Meetings of a local chapter of AA are held every Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Blaine Methodist Church, 621 – 115th Avenue, Blaine. The Blaine Alano provides a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership.
Meetings are held at 13536 Hwy. 65 NE. For more information contact the Blaine Alano.
INTO ACTION A.A. Meeting at Glen Cary Church, 15531 Central Avenue NE, Ham Lake, MN - Monday nights 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization that now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.
Everything about the YMCA is unique. And your results will be far different than you’ll find at any other health facility in your community. The Y is where you really belong. The Y cares about you as a person and as a valuable member of this community. The Y’s difference is its commitment to helping you bring together your most powerful trio – body, mind, and spirit – to realize your wellness and personal balance goals.
A hot, home-delivered meal is available Monday through Friday to persons 60 years of age or older who are unable to prepare a daily nutritious meal for themselves, or to those under 60 who are disabled.
Pack 508 has provided Ham Lake boys with 40 years of "Fun with a Purpose." Pack 508 is Chartered by the Ham Lake Lions and meets at McKinley Elementary School.
The Ham Lake Development Company (HLDC) is a non-profit (501C3) organization that helps businesses by making low-interest loans to those wanting to expand or move to the Ham Lake Community. The HLDC was formed in 1982 to encourage and promote the growth, expansion, and development of industrial, commercial, retail, and other small business concerns in the city of Ham Lake. To date, the HLDC has helped over 24 businesses with loans totaling over three-quarters of a million dollars and creating 63 new jobs in the city. The HLDC board of directors meets monthly to consider new business requests and follow up on ongoing projects. If you would like more information about the HLDC, please call the Ham Lake Chamber of Commerce office.
For over 45 years, the Lions Club has actively served the community's civic interests and promoted individuals' welfare through physical and monetary assistance. A nonprofit organization, the Lions Club hosts annual fundraisers and participates in or sponsors activities like the Seniors' Christmas Party, Adopt-A-Highway, Snowmobile Safety, Youth Camps and Youth Exchange, Eyebank leader and hearing dogs, and donates to local schools and fire departments.
The Ham Lake Sportsmans Club, organized in 1951 to improve the general area with an emphasis on promoting conservation, is a contributor to the cost of the aeration of Ham Lake. The Club also sponsors Boy Scout Troop 506, youth hunter safety classes each fall, and the Adopt-A-Highway program along Constance Boulevard. A shotgun trap league meets during the summer on Wednesday and Thursday nights. It provides open shooting to nonmembers and four open turkey shoots.
NACE provides food and clothing to people in need through the generosity of our community. The FoodShelf and clothing closet are open Monday 9 am to Noon, Tuesday 5-8 pm, Wednesday 1 pm to 4:00 pm, and Thursday 8-11 am. NACE serves all residents of Ham Lake who are welcome to visit once a month up to 12 times per year. Donations are accepted during business hours. NACE is located at 18511 Highway 65 NE, P.O. Box 2, East Bethel, MN 55011.
North Metro Community Volunteers is a group of local women who get together to promote community service, offer personal growth opportunities, and provide fellowship. Meetings are held once a month at the Majestic Oaks Restaurant to plan events and may include speakers on topics of interest to women. A variety of social events is also planned throughout the year.
Our Saviour's Preschool, a Christian-oriented preschool open to all, meets at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 19001 Jackson Street NE, East Bethel. It goes from September - May for ages 3 1/2 to Kindergarten.
- Cedar United Methodist Church - 17540 NE Jefferson Street
- Church of Saint Paul - 1740 Bunker Lake Boulevard NE
- Glen Cary Lutheran Church (ELCA) - 15531 Central Avenue NE
- Eagle Brook Church - 1503 157th Avenue NE
- Oak Haven Church - 1555 NE Constance Boulevard
- Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS) - 2749 NE Bunker Lake Boulevard
- Triumphant Faith Church Center - 13850 Lincoln Street NE
- Radisson Road Baptist Church - 13627 Radisson Road NE
- Family of Christ Lutheran Church - 16345 Polk Street NE
- Jehovah’s Witnesses Ham Lake Congregation - 16154 Central Avenue NE
- Open Range Cowboy Church - 17525 Highway 65 NE
Meets every Wednesday morning 7:30 a.m. at Majestic Oaks.
FREE, nutritious food for seniors 60+.
Who is eligible? Men and women 60 years and older.
Eligibility also determined by household size and income (at or below 130% of the poverty level).
The Way of the Shepherd School combines the best of Catholic faith formation through the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and the best of Montessori with fully trained Montessori guides who help children age 3 through 6th grade grow to their full potential. Contact the school at 763-862-9110 for more information regarding tours and enrollment. We are licensed by the State of Minnesota and are located on the border of Ham Lake and Blaine at 13200 Central Avenue NE in Blaine.