2017-06-25 / 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.


CHESANING VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 in the council chambers, 1100 W. Broad St.


CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 at the Lions Hall, 17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning.

MONTROSE AMERICAN LEGION POST #367 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 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 Riverfront Grille, 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, June 27 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.

PARK FRIENDS continue to meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. at Cole Park in Chesaning. It’s a good place to meet new friends and improve the parks. Any questions, call 845-2258.

• The Chesaning FFA Alumni first annual FAMILY CANOE RUN AND POTLUCK will be Sunday, July 16. Participants should meet at Showboat Park at 11 a.m. for a shuttle to the canoe launch at Parshallburg. Participants should bring their own canoes. A potluck lunch will be served at 3 p.m. at the upper pavilion at Showboat Park. Participants should bring a dish to pass, table service, and their own beverages. A main dish will be provided. Send reservations to Liz Tomac at Ltomac@chesaning.k12.mi.us.


• The WFLA/ZCBJ Lodge #242, 1775 Owosso Ave., Owosso, is having a ROAST PORK DINNER on Sunday, July 16 at the ZCBJ Hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., with dinner served from noon to 2 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for ages 5 and under. Take-outs are available for $9 per person. Call Janet at (989) 723-5926 or Joe at (517) 290-1015 by Friday, July 14 to reserve a spot. Proceeds will go towards local charities and hall maintenance. The public is welcome.

• Chesaning American Legion Post 212 will hold its MONTHLY BREAKFASTS on the first Sunday of the month. The breakfasts will run from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 12-6, and free for children ages 5 and under. The menu will include pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, sausage gravy and biscuits, toast, juice, milk and coffee.

• The Montrose Eagles Club, 11416 Vienna Road, Montrose, will host BREAKFAST on the fourth Sunday of each month from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and under. For takeouts, call (810) 639-5886.

• There will be a COMMUNITY SOUP SUPPER on the second Saturday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 1629 Brady St., Chesaning. No reservations are needed and there is no cost. The supper is open to all. Those in need of a ride should call (989) 845- 3157 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop, 7495 Orchard St., New Lothrop, will serve a CAR SHOW MEAL on Saturday, July 29, from noon to 3 p.m. The menu will include a pulled pork box lunch with baked beans, cole slaw, chips and water.


• 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 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 Thursday 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.

• The MID-MICHIGAN CHAPTER OF HEARING LOSS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA meets on the fourth Monday of each month, excluding holidays, at 7 p.m. in Curtiss Hall, Room C129 at Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay road, University Center. For more information, contact Lori Orr at mid-michigan@hearingloss-mi.org or pooster33-ib@yahoo.com, or Stuard Frohm at smfmi@yahoo.com.

• The Memorial Healthcare free DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP will meet on the fourth Friday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Durand Senior Center, 8750 Monroe Road, Durand. For more information, call (989) 729-4712 or (800) 206-8706, ext. 6655.


• Owosso Community Airport, 205 Airport Dr., Owosso, will host a FLY-IN on Sunday, June 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., and the cost is $6. There will be airplane rides, sky-diving demonstrations, vintage aircraft, including World War II models on display, newer and experimental planes, and drones. Civil Air Patrol members (ages 12-21) will be there with gliders they fly.

• 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 Montrose Senior Citizen Center will be holding a EUCHRE TOURNAMENT every Wednesday frhom 5 to 8 p.m. Players must be at least 18 years old. No alcohol or tobacco is 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 fee of $65. Seating is available for 53 people. For more information, or to reserve

the depot, call the City of Montrose at (810) 639-6168.

• Need a LARGE FACILITY to host a birthday party, family reunion, or community event? Nativity Lutheran Church, 625. W. Clinton, St. Charles, has a full kitchen and large hall that can be booked for a reasonable price. For more information, call (989) 865-9964 for availability and pricing.

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

• FAMILY FUN NIGHTS will be held Wednesday nights from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the New Lothrop Community Life Center. This free event for all ages will include a three-story playscape, pool tables, ping pong table, game stations, free wi-fi, and more. Food will be available on a donation basis. The New Lothrop Community Life Center is located at 7406 S. Saginaw St. in New Lothrop. Any questions, contact (810) 638-5688.

• A free community BEGINNER’S GUITAR CLASS will be held every Tuesday evening at 6:45 p.m. at the Chesaning Seventh Day Adventist Church, 331 S. Clark St. Adults and children are welcome to join. It is recommended a child be at least 9 years old. The size of the guitar and other specifications are important to a child’s success, so for more information, call Kelly Landis at (517) 703-4088.

• 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 outside 40 feet by 100 feet pavilion with 14 picnic tables and electric is available for $150. Call (810) 638- 5232.

• The New Lothrop Branch of the Community District Library will hold a USED BOOK SALE June 27 – 29 during regular library hours. There will be a wide selection of materials available for all ages. The branch is inside the New Lothrop Elementary School located at 9387 Genesee St. Phone (810) 638-7575 for more information. Library hours are Tuesday 2 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

MONTROSE TOWNSHIP FARMERS MARKET, invites the public to browse, shop and visit its 30-plus vendors at Barber Park, 11410 Seymour Road, from 4-8 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 19. The market enters its fifth year of operation with Montrose Township Trustee, Linda Miller, as its founder and organizer. The market features homemade, homegrown and hand-crafted products such as vegetables, fruits, honey, barbecue sauce, maple syrup, jewelry, yard ornaments, quilts, wooden crafts, baked goods, spices, candles, lotions and more. The market is situated near the scenic Barber Park and Flint River. All vendor spaces are on grass or some pavilion space is available. Concessions, clean restrooms, a playground area and water fountains make the Market area attractive to shoppers and vendors. Rental space is $6 and applications can be obtained at the township office, 139 S. Saginaw St., Montrose, or accessed online at www.montrosetownship.org. To learn more, call Miller at (810) 533-4880.


• The FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH of New Lothrop will have a new service time, beginning July 2. Worship service will be at 9 a.m. Church-goers can socialize during Coffee Hour every week before services, from 8:30 to 9 a.m., and again after services from 10 to 10:30 a.m. They are also welcome to join the weekly Small Group Study after services beginning at 10:15 a.m.

• Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St., Oakley, conducts BIBLE STUDY every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

CHESANING BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH will hold mid-week services on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.

• New Wine Church, 734 Brady St., Chesaning, meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. for BIBLE STUDY and great fellowship.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Hero Central will be held at St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle Ave., Monday through Thursday, June 26-29 from 6:30 to 8:30

p.m. There will be fun, games and snacks for ages preschool through fifth grade. Come and join the fun while learning about God’s heroes.


MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 for a regular meeting 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, June 26, at the high school.


• The Ashley High School 1980S DECADE REUNION will be held on Saturday, July 15 at the Marion Springs Conservation Club from 5 p.m. to midnight.


• The United Methodist Women will host a RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE July 27-29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop, 7495 Orchard St.


• The QUEEN OF HEARTS PROGRESSIVE CARD RAFFLE is continuing to grow. The jackpot is projected to reach $42,000. The drawing will be held Tuesday, June 27 at Pintown Pizza & Lanes. Tickets sales cease at 7:50 p.m., with the drawing held at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for $1 at Pintown Pizza & Lanes, Ace Hardware, and Reeves Wheel Alignment in Owosso. All proceeds benefit American Legion Post #212. Call Commander, Rod Toma, at (989) 666-1824 with any questions.

• 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.

• The Chesaning Chamber of Commerce is holding a RAFFLE for a Ford F-150 pick-up truck. Tickets are available at the Chesaning fireworks celebration on June 29, the Crusin’ to the River Car Show, the Saginaw County Fair and the Mid- Michigan Old Gas Tractor Show, and are also available at businesses around town. Proceeds will be used to support the Christmas Candlelight Walk.

• Team 4 Tomorrow (Matt Bishop’s team) and Team Clark (Cindy Clark’s team) are raising money to support the MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION at the Greater Lansing Muscle Walk. Stop by The Back Forty Bar and Grill, 15952 Oakley Road, at the corner of M-57 and M-52, on June 26 and July 11 from 11 a.m. to midnight with this notice and present it to the server, and 10 percent of the entire bill will be donated back to the MDA by The Back Forty.


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, and high school students out for the summer are encouraged to join in. 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.


• There will be FOOD DISTRIBUTION on the second Saturday of each month behind Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesaning. Service will be at 4:30 p.m. with distribution at 5 p.m.

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