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Clara City, Minnesota

The Clara City, Minn. get-together will be held Fri., Jan. 30, 9 a.m. at Ann’s Restaurant. Call (320) 894-1398.

Cass County, Missouri

The annual Cass County, Missouri Day will be held at Harold’s Country Kitchen, 2111 E Bus. 83, Donna, Jan. 31, 11 a.m. Call Don Winchell at (816) 803-3016.

Hardin County, Iowa

The 33rd annual Hardin County, Iowa Dinner will be held Mon., Feb. 2, at noon at Harold’s Country Kitchen, 2111 E. Bus. 83, Donna.

UAW Members Luncheon

The annual luncheon for retired UAW members will be held Feb. 2 at 12 p.m. at Harold’s Country Kitchen, 2111 E. Bus. 83, Donna. Information: call Gail at (612) 220-0701.

Grundy County

Residents of Grundy, County, Mo. and surrounding counties will hold a reunion Feb. 3 at 12 p.m. at Harold’s Country Kitchen, Donna. Call (660) 654-0553 for info.

Nebraska Winter Texan Breakfast

A Nebraska Winter Texan Breakfast will be held Tues. Feb. 3, at the Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Loop, Pharr, at 8:30 a.m. No reservations required.

Armstrong Rubber, Pirelli and Titan Retirees

Retirees of Armstrong Rubber, Pirelli and Titan Tires will meet for lunch at Anne’s Restaurant, 221 W. Business 83 in San Juan on Weds., Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. Information: call Dick Overholser at (515) 262-7791, or Al Ensley at (515) 360-5992.

Xcel, NSP, SPS, PS, Employees

Employees and retirees for Xcel, NSP, SPS, and PS will hold their annual reunion 11:30 a.m., Feb. 4 at Harold’s Country Kitchen, Donna. Info: call Shirley Boerger at (956) 581-8084.

Quaker Oats Retirees

Quaker Oats Retirees will have their annual get together at the Riverside Club in Mission on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m.

Iowa Winnie Hawks

The Iowa Winnie Hawks will gather at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen on Feb. 5 at noon. All owners of Winnebago, Itasca, and Sunnybrooks are invited. Questions: call (563) 249-8738.

Audubon, Carroll, Cass, Crawford, Harrison & Shelby Counties, Iowa WT Breakfast

Come join friends from Iowa for a Winter Texan Breakfast on Feb. 6 at 9 a.m. at Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana, Pharr. Info: call Carol Brus at (712) 579-5397.

Ringgold County, Iowa

The annual Ringgold County, Iowa Reunion will be held Feb. 6 at Ann's Restaurant, 221 W. Business 83, San Juan. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. Info: call Lloyd and Kay Drake at (641) 234-0501.

Minnesota Masonic Reunion

Grand Master of Minnesota, M.W. James A Christensen, will be honored during the Minnesota Winter Texan Masonic Reunion Saturday, Feb. 7 at Victoria Palms Resort, 602 N. Victoria Road, Donna. Hospitality at 1 p.m. All masons, wives and guests are invited. Masonic widows will be honored. For reservations call Doug Sherman (956) 581-3136, Jay Ipsen (956) 583-9364 or Ward Sonsteby (320) 808-6462.

North & South Dakota Gathering

All residents, present and former of the Dakotas, are invited to Harold’s Country Kitchen, Feb. 7 at 11:30 a.m. Register by Feb 1; the first 100 reservations will be accepted. Call Priscilla & Derald at (605) 690-5612, or Toddy & Marv Welch at (605) 201-3680.

North Dakota Get Together

A North Dakota Get Together will be held Feb. 7 at 9 a.m. at Furr’s Cafeteria at Exp. 83 and 10th Street in McAllen. No reservations necessary.

Polish-American Club

Texas Rio Grande Polish-American Club will meet Sunday, Feb. 8, in Harlingen at 1:30 p.m. Usually includes social time, a meal and a short presentation of topics of Polish nationality and interest. Everyone welcome. Please call Marion Janik at (956) 212-2973 to make a reservation. The meeting will be held at Emerald Grove RV Park on SE corner Bass Blvd. and Bus. 83, Harlingen.

South Dakota Potluck

A South Dakota Potluck will be held Feb. 8, noon to 3 p.m. at Paradise Park, 100 E. Hackberry, McAllen. BYOTS. For questions call 605-271-7675.

Delaware County, Iowa

A Delaware County, Iowa Reunion will be held Monday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street. Information: call (563) 608-3555.

Hitchhiker Luncheon

Hitchhiker owners and previous owners will meet for lunch on Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen Call Judy Whitley at (307) 421-0999 or Dennis Shackelford at (307) 421-2617.

Martin County, Minnesota

Winter Texans from Fairmont and surrounding areas in Martin County will hold their annual luncheon Feb. 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Harold’s Country Kitchen, 2111 E. Bus. 83, Donna. For information call (507) 848-0632 or (507) 848-0611.

Red Hat Queens Council Luncheon

The Red Hat Queen’s Council will meet for lunch Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Red Lobster, 701 W. Expressway 83, McAllen. Lunch is $15 plus tip. RSVP to Donna Olson at (763) 360-0744 or

Covered Wagons Chapter of FMCA

The Covered Wagons Chapter of FMCA will meet Tues., Feb. 10, at Golden Corral, 300 W. Exp. 83, Weslaco. (Use Texas Blvd. exit). All Winter Texan members are welcome. RSVP to Reed and Carol James by Feb. 6 at (816) 390-2070, (816) 273-7276 or

Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O.

Magic Valley Retirement P.E.O. will meet Tues., Feb. 10, at noon at the Echo Hotel, Edinburg. Lunch served at 12:15 p.m. followed by meeting and program. For reservations call Lynne Kephart at (563) 419-1619.

Michigan Good Sam Luncheon

There will be a Michigan Good San Luncheon, Tuesday, Feb. 10, at noon at Harold’s Country Kitchen, 2111 E. Bus. 83, Donna. Contact Pat at (517) 927-3053.

Otter Tail County, Minnesota

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, residents of Ottertail County, Minn. will get-together at 11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. Wear badges. Info: call (218) 770-0397.

Thief River Falls/NW Minnesota

Winter Texans from Thief River Falls and Northwestern Minn. are invited to attend the 30th annual reunion on Tues., Feb. 10 at 1:15 p.m. at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. No reservations needed; for information call (218) 689-4289 or (218) 689-2955,

Alcoa Retirees

Alcoa Retirees will meet for lunch at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen on Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Info: call Pat at (956) 687-5367 or (563) 249-1235.

Boone, County, Iowa

Winter Texans from Boon County, Iowa and surrounding areas will gather on Weds., Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. at Golden Corral, 1301 E. Jackson Ave. McAllen. Lunch served at 11 a.m.

Buchanan County, Iowa

The annual Buchanan County, Iowa Dinner will be held Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. Info: call Everett and Marilyn Jensen at (319) 290-8437.

Dubuque County, Iowa

Dubuque County, Iowa and surrounding areas will have a reunion luncheon at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen on Feb. 11 at 11 Room #4. For info call Mary Lou at (563) 583-8405.

Milbank, South Dakota

The annual dinner for residents of Milbank, South Dakota and surrounding areas, will be held at Ann’s Restaurant, San Juan, Weds., Feb. 11 at 12 p.m. Questions: call Kay at (605) 949-1276.

Nebraska luncheon

A Nebraska Winter Texan Luncheon will be held Weds., Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m. at Salsa Tex Mex (formerly Betos’s), 1990 Expressway 83 in Mercedes. Questions: call Bob at (402) 446-2584.

Newmar Owners

Newmar Owners in the RGV will meet Feb. 11 at the Echo Hotel in Edinburg at 11:30 for social and lunch at 12 p.m. Make reservations with Susan Thomas, 603-396-2786 or Put Newmar Luncheon in the subject line.

Paradise Valley Resort

Paradise Valley Resort in Cassville, Mo. will have a Winter Texan Luncheon Weds., Feb. 11, at 12 p.m. at Pimento’s Restaurant, 410 S. Kansas Ave., Weslaco.

Upper Valley Home Owners Association

The Upper Valley Home Owners Association will meet Weds., Feb.11, at Twin Lakes RV Park, 301 N Shary Rd., at 9 a.m. for tax purposes.

Caterpillar Retirees Reunion

Caterpillar Retirees Reunion will be held Thurs., Feb. 12, at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N 2nd Street, McAllen, 11 a.m. Questions: call (309) 251-0875.

Laborers for Christ

All current or former Lutheran Church Missouri Synod "Laborers for Christ" Winter Texans, and others interested are invited to rendezvous at 12 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Gridiron Burgers, 100 East Cherokee Street, in downtown Pharr. (Use Cage Exit). Questions: call Charles Howard at (334) 207-1864.

Diagonal, Iowa

People associated with Diagonal, Iowa are invited to a reunion Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m. at Ann’s Restaurant, San Juan. Info: call Alan at (417) 777-3053 or (816) 665-4370.

Good Sam RV Club

All members of the Good Sam RV Club will hold a rendezvous at 4 p.m., Feb. 12, at Peter Piper Pizza, 1043 Expw. 83, Alamo. For info call Ray Fink at (402) 733-8972.

Hamilton County Iowa

The annual Hamilton County, Iowa dinner will be held at Mr. Gatti's Pizza, 4100 N. Col. Rowe Blvd., McAllen, 11 a.m., Feb. 12. All Hamilton County residents, former residents, and friends welcome. 

Whiteside County, Illinois

Residents of Whiteside County, Ill. will have a reunion Feb.12 at 1:30 p.m. at Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, 4100 N. 2nd Street, McAllen. For info call (815) 499-2305.

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