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Winona Hims Christmas Concert

This dreary, rainy afternoon was made more cheerful and warm with Winona Hims Christmas Concert at Wesley United Methodist Church. Volunteers for Let’s Go Fishing of Winona served as ushers for the event. The freewill offering at this concert was donated to Let’s Go Fishing of Winona. Esther Hall, Recreation Director of St. Anne of […]

Updates to Winona Area Team Site and Scheduling

Last year, we installed a new scheduling system to improve efficiency. Almost everyone has learned to use this system and it has worked out well for us. This system was donated by Microsoft through TechSoup at no cost to us. If we purchased this software, it would cost several hundred dollars. This year, we are […]

Weekly Veterans and Seniors Fishing Trips

Wednesday afternoons – July through September 2015 Join us for a FREE two-hour fishing trip on the Mississippi River. Let’s go Fishing is devoted to its Mission of enriching the lives of individuals through free fishing and boating activities that strengthen communities, build relationships, and create memories. Limited to 8 seniors or veterans Wednesday at […]

RSVP Program

RSVP Program – Minnesota Senior Corps Adults 55 and over volunteering in their community The RSVP Program provides an opportunity for volunteers to put their skills, talents, and life experiences into motion for others – and benefit our Minnesota communities in the process. Sharing the skills they have spent years developing, RSVP volunteers put those […]

Volunteer Appreciation Party

It is time to have a volunteer appreciation party and the suggested date is Sunday, September 13 in the afternoon. It can be held in the picnic area at Winona Marina which has a grill, fireplace, electricity, some tables and chairs, and playground equipment. Dave will take care of reserving this area, making sure we […]

Great News!

The proceeds from the Hims Christmas Concert this year is going to go to Let’s Go Fishing. This should largely cover the cost of the new pontoon canopy, so we will not have to borrow any money to pay for it. The LGF extended family will be asked to also volunteer as ushers or assisting […]

Captain Certification

Training for Captains and Crew John Paulson is the Director of Safety and Training for LGF Winona. Everyone who pilots the boat needs some basic training in our policies and procedures. Certification is for our organization not sponsored by governmental authorities. It assures us that our crews understand how to handle passengers as well as […]

Our Pontoon has been Refurbished!

Our pontoon has a new Canopy. It is great. There is a 360 degree view with the pontoon completely enclosed. By opening the large windows, we can get port to starboard and fore to aft ventilation. We have much better flexibility in our trips, because we can be completely protected from rain, wind, and, to […]

Pontoon Canopy and Life Jackets

Please do Not clean the clear vinyl with Windex or any other kind of glass cleaner. There is a special clear vinyl cleaner that will not scratch that will be left on the pontoon. The pontoon is at the Winona Marina so stop down and take a look. Willie Hahn and his team have cleaned […]