Lisa Hodgkinson (left) of Agassiz-Harrison community services accepts food goods from Nicole Glentworth Agassiz Library manager after the library collected $657 worth of fines in the form of food in December. During their Food for Fines program

Agassiz Harrison around town

Pictures from recent local happenings in the Agassiz Harrison community

 

 

 

Bobbie Thielen (foreground) picks the next number during bingo Mondays at the Friendship House, while a table of players check their cards. Thielen has been the caller for the 1 p.m. event every Monday for the last two years and says they are looking for more participants. “I love it,” she says. “I love the people and I love handing out money.” Freecoffee and shared treats are served during an intermission. The cost is a nickel per card and proceeds are shared between the winner and the venue. Get there early to pick your cards, Thielen warns, because she starts at 1 p.m. sharp.

 

 

Grade 6 Kent elementary student Jasey Sicard serves lunch to patrons of the Senior Teen event Tuesday at the Agassiz Legion (branch No. 32). ACE students hosted the lunch and bingo where about 70 attendees filled the hall.

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