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by Mineral Independent
| August 21, 2018 11:45 AM

The Mineral County Performing Arts Council will host Shakespeare in the Park on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at the Mineral County Fairgrounds. They will present “Othello” from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!

Meet the Author Aug. 25 at library

Author Gwen Florio will talk about her new book, Silent Hearts, at noon on Aug. 25 at the Mineral County Library in Superior.

Free school supplies offered

Mineral Community Hospital employees and local church groups and individuals are offering free school supplies on Thursday, Aug. 16 from noon to 3 p.m. at the hospital specialty clinic, as well as at the Alberton Community Center from 5 to 7 p.m. during the Farmers Market.

Lemonade for Life

You are invited to participate in a Lemonade for Life training. Lemonade for Life guides professionals working with parents and caregivers on use of the ACEs Questionnaire, with the goal of helping to prevent future exposure to ACEs and promoting resiliency and hope. The Lemonade for Life program helps individuals understand how early life experiences may have long-lasting effects on how they interact in relationships. The training conveys that individuals cannot rewrite the beginning of their story, but they can change how it ends. The event will be held Monday, Aug. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch provided in the Superior Ambulance Service Conference Room. More information can be found here: (no hyphens).

Students can earn A1 Auto Transport scholarship

Any part-time or full-time student in Clark Fork Valley that is currently enrolled in college, trade school or accredited institute may apply for a scholarship through A1 Auto Transport, Inc., a car shipping and moving company out of Aptos, Calif.

Applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for the scholarship program. There are no age requirements. The scholarship awards may be in the sum of $250, $500 or $1,000 per year. Winning students can expect their scholarship money to send directly to the financial office of the school in which they enroll.

To apply, students must write an essay of at least 1,000 words, explaining or discussing the auto transport industry or any of A1’s car shipping services, such as freight transport or how to ship a classic car. All essays must be unique and not published anywhere online.

The deadline for all essays is March 10, 2019. A1’s Scholarship Committee will review all submitted essays. Winners will then be posted on A1’s website by the end of March. Winners will also be notified by email. To enter, students may submit their essays along with their full name, mailing address, school name, phone number and email address to

For more information, check out online.

Senior Center

Superior Senior Center serves free dinners to residents who are 90 years old and older. Dinner is every Wednesday starting at 4:30 p.m.

The St. Regis Senior Center menu: Aug. 16, Ham and Mashed Potatoes; Aug. 23, Pulled Pork Sandwich; Aug. 2, Chicken Fricassee with Noodles followed by Bingo; and Aug. 30, Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich.

The Alberton Senior Center serves lunches each Tuesday and Thursday at noon.

Farmers Markets

The Alberton Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Community Center parking lot.

The Superior Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon on River Street until Sept. 26.

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