Lions clubs of our local lakes area are coming together again for their district 5M4 Lions service project, Soles 4 Souls - they are currently accepting all shoes and boots, new or used, to be distributed throughout the world to fight poverty.

The Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is running a coloring contest through the month of October! Children ages 12 or younger can turn in their colored sheets for a chance to win a Big Ole plush doll.

The Douglas County Complete Count Census Committee is asking all residents to take 10 minutes to complete the 2020 census. You only have until the end of this month to be counted.