ADOPTION MEETING A free adoption informational meeting is set for Monday, June 9, from 7-8:30 p.m. at HOPE Adoption and Family Services, 5850 Omaha Ave. N., Oak Park Heights, Minn. HOPE is a private, non-profit agency licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin working with U.S. infants, older children and international adoptions. There is no cost to attend the meeting; registration is required. Call HOPE at 651-439-2446 or visit www.hopeadoptionservices.org.

SALEM TOWN BOARD regular meeting will be held Tuesday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the Salem Town Hall. Agenda: Call to order, minutes, visitor comments, financial report, approve bills, assessor contract, equipment and building, road report, Salem cemetery, plan commission, permits, rural insurance agent, correspondence, adjourn. Lynette Traynor, clerk

PLUM CITY IMMUNIZATION CLINIC Pierce County Public Health Service's monthly Plum City immunization clinic will be held on Thursday, June 12, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Pierce County Public Health Office at 408 Main St. A consent form must be signed by the parent or legal guardian. If a child must be sent with someone other than a parent (i.e., grandparent, babysitter, friend), signed written permission must be provided for the specific immunization(s) to be given that day. Donations are received at all clinic sites. Contributions help assure the continuation of this valuable service in Pierce County. Make sure the entire family is fully protected. With any questions about this important program, call a doctor or the Public Health Department at 273-6755.

ELMWOOD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC Pierce County Public Health Service's monthly Elmwood immunization clinic will be held on Monday, June 9, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at its Health Screening and Education Center at 108 South Main in Elmwood. A consent form must be signed by the parent or legal guardian. If a child must be send with someone other than a parent (i.e., grandparent, babysitter, friend), signed written permission must be provided for the specific immunization(s) to be given that day. Donations are received at all clinic sites. Contributions help assure the continuation of this valuable service in Pierce County. Make sure the entire family is fully protected. With any questions about this important program, call a doctor or the Public Health Department at 273-6755.

DENTAL CLINIC FOR PIERCE COUNTY CHILDREN The Pierce County Public Health Department offers a preventive dental clinic twice a month for residents age 2- 18. This preventive dental checkup may include a dental exam, cleaning, fluoride treatments, x-rays and sealants. Medical Assistance (MA) will cover the cost of the dental appointment for eligible clients and those persons on Badger Care and Healthy Start. A sliding fee scale is available for families whose income is 185 percent or less poverty (example: $3183/month for a family of four). The dental clinic is located at the Public Health Department in Ellsworth. Call for an appointment at 273-6755.

PIERCE COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN There will be a meeting of the Pierce County Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee on Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m. in the County Board Room, Ellsworth, Agenda: Discuss Planning Goals and Objectives, Review Management Goals and Objectives.

DIAMOND BLUFF TOWN BOARD The June 2008 meeting of the Diamond Bluff Town Board will be on Thursday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m. The agenda will be: Minutes, Financial Report, approval to pay bills, communications, Discussion for contracting a building inspector for township, Class "B" liquor license request, township road update, Sea Wing Park Committee, SMART Growth Committee report, Excell lease, citizen concerns, announcements/discussion time, adjournment.

TOWN OF HARTLAND Town Board Meeting Notice. Notice is hereby given the regular monthly board meeting for the Town of Hartland will be held at the Hartland Town Garage on Tuesday, June 10, at 6 p.m. Agenda: Call to order, Approve Minutes, Approve Bills, Financial Report, Update on Building Project, Approve/Make Motion to changes needed to Rural Insurance Policy, Road Report/Road Projects, Public Comment, Correspondence, Adjourn. Agenda changes will be posted at the town garage. Gayle Noll, Clerk

TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF EL PASO will hold its regular monthly meeting at the town hall, 8 p.m., Monday, June 9. Agenda: minutes, treasurer's report, patrolman's report, audit bills, Renewal of Class B Liquor Licenses, Temporary Class B Liquor License, Operator's Licenses, Flag Pole, Insurance on Building, New Bridge and any other items pursuant to town business. Crystal M Raleigh, Clerk.

VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH FINANCE, PURCHASING, BUILDINGS COMMITTEE MEETING will meet on Monday, June 9, at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall, 130 N. Chestnut St. (Lower level board room, east rear entrance) AGENDA: Developer's Agreement between the Village of Ellsworth and Gerrard Corporation for Crossing Meadows Addition East Residential Phase I: Property taxes, Payments per Developer's Agreement, Special assessments, interest rate on assessments. The committee intends to go into closed session under Section 19.85 (1) (g) for conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is or is likely to become involved. The committee will go back into open session and take action on the closed session items, if required. Curt Wandmacher- Chairperson

THE ELLSWORTH SCHOOL BOARD will meet with the negotiationsrepresentatives for the Secretarial and Clerical Personnel Unit and the Food Service/Custodial-Maintenance Unit for the purpose of exchanging initial proposals for the July 1, 2008-June 30, 2010 contract, at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 9, in the District Office Conference Room. A quorum of the School Board may be present.

THE ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Board of Education will meet in the High School Library at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 9. The agenda: OLD BUSINESS--ACTION: Approval of the May 12 Board meeting minutes, May 21 Board meeting minutes, Approval of District Financial Report and Payment of Bills for May and Resolution to adopt a 403(b) Plan Document. NEW BUSINESS--ACTION: Personnel hires, resignations, CESA #11 Head Start Lease Agreement--Lindgren Early Childhood School, Schedule of School Board Meetings for 2008-09, administrator and director salaries for 2007-08 and 2008-09, and a 66.0301 Agreement with Prescott School District. NEW BUSINESS--DISCUSSION: Preliminary 2008-09 Budget, Summer School Program, and Wisconsin Knowledge and Concept Exams-Ellsworth Results. The meeting may adjourn to closed session as authorized by State Statute 19.85 (1)(c)&(f) to consider employment, promotion, compensation, or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility and to give preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems. The school board will return to open session and take action on closed session items if necessary.

TOWN OF UNION Monthly Meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 9, at the Town Hall. AGENDA: Call to Order, Reading of Minutes, Treasurer's Report, and Bills, Citizen Concerns, Service Organization Reports, Update on Action Items, Update on Road Repair/Maintenance, Mail, Insurance Policy Review, Issues Brought Forth by the Board, Adjournment.Julie Myer, Clerk

TOWN OF MARTELL The next regular monthly meeting for the Town of Martell will be held on Tuesday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Martell Town Hall. The agenda will be: open meeting, approve minutes from the previous meetings, approve treasurer's report, old business discuss road work, discuss township road referendum, discuss Public Facility Needs Assessment, discuss town halls; new business: discuss dogs, discuss unpaid personal property to go to small claims court, approve driveway permits, employees report, pay bills, read correspondence, set date for next meeting, anything else to come before the board, go into closed session to discuss employees contract, come out of closed session and adjourn the meeting.

TOWN OF TRENTON Notice is hereby given that the regular monthly board meeting for the Town of Trenton will be held at the Trenton Town Hall on Tuesday, June 10, at 7:30 p.m. Agenda: Call to order, Approve minutes, Set next meeting date, Treasurer's report, Driveway permits and driveway bonds, Public comment, Plan commission report, Skyline Drive road project, Whispering Pines Grandfathering discussion, Subdivision ordinance discussion, Adopt public participation plan, Truck Sale/truck repair, Bills, Correspondence, Adjourn. Dated this 2nd. Day of June 2008. Steve Thoms-Clerk.

PIERCE COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT There will be an open meeting of the Pierce County Solid Waste Management Board on Wednesday, June 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Material Recovery Facility located at 707 North Maple St., Ellsworth. Agenda: Approve Minutes of May 14, Approve Vouchers, Discuss 2009 Proposed Budgets, 2008 Spring Clean Sweep Report, Discuss SWMB Member Recognition, Other Business, Adjourn.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY MEMORIALS AND HONORS: For information on the American Cancer Society Memorials and Honors donations, call Kathryn M. Schommer, W3750 200th Avenue, Maiden Rock, 54750, 715-448-2903, chairperson of the Pierce County ACS Memorials and Honors program. Or call 1-800-ACS-2345.

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PIERCE COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. An all volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation of Pierce County history through education, research, and collections. Board meetings, open to the public, are held at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Local chapter meetings vary. For more information, visit the PCHA web site at www.piercecountyhistorical.org or contact the Ellsworth office at 273-6611.

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NATIONAL ALLIANCE on Mental Illness. There will be a monthly support organization for families and people who cope with mental illness. Meetings will be the last Thursday of each month at noon at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 420 S. Fourth St., River Falls. For more information, call Marge at 715-307-0355.

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AL-ANON: The Ellsworth Al-Anon meeting will be held at 8 p.m. each Tuesday at the English Lutheran Church in Ellsworth.

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NEED HELP with READING? WRITING? SPELLING? Over the age of 18? Call Indianhead Literacy Coalition, Pierce County, phone 426-5757.

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AA SUNDAY EVENING BEGINNERS GROUP will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Group business meetings begin at 6:15-6:30 p.m., in the Pierce County Office Building, 414 Kinne St., Ellsworth (in the employees' lunch room, first floor). For information, phone 273-3579 or 792-2905.

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NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 7 p.m. every Thursday in the basement of 373 W. Main, Ellsworth. NA also holds three meetings a week in River Falls on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (candlelight meeting) at 8 p.m., at 101 East Elm St. (upstairs), River Falls. Transportation from Ellsworth can be provided. For more information or to talk, call Christi at 612-385-0915.

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Depression Support. A peer support group for depression will meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:15 p.m. at the Servant of the Shepherd Church on 4th and Elm, in River Falls. Please come and share strategies for managing life with depression with others who suffer. The group is open to any and all who are interested. For more information, call Rob, 612-385-8414, or e-mail .

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Public Speaking. Leadership. Self Improvement. Have a speech, a toast or an announcement to give? Perhaps running meetings or giving sales presentations, or simply wish to strengthen speaking skills. Come visit Eclectic Image, a Toastmasters International club devoted to mastering the skill of public speaking. Toastmasters provides a learning environment for improving public speaking, listening, and leadership skills. Gain confidence and learn to think on feet when speaking in public. For more information, contact Leann Hove, 651-324-6357. Make a plan to visit Saturdays, 10:30 am, River Falls Area Hospital, Classroom A.

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Look Good Feel Better is a program designed to help women overcome the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatments. The sessions are the first Monday of the month on alternating months at the River Falls Area Hospital (the first classroom on the left coming in the front entrance). Call the American Cancer Society Navigator at 1-877-423-9122 X 212 or contact Shauna Knott in the Wellness and Fitness Center of the RF Hospital at 426-4573. This program is free to all, but pre-registration is required.

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THE MOOSE FAMILY: The Moose supports thousands of programs that bring communities closer together, provide for the youth of Mooseheart Child City and School in Illinois, and care for aged members at Moosehaven retirement community in Florida. Plus, members enjoy benefits and discounts all across North America. To find out more about the Moose organization visit, or call 425-9152. Family Center 594 is located at 620 N. Clark St., River Falls.

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KINNIC FALLS ADA SERVICES will offer a program for first-offense underage drinkers. The program will be held the second Wednesday of each month, from 4-6 p.m., at 902 S. Orange St., River Falls. Call 426-5950 for admission information.

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TURNINGPOINT SUPPORT GROUPS: Turningpoint offers ongoing support groups for victims of domestic and sexual violence. The Self-Esteem Group and the Children's Support Group meet on Mondays; the Domestic Violence Support Group and the Children's Support Group meet on Thursdays; and the Sexual Assault Survivors Support Group meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month. All groups run from 6-7:30 p.m., and meet in River Falls. For information, call 425-6751 or 800-345-5104.

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WOMEN'S OPEN TWELVE-STEP AA MEETING will be held every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at 3508 Hwy. 35, Bay City, phone 594-3131. Non-smoking.

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ELMWOOD TOPS CLUB: The Elmwood Tops Club meets at 6:30 p.m., each Monday at Heritage Nursing Home in Elmwood. For more information, call 639-2911.

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Maiden Rock A.A. meets Sundays (topic meeting), Tuesdays (topic meeting), Wednesdays (Big Book meeting) Fridays (campfire meeting), and Saturday (topic) at 7 p.m. at Alano/George Andrews Building, Hwy. 35, Bay City.

___________ MAIDEN ROCK AL-ANON meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at Alano/George Andrews Building, Hwy. 35, Bay City.

___________ MAIDEN ROCK WOMEN'S MEETING will be held at 7 p.m. at Alano/George Andrews Building, Hwy. 35, Bay City.

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SPRING VALLEY AA: Meets Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at St. John's Lutheran Church (Educational Building, basement). For more information, phone 778-5796.

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