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Weather Watchers Day Camp set for July 8 at Ambush
A fun filled day is planned for Tuesday, July 8th for youth who have just completed grades 3-6. Camp will be held at Ambush Park in Benson from 9:00am-3:00pm. The event is sponsored by Swift County 4-H. All area youth are encouraged to attend even if they are not a 4-H member.
Activities planned for the day include making creative crafts, playing fun games, and many more activities. The cost of the day camp is $5 per person for materials and snack. The youth are also asked to bring a sack lunch for the day.
Pre-registration is required and will be taken at the University of Minnesota Extension Office, Swift County at 843-3796 before noon on July 3rd 2014.
Mental Health Advisory Council to meet July 9
The regular meeting of the Swift County Local Mental Health Advisory Council is scheduled for 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 9 at the Human Services offices at 410 21st Street South in Benson.  Persons with any questions about the meeting may direct them to Deanna Steckman, Director, at 320-843-6301 or email at
July WIC voucher pickup times set
The WIC voucher pickup times for July are set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday, July 14 at the Countryside Public Health office in Benson; and from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 at the CPH office in Montevideo.

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