2018-09-09 / 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.


HAZELTON TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 at the township office, 7505 Orchard St., New Lothrop.

NEW HAVEN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, at the township hall, 2705 E. Easton, Owosso.

CHAPIN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the township hall, 21481 Peet Road, Henderson.

SWAN CREEK TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, in the Township Hall, 11415 Lakefield Road, St. Charles.

OAKLEY VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the village hall, 205 Parshall St., Oakley.

ALBEE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt.

NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at the village office, 9435 Beech St., New Lothrop.

ST. CHARLES VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 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, Sept. 12 in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad St., Chesaning.

TAYMOUTH TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the township hall, 4343 Birch Run Rd., Birch Run.


CHESANING AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Chamber Office, 218 N. Front St., Chesaning.

CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST #212 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 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 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.


VENDORS ARE WANTED for a crafts bazaar to be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1629 W. Brady Road, Chesaning. The cost is $20 for an eight foot space, $25 after Oct. 6, $5 less if vendor brings his or her own table. To register, contact Dianne Stanuszek at (989) 865-9709.

• Vendors are wanted for a FALL CRAFT BAZAAR to be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the

Oakley Village Hall, 205 Parshall St., Oakley. The event is being organized by the Oakley Community Church Ladies’ Ministry. Tables are $15. For table rental or more information, contact Sylvia Schneider at (517) 974-1648 or Diana Walker at (989) 284-5942.

• Vendors are wanted for the United Methodist Women’s CHRISTMAS BAZAAR on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle Ave., St. Charles. The cost is $20 for an eight-foot table and/or table space. Contact Linda Kube at (989) 928- 8165 for registration or more information.

VENDORS ARE WANTED for a Christmas bazaar to be held Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Montrose United Methodist Church, 158 E. State St. (M-57), Montrose. Call Jackie at (810) 639-6812 for further information.


MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION Committee of the Whole will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in the Kuehn-Haven Middle School media center, 303 Ray St., Montrose.

CHESANING UNION SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the high school media center.

ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the conference room, 891 W. Walnut Street, St. Charles.


• St. Cyril Catholic Church, 517 E. Main St., Bannister, will hold its annual CHICKEN/HAM DINNER on Sunday, Sept. 9. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. with dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 12 and under, free for preschoolers.

• There will be a COMMUNITY BINGO LUNCHEON 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.

• 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, Sept. 19, 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 Montrose United Methodist Church, 158 E. State St., Montrose, will host a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6 each.


BACK TO CHURCH SUNDAY, part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at New Wine Church in Chesaning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Everyone is welcome to attend. Since it started as a call to action and invitation for the church in 2009, the National Back to Church Sunday movement marks its 10th year and continues to gain momentum. More than five million Christ followers have participated through 30,000 churches. It is a day focused on uniting the church to equip and empower members to be inviters. Eight out of 10 people say they are open to visiting church if invited – they are just waiting for an invitation. BTCS has a new theme this year, “You Belong Here,” that is relevant to the need felt in today’s culture. For Back to Church Sunday, New Wine Church will have a dinner following the service. New Wine Church is non-denominational and located at 734 Brady St. in Chesaning. For more information, go to www.newwinefullgospel.com or call (989) 845-7878.

• Montrose United Methodist Church will host a ladies’ SPIRITUAL RENEWAL called “Step into the Water” on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A light lunch will be provided. The aim of the seminar is finding deep water faith for today’s struggles, and hope for the future. Those planning to attend must reserve a seat by Thursday, Sept. 20, by emailing Kathy Phillips at kphillips9788@gmail.com or texting (810) 336-3450. There is no cost. The seminar will be held at the church, 158 E. State St., Montrose.

• A BIBLE STUDY of the book of Genesis will begin on Monday, Sept. 10 and continue on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. A Bible study of the book of Luke will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 4 and continue on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. For more information, call Kelly at (517) 703-4088.

• The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop, 7495 Orchard St., will host a free FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT on Saturday, Sept. 15. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., enjoy a free taco dinner with the movie following at 6 p.m. The featured movie will be “The Karate Kid.” Everyone is welcome.


• There will be a LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S SEMINAR on Thursday, Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Maple Grove Township Hall, 4017 Peet Road, Chesaning. The four-week session meets every Thursday in October and each class builds upon the previous week. The sessions are for individuals who are living with Alzheimer’s disease and/or a dementia diagnosis, as well as their friends, family and caregivers who want to learn more. For more information or to register, call Sue at (989) 845-7444 or Nicole at (989) 797-6877. The seminar is sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association.

• Dr. Roy Small will present a free LECTURE SERIES “Moving From Healthcare to Selfcare” every Wednesday in October at the Mitchell Center of Health and Education at Owosso Memorial Healthcare. The first lecture on Oct. 3 will be “Surviving the Healthcare Crisis.” Oct. 10 will be “Understanding Mental Health.” Oct. 17 will be “Understanding and Overcoming Pain.” Oct. 24 will be “Disease Prevention and Lifestyle.” Oct. 31 will be “Gracefully Aging.” To register or for more information, call Kelly at (517) 703-4088.

TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Station No. 1, 106 Spruce St. in St. Charles.

• The CHESANING/BRADY FIRE DEPARTMENT BOARD will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at Station No. 1 on Brady Road in Chesaning.


The MONTROSE SPORTS AND COMMUNITY HALL OF FAME announces its Class of 2018. The inductees will be honored at a special video induction ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. in the Montrose Schools Auditorium. Tickets go on sale for $15 at the Montrose Administration Office on Sept. 17, and includes admission, souvenir book and social time with hot and cold hors d’oeuvres following the ceremony. The Special Achievement Award goes to David Thiel, who graduated in 1964, and had a career as an engineer in the oil and gas industry. Sports Awards go to the 1981 state champion wrestling team, the 1983 state champion wrestling team, and Eric Hayes, a 1983 graduate, who was an all-state football player and a state champion wrestler. Tickets should be purchased by Oct. 4. Those who are out of the area can contact Tanya at (810) 577- 4721 for tickets.

The ST. CHARLES HALL OF FAME induction banquet will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at Kimberley Oaks Golf Course. Tickets are $20 per person and are available at the high school office.

• There will be a KIDS IN THE KITCHEN CLASS every Monday from 3:45 to 5 p.m. beginning Sept. 10 and running to December to teach children to cook wholesome food. All recipes are simple and delicious with an emphasis on recipes that can be completed in 20 minutes. Parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles should attend with children ages 8

and younger. All children ages 9 and older may be dropped off following initial registration. For more information, call Kelly at (517) 703-4088.

• 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.


• There will be a CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Sunday, Sept. 23, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Maple Grove Township Park. There will be prizes for both adult and youth divisions. For more information or to register a team, contact Colleen at (989) 323-1546 or Cindy at (989) 413-3878.

• The FALL PURSE PARTY BINGO to benefit Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee will be on Thursday, Oct. 18. The doors open at 5:45 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Owosso. Tickets are on sale at Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee office, 710 W. King St., Owosso Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For each bingo game (20), a specific purse, of a retail value of at least $45, will be the prize. Additional bingo cards can be purchased. Snacks, coffee, ice water, tie breaker prizes, and door prizes will be provided. This is an adults-only event. For more information, call (989) 725-1127.

• The 11th annual Saginaw County Fair FUNDRAISING BANQUET AND RAFFLE is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 at the St. Peter Parish Hall in Chesaning. This event features a deluxe catered dinner by Sullivan’s Black Forest, beverages including beer and wine, live entertainment, and a raffle where there is a better than one-in-five chance of winning a cash prize. The top prize is $2,000. Tickets are $100 per couple and are available by calling board president Howard V. Ebenhoeh at (989) 737-7415. Businesses can be recognized as a grand champion level sponsor for $500, which includes a reserved table for eight people.

• Memorial Healthcare Foundation will be holding its annual GO GREEN! GO BLUE! TAILGATE PARTY on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Owosso Country Club. New this year is a 5K race to be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Fortitude Outdoor Fitness, 4377 S. M-52 in Owosso. This year’s chairs of the event are Go Blue! Doug Rowden and Go Green! Dan Mills. All are welcome to attend this annual high-spirited, in-state rivalry event. For more information or to register for the 5K contact the foundation office or email lfreeman@memorialhealthcare.org. Tickets for the tailgate party are $20 per person (cash bar) with festivities kicking off at 6:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Foundation at (989) 729-4675 or at the door the evening of the event until capacity is reached. Many exciting activities will be held throughout the evening including spirit merchandise sales, raffles, and a charity silent auction. Go Green! or Go Blue! sponsorships can also be purchased by contacting the foundation office, located at 1637 W Main St. in Owosso. All proceeds raised will support Memorial Healthcare scholarship fund providing scholarships for healthcare careers.


• The Chesaning Young at Heart Club is sponsoring a TURKEYVILLE BUS TRIP on Saturday, Nov. 10. The group will see a show entitled “Christmas Again.” Interested persons can sign up at the Chesaning Senior Center, 218 Church St. To prevent cancellation, at least 40 reservations are required. For more information, call Marlene Hart at (989) 845-6052 or Rosemary Newcomb at (989) 494-9084. If no one answers, leave a message with name and phone number and the call will be returned.

• On Friday, Sept. 14, the BRADY SENIOR CENTER, in the Brady Township Hall, 16020 Peet Road, Oakley, will hold its September birthday party, and will also be a bring-a-friend day. The center offers euchre and other games, and bingo on Thursdays and Fridays. Call Laura at (989) 845-7200. Those planning to eat a meal are asked to call ahead.

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