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Power Works Gym 9th Annual Push, Pull &?BBQ Aug. 30

Power Works Gym in Perham will be hosting their 9th Annual Push, Pull & BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 30 at Noon.

The event will consist of bench press and dead lift competitions. This is a drug-free event.

Cost to enter the competition is $50 if registered before July 28. An additional $5 registration fee will be added after that date. That includes entry fee for all lifters, t-shirts, all the pop, sports drinks or beer (if 21 or older) you can drink, plus a steak and sauteed shrimp for all lifters and volunteer helpers.

There is no cost for spectators and concessions will be available.

In addition to the bench press and dead lift competitions, there will be a contest to do the most repetitions of your body weight in the bench press and a 125-pound dumbbell carry.

Power Works Gym is located on West Main Street in Perham at the intersection of Cty. Rd. 34.

For more information, contact Tom Haggenmiller at 651-366-1595.

CC?Labor Day run, Sept. 1

The Perham Yellowjacket cross country team will be hosting their 3rd Annual Labor Day 5K on Monday, Sept. 1.

The run will be held at the PHS?Cross Country course, located at Arvig Park/Pioneer Grounds, starting at 9 a.m.

Cost to enter the run will be $15 if you register early and $20 for race-day registration. All participants will receive a Perham CC t-shirt. Race-day sign-up will start at 7:30 a.m.

Medals will be given to the top-three finishers in each of seven different age groups.

All proceeds from the 5K run will help support the PHS?cross country team. Make checks payable to Perham Cross Country and send early registration information to Jeff Morris, 400 7th St. NE, Perham, MN 56573. For mor information, contact Coach Morris at 346-7117 or e-mail


registration Sept. 6

Registration for the Lakes Area Gymnastics Academy will be held Saturday, Sept. 6 from 9-10 a.m. in Hauer Gymnasium at Perham High School.

Classes are offered for children from 3-year-olds through 6th graders.

There will also be sign-up for the 2008-09 LAGA?Stars Show Teams.

For more information, contact coach Charlie Fleck at 218-346-1540 or 218-346-3539.

NYM?Jr. High Football starts Sept. 2

New York Mills Junior High football will hold its first practice Sept. 2. The Junior Eagles will practice from 3:30-5 p.m.

Just For Kix registration Sept. 4

Registration for Just For Kix dancers will be held Sept. 4 from 5-7 p.m. at the Perham Area Community Center.

Classes will be offered for pre-schoolers as well as girls in grades K-12. Just For Kix has super new routines, uniforms and music for the new season.

Contact Heidi Swenson at 218-346-6993 or for more information.

Ladies Charity Golf Event at PLGC, Sept. 6

The 2nd Annual Perham Ladies Charity Golf Event will be played at Perham Lakeside Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 6.

The 4-lady scramble will start with lunch and registration at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 12 p.m.

Cost to enter the event will be $50, which includes lunch, golf with cart and prize money.

To register teams, call Perham Lakeside Golf Club at 218-346-6070.