2018-02-11 / 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.


NEW HAVEN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, at the township hall, 2705 E. Easton, Owosso.

HAZELTON TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12 at the township office, 7505 Orchard St., New Lothrop.

CHAPIN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the township hall, 21481 Peet Road, Henderson.

ALBEE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt.

SWAN CREEK TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12 in the Township Hall, 11415 Lakefield Road, St. Charles.

OAKLEY VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the village hall, 205 Parshall St., Oakley.

ALBEE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt.

NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the village office, 9435 Beech St., New Lothrop.

ST. CHARLES VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the council chambers at the village office, 110 W. Spruce St., St. Charles.

CHESANING DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DDA) will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad St., Chesaning.

BRANT TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in the township hall, at the corner of Brant and Hemlock Roads, Brant.


CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST #212 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Legion Hall on McKeighan Road. Veterans who want more information about joining the organization may call (989) 845-3300 and leave a message.

• 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 MONTROSE LIONS CLUB board meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Montrose Railroad Depot, 154 W. State St.

• The NEW LOTHROP HUGH McCURDY MASONIC LODGE #381 meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Contact Ray Chapman, W.M., at (810) 638-5239 or Lanny Neighorn, Sec. at (810) 638-5725.

RETIREES of Redmonds, Singer, Controls Company, Allied Motions and Motor Products get together on the second Tuesday of each month at noon to talk of old times and just have fun at Ponderosa Steak House, 1441 E. M-21, Owosso. For more information, contact Betty Muirhead at (989) 845-2175 or Mable Springer at (989) 725-9098.

• The Montrose Historical Museum SPEAKERS PROGRAM will feature Tin Can Tourists on Monday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the museum, 144 E. Hickory St. Dan Bastian will talk about vintage trailers and motor coaches. Bastian has restored her own vintage trailer. Tin Can Tourists was organized in 1919 in Florida, and currently has over 2,000 members. Admission is free, and light refreshments will

be served.


• 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 Ann Marie at (989) 494-8360.

WAIST-A-WEIGH, a healthy lifestyle group that has been meeting for 12 years, now gathers at Nativity Lutheran Church, 625 W. Clinton St., St. Charles on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Come to hear a motivational talk and get a low calorie recipe each week. For more information, call Betty Delmaster at (989) 845-6381.

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. Weigh-in is from 6 to 6:30 p.m. 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 Louanne H. at (989) 627-7866.

• Visit TOPS CHAPTER #9864 free for the first time at Maple Grove Township Hall at M-57 and Lincoln Road. on Thursdays at 8:15 a.m. The dues are only $1.70 per week. Participants can win awards as they lose those unwanted pounds. They will receive a TOPS magazine with success stories, recipes, diet tips and medical research articles by doctors and dieticians. Call Jean at (810) 638-5266 or Linda at (810) 639-7455.

CHOOSING SERENITY, a Narcotics Anonymous group, will hold closed meetings on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at New Wine Church, 734 Brady St., Chesaning. For more information, contact Anndela at (989) 501-3172.

• 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.

• A PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in the South Auditorium at Owosso Memorial Healthcare, 826 W. King St., Owosso. The guest speaker will be Melissa Schutt, talking about transportation solutions with Shiawassee Area Transit Authority (SATA). The support group provides information, encouragement, fellowship and support. For information contact Karen Prussner, RN, facilitator, at (989) 723-6901.


• The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop, 7495 Orchard St., will host a FREE MOVIE NIGHT for adults and the whole family on Sunday, Feb. 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. The featured film will be “God’s Not Dead.” Popcorn and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.


• The Montrose Knights of Columbus Council #8669 will host a WILD GAME DINNER on Monday, Feb. 19, at 6:30 p.m.

at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose. Guests will enjoy menu items such as squirrel, raccoon, venison, elk, moose, bear, pheasant and assorted desserts and beverages. The cost is $20, and tickets will be available at the door. Proceeds will go to the Thomas Smith Memorial Foundation, which allows middle and high school students to have access to free heart screenings. A free screening event will take place in the spring for all interested students. For more information, call (810) 639-7600 or visit www.goodshepherdmontrose.org.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• Ducks Unlimited Chesaning/Shiawassee River Chapter will hold its ANNUAL BANQUET on Friday, March 9 at the Albee Township Community Center, 10645 East Road (M-13), Burt. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 for a single, $80 for couples, and $25 for greenwings. Tickets include dinner, Ducks Unlimited membership and open bar. The evening includes raffles, games, and live and silent auctions. For tickets or more information, contact Cindy Zietz-Lemaire at (989) 865-6883.

• The Montrose United Methodist Church, 158 E. State St., Montrose, will host a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6 per person.

• The Henderson United Methodist Church will hold a CHICKEN DINNER on Saturday, Feb. 17. Take-outs and serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The menu includes baked chicken, mashed or baked potatoes, corn, cole slaw, biscuits and gravy, and pie or cake. A free will donation will be collected.

• Oakley Community Church will hold a FRIDAY NIGHT FISH FRY from Feb. 16 to March 30 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church, 327 S. Main St., Oakley. The dinner is dine-in or take-out, and includes fish (cod), fries or baked potato, cole slaw, roll, drink and a homemade bake sale. The cost is $11 for adults, $5 for children ages 10 and under.


QUEEN OF HEARTS PROGRESSIVE CARD RAFFLE drawings are held every Tuesday night at 8 p.m at Pintown Pizza & Lanes in Chesaning. Tickets are $1 each and are available for purchase at Ace Hardware and Pintown Pizza & Lanes in Chesaning, as well as Reeves Wheel Alignment in Owosso. This raffle is administered by the Chesaning American Legion Post 212, license number C28195.

• 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. The spacious facility includes a full kitchen and stylish surroundings. To learn more, call (810) 639-7600.

• The NEW LOTHROP VFW HALL is available for rent. It seats 320 people with a commercial kitchen, stage, bard, dance floor, ample parking and security for a cost of $625. An outdoor 40 feet by 100 feet pavilion with 14 picnic tables and electric is available for $150. Call (810) 638-5232.

• The MONTROSE RAILROAD DEPOT is available for rent for $65. For details, call the City of Montrose at (810) 639-6168.

• The MONTROSE MASONIC HALL is available for rent. Seating for up to 120 people is available. For information, call (810) 639-9901 or (810) 625-5950.

• There will be a NEW MUSIC JAM at the Marion Springs Conservation Club, 20390 W. Brant Road, Brant, on the second Tuesday of each month from 2-4 p.m. Acoustic instruments only, please. For information, call Jim Van

Luven at (989) 845-6721 or Dave Smith at (989) 865-9393. Admission is free.

• The Village of Oakley is hosting a free KIDS’ MOVIE NIGHT on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Come enjoy “Cars 3” on the big screen with free refreshments.


• The Chesaning Young at Heart Club (senior center), 218 Church St., is in need of a MEALS ON WHEELS DRIVER. This person would deliver meals to homebound seniors in the surrounding areas on Wednesdays. Meals are delivered between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Mileage reimbursement is given to volunteer Meals on Wheels drivers by the Saginaw County Commission on Aging. To volunteer, or for more information, call Beverly Yanca, activities/volunteer coordinator, at (989) 797-7566.


PRIME TIMERS OF ST. CHARLES and surrounding areas meet for fellowship and bingo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the fellowship hall of Nativity Lutheran Church, 625 W. Clinton St., in St. Charles. Friends of all ages are welcome. Bring a couple dollars’ worth of quarters and, if possible, a dish to pass for the potluck lunch. For more information, contact the church at (989) 865-9964.


• The CHESANING/BRADY FIRE DEPARTMENT BOARD will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 9 a.m. at Station No. 1 on Brady Road in Chesaning.

• I Care Advocates will give a presentation on HEALTH INSURANCE on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at Chesaning Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 201 S. Front St., Chesaning. Topics will include insurance billing and explaining insurance to employees. There will be light refreshments and conversation. For more information, call (989) 845-6602.


The St. Charles Sports Hall of Fame is having a BOWLING FUNDRAISER at The Alley on Saturday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. There are openings for teams. Those who are interested can contact Frank Marietta at (989) 798-1849 or Mary at The Alley at (989) 865-6226. The Sports Hall of Fame has nomination forms at the following businesses: The Alley, Jeff’s Barber Shop, Dave’s Barber Shop, The Rustic Inn, Bad River Bar and Grill, Frank’s Supermarket, The State Bank, Mercantile Bank, Tony’s Restaurant, the office of Ronald Gonzales MD, and on the St. Charles Community School’s website on the Athletic webpage.

• There will be a GIRL SCOUT COOKIE KICK-OFF PARTY on Friday, Feb. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Montrose Senior Center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose. Admission is $10, to sample eight Girl Scout cookies and take home a box of traditional favorites. Funds raised will support Girl Scout Troop #70121.

• There will be a BENEFIT for the Richard Cody Skillman family on Sunday, Feb. 11 from noon to 4 p.m. at EJ’s Bar and Grill, 125 N. Midland Road, Merrill. Enjoy a goulash dinner with donations of any amount accepted. There will also be raffle items and beverages available for purchase. Skillman passed away on Jan. 19 from a tragic accident. His mother works for Holy Cross Services, so staff organized the benefit to raise funds to help the family with expenses. For more information, contact Kassie Kretzschmar, chief marketing and communication officer for Holy Cross Services, at (248) 980-4830.


NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, for a regular meeting in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop.

CHESANING UNION SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in the high school media center.

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