By Lois Lewis, Secretary
The annual meeting of the Birchdale Community Hall River Valley Development Association, RVDA, was held on Monday, Oct. 11, at the hall, treasurer Christine Hultman gave a review of the financial status of the organization over the past year, including rental income and results of fundraisers such as Fourth of July, Saturday breakfasts, Summer Jubilee, and North American Sturgeon Contest.
Secretary Lois Lewis presented the minutes of the last meeting and reported on the successful inspection of the kitchen in the hall by the Minnesota Department of Health food inspector and the list of upcoming breakfast sponsors.
RVDA Chair Soren Olesen gave an update about the new addition to the hall, noting that it is nearly ready for use by individuals needing office space or internet access. Interested individuals should email inquiries to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Former county Commissioner Mike Hanson made a presentation about an effort to install electrical charging stations along the Highway 11 corridor as part of the Northern Coalition Regional Charger Network and supported by Paul Nevanen of the Koochiching Economic Development Authority and Koochiching County Commissioner Jason Sjoblom.
Dates were set for the following events:
- October Fun Fest – Oct. 30, 2021
- Summer Jubilee – July 15-17, 2022
- Sturgeon tournament – Aug. 21, 2022