The Breckenridge Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America invites the public to attend its annual holiday party and silent auction Sunday, January 27.
Local historian and chapter member, Darryl Sannes of Brooklyn Center, will present stories of the early history of Brooklyn Township, focusing on families that settled and lived near the IWLA Chapter House. Darryl co-authored the three-book set “Patriots of Brooklyn,” which tells the stories of more than 250 men from Brooklyn Township who served in the Civil War. He and is currently serving on the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force.
The silent auction will begin at 4 p.m. with dinner at 5 p.m. and the program at 6 p.m. The chapter house is at 8816 W. River Road, Brooklyn Park.
RSVP by Wednesday, Jan. 23, to Barb Franklin at 763-657-1907.