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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Country Music Jubilee

Country Music Jubilee

Jumpin' Jehosaphat! it’s time for the spring Country Music Jubilee performance on Thursday, March 7, from 1 to 2:30PM! Enjoy classic country music led by Dan Fish and other accomplished artists. Register to attend this afternoon delight...

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Romance at the MAYC: Shirley Engberg and Andy Schippel

Romance at the MAYC

Shirley Engberg and Andy Schippel met at the MAYC about two and a half years ago at a pinochle card group. Andy was a seasoned player, and Shirley had joined the beginner group to learn the rules of play. Shirley has been a volunteer at the MAYC since abo...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

Winter Weather Policy and Safety Tips

Winter Weather Policy and Safety Tips

The Mary Ann Young Center will follow the Anoka-Hennepin School District determinations for closing. If the Anoka-Hennepin School District is closed, the MAYC is closed. Safety is of utmost importance. Be aware of road conditions and forecasts to determin...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Meet the MAYC Pool Sharks: Phil Slotvig and Curt Wallace

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Phil started going to Biff’s about 20 years ago with a group of guys. They taught him how to play pool and at the age of 85, Phil is proud and thankful to still be playing. He stops in at the MAYC on Fridays to play pool around 9AM and has enjoy...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program

Tax Aide Program

AARP Foundation Tax Aide will be providing tax services to local community members beginning February 6, from 9AM to 12PM, by appointment. Certified volunteers will complete free income tax returns concentrating on low-income community members age 50+. Al...

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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Defensive Driving Refresher Classes

Defensive Driving

Refresh your knowledge of the rules of the road, improve your driving skills, and get a 10 percent discount on car insurance when you keep up to date by taking this course every three years. You must take the initial eight-hour class to be eligible for th...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Going Strong at 90: Meet Elaine Cook and Bev Eberhard

Musical Milestones

Elaine Cook and Bev Eberhard were recently honored at the fall musical variety show with birthday treats from the ukulele group, as both performers turned 90 in October.

Elaine has lived in Blaine for the past 25 years. She first came to the MAYC after her...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

A Tribute to Veterans: Meet Bob Lederman

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In honor of Veterans Day, Bob Lederman, a regular diner at the MAYC, agreed to an interview to share his story. 

Bob graduated from high school in Perham, Minnesota. At the age of 19, he went to Fergus Falls and registered to be drafted into the A...

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Posted on: October 18, 2023

Dynamic Duo Volunteers

Dynamic Duo Volunteers

People visiting the Mary Ann Young Center have often seen these two together. They met at the MAYC as volunteers and quickly developed a friendship that has lasted over many years. Looking back Fran recalls first joining the MAYC in 2006 with encouragemen...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

Volunteer Spotlight: Jerry Schilling

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Jerry Schilling has a long history of serving the Blaine community. He drove the MAYC bus for many years, was a food handler for the VOA program, and served at the MAYC and other dining sites in the Metropolitan area. A member of the MAYC Advisory Board f...

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