2010-03-21 / 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

MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 25 at the city office, 141 Parkway St. • CHESANING VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday March 23 in the council chambers, 1100 W. Broad St.

Clubs/Civic Groups

CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 23 at the Lions Hall, 17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning. • MONTROSE AMERICAN LEGION POST #367 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, at the Montrose Senior Citizen Center, 200 Alfred. Any veteran who wishes to learn more about joining the legion may attend. • CHESANING TASK FORCE will meet between 7 and 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23 at the Chesaning Chamber of Commerce office. • The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet on Sunday March 28, at 2 P.M. The speaker will be Raymond Love speaking on Michigan Geology. The public is invited and refreshments will be served.

Churches

• The women of Lamb of God Fellowship would like to invite the women of the community to an interdenominational BIBLE STUDY. “ Here and Now..There and Then” is an 11-week video teaching by Beth Moore on the book of Revelation. Classes start on Thursday March 25 with two sessions to choose from, Thursday morning 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. or Thursday evening, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Call the church at 810-639-5111 by March 14 to reserve a $10 work book, which is a viewing guide with light homework, for those who choose to do homework. • St. Mary Catholic Church of Hemlock is hosting A LIVING PORTRAYAL OF THE LAST SUPPER with music song and theatrical peformance, with performances by the St. Mary choir and guest soloist Diane Rostollan. Performances will be Friday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the church on M-46, on the west side of Hemlock. For more information call (989) 642-5606, (989) 751-5631 or (989) 213-6648. • Market Street Square Church of the Nazarene will be hosting

REVIVAL SERVICES with Pastor Mellish on Sunday March 21-Wednesday, March 24. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. For more information, please call 989-845-1488. Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS), 16070 W. Brady Road is hosting a MOVIE NIGHT on Sunday, March 21, beginning at 5 p.m. The feature will be Mel Gibson’s 2003 “The Passion of the Christ.” An animated movie about the events of Holy Week and Easter will also be available for children. Refreshments will be available for a free-will donation. The public is invited. For more information, please call the church office at (989) 845-2600.

Health & Safety

• Depression is not a normal part of aging, but because many Americans believe it is, DEPRESSION is often overlooked and untreated. Speaker Bill Rabior, ACSW, will cover what depression is and is not, as well as effective treatments. The lecture will be Wednesday March 24 at 11 a.m. at St Mary’s Chesaning Health Center, 1600 W. Brady Road, Chesaning. There is no cost for attending. Please call (989) 845-1808 to register. • The month of March is Colorectal Cancer Month. Those who have a history of bowel disease, a family history of colorectal cancer, are overweight or who smoke are at risk for colorectal cancer. St. Mary’s of Michigan is offering a free educational event for the community to become better informed. Colorectal Surgeon Phillip A. Dean will present COLORECTAL PREVENTATIVE STRATEGIES on Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. in the St. Mary’s of Michigan Health Education Center, located at 800 South Washington Avenue in Saginaw. Participants will hear about strategies for better colorectal health and the latest on screening, diagnosis, treatment, risk factors, research and prevention. For more information or to register, please call 1-800-STMARYS (1-800-786-2797).

Veterans

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE STATE SERVICE OFFICER Bill Traylor will be at the Shiawassee County Veterans’ Affairs office on Tuesday, March 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call the office at (989) 743-2231.

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. • Oakley Community Church, 127 Main St., Oakley, will host a

MUSIC JAMBOREE on Saturday, March 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. Everyone is invited to bring their voices and instruments and come jam along. Snacks and coffee will follow. For more information, call (989) 233-1256. • New Lothrop Athletic Boosters are hosting a EUCHRE TOURNAMENT on Saturday, March 27 at the St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove gym. Admission is $25 per person with food and drinks included. Come have fun and help support kids’ sports. Contact Steve Henige at (810) 639-3889 or Ed Bennett at (810) 638-6779 for tickets. Seating is limited, so please call ASAP to take part in this fun event. • 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. • On April 17 Chesaning Cub Scout Pack 3335 will hold its

THIRD ANNUAL SCRAPBOOK DAY at Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesaning. The event begins at 9 a.m. and continues until 9 p.m. (come and stay for as long as you like). This will be a fun-filled event open to all scrapbookers or those interested in getting started. There will also be makeand take projects, a silent auction and contests throughout the day. Lunch and dinner will be provided. For more information, please contact Deb Martin at (989) 845-5226 or visit www.chesaningscouts.com for a downloadable form to make reservations. Early registration ends April 1, however registrations will be accepted after April 1 as space remains.

Fundraisers

• There will be a CANCER BENEFIT FISH FRY on Friday, March 26 at the St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove gym. The fundraiser begins at 4 p.m., and the silent auction ends at 7:30 p.m. The cost for the all-you-can-eat meail is $15 per person, ages 12 and under give donations. Drinks are provided. All proceeds benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. For more information, contact Nicole Zervan at (989) 284- 3338, Laura Donovan at (989) 598-3973, Kristen Krupp at (989) 293-5432 or Sonia Lepeak at (989) 798-1421. • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish School is selling

BISHOP’S CHARITY BALL RAFFLE TICKETS for $5. The top prize is $15,000 in cash. Second prize is a trip for two to Rome. Third prize is a home improvement package ($5,000 value). Fourth prize is a laptop computer. There will also be five $1,000 cash prizes. Tickets are available from Our Lady school parents, after Saturday and Sunday Masses, or by calling the school office at (989) 845-6338.

Bazaars/Craft Shows

• Join the New Lothrop VFW Post Ladies Auxiliary at their

SPRING CRAFT SHOW on Sunday, March 21, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Post, 8235 N. Saginaw St. New Lothrop. There will be crafts, wood working, Tastefully Simple, jewelry, Loggenburger Baskets, Sensi and more. Tables are still available. If interested contact Carley Raleigh at (989) 323-0663. • The Nelson United Methodist Church, 5950 S. Hemlock Road, will be having its SPRING BAZAAR, bake sale and white elephant sale on Saturday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • The Perry FFA and Alumni Chapter will be hosting their 18h annual FARM TOY AND CRAFT SHOW on Saturday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Perry High School, 2555 Britton Road, Perry. Admission is $2, ages under 12 admitted free. There will be a concession stand this year, featuring pork roast sandwiches and complete pork roast meals, put on by the FFA alumni. All money made at the Toy and Craft Show will go to the Perry FFA and Alumni Chapter. For more information, contact Brian Kiesling at Perry High School, (517) 625-0030.

Schools

CHESANING UNION SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 22, at the High School in room 401. • ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the high school library, 881 W. Walnut Street, St. Charles. • MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION Policy Committee will meet from 7-8 p.m. and the Finance and Facilities Committee will meet from 8 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23 in the Hill-McCloy High School media center. • NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION Curriculum Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Finance Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. and Finance/Negotiations Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24 in the Aministrative Office, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop. Food and Fellowship

• Montrose Masonic Lodge #428 will sponsor a SPAGHETTI DINNER on Saturday, March 27 to raise funds for their ongoing scholarship fun. The scholarships are available to area high school graduates as well as those already in college. The dinner will be held at the Masonic Lodge, 130 Parkway, Montrose, between 4 and 7 p.m. The dinner will include salad, bread, dessert and beverage. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12, and free for children under age 5. Tickets are available from any lodge member or at the door. • The Knights of Columbus St. Christopher Council #2943 of Chesaning will hold a CHICKEN DINNER on Sunday, March 21, from noon to 3 p.m. The buffet menu includes baked and fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, vegetable, cole slaw, dessert and coffee. The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for ages under 5. The dinner will be served at the KC hall, 9171 Deitering Road, Chesaning. For ticket information, contact Don Emmendorfer at (810) 639- 2350, Ron Harris at (989) 845-7427 or the Hall at (989) 845- 7449. • Brady Center Wesleyan Church is hosting a SPAGHETTI DINNER AND AUCTION on Saturday, March 27 at 6 p.m. All proceeds will go to the Brady Center Wesleyan Scholarship Fund. Contact Nick Stoddard for details at (989) 798-7025 or nick@stoddardhomes.com. The church is located at 17108 Hemlock Road, Oakley (at the corner of Peet and Hemlock Roads). • The Taymouth Township Firefighters will hold their annual

SPRING PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST on Sunday, March 21 at the township center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will include French toast, eggs, juice and coffee. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under. Each ticket purchased will receive a chance on a drawing for a boy’s and girl’s bicycle. The bikes are donated by Gohm Insurance and Restoration of Saginaw. Drawings will be at 1 p.m. Tickets are available from any Taymouth firefighter or at the door. Seniors

• The St. Charles District Library SENIOR CITIZENS GROUP will meet Friday, March 26, at 10 a.m. in the library. The group normally meets the fourth Friday of every month. New members are always welcome to come and join. • There will be a seminar on LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE on Wednesday, March 31, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Montrose Senior Center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose. A representative will be available after the seminar to answer questions about specific needs. For more information, contact the senior center at (810) 639-2822.

Support Groups

• ALS Association-Michigan Chapter SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Monday, March 22, 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.

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