2014-01-26 / 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. GOVERNMENT MEETINGS • CHESANING VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 in the council chambers, 1100 W. Broad St. CLUBS & CIVIC GROUPS • The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Museum/Archives Building at the corner of Wilkinson Road and N. M-52. The speaker will be Fritz Henke, of Swartz Creek, talking about furs in clothing and the need to match pelts. He will bring many different pelts with him. The public is invited. Come and compare ideas while having refreshments. • CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Lions Hall, 17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning. • MONTROSE AMERICAN LEGION POST #367 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 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, Jan. 28 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. ODDS & ENDS • The Chesaning Area Model Flying Club will host a SWAP MEET on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds, 11350 Peet Road, Chesaning. There will be helicopters, airplanes, kits, radios, accessories, boats, cars, trains and all RC hobbies. Admission is $5 for adults, ages 12 and under free. Tables are $20 in advance, $30 at the door, plus the $5 per person admission. For table rental, call (810) 743- 6967. Visit the club’s website at http://chesaningrcclub.org for more information. • There will be a RABIES SHOT CLINIC for cats and dogs on Sunday, Feb. 2 from 10 a.. to 2 p.m. at the Great Northern Raccoon Club, 13821 Bishop Road, Chesaning. Rabies shots are $11 each, micro-chipping is $10 each. Other shots will be available. For more information, call Angela Litwiller at (989) 482-4862 or Mike Parish at (989) 717-6685. • 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 Senior Citizen Center will be holding a EUCHRE TOURNAMENT every Wednesday 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 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. SCHOOLS • MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 for a regular meeting in the Kuehn-Haven Middle School media center, 303 Ray St., Montrose. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • The Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus will hold a FISH, SHRIMP AND CHICKEN dinner take out on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. at 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose. • Chesaning American Legion Post 212 will hold their MONTHLY BREAKFASTS on the first Sunday of the month. The breakfasts will run from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children, and free for children 5 and under. The menu will include bacon, sausage, sausage gravy and biscuits, French toast, pancakes, hash browns, eggs to order, milk, orange juice, and coffee. Attendees are encouraged to bring an item for the CAER Center Pantry to help replenish it for those less fortunate and in need of these items. HEALTH & SAFETY • Curves of Chesaning is offering a 30 DAY FREE TRIAL now through Jan. 31. For more information, call Holly at (989) 845- 3260. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES • The next Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee VOLUNTEER TRAINING is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Taylor Life Center of Owosso & Consumer Services, 632 N. Shiawassee St. (N. M-52), Owosso. This is the former Bannan’s Grocery Store building. Future dates will also be scheduled in 2014. Sponsors for the trainings are needed. Respite Volunteers provide friendly visiting and help to the patient they are matched with, and a respite (gift of time) to the family caregivers. A light meal will be provided at the training. The training is designed to prepare volunteers to serve adults with ongoing health needs, and their caregiving families, and especially persons who are frail, elderly, and living alone. There is no cost to attend the training. For additional information, see the website at www.shiarespite.org or the Respite Volunteer Facebook page, call (989) 725-1127 or stop by the office at The Shaw House on the Memorial Healthcare Campus, 710 W. King St. in Owosso. The main entrance is on the parking lot side. Persons who are interested in taking the training are asked to register. E-mail respitevolunteer@frontier.com or call (989) 725-1127 for register for the training. VETERANS • CHESANING AREA VETERANS RELIEF FUND is taking applications from any honorably discharged veteran from the area. Applications were sent out to all the local churches in the Chesaning area and the C.A.E.R. Center. Veterans need to contact them to fill out an application. Assistance comes in many forms. Assistance can be determined in the form of heating, such as propane, fuel oil, wood, and electric can be applied for. Past-due mortgage payments or electric bills can also be a form of assistance. Each application will be determined on a case-bycase situation. A committee will determine if an individual is entitled for assistance and how much. Those in need of help should contact a local church or the C.A.E.R. Center to receive and fill out the application form. Proof of military service along with a picture ID is required as the main items to get started. Other items are listed on the application that will be required. 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 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 #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 the last Thursday of each month 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. FUNDRAISERS • The St. Charles Athletic Association is holding its first annual Ace of Diamonds PROGRESSIVE RAFFLE. The first prize drawing will be each Thursday night from now through Sept. 4, 2014 (Thanksgiving week drawing will be Friday, Nov. 29). Drawings are held at the Alley Bar & Grill at 8 p.m. Tickets are $1 each. There will be $25 in weekly prizes. First prize is 70 percent of the raffle tickets. Proceeds are used to provide uniforms, equipment and assistance to the boys and girls sports programs of St. Charles Community Schools. For tickets or more information, call Casey Dijak at (810) 577-9619, Mark Kelly at (989) 233- 9404, Ron Helfrich at (989) 865-8461 or St. Charles Community Schools at (989) 865-9991. Tickets are also available at Community State Bank, Firstbank Alma, Rustic Inn, or The Alley. Michigan raffle license #C26278. • 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. • Donations are being accepted for the MONTROSE VETERANS BELL MEMORIAL. Visit www.vetsbell.org for details.

CHURCHES • 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 Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Pastor Dave at (989) 323-9584.

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