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Congratulations to:

Friesen’s for winning the People’s Choice Award

Lola’s for winning the Celebrity Judges’ Choice Award

Thank you to Comedy Hypnotist – Steve Meade  

for an evening of laughter







to our Presenting Sponsor ~ MinnStar Bank; Print Sponsor ~ Corporate Graphics Commercial; Media Sponsor ~ Alpha Media.; Wine Sponsor ~ Javen’ s Family Vineyard & Winery; Gold Sponsor ~ Nash Bros Construction;  Denim Sponsor ~ Brown and Brown Insurance  ISG; Spherion  and Pierce Accounting Services ; Photography – Lori Marie Photography

If you are interested in a sponsorship or donating a live or silent auction item, please contact Sheila Ous or Ann Macgregor 507-345-6822


to these participating restaurants! There is still room to participate. If you are a restaurant and would like to join in please contact Sheila or Ann 507-345-6822

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Applications are now available for the 2017 Energy Assistance Program that runs from September 2016 through May 2017. The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps low income households pay a portion of their heating and electric bills. This program is available to both individuals and families who are income eligible. For more information and application click here




Head Start is taking applications for 2016-2017 school year! Apply on-line or call to schedule an appointment after February 5th, 2016.



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ApplyMN is Minnesota’s secure, online system you can use to apply for health care, cash assistance, SNAP (food support), emergency help, and child care assistance programs.

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Website Resources


View a list of relevant resources, organization and contact links that may offer additional valuable information.

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Tax Prep


Access free tax prep sites and additional information to assist you with your taxes.

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Voter Registration


Voter registration is a very simple process. Minnesota Valley Action Council staff can help you with it.

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Phone Service


Link Up Minnesota is a program designed to provide eligible individuals with a reduction of one-half of the local telephone service connection and installation charges, up to $30.

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Minnesota Valley Action Council is a proud partner of the American Job Center network!.