2013-02-24 / 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 • The MARION TOWNSHIP TREASURER will collect taxes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. This is the last day of the summer/winter 2012 season they will be received in person by the township. Postmarks up to Feb. 28 will also be accepted. The phone number for questions is (989) 643-7145. • The CHESANING TOWNSHIP BOARD has voted to extend the 2012 property tax due date to Thursday, Feb. 28. There will be no interest or penalty charged on winter taxes paid before March 1. Summer bills paid in February will incur six percent interest. Beginning March 1 all delinquent summer and winter taxes will be payable to the Saginaw County Treasurer at the Saginaw County Courthouse, 111 S. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, MI 48602. Chesaning Township regular office hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; closed Wednesday and Thursday; however, the office will be open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. • CHESANING VILLAGE PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the council chambers, 1100 W. Broad St. CLUBS AND CIVIC GROUPS • CHESANING LIONS CLUB members will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Lions Hall, 17200 Corunna Road, Chesaning. • MONTROSE AMERICAN LEGION POST #367 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Montrose Senior Citizen Center, 200 Alfred. 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 The Bonnymill Inn, at 7 a.m. Meetings include informational programs. Call (989) 845-6229 for information. • CHESANING AREA TASK FORCE meets at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 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. • Fred Junger, retired principal and teacher of the Durand Area Schools, will be the speaker for the Feb. 24 SHIAWASSEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY meetng. Junger will speak about the first French voyageurs who explored and traded with the Indians in Michigan and west to the Mississippi. This led to the settlements of Detroit and Fort Michilimackinac. The meeting will be at the Archives/Museum building at the corner of N. M-52 and Wilkinson Road, and will start at 2 p.m. Guests are welcome to view Junger’s artifacts. School age children are welcome. SUPPORT GROUPS • 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 weight loss support group, meets Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the St. Charles Village Office, 110 Spruce St. For more information, call June at (989) 585-3210. • 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 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) #0525 of Chesaning meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Rehmann Health Center, 147 S. Saginaw St., Chesaning. For more information on this weight loss support group, call Joan Eaves at 989- 770-4368. • Want to lose weight? Join TOPS #MI.1313, Chesaning on Tuesday evenings at The Junction of Hope banquet room, 4136 W. Peet Road for group therapy. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m. For more information, call Geri Tyler at (810) 639-5763, or Mae Birchmeier at (989) 845- 6605. • 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. 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. • New TOPS CHAPTER #1864 meets at the Maple Grove Township Hall at M-57 and Lincoln Roads on Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. Come join in and become healthier while losing those unwanted pounds. For more information, call Fay at (989) 845-4608 or Jean at (810) 638- 5266. The first visit is free. • Memorial Healthcare in Owosso will host a free monthly SLEEP APNEA SUPPORT GROUP on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room at the Medical Arts Building, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. These meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Doug Rowden, manager for Neurodiagnostics, at (989) 729-4784. • ALS Association-Michigan Chapter SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Monday, Feb. 25, at Fenton United Methodist Church, New Family Center Building, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For further information, contact ALS Association-MI Chapter at 1-866-927- 2873. ODDS & ENDS • 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. 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 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. • SOFTBALL JERSEYS from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s are wanted for the Chesaning Softball League to be displayed. Call Doug Corrin at (586) 703-8876. CHURCHES • The Chesaning Knights of Columbus St. Christopher Council #2943 will host FAMILY MASS AND BREAKFAST on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Chesaning. Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. with breakfast served from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • Chesaning Bible Baptist Church, 811 S. Main St., Chesaning, will host FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT on Saturday, March 2 at 6 p.m., featuring “The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry.” All are welcome. Popcorn and refreshments will be served. For more information, call (989) 845-6077. • There will be a COMMUNITY REVIVAL/CRUSADE at 7 p.m. on March 1, 2 and 3 at the Peet Community Center, 130 N. Saginaw St., Chesaning. All denominations are welcome. This is an outreach of Pilgrim Evangelistic Ministries and The Storefront Church. Each night will feature the Evangel Band and guest performers, and speaker evangelist Freddie Wilbanks, Jr. The event is sponsored by Market Street Square Church of the Nazarene, Chesaning, Pastor Elliott Aspinwall; Christian Community Fellowship, Oakley, Pastor Dave Ward; New Wine Full Gospel Church, Chesnaing, Pastor Joe Rodiguez; and Cornerstone Faith and Worship Center, Clio, Pastor Rich Reid. • 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. • Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St., Oakley, conducts BIBLE STUDY every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. • During Lent, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose, will present LIVING STATIONS OF THE CROSS at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 22. In addition, the youth group will present a lyrical skit, “Everything,” immediately following. The public is welcome. This is a powerful skit that will move the heart. The skit focuses on a variety of relevant issues facing young people today such as: depression, anxiety, alcohol/drug addictions, vanity, obsession with outward appearance, eating disorders and suicide. The skit reveals the answer to these issues and it will undoubtedly renew one’s faith – whether he or she 8 or 88. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (810) 639-7600. • An inspiring one-woman show is coming to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 404 S. Wood St., Chesaning, on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. HAUNTED BY GOD: THE LIFE OF DOROTHY DAY is a moving dramatic portrait of one of the most outspoken and influential American Catholics of the 20th century. The play is being presented as a benefit for the creation of a new Still Point production, Living Water: The Story of St. Gabriel the Archangel Church, which tells the true resurrection story of a New Orleans parish that united to triumph over massive devastation caused by hurricane Katrina. There is no ticket charge for the show, but donations will be collected afterwards for the production of Living Water. For information, contact Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church at (989) 845-6894. HEALTH & SAFETY • TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE BOARD meets every other Thursday at 7 p.m. at 106 Spruce St. in St. Charles. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • The Chesaning-Brady Fire Department will host a PANCAKE BREAKFAST on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The breakfast will be put on by the Chesaning-Brady Fire Auxiliary. Donations are appreciated. • There will be a FISH FRY on Friday, March 1, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St. (M-52), Oakley. The fish dinner (all-you-can-eat) is $9, or $8 for chicken or shrimp. • Chesaning American Legion Post 212 will hold their MONTHLY BREAKFASTS on the first Sunday of the month. The breakfasts will run from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children, and free for children 5 and under. The menu will include bacon, sausage, sausage gravy and biscuits, French toast, pancakes, hash browns, eggs to order, milk, orange juice, and coffee. Attendees are encouraged to bring an item for the CAER Center Pantry to help replenish it for those less fortunate and in need of these items. • The Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus will hold a FISH, SHRIMP AND CHICKEN dinner take out on Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m. at 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose. • On March 10, a SWISS STEAK DINNER will be held to raise funds for the Montrose Masonic Lodge’s ongoing Scholarship Fund. The Scholarships are available to area high school graduates as well as those already in college. Applications for 2014 will be available in November. See any member of our Lodge at that time. The dinner will be held at the Montrose Masonic Lodge, 130 Parkway St. (behind O’Guinn’s Family Funeral Home) between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are available from any Lodge member or at the door. The dinner will include potatoes, salad, bread, dessert and beverage, with a cost of $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free for those age 5 and under. • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church will host a St. Patrick’s BEEF DINNER BUFFET on Sunday, March 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Parish hall, 803 Church St., Chesaning. Buffet prices are $9 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-12, and free for those under age 4. • Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Montrose will be hosting its monthly COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, March 3 at the Family Life Center, from 10 a.m. to noon. The menu of pancakes, ham, sauasage, scrambled eggs, and biscuit and sausage gravy will be served. This is a free will donation and is a fundraiser for the needs of the parish.

FUNDRAISERS • Bulldog Kids Care and Sunshine Learning Center will be holding a SCAPBOOKING CROP on Saturday, March 2, from 9 a.m.–9 p.m. at St. Charles Elementary School, 801 W. Walnut St., St. Charles. The crop includes: eight foot table, lunch coupons, snacks, dinner, goody bags, silent auction, vendors, make-n-takes, tool table with cuttlebug, cricut create and more. The cost is $35. Send registration fee and contact information to St. Charles Elementary School, 801 W. Walnut St., St. Charles, MI 48655, attention: Renee. Make check or money order payable to St. Charles Community Schools. For more information, contact Renee at 989-865-9210, thorntonr@stccs.org or Christy at 989-865- 7961, sheldonc@stccs.org. • 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. SCHOOLS • MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 for a regular meeting in the Kuehn-Haven Middle School media center, 303 Ray St., Montrose. BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS • There will be a CRAFT SHOW on Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17 at the Circus Park Hall on Wilson Road, Clio. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Space is available. For more information, call (810) 639- 5388 or (989) 874-4774. The show is sponsored by Poorman’s Promotions. • The St. Robert 35th Annual SPRING CRAFT BAZAAR will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Robert Catholic Church Activity Center, 310 N. Cherry St., Flushing. The bazaar presents an offering of approximately 100 tables of professional crafts featuring handmade contemporary products such as jewelry, wearable art and floral arrangements as well as traditional seasonal crafts. These are all cottage crafts handmade by exhibitors. There will also be baked goods and candies offered for sale. Lunch available in the licensed kitchen. The bazaar is sponsored by the St. Robert Council of Catholic Women.

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