2017-10-15 / Bulletin Board



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.


MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the township hall, 17010 Lincoln Road.

MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct., 17 in the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw.

CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street.


• The ST. CHARLES AMERICAN LEGION POST 468 meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the American Legion Hall, St. Charles.

• The SHIAWASSEE QUILTERS meet on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Owosso Senior Center, 300 N. Washington St. Some of their activities include making charity quilts, quilt speakers, trunk shows, round robins, mystery quilts, prizes, free fat quarters, and tips of the months.

• The BURT AMERICAN LEGION POST #99 meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Burt Opera House, 12888 Nichols Road, Burt.

CHESANING SPORTS BOOSTERS will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in room 401 at Chesaning High School.

• The ST. CHARLES LIONS CLUB meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle St., St. Charles.

• The MONTROSE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Montrose Depot, 154 W. State St., Montrose. Visitors should contact the festival email at montroseblueberryfestival@hotmail.com one week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.

• The TAYMOUTH TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION meets on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Taymouth Township Library, 2361 E. Burt Road, Burt.

• The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the museum/ archives building, 1997 N. M-52 in Owosso. The guest speaker will be Torey Fry, education coordinator at DeVries Nature Conservancy, who will talk about the transition of all at both DeVries and in nature. Fry holds a bachelor of science degree in environmental stewardship. Originally from Kansas, she moved to Traverse City in 2013, where she worked as an environmental educator and preschool coordinator at the Grand Traverse Conservation District. After moving to the Lansing area in 2015, Fry worked at a Montessori school, where she was able to better understand child development and gain more knowledge in experiential learning. The event is free and open to the public;

donations will be accepted.


• The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop will host a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Ages 4 and under eat free. The church is located at 7495 Orchard St. in New Lothrop.

• The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop is hosting its annual all-you-can-eat HARVEST DINNER on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include Swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, squash, green beans, cole slaw, rolls, pie and beverage. The suggested donation is $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under. All are welcome.

• New Wine Church, 734 Brady St., Chesaning, holds a FREE COMMUNITY DINNER on the third Saturday of the month from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Menu varies each month. Those who need a ride can call (989) 845-7878.

• There will be a WET BURRITO DINNER at the St. Charles Masonic Temple every third Friday of the month from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost is $10. The Masons will also deliver. Call (989) 865-8568.

• Montrose United Methodist Church will hold a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per person, and the public is welcome.

• The Shiawassee Patriots 10-under and 12-under Fastpitch travel softball teams are holding a WILD GAME DINNER from 5 to 9 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Owosso VFW Post 9455, 519 S. Chipman St., Owosso, to raise money to fund their upcoming season. Menu items are expected to include salmon, venison, wild boar, pheasant and elk. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children ages 5 and under. Tickets can be purchased at Owosso VFW Post 9455, 519 S. Chipman St., Owosso; Timlick’s Auto & Truck Repair, 2611 E. M-21, Corunna; Rivals Taphouse & Grill, 2500 E. M-21, Corunna; or by calling (989) 666-1340 or (231) 942-1065. There will be a silent auction, raffle drawing, bake sale, 50/50 drawing and a gun auction sponsored by Buck Shots Firearms LLC of Perry during the dinner. Sponsors are being sought to either donate some of the meat for the event or help cover the cost of some of the wild boar, pheasant or elk. Donations are also being sought for gift cards to help buy vegetables and other items. All donations will be greatly appreciated. Shiawassee Patriots Softball is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. For more information, call (989) 666-1340 or (231) 942-1065.


• The Memorial Healthcare free DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at the Owosso Senior Center, 300 N. Washington St.

• The Memorial Healthcare PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP meets on the third Monday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Memorial Cancer Center, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. For more information, call (989) 729-4786.


• Regina Smith, Pampered Chef independent consultant, is holding a BREAST CANCER AWARENESS FUNDRAISER for the month of October. She will be donating 10 percent

of the income from sales. Contact her at (810) 280-9541, (989) 865-5162, or quiltnbug@gmail.com.


• The WFLA-ZCBJ Lodge #242, 1775 Owosso Ave., Owosso, presents POLKA DANCING, with a three-piece band featuring Jim and Terri Enrietti, on Sunday, Oct. 22. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. with dancing from 2 to 6 p.m. Admission is $8 per person or $15 for two. Sandwiches, dessert and coffee will be available for purchase. There will also be a cash bar and a bake sale. This will be the first time the Enriettis have played at the ZCBJ Hall.

• New Lothrop VFW Auxiliary #6579 is having its SEMI-ANNUAL PASTY SALE on Oct. 16 and 17. The price is $4 each for beef pasties. Pick-up will be at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Montrose on Monday, Oct. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m., and Tuesday, Oct. 17 from noon to 6 p.m. Call Susan at (810) 497-7647 to place orders.

• New Lothrop VFW Auxiliary #6579 is hosting a CASINO BUS TRIP to Firekeepers Casino near Battle Creek on Monday, Oct. 30. The cost is $40. Participants receive $20 back in play and $5 in food credits. The bus leaves the Good Shepherd Church parking lot at 8:30 a.m. and returns at approximately 4:30 p.m. Call Susan at (810) 496-7647 to reserve a seat.

• The second annual Ducks Unlimited GUN BASH will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Candlelite Banquet Center, 6817 Dixie Higway, Bridgeport. Tickets are $35 for adults, $15 for Greenwings, or $300 for a hunters’ table of eight (captain gets $100 raffle package). Tickets include Ducks Unlimited membership, heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar. The evening includes various gun raffles, games, silent auction and more. The event is sponsored by the Shiawassee Flats, Cass River and Chesaning/Shiawassee River Chapters of Michigan. For tickets or more information, contact Cindy Zietz-Lemaire at (989) 865-6883.


• The St. Charles Methodist Women’s CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle Ave., St. Charles, Tables and spaces are $20 each. Setup for crafters will be Friday, Nov. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m., or Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 a.m. All crafters will leave displays up until 3 p.m. on Nov. 11. For more information, contact Linda Kube at (989) 928-8165 or via email at lindaakube@yahoo.com.

• A CRAFT BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1629 W. Brady Road, Chesaning. The church is located at the west end of Chesaning on M-57. There will be a large variety of items available, including homemade crafts, jewelry, cookies and used books. There are still openings for vendors, so anyone interested should contact Dianne Stanuszek at (989) 865-9709 for more information.

• The Oakley Community Church Ladies’ Group will be having its annual CRAFT BAZAAR on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oakley Village Hall. Organizers are looking for crafters and a few vendors. Tables are available for $15. They will be serving lunch and will also be having a bake sale. For more information, call Julie Burdick at (989) 666-8014.

• The Nelson United Methodist Church, 5950 S. Hemlock Road, will host a HOLIDAY BAZAAR with cookie walk,

baked goods, crafts and white elephant items on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Montrose United Methodist Church, 158 E. State St. (M-57), will host a CHRISTMAS BAZAAR AND COOKIE WALK on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors are needed. For information, call Jackie at (810) 639-6812.


NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 16, for a regular meeting in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Road, New Lothrop.

ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet for a fall retreat at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Hartley Outdoor Education Center.


FLU AND PNEUMONIA SHOTS will be administered at the Maple Grove Senior Citizen Center on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. Call (989) 845-7444 for more information and to register.


• There are two upcoming Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee VOLUNTEER WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED. The first is Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Respite Volunteer office, 710 W. King St. (use the north entrance on the parking lot side). A snack will be provided. The next is Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Perry United Methodist Church, 131 S. Madison St. Lunch is provided at the workshop in Perry. These workshops are an opportunity to learn more about the program, and volunteer opportunities that are available. The largest need for volunteers is to be matched with and serve adults with ongoing health needs, and their caregiving families, and especially persons who are frail, elderly, and living alone. Respite volunteers typically spend one to three hours per week of time with the person they are matched with in their own community, and help as needed depending on each person and family caregiving situation. The volunteers provide friendly visiting, play cards or board games, help the person with hobbies, and provide respite to the family caregivers. For additional information, see the website at www.respitevolunteers.org or the Respite Volunteer Facebook page, call (989) 725-1127 or stop by the office at the historic brick home east of Memorial Healthcare, 710 W. King St. in Owosso. The main entrance is on the parking lot side. Persons who are interested in attending the workshop are asked to register in advance by emailing office@respitevolunteers.org or by calling (989) 725-1127. Adults with health and medical challenges, and their family caregivers may also contact Respite Volunteers to request an evaluation to receive services.


ST. CHARLES SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST COMMUNITY CENTER is open the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30 until 8 p.m. The center is located at the corner of Clinton and Marcy Streets in St. Charles, and serves those who are in need of gently used clothing, household items and furniture (when available). The center also accept donations of gently used clothing, household items and furniture. Interested persons should stop by if they need assistance or have any questions.

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