Here are five items to take note of today in Oakdale.
First Day of School
Tuesday marked the first day of school for the 2013-14 year in District 622.
If you have photos from Day 1 or a story to share, post it on the Oakdale Patch Board.
The Oakdale Farmers Market has been cancelled for Wednesday, Sept. 4, due to roadwork on Hadley Avenue.
From a post on the Oakdale Patch Board:
Tartan Juniors Volleyball in Oakdale MN is currently looking for coaches for our age 11-16's teams. The JO season runs from December to the end of April. There are 8-10 tournaments a season.
Tartan Juniors offers coaches the flexibility to set their own tournament schedule. There are generally 2 practices a week.
Anyone interested can contact Michelle LeMay, 651-278-8073, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include some information about yourself and your volleyball background. Deadline to apply is Sept 5, 2013.
Guardian Angels Church’s fall festival is coming up.
From the event listing on Patch:
The Annual Fall Festival is open to the entire community! Come for food, games and prizes!
Friday, September 13
Community Dance "The Midas Touch" from 6-9pm
The Midas Touch is composed of four fabulous musicians who regularly rock the house at Mancini's. They play everything from swing to rock and roll, all your favorite hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s! They are sure to tempt your dancing feet! Come enjoy the music at this community-wide event.
Family Homeless Advisory Committee
Kellie Cardinal, who helps manage the family
shelter in Washington County at Guardian Angels Church in Oakdale, has been appointed to the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Citizen Advisory Committee.
Cardinal, also the director of St. Andrew's Community Resource Center, will serve as an emergency shelter/transitional housing representative to a first term expiring June 30, 2016.
The advisory panel's purpose is to provide public input and increase the accountability of the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program in Washington County. Its establishment is required by state statute for any county that receives grant money to prevent homelessness.