2012-05-27 / 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. Notices may also be emailed to tccnews@mihomepaper.com. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be published in the following Sunday’s paper.

CLUBS AND CIVIC GROUPS

• CHESANING ROTARY CLUB meets each Tuesday at noon at Riverfront Grille in downtown Chesaning. • CHESANING KIWANIS CLUB meets every Wednesday morning at The Bonnymill Inn, at 7 a.m. Meetings include informational programs. Call (989) 845-6229 for information. • The CHESANING AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM is going to have a dedication of the historical Chesaning lamp post recently donated by the Delaney family. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 2, at 1p.m. on the museum grounds. Forrest and Kathy Crissey are having a garden party on Tuesday, July 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at their home, 11904 Peet Road. An admission charge will be taken to benefit the bridge project. The public is invited to both events.

FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

• There will be a BREAKFAST BUFFET served on Saturday, June 9 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Masonic Temple in Montrose. The cost is $6 for the all-you-can-eat meal. Proceeds will go towards the scholarship fund.

SUPPORT GROUPS

• Got a few pounds to lose? Join CHESANING TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) at the Rehmann Health Center on Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. Members win rewards as they lose. Weekly dues are only $1.25. There is a fee to join, and members receive a magazine with recipes, research and support stories each month. The first visit is free. For information call (810) 638- 5266 or (989) 845-3103. • WAIST-A-WEIGH, a weight loss support group, meets Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the St. Charles Village Office, 110 Spruce St. For more information, call June at (989) 585-3210. • OAKLEY TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) #1175, a weightloss support group, meets every Tuesday at Brady Township Hall. Weigh-in is from 5:30 to 6 p.m., with the meeting from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Contact Jane Chrivia at (989) 845-3915 for further information. • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) #0525 of Chesaning meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Rehmann Health Center, 147 S. Saginaw St., Chesaning. For more information on this weight loss support group, call Joan Eaves at 989-770-4368. • Want to lose weight? Join TOPS #MI.1313, Chesaning on Tuesday evenings at The Junction of Hope banquet room, 4136 W. Peet Road for group therapy. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m. For more information, call Geri Tyler at (810) 639-5763, or Mae Birchmeier at (989) 845-6605. • TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every week on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Rectory Back Room, 17994 Lincoln Road. Visitors are always welcome (preteens, teens and adults – male and female). First meeting is free. • NAR-ANON MEETINGS for relatives and friends of drug addicts are held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Road, Saginaw, on Sundays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. • Chesaning closed ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings at 8 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Thursdays will now be held at the Chesaning Church of Christ, 9996 W. Peet Road (east of town). For more information, contact Tom R. at (989) 845-5623 or Kay H. at (989) 845-6499. • Memorial Healthcare will be holding its free SLEEP APNEA SUPPORT GROUP on Thursday, May 31. This group meets the last Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Medical Arts Building, 721 N. Shiawassee Street, Owosso. This support group is open to the public; everyone is welcome to attend. This month’s speaker will be Brian Springsdorf from Sobak’s Home Medical, Inc. of Owosso. For additional information, contact Doug Rowden, manager for Neurodiagnostics, at (989) 729-4784. For further information about Memorial Healthcare community events, visit www.MemorialHealthcare.org.

ODDS & ENDS

• The Girl Scouts will be offering DAY CAMP at Whispering Pines on June 26-29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities will include swimming, archery, arts and crafts, nature and outdoor cooking. This year's theme is "Celebration." The cost is $60 for registered Girl Scouts, $72 for non-registered girls. The camp is open to girls only in grades K-12. Adult volunteers are needed. Adult volunteers who work all four days can get their child in for $20. The registration deadline is Monday, June 11. For more information, call Ladonna at 687-0169. • Family reunions, wedding receptions, open houses or showers can be booked at the new FAMILY LIFE CENTER at Good Shepherd Parish, 400 N. Saginaw St., in Montrose. Spacious facility includes a full kitchen and stylish surroundings. To learn more, call (810) 639-7600.

BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS

• The second annual MEXICAN-AMERICAN FIESTA will be held on Saturday, June 23 from noon to midnight in Chesaning. Booth rental for arts and crafts vendors is $25. For information, call Shelly at (989) 845-3219.

SCHOOLS

• NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION Transportation Committee will meet at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, in the Administration Office, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop.

SENIORS

• COFFEE AND CONVERSATION FOR SENIORS is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Swanhaven Manor, 300 Kennely road in Thomas Township. Enjoy refreshments and fellowship in the Swan Room. All seniors are welcome.

FOOD PANTRIES

• OPEN CUPBOARD FOOD PANTRY is open on Wednesdays from noon to 3 p.m. at 127 S. Genesee Street, Montrose. This service is open to the public and no proof of income is necessary. A variety of food items, including meat, is available for those in need. The service area is a seven-mile radius. Pantry organizers will help those outside of their service area find another food pantry.

CHURCHES

• Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St., Oakley, conducts BIBLE STUDY every Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. • The ST. ROBERT ANNUAL RUMMAGE SALE, sponsored by the St. Robert Council of Catholic Women, will be held on Friday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Robert Activity Center, 310 N. Cherry St., Flushing. There will be a wide assortment of clean, household merchandise. Clothing is sorted according to types and sizes. There will be something for everyone at modest prices. Proceeds will benefit the Women’s Shelter of Flint, the North End Soup Kitchen, and other area charities. • St. John Lutheran Church of Marion Springs will be having a huge RUMMAGE SALE on Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m on Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. There’s sure to be something for everyone.

HEALTH & SAFETY

• TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE BOARD meets every other Thursday at 7 p.m. at 106 Spruce St. in St. Charles.

FUNDRAISERS

• Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose, will host BINGO every Thursday in the Family Life Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Concessions will be available. This is a fundraiser to help with expenses of the parish. • Saginaw Presbyterian Youth Connection is holding a USED BOOK SALE at 12204 Glenmark Trail, Montrose on May 31 to June 2 during the Glenmark Trail Neighborhood Sales. Funds raised will go toward fun events such as bowling, pizza and movie night, as well as to off-set expenses from local mission work.

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