The city of Mayer has a formal senior commission that meets as needed at the Community Center. For more information, contact the city of Mayer at (952) 657-1502.
The city of Mayer has a potluck for seniors the first Monday of every month at 11:30 a.m. at the Mayer Community Center. They play games and cards, and receive prizes. All area seniors are welcome to bring a dish to pass, and enjoy the fun.
The Mayer Baseball Club’s board members meet the last Sunday of every month at 7 p.m. at 212 1st Street NE in Mayer. Leading the club are president Paul Malberg, vice president Keith Magnuson, secretary Tice Stieve-McPadden, and treasurer Harvey Ziermann. The charitable gambling part of the organization is led by manager Kristin Iverson, and assistant managers Mary Ann Magnuson and Tice Stieve-McPadden. Other board members include baseball team manager Joe Berrios, player representative Dylan Malberg, Eric Iverson, and Adam Parker. Members also include the 20-man roster of baseball players.
The club’s goal is to support the community, its organizations, and youth athletics in Mayer and the surrounding area. The Mayer Blazers amateur baseball team is the parent organization for Mayer Charitable Gambling, Inc. The organization donates thousands of dollars each year in support of the city of Mayer, the Mayer Fire Department, local school districts, area food shelves, and others who have experienced hardships.
Baseball started in Mayer in 1906, and the Mayer Baseball Club was organized in the early 1930s. The team name, Mayer Blazers, was adopted in the ‘70s. Over the years, the Blazers have made several trips to the state tournament. The club currently has a young and talented 20-man roster.
The Blazers raise team money through fundraising events, and hosting occasional tournaments. For more information about the team or charitable gambling, contact Tice Stieve-McPadden at (952) 657-2243.
Variety is the name of the game for the Mayer Riverside 4-H Club. Leaders Jodi Luebke and Colleen Kelzer direct youth in a variety of activities that “cover the whole gamut.”
Youth can learn about animals, science, biology, gardening, photography, and more. Both individual and group work is encouraged, and the whole family can participate.
The club meets the third Monday of every month at 7:15 p.m. at the Mayer Community Center, September through May.
Project tours run June through August. Youth can participate in county fairs and the state fair.
Fundraising and volunteer projects include Adopt-a-Highway.
For more information, contact April Tesh at (952) 657-2127.
The Mayer Sportsmen Club started more than 50 years ago, and has since evolved to become the Mayer and New Germany Sportsmen Club.
The big club event takes place in April, when firearms instruction classes are taught to people 11 years old and older. The classes are taught by the club’s state-certified firearms instructors.
The club also conducted a fundraiser to help support the new Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry.
President Stan Heldt, secretary Gail Heldt, and treasurer Sandy Heldt help to lead the club’s 20 members.
Meetings take place quarterly at the Mayer Community Center.
Experienced firearms instuctors include Doug Ernst, Chris Capaul; Stan, Sandy, and Charlie Heldt; Mitch Gordon, and Beth Schrupp.
For more information, call Stan Heldt at (952) 657-2169.