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07/07/09 - 07/13/09

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I must have been on sabbatical the last 2 weeks! Somehow things are so hectic. The two weeks around the 4th of July are crazy busy. Trust me I am not complaining, just making up excuses.

Elliott is finished with little league. It seems the season is so short and the activities are so busy. A big thanks to coach Jeff Mergen from Cable for coaching the Cable Cubs. Even though their season wasn't filled with wins the kids had a good time and much was learned.

Elliott has switched gears to golf now. Stacy Burfield gives him lessons on Friday mornings. She is the coach at Northwestern. He takes lessons at Hidden Greens North golf course in Solon Springs. He is starting to hit the ball very well. Look out Mom!

A big congratulations and thanks to the Trading Post softball team as they have won the 4th of July tournament again. This is their sixth year in a row. Way to go guys!!

Another big congratulations and thanks to the Solberg/Thorn etc etc float, they placed 2nd place in the 4th of July parade and tagged the Barnes Trading Post. Thanks all of you. You are the best! Their theme was the 70's and they sure we're adorable in their hippie costumes. 1st place honors went to Doorn's Inn. Another successful 4th of July. I always say Barnes population is 600 in the census, 6000 on the weekends and 6 million on the 4th of July! Great job to the 4th's committee.

The weather has been awesome maybe hot to some. We finally received some precipitation too. We can always use the rain.

Be careful of swimmer's itch. I was struck with the awful condition. Try and dry off if you are in any lakes. Then shower immediately this will help prevent the dreaded swimmer's itch.

Golf has been fun. Two weeks ago our team won the event of sucker in the bucket at Hidden Greens. We had the week off at Forest Point due to the Holiday. Our guest event at Hidden Greens was canceled due to a funeral that many of the ladies were attending. I was also invited by June Kronberg an employee to her guest day at Botten's. What a lovely day! We didn't golf to well but a great time was had.

Remember if you have any information you want passed along for the Barnes Blog please have it to me or Lu Peet by the 20th of the month. Advertising can be also placed. 100.00 for a half page 50.00 for a 1/4 page and 25.00 for a business card size! You can contact myself 715-795-2320, 715-795-2319. Lu or Melissa. Great job girls!

New.....dollar mini dogs/ mini cheddarwurst and mini brats one dollar a piece or 6 for five dollars...anytime! Check out our Thursday night special at 5 p.m. steak special every Thursday night. 9.95 for a bourbon steak or a blue cheese steak or a plain one.

A big warm welcome to Angie and Kelsey Kinderman and Ashley Stenberg as they started employment with us. Welcome aboard!

Thanks to all my staff for a job well down, we are in full gear! You guys are the best! Thanks to everyone who fill in when needed. I trully appreciate it!

Remember we serve food 7 days a week starting at 7 a.m. daily. Breakfast lunch and dinner! Anytime Bloody Mary's 2.50! Also FRIDAY Happy Hour buy one drink get one free. Remember our daily specials Monday-buck burgers, Taco Tuesday just a buck, Wing Wednesday 35 cents a piece and Eggrolls on Thursday one buck. Dine in only! Also our NEW specials mini dogs, mini cheddarwurst and mini brats all a dollar a piece or 6 for 5 bucks. On Thursday, starting a 5 p.m. will be our new steak special! Check it out!

Remember to reserve for your summer events, rooms are booking up fast !

Have a great week! Be safe!
Big hugs Sharon

Quote of the week: "The things that hurt, instruct:" by Ben Franklin

"Live Large!!!!" by Sharon Hough :-)



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