concert at New Hope Lutheran church at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, December 8.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Otylia Zwadlo who passed away on Sunday morning, Nov. 25. Otylia is the mother of Mrs. Tom Gustum in Sand Creek. Watch for funeral arrangements.

Judy Gronning in Eau Claire hosted the Annual Widows’
Brunch at her home on Saturday, Nov. 24. Attending were: Dawn and Andrea Gronning , Audrey Brenholt, Irene Trowbridge, all of Chetek, Allene Hintz and Laura of Cameron, Janene Hanson and Nicole, Jean Hanson all of New Auburn and Jolene Frey of Eau Claire.

On Nov. 8, Ben Westholm and Marissa Cyrus along with several other middle school students from Chetek Weyerhaeuser participated in the Middle School Honor Band at the Shell Lake Arts Center. The group enjoyed a day-long clinic as well as a concert in the evening. Attending the concert were Ben’s parents Doug and Becky Westholm and sister Danielle along with Marissa’s mother Julie Cyrus.

On Nov. 9, Ben Westholm celebrated his 13th birthday with a skating and pizza party at Skate City in Rice Lake. Hosting the party with Ben were his parents, Doug and Becky Westholm, Danielle and Derek. In attendance were several of Ben’s friends including: Casey Lamie, Sam Peters, Ruger Roth, Tanner Hartel, Marissa Cyrus, Jacob Larsen, Jordan Tidgewell and Paige Goettel.

The Anderson Thanksgiving Dinner was held at the Sand Creek School on Thanksgiving Day. Those attending were: Bob and Norma Klimpke, Steven and Amy Klimpke, Nicole and Matt, Eric and Siri Klimpke, Addison and Charlotte, Ann Klimpke, Sharon and Karen Hegna, Beth and Adam Kirby, Glenn and Margie Anderson, Ralph Follendorf, Jim and Jessica Hanson, Nathan, Joshua, Camila, Roci and Angie, John and Cory Schneider, Andrew, Daniel and Matthew, Sandy Anderson and Lana Anderson.

On Friday, Nov. 23, Doug and Becky Westholm, Brandon, Ben and Danielle traveled to Red Wing, MN to hear the Sheldon Theatre Brass Band perform their Home for the Holidays concert. Derek Westholm was a percussionist with the group that performed in the century-old Sheldon Theatre.

Jean Hanson entertained guests on Thanksgiving Day including: Judy Gronning, Lillian Wendlandt, Dave and Janice Wendlandt, Jonathan and Alicia Wendlandt and Elise, Jordan and Crystal Wendlandt, Haley and Malachi, Jamison Wendlandt, Karl and Hannah Hanson, Madi, Lexi and Joshua and Swanee Rasmussen.

Dan and Debbie Paulson hosted Thanksgiving dinner for their family including Troy’s family, Aaron’s family and Lynn Paulson.

On the first Sunday in November, Roger Paulson of Lino Lakes, MN hosted the Paulson Family Thanksgiving for the Dale Paulson family and the Danny Paulson family.

Alden and Gert Berg had their children home on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Celebrating Thanksgiving were: Jeff Berg, Becky Schnacky, Tim and Jean Berg, Julie and Tobias, Renu and Susha.

Steve and Brenda Gustum and their family celebrated Thanksgiving with Brandon and Amy Gustum as well as Phil and Connie Cruse.

Gene and Bonnie Peterson had guests on Thanksgiving Day including: Terry and Carolyn Sayles, Aunt Marilyn Wason and daughter, Ann, Joel and Karen Smith, Jack and Ryan.

Tom and JoAnne Piper entertained the following guests on Thanksgiving Day: Travis and Tammy Solie and Hannah, Jamie Solie, Tommy Piper and his fiancé, Grace, Meagan Piper, Jim and Julie Mendesh, Dan and Lisa Clemmens, Tiffany and Ro Goodremote Sanchez and Lana, Joyce Goodremote and Dick and Elaine Clemmens.

Don and Linda Donaldson, and Sandy DeWitz joined Elwood and Nina Donaldson for Thanksgiving dinner at Morningside Apts.

Mae Sparby had her family home for Thanksgiving including: Pastor Michael Sparby, Nick Sparby, Mary Keller, Ashley Keller and her fiancé, Nate, Glenn Waterhouse and friend, Bonnie and Dawn Waterhouse.

Larry and Colette Knutzen hosted Thanksgiving dinner for their family including: Kirsten and Kevin Townsend and Tate, Kevin’s parents and Kevin’s sister, Jens and Stephanie Knutzen came to celebrate on Saturday.

Kenny and Sharon Nelson hosted the Thanksgiving Family dinner for Lee and Teresa Killoren, Brody and Bryce, Michael and Kelly Nelson, Zoe and Noah.

Kurt and Janene Hanson, Ryan, Nicole, Kyle and his friend, Sarah Butterfield went to Greenwood to be with Janene’s family on Thanksgiving Day.