BGCS Board Retreat

The Birch Grove Community School board will have a retreat on Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 - 2:00 in the Tofte room at Bluefin Bay.


Goals for 2014-2015

Long Range Planning for 2015-2016 and 2016-2017

CONTACT: Diane Blanchette
PHONE: 663-0170
DATE: 11/25/2014 04:22pm

Black Friday BOGO sale

Buy one, get one free at 1st and 2nd Thrift Store Friday and Saturday, Nov 28 and 29. You pay only for the more expensive of two items.  Sale applies to everything in the store except Elaine Sivertson’s paintings. 

Shop local. Support your community at 1st and 2nd Thrift Store.

Located on Hwy 61 across from Java Moose.

1st and 2nd Thrift Store is volunteer-run organization.  All proceeds are donated to Cook County non-profit organizations.

CONTACT: 1st and 2nd Thrift Store
PHONE: 387-1826
DATE: 11/25/2014 03:41pm

For Sale

For Sale,

Hunting Seat suitable for in a blind.

GCI outdoor. Quick-E-seat Tri stool with padded back

Wt capacity 250lbs,  Seat Height 17"  Steel frame.

$40 .

Phone 218-387-2909 Lesley.

CONTACT: Lesley Gradek
PHONE: 2183872909
DATE: 11/25/2014 03:08pm

20% off Art Supplies this Saturday!

Art supplies will be 20% off this Saturday only! (November 29th) We have oil, watercolor, and acrylic paint, charcoal, paper for all mediums, and so so so much more. 

As an added bonus watercolor and gouache 5 color sets are 50% off!!

CONTACT: Threads
PHONE: 387-1004
DATE: 11/25/2014 02:30pm

"Light Up a Life" in memory of a loved one: December 4

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:11pm

Community members have the opportunity to celebrate the life of a loved one during the holiday season. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with Kay Grindland of Care Partners on North Shore Morning.


The Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at East Bay Suites in their Stone Throw Room on Thursday, December 4th at 6 pm.  Pastor Beth Benson will assist with a short ceremony of reflection and connection. Music will be provided by Yvonne Mills. The event is sponsored by Care Partners to support end of life services in Cook County.
For more information contact Kay Grindland, Care Partners Director, at 387-3788 or

Listen to the Story

Holiday Spa Basket Class

Holiday Spa Gift Basket
Tuesday, 2 December 6:00-7:00p.m.

Location: Co-op Conference Room
Kim Falter, Wellness Coordinator

Learn how to make your own spa gift basket for a special homemade gift this holiday season. Get ready to be hands-on as we prepare a body scrub, room spray and bath salts in small batches. You will leave the class with recipe cards, small homemade spa products and ideas for putting together your own personalized gift basket.

To pre-register call 218.387.2503 or stop by the Co-op.
$10 Owners/$15 Non-owners

CONTACT: Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
PHONE: 218-387-2503
DATE: 11/25/2014 02:06pm