2013-06-16 / 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 • MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, in the township hall, 17010 Lincoln Road. • MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 in the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw. • CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street. • MONTROSE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the city office, 141 Parkway St. CLUBS & CIVIC GROUPS • NEW LOTHROP LIONS CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at the New Lothrop Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. • NEW LOTHROP VFW POST #6579 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the VFW Hall, 8235 Saginaw St. • The MONTROSE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum. Visitors should contact the festival by phone at (810) 639-3475 or email at montroseblueberryfestival@hotmail.com one week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the agenda. • CHESANING SPORTS BOOSTERS will meet on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. in room 401 at Chesaning High School. • The ST. CHARLES LIONS CLUB will meet on Thursday, June 20 at noon at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle St., St. Charles. • The TAYMOUTH TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION will meet on Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m. at the Burt Opera House. Following a short business meeting, well-known Saginaw County historian Tom Mudd will be the guest speaker. He will present a slide program on preserving neon lights and a historical light park in Saginaw at the corner of Court Street and Michigan Avenue. He will also speak on his efforts to preserve the old main gate of the Saginaw County Fair, which still stands at Webber and Genesee Streets. This year marks the 100th Saginaw County Fair, now located in Chesaning. There is no charge to attend the meeting, but a door donation is requested for the group’s on-going restoration of the 1873 St. Paul Church. Refreshments will be served following the program. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • The CHESANING KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL will be open on Saturdays beginning at 5 p.m. They will be serving a half-pound burger, fries, beer or pop for $5. The public is welcome. SCHOOLS • CHESANING UNION SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 17, at the high school media center. • ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, in the conference room, 891 W. Walnut Street, St. Charles. • NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 17, for a regular meeting in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop. FUNDRAISERS • There will be a FUNDRAISER for Miss Michigan Teen Division and Miss Michigan Princess National American Miss Division on Monday, June 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. at bd’s Mongolian Grill on Miller Road in Flint. Miss Michigan Teen National American Miss 2013 Danielle Purtell and Miss Michigan Princess 2013 state finalist Alexandrea Krupp will be on hand, along with Hannah Siebert, 2012 homecoming queen, and Caroline Malott, class representative, from Krupp’s school, and Princess Reyna Saldana. The fundraiser is open to the public. All are welcome to bring their own cameras to take photos, and bring anything they would like autographed by Purtell or Krupp. All photos and autographs are free. The cost to eat is regular price for adults, $2.99 for children ages 4 and over, and free for ages 3 and under. SUPPORT GROUPS • 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. • ALS Association-Michigan Chapter SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Monday, June 17, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 545 7th St., Freeland from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For further information, contact ALS Association- MI Chapter at 1-866-927-2873. VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES • Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee has scheduled upcoming VOLUNTEER TRAINING for Thursday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Memorial Healthcare Chestnut Conference Center in Owosso. A light meal will be provided at the training. The training is designed to prepare volunteers to serve adults with ongoing health needs, and their caregiving families, and especially persons who are frail, elderly, and living alone. There is no cost to attend the training. Respite Volunteers provide temporary companionship to patients, providing friendly visiting to the patient, and a respite (gift of time) to the family caregivers. Volunteers also provide individualized help to caregiving families with extenuating circumstances. For additional information, see the website at www.shiarespite.org or the Respite Volunteer Facebook page, call (989) 725-1127 or stop by the office at The Shaw House on the Memorial Healthcare Campus, 710 W. King St. in Owosso. The main entrance is on the parking lot side. Persons who are interested in taking the training are asked to register by e-mail at respitevolunteer@frontier.com or by calling (989) 725-1127. REUNIONS • The CHESANING HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 will hold a 55th year reunion at the Bonnymill Inn, Chesaning, on Saturday, Aug. 24. For more information, call Jean at (989) 845-6968 or email Dick at rcspike@gmail.com or Shirlene at sueb@mfea.org by July 10. HEALTH & SAFETY • Infinity Dance Company of New Lothrop will be offering a HIP HOP DANCE CAMP. Camp will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the month of July (eight 30 minute classes) and the cost is $45 per dancer. Also included in the price will be an IDC Dance Camp t-shirt and the opportunity to perform what they learn at the New Lothrop Car Show the last Saturday of July. Registration deadline is June 24. Mail child's name, age, contact information and $45 payment (made out to Kelli Malone) to PO Box 344, New Lothrop, 48460. For more information, Kelli can be reached at 810-247- 6935 or by emailing her at infinitydancechic@hotmail.com. ODDS & ENDS • The Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Association (ham radio operators) will again demonstrate emergency radio communicatons during their FIELD DAY at the Kochville Township Park, located off Mackinaw Road between Tittabawassee and Kochville Roads. Visitors should take the drive between the township hall and the fire station to get to the park. Field Day starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, and ends at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. The public is invited to come and see ham radio’s capabilities. Visitors can also learn how to get their own Federal Communications Commission license, if they wish. To learn more about amateur radio, go to www.arrl.org or locally at www.kd8dac.com. • The QUARTERLY FOOD DISTRIBUTION from the Saginaw County Community Action Committee will be at the St. Charles United Methodist Church on Tuesday, June 25 from 1 - 2 p.m. for anyone who is in need. Those participating should bring ID. CHURCHES • Charity Tabernacle Church, 2012 Chesaning Road, Montrose, will have a FREE CLOTHING GIVEAWAY on Tuesday, June 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call (810) 639-6020. Giveaway will be held on the third Tuesday of every month. • ST. CHARLES SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST COMMUNITY CENTER is open the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. The center is located at the corner of Clinton and Marcy Streets in St. Charles, and serves those who are in need of gently used clothing, household items and furniture (when available). The center also accept donations of gently used clothing, household items and furniture. Interested persons should stop by if they need assistance or have any questions. • Montrose Baptist Church will host Big Heart Farms Where God’s Fruit Grows VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL June 17-23 from 6:3 to 8 p.m. for ages 3 to 13. For more information, call (810 639-6410.

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