2018-10-14 / 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. 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.

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS

MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in the township hall, 17010 Lincoln Road.

MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the Township Hall, 11444 Seymour Road.

CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street.

CLUBS AND CIVIC GROUPS

• The ST. CHARLES LIONS CLUB meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month from September through June at 6 p.m. at the St. Charles District Library, 132 S. Saginaw St., St. Charles. Meetings vary in July and August.

• 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.

• 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.

CHESANING SPORTS BOOSTERS will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in room 401 at Chesaning High School.

• 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.

BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS

• There will be a CRAFTS BAZAAR on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1629 W. Brady Road, Chesaning. There will be lots of vendors with a wide variety of craft items as well as baked goods and used books.

• 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.

VENDORS ARE WANTED for the first annual craft show to be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Charles District Library, 132 S. Saginaw St., St. Charles. The cost is $20 per table. To register, call (989) 865-9371.

FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

• The Chesaning Knights of Columbus will host a HAMBURGER NIGHT from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Chesaning K of C Hall. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, coney dogs, brats, sloppy joes, nachos and cheese, fries, and onion rings. Hamburger nights are open to the public.

* New Lothrop VFW Post 6739 Auxiliary is holding its BEEF PASTY fundraising project. Pasty orders should be placed as soon as possible before the deadline on Friday, Oct. 19. The cost is $4 each. To place orders, contact Susan Jacobs at (810) 496-7647. Preordered pasties may be picked up at the Good Shepherd Family Life Center, 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose, on Monday, Oct. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m., and on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. unless other arrangements are made.

• 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.

• The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop will host a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children (ages 5-12). Ages 4 and under eat free. The church is located at 7495 Orchard St. in New Lothrop.

CHURCHES

• Worship with the SHELDON FAMILY SINGERS at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 at Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St. (M-52) in Oakley.

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.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

• Memorial Healthcare Registered Dietitian, Kerri Smith, is hosting a free informative GROCERY STORE TOUR at VG’s Food Center on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This event will teach participants about heathy eating throughout the holiday season. Participants will meet at the VG’s Food Center vestibule at 1341 N. M-52, Owosso. The tour should take no longer than 90 minutes. Participants are also asked to refrain from shopping during the tour and to wear comfortable shoes. Pre-registration is required by Monday, Nov. 5, by calling the Community Wellness, Nutrition and Diabetes Center at (989) 729-4700. Spaces are limited.

• Memorial Healthcare’s Community Wellness, Nutrition and Diabetes Center is hosting a HEALTHY HARVEST EVENT starting Monday, Oct. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This is an interactive course series for anyone interested in learning more about how to turn an interest in gardening into a source of nutrition and health. Participants learn to make healthy food choices and are encouraged to improve one’s health through nutrition and physical activity. Classes will be held at the Memorial Healthcare Community Wellness, Nutrition and Diabetes Center, Woodard Station (North Entrance), 317 S. Elm St., Suite 202, Owosso. The event is sponsored by Memorial Healthcare and the Michigan State University Extension and is free to attend. To reserve a space or for more information, call Memorial Healthcare at (989) 729-4700.

ODDS AND ENDS

• The ST. CHARLES MOVIES IN THE PARK summer series concludes on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 8:30 p.m. in Coal Miners Park, 200 Parkway Dr. in St. Charles. The free movie will be Ghostbusters (1984) .

• New Lothrop VFW Post 6579 Auxiliary will host a BUS TRIP to the Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek on Monday, Oct. 29. The bus will pick up people at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose, at 8:30 a.m. and will return at approximately 6 p.m. The cost is $40 per person, of which each will receive $20 for casino play and $5 for food on their card. For reservations, contact Susan Jacobs at (810) 496-7647 as soon as possible.

• The ANNUAL DINNER MEETING of the Shiawassee Agricultural Society is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 8. Community members are invited to show their support for the Shiawassee County Fair, its board of directors and the youth of the county by becoming a member of the Society. Yearly dues are $6 per person or $10 for a couple. Membership must be paid into the fair office by Wednesday, Oct. 31 to be eligible to vote. This year’s annual meeting will be held at the Durand VFW Hall, 932 N. Saginaw St. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. and the business meeting with awards at 7 p.m. followed by a reverse raffle. Dinner reservations are $15 per person and must be made no later than Wednesday, Nov. 21 in to the fair office. This year’s reverse raffle has only 200 tickets available. These tickets are $100 each and may be purchased by individuals or groups. Tickets are available for purchase through board members or at the fair office.

FUNDRAISERS

• There will be a RAISE THE ROOF BARN BASH, sponsored by the Saginaw County Fair Horse Department, on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 either presale or at the door. There will be a cash bar and BBQ food truck at 6 p.m. The Tweed and Dixie Country Band will perform at 8 p.m. There will also be raffles, a mechanical bull and line dancing.

• The Living Proof Together Foundation will host its second annual COMEDY FOR CANCER FUNDRAISER on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20 at Riverfront Grille in Chesaning. New this year is an Oktoberfest Beer Tent from 5 to 11 p.m. Tickets for Oct. 20 are still available and can be purchased at the Living Proof Together Foundation Facebook page and at the Riverfront Grille for $25. Tickets include entry to the beer tent, four beer samplings, and live entertainment. The comedy show starts at 8 p.m. Entry for the beer tent only is $10 and includes four beer samplings and live entertainment. Shaun Jones is this year’s headliner, and has appeared on national television shows such as “Comic View,” “One Mic Stand,” “Off The Chain,” and Showtime’s “1 Amendment.” He also appeared in the 2003 movie “Shade” with Sylvester Stallone and Jamie Foxx. Funds raised from this event will provide financial support to families fighting cancer through the Living Proof Together Foundation.

• 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.

• 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.

SENIOR CITIZENS

* The YOUNG AT HEART CLUB October birthday party will be Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 10:30 to 1:30 at the Chesaning Senior Center, 218 Church St. Call (989) 845-6565 by Monday, Oct. 15 to reserve a meal. Everyone age 60 and over is welcome.

• The BRADY SENIOR CENTER, in the Brady Township Hall, 16020 Peet Road, Oakley, will offer blood pressure checks at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19. The October birthday party will be Friday, Oct. 26. The Halloween party will be on Wednesday, Oct. 31, which will also be bring-a-friend day. The center offers euchre and other games, and bingo on Thursdays. Call Laura at (989) 845-7200 for more information. Those planning to eat a meal are asked to call ahead.

• 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.

SUPPORT GROUPS

LIFE ISSUES SUPPORT CIRCLE meets the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Burt Community of Christ, 1767 E. Burt Road, Burt. Linda Moten-Elliott is the facilitator.

• 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.

REUNIONS

• The ST. CHARLES CLASS OF 1960 will be holding a reunion on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Rustic Inn, in St. Charles. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., with dinner at 6 p.m. Those attending will be ordering off the menu.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

• The next Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee VOLUNTEER TRAINING WORKSHOP will be Thursday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, in the Father Whelan Room (lower level), 111 N. Howell St., Owosso. Lunch is provided by persons from the congregation who are respite volunteers. The training workshop is an opportunity to learn more about the program, and volunteer opportunities that are available. If this training date & location is not convenient, individualized training can be set up at the office in Owosso. For additional information, see the website 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 at office@respitevolunteers.org or (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.

SCHOOLS

NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, for a regular meeting in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Road, New Lothrop.

ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the high school library, 881 W. Walnut Street, St. Charles.

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