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Caledonia Argus – Houston County Bus article

March 25th, 2024|News, Semcac in the Media, Updates|

Upgraded Semcac transit bus available for Houston County By: Feb 19, 2024 Bill Spitzer, director of transportation at Semcac Transportation, gave a 15-minute presentation to the Caledonia Chamber of Commerce at its February meeting. "We are excited to introduce the E450 Transit bus, which represents a significant leap forward in our local service area," said Spitzer. "This new bus reflects our commitment to the Caledonia area and showcases our dedication to providing top-notch public transportation." The service is strictly dial-a-ride with a doorstep-to-doorstep service operation. The bus will pick up anyone that needs a ride during the service [...]

Semcac Clinic- Pee 4 Pizza Event- Winona Radio Interview

March 29th, 2023|News, Semcac in the Media, Updates|

(KWNO)- Semcac Clinic will be holding their annual Pee for Pizza event on Tuesday, April 11 at Semcac Clinic, 420 E Sarnia Street, suite 1600, inside the Hiawatha Mental Health building from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The event is a free and open event for anyone to come and be tested for STD’s/STI’s. There will be free pizza and coffee for those who participate. Trudy Johnson, outreach and clinic manager for Semcac, and Kelsey Anderson, clinic director, spoke with KWNO more in-detail about the upcoming event. Semcac Clinic’s ‘Pee for Pizza’ Set for April 11 | Winona Radio [...]

Successful Auction Aids Senior Dining Program- Tri-County Record

November 25th, 2019|Semcac in the Media|

By: Chad Smith      Tri-County Record The Semcac Senior Dining program performs a much-needed service for seniors around southeast Minnesota. However, the program recently had its own need as it sought funds to replace its commercial-grade freezer. Semcac Senior Nutrition program coordinator Carolyn Freese said it had a very successful fundraising auction in late September that provided more money than necessary to accomplish the goal. “We held a fundraising auction for senior dining, something we’ve done for three years in a row now,” she said. “We had a lot of generous people in the community who donated some great [...]

Winona Post – Semcac Clinic & Winona Contact Office Moving

October 2nd, 2019|Semcac in the Media|

Semcac Clinic & Winona contact office moving to Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center building (9/25/2019) As of October 1, 2019, Semcac’s Winona County contact office and Semcac Clinic will be relocated. The move will support a growing partnership with Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center; Semcac Clinic and Semcac’s Winona County office will be moving from the current location in downtown Winona to the Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center (HVMHC) building. The location was formerly Winona Health’s Urgent Care space and is located at 420 East Sarnia Street, Suite 1600. The new location is a better fit for the services Semcac [...]

Caledonia Food Shelf will participate in “Open Your Heart” donation drive, LaCrosse Tribune

July 10th, 2019|Semcac in the Media|

By: Kylie Mullen | June 24, 2019 CALEDONIA, Minn. -- Semcac's Caledonia food shelf will participate in the 2019 "Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Summer Challenge," a donation drive running through July. The drive is sponsored by Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless and Hunger Solutions. As member of Hunger Solutions Minnesota, Semcac is eligible to receive a percentage of grant funds designated for this challenge. The grant amount given to the food shelf will depend upon the amount raised during this drive. In 2018, the Caledonia Food Shelf served 365 households who made 2,193 [...]

Semcac Welcomes New Executive Director, Owatonna People’s Press

July 10th, 2019|Semcac in the Media|

STEELE — On July 1, 2019, Semcac is pleased to welcome a new Executive Director, Doug Grout, to the Semcac family. Doug has dedicated his career to helping people. He has experience working with low-income households, people with disabilities, seniors, immigrants and minorities. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to learn and employ techniques in team building and management. Doug has a strong background of over 25 years’ experience working in the public and nonprofit sector. This includes significant experience administering successful affordable housing, redevelopment and rehabilitation loan projects. For the past six years, Doug has served as [...]

KTTC News: MN March Food Share Campaign, Rushford Food Shelf

March 13th, 2019|Semcac in the Media, Uncategorized|

5:56 pm   March 12, 2019   Minnesota News, Top Stories RUSHFORD, Minn. (KTTC) – Nearly 1 in 10 Minnesotans experience food insecurity, a concerning fact leading many to take action. March is Minnesota food share month, which means The Minnesota food share March campaign is well underway. This statewide drive is supporting local food shelves by matching donations. They match donations based on total donations for each food shelf, which includes food and monetary gifts collected. The South East Minnesota Citizens Action Council (SEMCAC) started the food share campaign in 1982 and it quickly became a state wide campaign [...]

2018 Valley Design Employee Sharing Tree, Fillmore County Journal

January 3rd, 2019|Semcac in the Media| Published Dec. 31, 2018 by Fillmore County Journal For the past 12 years Valley Design’s Employee Sharing Tree has made donations to Christmas in Fillmore County and the Fillmore County Food Shelf.  Both programs assist families in Fillmore County.  Christmas in Fillmore County benefits families in need during the Holiday Season with gifts for kids.  The Fillmore County Food Shelf provides food for those in need.This year the Sharing Tree kicked off with a pumpkin carving contest on Halloween.  Employees were offered the chance to show off their carving skills as well as given the opportunity to sponsor kids through Christmas in Fillmore [...]

Music Concert Raises Funds for Local Food Shelf, Dodge County Independent

October 23rd, 2018|Semcac in the Media|

The Dodge County Food Shelf raised over $1500 during its annual all Christian Music Concert BY: ALEX MALM DCI NEWS EDITOR | Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:01pm Dodge County Independent & Steele County Times About 25 years ago Dodge C Shelf volunteer Dave Koehler came up with the idea to have spring Christian concerts to help raise money for the food shelf. Since then that idea expanded into having an annual fall concert as well. On Sunday, despite the snow, a room full of people gathered to Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center for the fifth annual fall food shelf concert. [...]