2010-04-18 / Bulletin Board

BULLETIN BOARD

Announce Your Events

Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or other organization is planning a meeting, fundraiser, festival or other special event, let your neighbors know! Send information to the Tri-County Citizen, P.O. Box 158; Chesaning, MI 48616. Or fax information to (989) 845-4397. You may also send your notices via e-mail to tccnews@mihomepaper.com. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be published in the following Sunday’s paper.

Government Meetings

MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 19, in the township hall, 17010 Lincoln Road. • MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 in the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw. • CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street. • MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22 at the city office, 141 Parkway St.

Clubs/Civic Groups

• The MID-MICHIGAN SECTION OF THE SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS – SAE International, will hold their April dinner and program meeting on Monday evening, April 26, at Baker College’s Technology Center Building, Room S128, 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint. The speaker for the evening will be Tom Wallace, retired Corvette chief engineer. His topic will be “Corvette’s Racing Profile”. Social hour is at 6 p.m., a dinner buffet is at 7 p.m., and the program begins at 8 p.m. The cost is $25 for SAE, AFS, and ASM members, $20 for SAE retirees, and $30 for guests. The student price is $18. This event is open to the public. For more information and dinner reservations, contact Bernard Santavy at 810-635-7948 or SAEMidMichSec@cs.com. Dinner reservations may also be made on-line at www.midmichigansae.org. • NEW LOTHROP LIONS CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20 at the New Lothrop Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. • CHESANING AREA SNOWMOBILERS ASSOCIATION will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Chesaning. For information call Cheryl Ziola at (989) 643-7812. • NEW LOTHROP VFW POST #6579 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the VFW Hall, 8235 Saginaw St. • The MONTROSE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at the Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum. Visitors should contact the festival by phone at (810) 639-3475 or email at montroseblueberryfestival@hotmail.com one week prior to the meeting in order to be place on the agenda. Donation requests, available October-June, must be made two months prior to the date the funds are needed. Donation request forms may be obtained by calling or emailing the festival committee and must be filled out prior to attending a meeting. • The Chesaning Sports Boosters will meet on Wednesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in room 401 at Chesaning High School. New members are needed. • The Taymouth Township Historical Association now meets on the third Thurdsay of each month at 7 p.m. at the Taymouth Township Library, 2361 E. Burt Road, Burt. • The April 20 meeting of the Shiawassee County Genealogical Society will be held at The Council On Aging, 300 N. Washington Street, Owosso, at 7 p.m. Members will be sharing “The Rest Of The Story” concerning various collectibles and interesting artifacts as part of their family history. Come listen to their stories and share refreshments. Next month’s meeting will be May 18.

Odds & Ends

• Animal Health Care of Chesaning will be holding its second annual FOOD DRIVE during the months of March and April. Anyone wishing to donate non-perishable food items may do so during their pets’ spring health checkup, and they will receive a treat for their pet in return. Please help to restock the CAER Center’s food shelves. • The Michigan Antique Radio Club will be sponsoring a SHOW AND SALE on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Valley Plaza Resort, 5221 Bay City Road, just east of the US 10 interchange in Midland. This is the “Road Show of Radios” for collectible radios where MARC members offer free appraisals as well as sources for the repair and restoration of vintage radios. Attendees will have the opportunity to view and purchase antique radio sets and radio-related items of all types, including repair parts. The public is invited and membership information will be available. General admission will be $5 for adults with children under age 14 admitted free. For more information, contact Mike Dale at (734) 439-0834 or visit the website at www.michiganantiqueradio.org.

Fundraisers

• There will be a MEET AND GREET evening with Saginaw County Sheriff William (Bill) Federspiel on Thursday, April 29, from 5-8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 15053 McKeighan Road, Chesaning. The menu will include ground chuck burger, potato salad, cole slaw, dessert and refreshments. There will also be door prizes. Donation is $15, and checks should be made payable to: Committee to Re-Elect William Federspiel, Sheriff, P.O. Box 97, Chesaning, MI 48616 (no corporate checks, please). • The second annual BENEFIT GOLF OUTING/PIG ROAST for Teri Persails will be Saturday, May 8 from 2 to 6 p.m. At Briar Ridge Golf Course, 11099 W. Dodge Road. The cost for the golf outing is $220 per team (four men, women or mixed). Sign up is at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The price includes the pig roast. There will also be a raffle for a name brand driver for the golfers. There will also be a skins game for $20 per team. For those who only want to attend the pig roast, the cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for children ages 5 and under. The pig is sponsored by Smith Meat. There will also be 50/50 drawings and raffle drawings. Persails has had some good news. Her holistic medicine has been working, but is not covered by insurance. Support is needed so she can keep up on her medical expenses. For more information contact Tony Thornburg at (810) 625-0911 or via email at stephtonyt@netscape.net, or mail donations to 260 Alfred St., Montrose, MI 48457.

Food and Fellowship

• Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church will be hosting a TRIBUTE TO THE BLESSED MOTHER AND FAMILY BRUNCH on Sunday, May 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the parish hall, 803 Church St., Chesaning. The program will include music, a living rosary prayer and May crowning honoring the Blessed Mother. The menu will include omelets, ham, hash browns, fruit, mini bagels and fruit-filled Danish. The cost is $6.50 per person ages 9 to adult, $4 for children ages 5-8, free for children ages 4 and under. Proceeds are designated to the Chesaning Area Emergency Relief (CAER) Center. Send check with number of persons attending to Family Brunch, Our Lady Church, 404 S. Wood St., Chesaning, MI 48616 by April 24. For more information, contact Diane Hungerford at (989) 845-6894. This event is sponsored by the Christian Service Commission of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Chesaning. • There will be a CHICKEN DINNER on Saturday, April 24 at the Henderson United Methodist Church. Take-outs and serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The menu includes baked chicken, baked or mashed potatoes, corn, cole slaw, biscuits and gravy, and pie or cake. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 12 and under, and free for preschoolers. • There will be a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER at the First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop on Wednesday, April 21 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This is an all-you-can-eat supper. • The Chesaning Knights of Columbus will host a SOCIAL NIGHT from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Chesaning K of C Hall. The menu includes hamburgers, cheeseburgers, sloppy joes, coney dogs, brats, fries and onion rings. Social nights are open to the public. • The Chesaning United Methodist Men will be hosting a

CHARBROILED STEAK DINNER on Sunday, April 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, located at 1629 W. Brady Road. The menu includes salad, baked beans, baked potato, dessert and a beverage. The cost is $10 for a New York strip dinner, and $6 for a half steak or ground round dinner.The cost for children under 12 years of age is $4 for a half pound ground dinner, and free for ages under 5. All are invited, and take-outs are available.

Health & Safety

• The BOOB CAMP ANNUAL 5K RUN/WALK in loving memory of Linda Krupp will be held on Saturday, May 1 in Showboat Park, Chesaning. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the run at 8 a.m. and the walk at 8:15 a.m. Medals will go to the top 10 finishers in the run and walk. Entry forms are available at Full Moon Fitness and Tanning Center in Chesaning. Proceeds will go to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. For more information, contact Kristen Krupp at (989) 293-5432 or Rob Krupp at (517) 402-2594. • True Touch Therapeutics will host a meeting for anyone interested in starting an ORGANIC BUYING CLUB on Wednesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at True Touch Therapeutics. Call Mary Turnwald at (989) 845-2191 or Nola Mark at (989) 845-7273 for more informaton. • True Touch Therapeutics will be hosting a FREE ONE HOUR PRESENTATION by Nola Mark on Wednesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. Mark will discuss the topic of pH levels in the body, what they mean, and how certain foods affect them. Participants will be able to test their own pH at the class, so don’t eat two hours or more before coming so as to get a more accurate reading. Come for the class and stay for the organic buying club meeting.

Veterans

AMVETS STATE SERVICE OFFICER Nathan Pierpont will be at the Shiawassee County Veterans’ Affairs office on Tuesday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call the office at (989) 743-2231. • VFW STATE SERVICE OFFICER Dave Patrick will be at the Shiawassee County Veterans’ Affairs office on Wednesday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.To schedule an appointment, call the office at (989) 743-2231.

Support Groups

• ALS Association-Michigan Chapter SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Monday, April 19, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 545 7th St., Freeland from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For further information, contact ALS Association-MI Chapter at 1-866-927- 2873.

Reunions

• Alumni of New Lothrop Area Public Schools and St. Michael Parish School are invited to attend the 81st Annual Alumni Banquet on Saturday, May 1. The potluck dinner will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the elementary school cafeteria, located at 9387 Genesee Road, New Lothrop. All graduates of New Lothrop and St. Michael’s are welcome to attend with their spouses. Please bring a passing dish. Drinks and tableware will be provided.

Schools

ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet for a board retreat from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, at the Murphy Farm at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center, St. Charles. • MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 for a regular meeting in the Kuehn-Haven Middle School media center, 303 Ray St., Montrose. • NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 19, for a regular meeting in the high school library, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop.

Churches

• The CLARKSON GOSPEL GROUP will be at the Chapin United Methodist Fellowship Hall, 19848 S. Chapin Road, on Sunday, April 18 at 6 p.m. A free will offering will be collected. There will be refreshments following the concert. • Magician Steve Harney with Cool Kids Ministries will be at Chesaning Bible Baptist Church on Monday, April 19 at 7 p.m. He performs all kinds of illusions, puppets, songs, and fun for the whole family. He will bring the Bible alive to kids, and adults. All are welcome. It’s free, and it’s one night only. • The 11th annual BLESSING OF THE BIKERS will be held on Sunday, May 2 at the grounds of Church of the Living Word, 1100 N. Ovid Road, Ovid. There will be free morning homemade cinnamon rolls and coffee. The biker service begins at 10:30 a.m. The ride-in motorcycle show registration ends at 11 a.m. The all-you-can-eat pig roast dinner for $5 starts at 11:30 a.m. The Blessing of the Bikers is at 1:30 p.m. Charity rides to raise funds for Youth Haven Ranch leave at 1:45 p.m. Prizes will be raffled off and there will be a 50/50 drawing. For more information visit www.cotlw.org.

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