All posts tagged: community celebration

MNbump Christmas 2017

A wonderful family/community time of year, here on the ‘bump! A short one minute video with random pics/video taken from all of our Santa Day celebrations in Big Stone County – Beardsley, Clinton, Graceville & Ortonville.  You can’t help but smile when you see the children having such a good time!  A huge “Thank you” to the following groups that hosted the Santa Day Celebrations: Beardsley Town & Country Gals Clinton Commercial Club & Clinton Women’s Civic Club Graceville Women’s Organization(GWO) Ortonville Downtown Revitalization Committee The lighted parade held in Ortonville was a fun evening for the kids (and adults!).  The Santa Day celebration in Ortonville was hosted by the Ortonville Downtown Revitalization Committee – with special kudos to Missy McMahon for organizing the parade portion of the day’s event! It was fun to see the parade represented many from the area… A “Merry Christmas from Clinton” float, a couple entries from Odessa and a couple from Big Stone City along with the Ortonville floats.  Lots of family visit time while waiting for the parade …

Beautiful Evening for Dr. Bob’s 40th Anniversary Celebration!

Video of the Program is below. On Friday, June 9th, Dr. Bob (Dr. Robert S. Ross) was honored during the Ortonville Area Health Services’  Customer Appreciation Day at Lakeside Park for his 40 years of service.  Dr. Bob was quick to confirm when he, at the end of the Program, had the microphone – this was not a retirement party! It was an emotional evening as the Mayor of Ortonville, Doctors, friends and family had a few words to say (and stories to share!)  The crowd that came to celebrate with him and the words that were spoken were a true tribute to an amazing Doctor, Community supporter and local sports enthusiast. Although many great comments were made and laughs were shared, one portion of the program really speaks to the personal connections and the deep sense of community that are grown, here on the MNbump.  Dr. Stacy Longnecker noted that Dr. Bob delivered her… Dr. Bob also delivered her oldest child, Owen, when she was living in Ortonville during an internship portion of her …