2011-03-06 / 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
 NEW HAVEN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at
7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 7, at the township hall, 2705 E. Easton, Owosso.
 MARION TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at
7:30 p.m. on March 7, in the township hall,
11925 S. Merrill Rd.
 OAKLEY VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7
p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the village hall, 205
Parshall St., Oakley.
 ALBEE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 8
p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the township hall,
10645 East Road, Burt.
 MONTROSE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the
city office, 141 Parkway St.
 NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet
at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at the village
office, 9435 Beech St., New Lothrop.
 ST. CHARLES VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at
7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in the council
chambers at the village office, 110 W. Spruce
St., St. Charles.
 TAYMOUTH TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at
7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in the township
hall, 4343 Birch Run Rd., Birch Run.
 MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7
p.m. Thursday, March 10 at the city office, 141
Parkway St.
 MONTROSE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, at
the township hall, 139 S. Saginaw.
 CHESANING DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT
AUTHORITY (DDA) will meet at 7 p.m. on
Wednesday, March 9 in the council chambers
at the village office, 1100 W. Broad St.,
Chesaning.

































CLUBS/CIVIC GROUPS
 MONTROSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
members will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7,
at the Montrose Historical and Telephone
Pioneer Museum, 144 E. Hickory St.
 CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet
at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 at the Lions Hall,
17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning.
 CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST
#212 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
March 9, 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, March 10, at the VFW Hall,
232 S. Saginaw St. in St. Charles.
 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.
 CHESANING AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, March
10 at the Chamber Office, 218 N. Front St.,
Chesaning.
 CHESANING TASK FORCE will meet between
7 and 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8 at the
Chesaning Chamber of Commerce office.
 The MID-MICHIGAN SECTION OF THE SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS – SAE
INTERNATIONAL will hold its March dinner and
program on Monday, March 14, at Baker
College’s Technology Center Building, Room
S128, 1050 W. Bristol Road at Fenton Road,
Flint. The speaker for the evening will be Erik
Kauppi, chief engineer, Current Motor
Company. The program topic will be the Current
Electric Motor Scooters. Social hour is at 6
p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and the program at 8
p.m. The cost is $25 for SAE and SVEC members, $20 for 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.
 A membership drive for FFA ALUMNI AND
SUPPORTERS is underway at New Lothrop
High School. Membership is open to the public.
Alumni are not required to have worn the blue
corduroy and been FFA members themselves.
FFA is the largest youth organization in the
world, providing premier leadership, personal
growth, and career success through agricultural
education. Parents, grandparents, community




















































residents, businessmen and women, corporations large and small are welcome to join the
ranks of FFA Alumni membership to help support the local FFA Chapter grow and diversify.
Membership fees are $20/person annually or
$150 for a lifetime membership. For more
information please contact Mary Ellen Symons
at ourmailbox48616@yahoo.com or (989) 845-
3205 or the FFA Advisor Nadene Blakeley at
NBlakeley@newlothrop.k12.mi.us. Membership
fees are tax deductible. Alumni meetings will
be held on the second Monday of every odd
month and second Tuesday of every even
month at 6 p.m. in the New Lothrop High
School Ag Room. The Annual FFA Chapter Labor
Auction will be held on Tuesday, March 15,
2011 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
Auctioneer services will be provided by Glarden
Auctions.















FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP
 There will be a ST. PATRICK’S BEEF DINNER
BUFFET on Sunday, March 13, from 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic
Church Parish Hall, 803 Church St., Chesaning.
Prices are $9 for adults, $4 for children, and
free for ages 4 and under. The public is invited.
 The CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST
212 BREAKFAST will be held on Sunday,
March 6, from 7:30 a.m. until noon at the
Post, 15052 McKeighan Road. The menu
includes pancakes, French toast, sausage,
bacon, eggs, potatoes, sausage 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 Birch Run United Methodist Women and
Men are sponsoring a PANCAKE SUPPER from
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Shrove Tuesday, March 8
at the church. Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes,
sausage, ham, juice, coffee, tea and milk. Top
off the pancakes with syrup, cherry, peach,
blueberry and apple pie fillings, and add some
whipped topping. Donations will go to the roof
project. The church is located at 12265 Church
St., across from North Elementary School in
Birch Run.
 Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Montrose
will be hosting its COUNTRY BREAKFAST on
Sunday, March 6 at the new Life Center, from
10 a.m. to noon. The menu of pancakes, ham,
sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuit and sausage
gravy will be served. This is a free will donation
and a fundraiser for the new center.
 The Montrose Eagles Club #4090 will be
serving a COUNTRY BREAKFAST BUFFET on
Sunday, March 13, 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 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.
 There will be a SOUP AND PIE SUPPER featuring homemade soup on Wednesday, March
16, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the First United
Methodist Church of New Lothrop, 7495
Orchard St. The cost is $5 for adults, $2.50
for children for the all-you-can-eat meal.
 St. Martin Lutheran Church of Birch Run will
be hosting an all-you-can-eat COD FISH FRY on
Friday, March 11 in the fellowship hall, at the
corner of Canada and Gera Roads. Serving
time will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7
p.m. The menu will include cod fish, potatoes,
cole slaw, bread, coffee and milk. Desserts will
be available. The cost is $10 for adults, $7 for
youth ages 5 to 12, and free for ages under 5.
Take-outs are available.
 The Chesaning United Methodist Men are
sponsoring a PANCAKE SUPPER on Tuesday,
March 8, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the church
fellowship hall. The menu includes pancakes,
French toast, sausage and hash browns. The
cost is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children ages 5
to 12 (free for ages under 5) with a maximum
of $15 per immediate family. Everyone is invited to join in for Fat Tuesday, the day before the
Lenten season begins.
 There will be a CHICKEN DINNER on
Saturday, March 19 at the Henderson United
Methodist Church. Take-outs and serving will
be from 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
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preschoolers.
 The GREAT BREAKFAST BUFFET will be held
on Saturday, March 12, from 8:30 to 11 a.m.
at the Masonic Temple in Montrose. The cost
is $6 for the all-you-can-eat meal. Proceeds will
go to the scholarship fund.




SUPPORT GROUPS
 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) SUPPORT
GROUP will meet on Saturday, March 12, at 10
a.m. at Butman Fish Library, 1716 Hancock
St., Saginaw. There is no charge to attend, and
free brochures and MS data are provided by
the National MS Society. For more information,
call Wanda Dangel at (989) 865-9162.
 A PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP
will meet on Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. in
the Medical Arts Building at Owosso Memorial
Healthcare. For information contact Karen
Prussner at (989) 723-6901.











FUNDRAISERS
 There will be a SCRAPBOOKING CROP on
Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at
Chesaning High School. This is a fundraiser for
Big Rock Elementary School. The cost is $35
per person, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, goody bag and giveaway
tickets. There will be vendors, make-n-takes,
giveaways and a silent auction. Please
call/email either Selena Meder at (989) 280-
2449 or selena@century21.com, or Jamie
McGough at (989) 293-1477 or
jlmcgough@hotmail.com to register. Space is
limited.
 There will be a SAVINGSMANIA COUPON
CLASS on Friday, March 11 from 6:30 to 9
p.m. at the Kuehn-Haven Middle School, 303
Ray St., in Montrose. A portion of the $40
class fee will be donated to the Montrose
Parent Advisory Council (PAC). Sign-up/pre-register online at SavingsMania, www.savingsmania.net. The deadline for registration/payments
is March 1.
 The Chesaning Sports Boosters’ ninth annual
DINNER DANCE will be held on Saturday,
March 19 at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Parish Hall. The bar opens at 5:30 p.m. with
dinner at 6:30 p.m. For tickets or more information, contact April or Dobbey Johnson at
(989) 780-2770.
 The Shiawassee Conservation Association
will host its 19th annual EDUCATION BANQUET
AND FUNDRAISER on Saturday, March 12.
Cocktails are at 5 p.m. with a cash bar. The
prime rib dinner stars at 6 p.m. The dinner will
include side dishes, desserts, coffee and other
beverages. The cost is $25 per person. Tickets
are available at the club, N. M-52, Owosso.
Advance reservations only will be accepted. For
more information contact the club at (989)
725-7588 after 3 p.m.



































CHURCHES
 Back by popular demand, Anglican
Archbishop Sean Larkin, UK will be coming to
Mt. Zion Catholic Community, on Saturday, April
16, to present “THE EMPOWERMENT OF THE
HOLY SPIRIT CONFERENCE.” Archbishop
Larkin encountered the reality of the Holy Spirit
in 1976. From 1977-1980, together with Gil,
his wife, he was part of the “core” group for a
Roman Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group
based in “the Cenacle” Manchester.
Encountering the spirituality of St. Teresa of
Avila, he later trained as an Ignatian spiritual
director. In 2006, he was asked by Prof.
Matteo Calisi (president of the Catholic
Fraternity, under the Pontifical Counsel of Laity,
and leader of the Gesu Community in Bari) to
accompany him on the journey of reconciliation. As a traditional Anglican bishop, Larkin
has shared in the suffering and joy of serving
Christ’s Church on a united front. The conference will be held at 8228 N. McKinley Rd.,
Flushing, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration
will be $25 in advance, or $30 at the door
(lunch included). Please call (810) 639-7175 to
register or register by mail by sending a check
to Mt. Zion Catholic Community, P.O. Box 471,
Montrose, MI 48457. Along with name and
address, please include a phone number
and/or e-mail. The registration will be verified
when received.
 The Knights of Columbus St. Christopher
Council will be at Immaculate Conception
Catholic Church in St. Charles on Tuesday,
March15fora7p.m.MEMORIALMASSfor
deceased Knights of Columbus members and
family members. There will also be a potluck
dinner at 5 p.m. at the parish hall. Everyone is
welcome.
 The Knights of Columbus St. Christopher
Council will be at Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Catholic Church in Chesaning on Sunday, April
3 for a CORPORATE COMMUNION at 10:30
a.m. There will also be a breakfast from 9 a.m.
to 12:30 p.m. All are welcome to share these
events.










































ODDS & ENDS

 Owosso Community Airport will be hosting an
AVIATION GROUND SCHOOL on Mondays,
March 7-30 at the airport Terminal Building in
Owosso. The school is designed to introduce
the curious to the world of flying and to prepare
aspiring pilots to take and pass the FAA Private
Pilot Knowledge test. Topics to be covered will
include: careers, airplanes and aerodynamics,
airspace and ATC, navigation, aeromedical factors, FAA regulations, aviation weather, cross
country planning and more. The instructor will
be Mary Moylan, advanced ground instructor
and commercial pilot. To register, or for more
information, call (989) 245-0196.
 Our Lady Adult Social Club will host CARD
PARTY on Saturday, March 12 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.
 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 Montrose Senior Center hosts an old
time and country music JAMBOREE on the second Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m.
at the center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose.
Acoustic instruments only, please. Come join
the fun. There will be dancing and refreshments available. Donations are appreciated.
For more information call (810) 639-2822 or
(810) 732-1024.
 The New Lothrop Athletic Boosters are hosting a EUCHRE TOURNAMENT on Saturday,
March 26 at St. Michael Catholic Church Gym,
17994 Lincoln Road, New Lothrop. Advanced
tickets are $25, or $30 at the door, which
admit one person with food and drinks included. Registration begins at 7 p.m. with cards
dealt at 8 p.m. Contact Steve Henige at (810)
639-3889 or Pam Bennett at (810) 638-6779
for tickets. Seating is limited so call early to
take part in this fun event.










































SCHOOLS
 MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD
OF EDUCATION Policy Committee will meet
from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the Finance
and Facilities Committee will meet from 7:30
to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 in the
Kuehn-Haven Middle School media center, 303
Ray St., Montrose.






HEALTH & SAFETY
 The Salvation Army is hosting a SEVEN
WEEK PROGRAM TO EDUCATE PARENTS on
how to use practical parenting skills that can
be used immediately. The two hour weekly
class starts Tuesday, March 8 and runs
through April 19 at the Salvation Army Flint
Citadel, 211 W. Kearsley St., Flint, from 6 to 8
p.m. The cost is $30. For more information call
(810) 232-2199 ext. 203, or visit the website
at www.salarmygenesee.org.
 TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10,
at Station No. 1, 106 Spruce St. in St.
Charles.
 POWERWALKING AT THE MONTROSE
SENIOR CENTER, 200 Alfred St., goes from 8
to 9:30 a.m. Participants can come and go as
they please during this time, and they do not
have to be senior citizens to join in. Winter
weather is here and that makes it cold to exercise or walk outside. Come on in and work out
with the Montrose seniors. Call (810) 639-
2822 for more infomration.
 There will be a FREE YOGA EXERCISE
CLASS on Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the
New Lothrop United Methodist Church hall, at
the corner of Orchard and Butternut Streets.
The eight weeks of instruction will be taught by
Pat Whelpley. Call the church at (810) 638-
7344 for more information.



























REUNIONS
 The CHESANING UNION HIGH SCHOOL
CLASS OF 1971 is currently planning the 40
year class reunion for August 20, 2011 at the
Riverfront Grille in Chesaning. Organizers are
looking for contact information on the following
classmates: Penny Clark, Philip Clark, Karen
Drake, Dave Holcomb, Pat James, Steve
Kwekel, Rosemarie Langhals, Mary Mader,
Diane Mokrany, Kevin Moore, Bill Murray and
Sherry Oliver. Anyone with information on any
of these classmates or questions about the
reunion should contact organizers at chesaning1971reunion@gmail.com.
 The NEW LOTHROP HIGH SCHOOL CLASS
OF 1971 is looking for classmates Marian Walt
and Milan Camp for the June 11, 2011 40th
class reunion. Anyone with information on the
classmates, or who is looking for more information on the reunion should contact Linda
Fischer Jarvis at (517) 614-2519 or Donna
Matlock Ingram at (810) 625-5680.


















SENIORS
 The MARION TOWNSHIP SENIOR CITIZENS
meet the first Monday of each month for a
potluck dinner at the Marion Township Hall. All
senior citizens are welcome. For more information, call 643-2001 or 643-5635.
 Join the fun with COUNTRY LINE DANCING
every Tuesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the
Montrose Senior Center, 200 Alfred St.,
Montrose. For more information, call (810)
639-2822.








BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS
 There will be a CRAFT SHOW on Saturday,
March 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday,
March 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Circus
Park Hall on Wilson Road, Clio. Admission is
free, and space is available. Call (810) 639-
5388 or (989) 874-4774 for details. The show
is sponsored by Poorman’s Promotions.






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