Come to Buckham West for a Meet and Greet with our new Faribault Public Schools Superintendent, Jamie Bente. On Wednesday, February 22nd Superintendent Bente will be visiting in the coffee shop from 9am to 10am. Then from 10am to 11am he will be in the conference room sharing information about Faribault Public Schools and about his work as the superintendent. This program is open to the public and no pre-registration is needed.


Coffee Shop Concert

Frank Daly was raised in the Northfield area and now lives in Webster, MN. He’s played guitar since the age of 10 and his background in music includes having performed with his family band, The Bridgewater Ramblers.  He plays acoustically, sharing songs that tell a story. Join us on Wednesday, March 1st from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. when we welcome Frank to Buckham West for a morning of music.  This free concert is open to the public, no pre-registration needed. Questions?  Call Buckham West at 507-332-7357


Book Club Launch

The Buckham West book club will now be meeting on the 4th Monday of the month at 9:30 a.m. The first meeting will be held on Monday, February 27th when we will be discussing the book “Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen” by Bob Greene.  Interested persons should call Buckham West and ask for Brenda for further information.


Estate and Will Advice

Buckham West will be sponsoring an Estate and Will Advice Clinic on Wednesday, March 8 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.  For this clinic, Ms. Jessica Hafemeyer, Attorney at Law, will be available to provide senior citizens with information and direction in the area of wills and other estate planning issues.  No wills will be prepared at this clinic. Appointments are required by calling 332-7357. You do not need to be a Buckham West member to access this free service.


Coffee Shop

Do you enjoy spending time with others over a cup of coffee? Then consider adding Buckham West’s Coffee Shop to your list of places to meet. Enjoy a delicious cup of great coffee and fresh baked treats at a reasonable price. No Buckham West membership is ever required to visit the Coffee Shop, so you are always welcome to stop in.


Stay in touch

If you would like to keep receiving our e-newsletter, we are now asking for all current members to please renew their membership for 2023. If you aren’t sure that your membership is up-to-date, please stop in and we will check into it.  Dues for 2023 are $40 per person.


Nice to Know        

  • Aging Eyes Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at Buckham West from 10-11:00am.
  • On the 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., you are invited to gather with other caregivers for a time of learning, sharing, and friendly discussion. Call us at 332-7357 with your questions or to sign up.
  • If you have questions regarding insurance or other benefits that you might qualify for, Senior Linkage Line staff member, Cea Grass will have office hours in our building on the second Wednesday of each month. Please call to make an appointment to meet with her.


Invitation from the Board of Directors:

In order to recognize the time and work that Mona has given us in the last 20 years, we would like to invite the community to a retirement celebration in her honor. This event will be held on Tuesday, February 28th from 9-11am and again from 4-6pm.  Come for morning coffee or afternoon snacks and help us recognize Mona’s time at Buckham West!


Job Opening

Buckham West, is looking to hire its next Executive Director. This position’s objective is to plan, organize, and supervise all functions of Buckham West, including facility, program, financial, and staffing operations. For a full job description and instructions on how to apply, go to