Mound author’s third book release at Jubilee Foods

JoAnn Kuzma Deveny has a unique goal: she wants to make widows laugh. This 33 year Mound resident lost her husband when she was 47-years-old, and from this tragic experience has penned her third book, “I Am Widow, Hear Me Roar: Confessions of a Surviving Spouse.” “‘I Am Widow’ is a memoir, but I like … Continue reading Mound author’s third book release at Jubilee Foods

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Beloved Westonka teacher honored

Family, friends and colleagues of beloved Westonka teacher Jean Skoro gathered on the front lawn of Shirley Hills last month to dedicate a garden in her memory. The main focal point of the garden is a bench built by her husband, Steve Skoro, engraved with a saying heard often by her students, “Read every day … Continue reading Beloved Westonka teacher honored

Gillespie Singers saddle up for October performance

Put on your cowboy hats and saddle up for the Gillespie Singers’ October performance “Jingle, Jangle, Jingle,” a fun collection of well-known country and western music including songs by Gene Autry, Dale Evans, and Cole Porter. The performance will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. at the Gillespie Center, and it promises … Continue reading Gillespie Singers saddle up for October performance

Westonka Walleye Program’s upcoming events

Some changes are being made to the local Westonka Walleye Program. Earlier this year organizer Johnny Range was unable to put on the program’s annual banquet at the Gillespie Center due to the birth of his baby girl and an inability to handle the many responsibilities the event requires on his own. Looking ahead to … Continue reading Westonka Walleye Program’s upcoming events