2010-10-03 / 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

• SWAN CREEK TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet in worksession at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the township hall, 11415 Lakefield Road. • NEW HAVEN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4, at the township hall, 2705 E. Easton, Owosso. • MARION TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4, in the township hall, 11925 S. Merrill Road. • CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street. • BRADY TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the township hall, 16020 W. Peet Road, Oakley. • CHESANING TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Township Hall, 1025 W. Brady Rd.

CLUBS/CIVIC GROUPS

• MONTROSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION members will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, at the Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum, 144 E. Hickory St. • ST. CHARLES HISTORICAL SOCIETY members will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 7, at the St. Charles Historical Museum, 249 S. Saginaw St. Regular hours at the museum are Tuesdays from noon to 2 p.m.; Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. • NEW LOTHROP LIONS CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the New Lothrop Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. • MONTROSE MASONIC LODGE #428 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Lodge, 130 Parkway St. • GLEANER’S TRI COUNTY ARBOR of Montrose meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Montrose Railroad Depot. The public is welcome. • The TRI-CITY WOOD CARVERS meet at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Saginaw Township Fire Station Number Three on Shattuck Road. Carving topics are discussed of interest to carvers of all skill levels. • The MID-MICHIGAN SECTION of the Society of Automotive Engineers – SAE International will hold its October dinner and program meeting on Thursday, Oct. 7 at Zehnder's of Frankenmuth. The speaker for the evening will be Gery J. Kissel, engineering specialist, Global Battery Systems Engineering, General Motors Company. His topic will be “SAE J1772 Electric Vehicle Conductive Charge Coupler.” Social hour is at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:45 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for SAE, AFS and ASM members, $20 for SAE retirees, and $30 for non-members. The student price is $18. This event is open to the public. For more information and dinner reservations, contact Bernard Santavy at (810) 635-7948 or SAEMidMichSec@cs.com. Dinner reservations may also be made online at www.midmichigansae. org. • The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS and the DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS AUXILIARY will hold their monthly meetings at the Council on Aging building, 300 Washington St. in Owosso on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Refreshments will be available at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings will begin at 6 p.m. Meetings are usually completed within about an hour. Veterans and their families are invited to attend these meetings. Entry into the Council on Aging building is from the back parking lot. All members are urged to attend as they will discuss the “Forget-Me-Not” flower fund drive and set up a schedule for working it.

ODDS & ENDS

• Our Lady Adult Social Club will host CARD PARTIES on Saturday, Oct. 9 and Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Our Lady Parish Hall, 803 Church St., Chesaning. There will be a choice of euchre or set back, and also a 50/50 raffle. Doors open at 6 p.m., with games from 6:30 to 9 p.m. All are welcome and there is no admission fee. Attendees should bring their own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.

CHURCHES

• Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Montrose is selling RAFFLE TICKETS to support its Family Life Center. The Grand Prize is $20,000. There are also 17 other big money prizes. Only 1000 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $100 each. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. Some of the events the Family Life Center is utilized for are; funeral dinners for area churches, baby showers, graduation and anniversary parties, Valentine dance for local middle school children, Santa Pancake Breakfast for area children, spaghetti dinners, soup suppers and Sunday Country Breakfast. This building is a wonderful blessing to Good Shepherd Parish as well as the community of Montrose. Please call 810-639-7600 to get raffle tickets. Drawing date is Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. • STRONGHOLD QUARTET will be at Market Street Square Church of the Nazarene, 625 W. Broad St., Chesaning on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. For more information, please call (989) 845-1488.

FUNDRAISERS

• There will be a FALL BOOK AND BAKE SALE, sponsored by the Friends of the St. Charles Library, on Friday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library, 104 W. Spruce St., St. Charles. Donation is $2 per bag of items, and bags will be provided. For more information stop by the library, call (989) 865-9451, or email s.charles@vlc.lib.mi.us. • Montrose American Legion Post # 367 is in the last two weeks of its RAFFLE. First prize is a John Deere lawn tractor model LA 135SE. Raffle tickets are available from Montrose American Legion members, at the Montrose Railroad Depot weekday mornings from 9 a.m. - noon, and will be for sale at Riverside Market Friday Oct. 8 and Saturday Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The drawing will be at the Montrose Depot on Saturday, Oct. 16 at noon. • The Disabled American Veterans will be holding their annual “Forget-Me-Not” FLOWER FUND DRIVE on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7,8 and 9. The National Headquarters authorizes the individual chapters to use up to one week a year to conduct this drive to receive funds for assisting veterans and their immediate families. The money collected through this drive can only be used for veterans and their families. It cannot be used for ongoing expenses of the chapter or for assisting those who are not veterans. The D.A.V. does not get assistance from the government but does take great interest in how the government treats returning veterans. This year members of the Shiawassee County D.A.V. and the D.A.V.A. will be at Walmart and Kroger in Owosso. There will also be some members at The Town Tub in Corunna.

FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

• Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Montrose will be hosting its monthly COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, Oct. 3 at the new Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon. The menu of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuit and sausage gravy will be served. This is a free will donation and a fundraiser for the new center. • The New Lothrop VFW Ladies Auxiliary PASTIE SALE will be Tuesday, Oct. 5. The cost is $4 each for beef or turkey. To order call (810) 639-6684. • The CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST 212 BREAKFAST will be held on Sunday, Oct. 3, from 7:30 a.m. until noon at the Post, 15052 McKeighan Road. The menu includes pancakes, French toast, sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, sausage and gravy and biscuits, toast, juice, milk and coffee. The price is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 through 12, and free for children ages 5 and under. Proceeds go to the Post’s local youth programs and community service. • The Montrose Eagles Club #4090 will be serving a COUNTRY BREAKFAST BUFFET on Sunday, Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. The menu includes sausage gravy and biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, home fries, sausage patties and links, bacon, corned beef hash, eggs and omelets made to order, fresh made pancakes, French toast, strawberry shortcake, fruit, milk, juice, coffee and tea. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6-12, and free for children ages 5 and under. • There will be a CHICKEN DINNER on Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Henderson United Methodist Church. Take-outs and serving will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The menu includes baked chicken, baked or mashed potatoes, corn, cole slaw, biscuits and gravy, pie or cake. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 12-under, and free for preschoolers. • The Seventh Annual St. Robert SUPER SALAD BUFFET AND BINGO will be held on Sunday, Oct. 24 at the St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church Activity Center, 310 N. Cherry St., Flushing. The doors open at 12:45 p.m. with the buffet at 1:30 p.m. and bingo at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 advance sale only, and include buffet, coffee/tea and regular bingo. Extra games will be offered at a small charge. Tables may be reserved for advance purchase of 10 or more tickets. No walk-in reservations will be accepted on the day of bingo. There will also be bingo prizes, door prizes and welcome gifts. Proceeds will go to benefit the St. Robert Parish. For tickets call (810) 659-2501. • The Montrose Masonic Lodge will host a COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. The cost is $6 for the all-you-can-eat meal. Proceeds will go to the Masons' scholarship fund.

HEALTH & SAFETY

• FLU SHOTS will be available on Monday, Oct. 4 at the Maple Grove Senior Citizen Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call (989) 845-7444. • Influenza season is starting. FLU INJECTIONS at the Chesaning Health Center for patients of Dr. Douglas B. Forsyth and Dr. Navdeep Singh will be offered Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. until gone. The center is located at 1600 W. Brady Road, Chesaning. Call (989) 845-1800 for more information. • Broad Street Pharmacy, 1115 W. Broad St., Chesaning, is hosting a FLU CLINIC on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m.t o 2 p.m., and on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is welcome. For more information call (989) 845-9355. • FLU SHOTS will be given at the Chesaning Senior Center, 218 Church Street, on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from noon to 2 p.m. Participants will be given a number as they arrive. • The Brady Senior Center, 16020 Peet Road, Oakley, will be hosting a FLU SHOT CLINIC on Thursday, Oct. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. • There will be a FLU SHOT CLINIC at Knight Drug Family Pharmacy on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 9 to 11 a.m., and Monday, Oct. 11 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. For more information call (989) 845-2050. • A program on DEMENTIA CARE will be held on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Swan Valley Golf and Banquet Center, 9521 Highland Green Drive, Saginaw. The program and luncheon will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is sponsored by the Saginaw County Dementia Advisory Board, the Commission on Aging, and Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care. For information and registration, call Nicole at (989) 797-6880. • An AMERICAN HEART CPR class will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Twin Township Ambulance, New Lothrop. Students will learn adult, infant and child CPR. Upon successful completion of the class students will be issued a CPR for the healthcare provider card. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged except for materials for such a course do not represent income to the Association. Registration is required for the class, and students should pick up the book one week prior to class. The cost of each class is $30. For more information, call (810) 638-5034. • A free learning session geared towards parents and grandparents about issues related to GUIDANCE AND DISCIPLINE will be offered at the upcoming Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe event on Oct. 16. This educational event has been coordinated by several local health and service agencies to help parents, grandparents and child care providers learn more about issues that put children at a higher risk for health problems, injury or abuse. The Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe event will be open to the public from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Baker College Welcome Center in Owosso. Free public sessions are also being offered on a variety of other topics including Communicable Diseases, Car Seat Safety Concerns, Internet Safety, CPR and Choking, Signs of Abuse and much more. In addition, child care providers can earn two one-hour credits by attending special sessions on Guidance and Discipline and Child Abuse. A vendor area will also be open to the public with information and tips from numerous agencies from around Shiawassee County, all interested in keeping kids as safe as possible in a world that is often not a childfriendly place. For more information, call the American Red Cross at (989) 743-6227 or visit the Memorial Healthcare website at www.memorialhealthcare.org to view the event flyer. Child care providers can call the Shiawassee RESD at (989) 725-2581 to register for learning credit courses which are offered for a fee of $5. Registrations must be received by Friday, Oct. 8.

BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS

• The Swartz Creek Junior Class is sponsoring its annual CRAFT BAZAAR on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are seeking vendors for this event. Please contact Diane at (989) 288-5380 or swcreek2012@yahoo.com for details. Tables are available for $35. • There will be a CRAFT SHOW at the New Lothrop VFW Post sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary on Saturday, Oct. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. Crafts, collectibles and gently used items will be available. For table rental contact Carley at (989) 323-0663. • The St. Charles Methodist Church annual CRAFT BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interested vendors should call (989) 865-9376 for tables. Tables are $18 each.

SUPPORT GROUPS

•HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP meets on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Saginaw Township Hall. Call (989) 835-9933 for information.

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