CLINTON — The Alverno Health Care Facility’s Stroke Support Group will meet at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 849 13th Ave. North in Clinton. Stroke survivors, families and their caregivers are welcome to attend.

The Alverno’s stroke support group provides survivors and caregivers a comfortable environment to learn, socialize, share stories, gain encouragement and develop new friendships. If you are interested in participating in The Alverno’s stroke support group, call 242-1521 or email

Women’s Connection to host brunch

CLINTON — Stonecroft Clinton Women’s Connection will host a brunch Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Community Reformed Church, 747 N. 12th St., Clinton.

The event will be from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. The cost of the brunch is $10.

The group will be collecting donations of hats, mittens and scarves to be given to local needy school children. The Clintones, a local women’s singing group, will perform. Their performance will include Christmas songs. Encouraging and inspirational speaker Susan Bader, of Eli, will present “Dream-Dream On.” This dreamer found the true source of life and dreams big. She grew up in a religious home but did not find God until age 23.

Reservations are appreciated no later than Friday, Dec. 8. Call Donna at (563) 522-2826 or Patrice at (563) 357-8913 for reservations and cancellations. Walk-ins are welcome.

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