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Sons of the American Legion

All veterans in Delaware County are eligible for VFW, the American Legion and AmVets! Sons of the American Legion will meet the second Tuesday of every month at 7 pm at American Legion Post #45 in Manchester. If you are the son or the grandson of an American Legion member or of a deceased veteran,

Alzheimers Support Group

The Strawberry Point Lutheran Home has an Alzheimers and Dementia Support Group that meets the second Wednesday of every month in the Gernand Center Activity Room. For more information, call Cathy Mills at 933-6037.

Delaware County Food Bank

The Delaware County Food Bank is always in need of canned food and donations. The food pantry is located in the lower level of Roses in the Snow at 101 South Franklin Street in Manchester (enter from the back alley). Drop-off hours are Mondays and Thursdays 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. You can mail monetary

Not So Tiny House in Hopkinton

The Not So Tiny House is a mission store in Hopkinton, run by Hopkinton Community Church. Just a reminder that donations of TVs are not accepted. Donations of furniture need to be made during regular business hours or by calling Cindy Weber at 319-939-0249 or Marty Walters at 763-228-2527. Open Wednesdays 1 – 5 pm

Manchester Police Offer “Nixle” Alerts

Sign up for a free notification system offered by the Manchester Police Department. “Nixle” will alert you of road closures, snow emergencies, weather advisories, missing children and other important safety and community information. Information will arrive by text message, email and/or the web. No cost. Sign up at Contact the Manchester Police Dept. at

Delaware County Drop-In Center

The Delaware County Drop-In Center’s hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from noon to 4 pm and Fridays from 9 am to noon. The center is open to any adult that is recovering from a mental health condition, is challenged by having a physical or intellectual disability or is a veteran that could benefit from having

Manchester Nice Neighbor Award Nominations

The City of Manchester welcomes your nominations for the Nice Neighbor Award. The award is given several times a year. If you know of someone who deserves to be nominated for doing kind acts and being a good neighbor, send a nomination letter to Mayor Milt Kramer at the city hall.