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Work assistance for senior adults

​Arrowhead Economic Opporturnity Agency
Sat, 03/31/2018 (All day)

Arrowhead Economic Opporturnity Agency (AEOA) is offering a program that provides low-income senior adults job-search assistance and temporary employment. This federal program helps Cook County residents, aged 55 and over, rejoin the workforce by working in their community while receiving on-the-job training. The program also benefits non-profit organizations by providing them a part-time temporary paid worker.  More information is available from Jan Francisco at 218-327-6760.

Nature Play Essentials Workshop

Cooperation Station
Sat, 04/07/2018 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Cooperation Station is hosting a workshop on nature play, including its benefits for children, with ideas for parents and families.  The workshop is Saturday, April 7 from 9 to 10 am. More details and registration from Ellen at 387-1324, or by email at


Income tax assistance available

Cook County VITA Tax group
Thu, 04/12/2018 - 3:00pm

Cook County VITA Tax group is again assisting low and moderate income residents with their income taxes through April 12th. Assistance is available:

  • Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Center in Grand Marais 
  • Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Community Center in Grand Portage 
  • Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Birch Grove Community Center in Tofte
  • Every weekday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grand Portage Post Office

More information is available from Diane at 387-3015.

Tree seedlings

Hedstrom Lumber
Fri, 04/20/2018 (All day)

Hedstrom Lumber Company offers tree seedlings, including red pine and white spruce, to the public, with up to 250 seedlings per household.  Anyone interested should email, with the number of seedlings and species desired by April 20.  Pickup day will be Friday, May 4. 

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