2010-05-09 / 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. You may also send your notices via e-mail to tccnews@mihomepaper.com. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be published in the following Sunday’s paper.

Government Meetings

HAZELTON TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 10 at the township office, 7505 Orchard St., New Lothrop. • CHAPIN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, at the township hall, 21481 Peet Road, Elsie. • ALBEE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 8 p.m. Monday, May 10, at the township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt. • SWAN CREEK TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 10 in the Township Hall, 11415 Lakefield Road. • OAKLEY VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at the village hall, 205 Parshall St., Oakley. • ALBEE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 8 p.m.Tuesday, May 11, at the township hall, 10645 East Road, Burt. • MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13 at the city office, 141 Parkway St. • NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the village office, 9435 Beech St., New Lothrop. • ST. CHARLES VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, in the council chambers at the village office, 110 W. Spruce St., St. Charles. • CHESANING DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DDA) will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12 in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad St., Chesaning. • TAYMOUTH TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, in the township hall, 4343 Birch Run Rd., Birch Run. • MONTROSE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the city office, 141 Parkway St.

Clubs/Civic Groups

CHESANING AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, May 10 at the Chamber Office, 218 N. Front St., Chesaning. • CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 11 at the Lions Hall, 17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning. • CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST #212 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Legion Hall on McKeighan. Veterans who want more information about joining the organization may call (989) 845-3300 and leave a message. • ST. CHARLES VFW POST #5695 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the VFW Hall, 232 S. Saginaw St. in St. Charles. • CHESANING TASK FORCE will meet from 7 to 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11 at the Chesaning Chamber of Commerce office. • 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. • CHESANING HISTORICAL SOCIETY will have its monthly meeting on Monday, may 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the museum, 602 W. Broad St., Chesaning. After the business meeting, Carl Tomcal from Twin Brooks Golf Course will be speaking about 50 years at the golf course, with interesting anecdotes. Refreshments will be served. The board meeting for May will be held on May 26 at 9 a.m. in the lower level of the museum. The public is invited to all meetings.

Odds & Ends

• The Montrose Senior Citizen Center will be holding a

EUCHRE TOURNAMENT on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month 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 Twin Brooks Golf Club 5OTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY will be held July 30, 31 and Aug. 1. Everyone is welcome. Organizers are in need of pictures of anyone involved with the early years of the course. Persons are asked to bring pictures to the club house so copies can be made. • The Corunna Branch of the COMMUNITY DISTRICT LIBRARY invites all budding entrepreneurs to come learn about the basics of making their dream a reality on Thursday, May 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the Corunna Library. The CDL has partnered with the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center to offer this free seminar. In addition, a financial advisor from Security Federal Credit Union will be on hand to answer finance questions for attendees. Please call the Corunna Branch at (989) 743-4800 or the Chamber of Commerce at (989) 723-5149 to reserve a seat or for more information. The Corunna Library is located at 210 E. Corunna Ave. in downtown Corunna. Additional information about events can be found on the website www.mycdl.org. • The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will be collecting personal products to send to members of the military. The public is invited to donate items and/or money for postage. The cost for a five pound box is almost $13 dollars. Collection will end May 28. Products containing alcohol, chocolate or pork are not allowed. Also trial size items are not accepted. Suggested items include: Skin So Soft wipes, Pringle chips, beef jerky, hard candies, single serving water flavoring packets (usually buy in packets of six or eight), lip balm, unscented deodorant, hand cream, stamps, stationery, puzzle books, decks of cards, gum, tooth paste, tooth brushes, disposable toothbrush w/gel, sun block, shampoo, unscented soap, dried fruit, nuts, tea bags, foot powder, toy cars, phone cards and Ziploc bags. Items can be brought to the May 18 meeting at The Council On Aging at 300 N. Washington St., Owosso at 7 p.m. or contact one of the following members: Don Smith at (989) 723-2324, Coleen Parker at (517) 651-9118 or Janet Confer at (9890 723-6077.


• The St. Cyril Altar Society of Bannister will be holding its ANNUAL RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE ON MAY 12 AND 13. The sale will be open on Wednesday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a bake sale. On Thursday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. is “Bag Day” with everything that fits in a bag for one price. All items will be clean and reasonably priced. Bannister is located three miles north and one and one-half miles west of Elsie. • The MONTROSE VARSITY CHEERLEADERS are collecting VG’s receipts (for the community share points) and returnable cans and bottles throughout the summer. Anyone who has receipts and/or cans/bottles that they would like to donate, please call/text (810) 358-3319. The VG’s receipts will help pay for team warm-ups and the cans/bottles will go toward weekly tumbling fees. All donations will be greatly appreciated. • There will be a RUMMAGE SALE to benefit the Shoe Box Ministry/Operation Christmas Child at the Oakley Community Church, 327 Main St., Oakley, on Thursday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to noon. • There will be a FEAR FAMILY BENEFIT on Sunday, May 16, to help the victims of a house fire. At 9 a.m. there will be a golf outing at Valley View Golf Course for $55 per person. Contact Jason at (989) 213-2657 for more information. Then from 3 to 6 p.m., there will be a spaghetti dinner at the Wolverine Sportsman Club. The cost is $10 per person, or $5 for ages 12 and under. • Michigan Championship Wrestlings presents PRO WRESTLING LIVE on Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 15 at 4 p.m. at the Montrose Pub, 10174 Vienna Road, Montrose. Tickets are $8 per person, $6 for ages 14 and under. Donate canned food items and receive $1 off admission. All canned food will be donated to the Open Cupboard Food Pantry.

Food and Fellowship

• The Montrose Eagles Club #4090 will be serving a MOTHER’S DAY COUNTRY BREAKFAST BUFFET on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. All mothers receive a carnation. All Auxiliary members with up-to-date cards receiver their breakfast free. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6- 12, and free for children ages 5 and under. The full breakfast buffet menu includes sausage gravy and biscuits, scrambled eggs, sausage patties and links, bacon, corned beef hash, hash browns, home fries, made to order eggs, omelets, fresh made pancakes, French toast, strawberry and biscuits with Cool Whip, coffee, tea, milk and orange juice. This will be the last breakfast until Fall. • The VFW Post #6579 of New Lothrop, 8235 N. Saginaw St., New Lothrop, will host and serve its SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY SUNDAY BUFFET BREAKFAST from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 9 at the New Lothrop VFW Post 6579 Hall, 8235 N. Saginaw. The cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children age 6 to 12 and free for people younger than 6. It would be appreciated if parties of 10 or more would please call for reservations so they can have enough food prepared. The phone numbers are (810) 638-5781 and (810) 638-5302. • The First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop will host a

SOUP AND PIE SUPPER featuring homemade soup on Wednesday, May 19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost for the allyou can-eat meal is $5 for adults, $2 for children. • The Chesaning Area Knights of Columbus will be having a

TACO FOR A BUCK NIGHT on Saturday, May 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. The menu includes tacos plus all the fixings for $1 and dessert for 50 cents.


• A reminder to the Chesaning Union High School CLASSES OF 1978 AND 1979, the reunion party will be held on July 10 at the Family Tavern in Oakley. Payment deadline is June 1. For information, go to www.classmates.com or Facebook and search “Chesaning Union High School Classes of 1978 and 1979, or members of the Class of 1978 can call Julie a (989) 666-1202 and members of the Class of 1979 can call Doreen at (989) 302-2944. Health & Safety

TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Station No. 1, 106 Spruce St. in St. Charles. • DeVries Nature Conservancy will hold its first guided walk of the new “Walk a Mile in the Earth’s Shoes” WALKING CLUB on Tuesday, May 11 at 5:30. Interested walkers can meet in the offices at DNC. There will be a quick talk about registration options and then a guided walk on the trails. The walk is free. Each month the club will include several guided walks and other walks organized by participants. Everyone of all ages is welcome, as are dogs on a six feet leash. For more information, email info@devriesnc.org or call (989) 723-3365. • For those who have ever wondered why they feel so bloated after a big meal, it could be they ate too much, but it also may be due to breaking a few rules about FOOD COMBINING. Some foods go together well and some don’t. True Touch Therapeutics will be hosting a free one hour presentation by Nola Mark on Thursday, May 20 at 6 p.m. on this very topic. She will discuss what foods go well together and what foods people should avoid eating at the same time and why.


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. • CHRIST EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (WELS), 16070 W. Brady Road (corner of M-57 and South Hemlock Road) announces a special service is scheduled for the Festival of the Ascension of our Lord on Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. The service will feature the Sunday school children’s choir. All are welcome. For more information, please contact the church office at (989) 845-2600. • The MARKET STREET SQUARE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE will be hosting a revival with Pastor Ulmet on May 23-26. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services Monday-Wednesday will be at 7 p.m. For more information, call (989) 845-1488. Support Groups

• A PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Medical Arts Building at Owosso Memorial Healthcare. For information contact Karen Prussner at (989) 723-6901.


MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m.Tuesday, May 11 for a regular meeting in the Carter Elementary School media center, 303 Ray St., Montrose.


• Last December the LUNCH FOR CHESANING AREA SENIORS was cancelled due to the weather. This lunch is sponsored by the Chesaning Area Parks and Recreation Department. It has been rescheduled for Friday, May 21. Call the Chesaning Young at Heart Club at (989) 845-6565 to sign up for the lunch. Participants must be at the Chesaning Middle School before 11:30 a.m. on May 21.

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