2013-08-25 / 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 e-mailed to tccnews@mihomepaper.com. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be published in the following Sunday’s paper. GOVERNMENT MEETINGS • CHESANING VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 in the council chambers, 1100 W. Broad St. CLUBS & CIVIC GROUPS • The MONTROSE EAGLES CLUB, 11416 W. Vienna Road (M-57, one-half mile west of town) will be holding a Labor Day weekend festival. Vendors are needed for a flea market Friday through Monday at $5 per day. Activities include bingo, raffles, food, karaoke, and cards, horseshoe, shuffleboard and pool tournaments. Call (810) 639-5886 after noon for space rental information and/or application forms. Charity and non-profit spaces are free. • CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Lions Hall, 17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning. • MONTROSE AMERICAN LEGION POST #367 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the Montrose Senior Citizen Center, 200 Alfred St. Any veteran who wishes to learn more about joining the legion may attend. • 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. • CHESANING AREA TASK FORCE meets at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Chesaning Chamber of Commerce office. The Task Force encourages visitors and welcomes requests to be placed on the agenda. Anyone interested in serving on the Task Force board in the future or seeking information about Task Force can call (989) 845-6061. • PARK FRIENDS continue to meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. at Cole Park in Chesaning. It’s a good place to meet new friends and improve the parks. Any questions, call 845- 2258. 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 JoAnn at (989) 845-7198 or Mary at (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 weight-loss 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 #MI.1313, Chesaning has moved to St. Michael Campus, 11994 Lincoln Road (back ramp entrance to the office building). They meet on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m. Call Donna Wendling at (989) 845-6958, or Mae Birchmeier at (989) 845-6605 for more information. • TOPS Club (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every week on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Michael Catholic Church office building, 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. • Get healthier and shed unwanted pounds. New TOPS Chapter #1864 Chesaning meets at the Maple Grove Township Hall on Wednesdays at 8:15 a.m. Those who lose weight are rewarded for every 10 pounds along the way. They have success life stories, dietician low calorie recipes, and medical surveys on diseases in research and obesity. Members will receive a TOPS news magazine mailed directly to their homes. The first visit is fress. For more information, call Jean at (810) 638- 5266 or Fay at (989) 845-4608. • FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS (FA) is a 12-step program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. They meet each Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Covenant HealthCare- Mackinaw, 5400 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw. For more information, call FA at (781) 321-9118 or locally at (989) 879-4289, or visit the website at www.foodaddicts.org. • Memorial Healthcare in Owosso will host a free monthly SLEEP APNEA SUPPORT GROUP on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Medical Arts Building, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. These meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Doug Rowden, manager for Neurodiagnostics, at (989) 729-4784. • ALS Association-Michigan Chapter SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Monday, Aug. 26, at Fenton United Methodist Church, New Family Center Building, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For further information, contact ALS Association-MI Chapter at 1-866-927- 2873. ODDS & ENDS • The BARBER’S PARK FARMERS’ MARKET, 11410 Seymour Road, invites the public to consider visiting 4-8 p.m. on Thursdays to see its special vendors and activities. The market announces three weeks of special contests which are open to the public. A “Cake-Pop Decorating” contest will be held Thursday, Aug. 29. The contests will be judged and first place winners will receive a $25 Farmers’ Market gift certificate. The public is invited to pick up contest applications or download them at www.montrosetownship.org. • 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. • The MONTROSE RAILROAD DEPOT is available for rental on Saturdays and Sundays, for a donation of $50. Seating is available for 45 people. For more information, or to reserve the depot, call (810) 639-7500 or (810) 639- 2452. • The Montrose Senior Citizen Center will be holding a EUCHRE TOURNAMENT on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 5 to 8 p.m. Players must be at least 18 years old. No alcohol or tobacco are permitted. Please call (810) 639-2822 to reserve a place to play. The tournaments will be held at the senior center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose. • The Central Michigan Daylily Society has scheduled its 17th Annual DAYLILY SALE for Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Farmer’s Market in downtown Midland. The market runs from 7 a.m. to noon. There will be a wide variety of daylilies in various colors and forms. Society members will be on hand to answer questions and assist in selection. For more information, call (989) 386-7577 or (517) 339-8628. CHURCHES • Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS), 16070 W. Brady Road, will observe its 125TH ANNIVERSARY as a congregation with a special worship service on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. John Seifert, of Midland, who serves as the president of the Michigan District of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Following the service, a pig roast/picnic/program will follow at 11 a.m. in the park adjacent to the church. Those planning to attend the pig roast/picnic/program in the park are asked to RSVP by calling the church office at (989) 845- 2600. Founded in 1888, by God’s grace alone, Christ congregation continues to proclaim the gospel of Christ from the corner of M-57 and South Hemlock Road. • WEDNESDAY NIGHT CLUB meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Montrose United Methodist Church, 158 E. State St., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and program at 6 p.m. • Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St., Oakley, conducts BIBLE STUDY every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. • Community Christian Fellowship, 219 S. Main St., Oakley, hosts WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. This is a time of caring and sharing led by Diane Keidel. Bible Study for everyone is held on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Pastor Dave at (989) 323-9584. SCHOOLS • MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 for a regular meeting in the Kuehn-Haven Middle School media center, 303 Ray St., Montrose. FUNDRAISERS • Good Shepherd Catholic Church teens will sponsor a 12-hour FALL CROPS SCRAPBOOKING event from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Good Shepherd Family Life Center, 400 N. Saginaw St. The all-day scrapbook event includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, beverages, porter service, door prizes, raffles and vendors. The cost is $40 and proceeds help defray expenses for the annual teen jamboree event in Lansing. To reserve space or for more information, call (810) 639- 7600 or (810) 836-5780 or email LuraL@live.com. • 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. • There will be a CRAFT SHOW/FUNDRAISER at Big Rock Elementary School on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Vendors are being sought. For more information, call (989) 277-9256 and ask for Laurie. • Michigan’s most sought-after Elvis tribute artist, JAKE SLATER, will be performing in Chesaning on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Peter Parish Hall, 803 Church St., Chesaning. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Preferred seats are $12, regular adult admission is $10, $8 for students kindergarten through 12th grade. This is general admission seating. All proceeds will benefit youth attending the National Catholic Youth Conference. Checks should be made payable to St. Peter Parish, P.O. Box 454, Chesaning, MI 48616. Concessions will be available. For tickets or more information, call (989) 845-5706 and leave a message. Tickets can be picked up at the door. Refunds will only be given if show is cancelled. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • There will be a CHICKEN AND HAM DINNER at St. Cyril Catholic Church, 517 E. Main St., Bannister on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 12 and under, and free for preschoolers. Carry-outs will be available. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. HEALTH & SAFETY • TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE BOARD meets every other Thursday at 7 p.m. at 106 Spruce St. in St. Charles. • Joelle McGuire, master social worker with Memorial Healthcare’s Home Health and Hospice department, will present a FREE SEMINAR ON COMMUNITY RESOURCES on Tuesday, Aug. 27. McGuire will focus on identifying community assets and resources and how they can be harnessed to meet community needs and strengthen the community as a whole. This presentation will be held at Memorial’s Medical Arts Building, 721 N. Shiawassee Street (M-52), Owosso from noon to 1 p.m. and lunch will be provided. Space is limited to the first 20 people. Individuals must reserve a seat by contacting Becky Nickels, educator/liaison coordinator at Memorial’s Cancer Center, at (989) 729-4786 by 5 p.m. on Aug. 26. REUNIONS • The Class of 1968 from Chesaning Union High School and Chesaning Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School will be holding its 45TH CLASS REUNION at the Riverfront Grille on Saturday, Oct. 26 starting 6 p.m. Classmates should confirm attendance with Phil Larner at (989) 272-5903 or Paul Martin at (989) 845-3325. • The seventh annual POWELL REUNION was held on July 20 at Montrose Township Barber Memorial Park. A good time was had by all. They had a potluck lunch with meat provided and everyone bringing their favorite dish to pass. They had on display a veterans and military banner of all those connected with the Powell Family who have served or are now serving in the military. A time to reminisce with pictures and a genealogy book of the Powell Family dating back to the 1800s was available for every one to view. There were fun and games for the youngsters and a very successful white elephant sale for the adults along with catching up on family news. Plants were presented to the oldest, youngest, and those coming the farthest. The next reunion on will be held on July 15, 2015. Make plans to attend. Those who want to help or who have any questions can contact Carolyn Wilber at Verizon cell (239) 322-2310 Verizon cell (810) 730-7538, via email at cjw3491@gmail.com. The Powell Reunion can also be found on Facebook by searching Carolyn,Rita,YvonnePowell. Photos of previous reunions are in albums there.

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