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Salty Dog Fundraiser, 2019

Please join us at the Salty Dog in Backus on Tuesday, December 3rd from 4:30 - 7pm for our annual Pine River-Backus Family Center/Radiothon to End Child Abuse Fundraiser.


The proceeds from each pulled pork sandwich will go to the PR-B Family Center to help fund programs and services.

The Salty Dog Restaurant is located on
State Highway 87, 2 miles east of 371.

Radiothon to End Child Abuse 2019, December 5 - 6th

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Prescription Drugs

WTC/OPT Message on Opioids

We've been working hard as ever on preventing substance abuse. Here is an article on opioid use right here in Minnesota: 

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Family Center Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 8 - 4
Friday 8 - 3
*Food Shelf Hours:
1st, 3rd, 4th & 5th Tuesdays 10 - 1
2nd Tuesdays 3:30 - 6
Fridays 10 - 1
2019 PRBFC Holiday Closures:
Monday, January 21st
Monday, February 18th
Monday, May 27th
Thursday, July 4th
Friday, July 5th
Monday, September 2nd
Monday, November 11th
Thursday, November 28th
Friday, November 29th
Wednesday, December 25th
Wednesday, January 1st
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Soup Kitchen

Free Community Suppers

Healthy meals prepared by area chefs on Monday nights at Riverview Church in Pine River from 5 to 6pm, and Tuesday nights at Pine Moutaineer Senior Center in Backus from 5 to 6pm. To volunteer, contact Simon at (218) 547-6843 at SHIP. 

Recent Events

Brainstorm to Success

MPR News

Richie Bean, the Opioid Prevention Team Coordinator for Cass County was on MPR talking about the opioid crisis and prevention efforts. Click the button below to listen!

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Pine River-Backus Family Center

Call us at: 1 (218) 587-4292

Fax us at: 1 (218) 587-4193

Mail to: P.O. Box 1, Pine River, MN 56474