2013-08-18 / 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, Aug. 19, in the township hall, 17010 Lincoln Road. • MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 in the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw. • CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the main pavilion at Showboat Park. The council will be sharing its vision for the park during the meeting. CLUBS & CIVIC GROUPS • The MONTROSE EAGLES CLUB, 11416 W. Vienna Road (M-57, one-half mile west of town) will be holding a Labor Day weekend festival. Vendors are needed for a flea market Friday through Monday at $5 per day. Activities include bingo, raffles, food, karaoke, and cards, horseshoe, shuffleboard and pool tournaments. Call (810) 639-5886 after noon for space rental information and/or application forms. Charity and non-profit spaces are free. • NEW LOTHROP VFW POST #6579 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the VFW Hall, 8235 Saginaw St. • CHESANING SPORTS BOOSTERS will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. in room 401 at Chesaning High School. • Glen Arbor Gleaner Life Insurance Society will host a FAMILY NIGHT OUT on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Clio Youth Sports Complex. There will be free hot dogs, chips and refreshments, inflatables, jump rope making, fun runs, soccer, baseball and football challenges, tug-of-war, kids’ raffles (ages up to 16), kids’ giveaways (ages up to 16) and children’s IDs by the Masons. Come see the fire department,

Michigan State Police, local police departments, MMR ambulance, Genesee County Sheriff and more. • The CHESANING KIWANIS CLUB will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Bonnymill Inn. Participants can order from the restaurant menu. After the meeting, there will be a free ice cream social, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. SUPPORT GROUPS • ALS Association-Michigan Chapter SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Monday, Aug. 19, 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. ODDS & ENDS • The BARBER’S PARK FARMERS’ MARKET, 11410 Seymour Road, invites the public to consider visiting 4-8 p.m. on Thursdays to see its special vendors and activities. The market announces three weeks of special contests which are open to the public. A “Barbecue Cook-Off” will be held Thursday, Aug. 22 and a “Cake-Pop Decorating” contest will be Thursday, Aug. 29. The contests will be judged and first place winners will receive a $25 Farmers’ Market gift certificate. The public is invited to pick up contest applications or download them at www.montrosetownship.org. CHURCHES • Charity Tabernacle Church, 2012 Chesaning Road, Montrose, will have a FREE CLOTHING GIVEAWAY on Tuesday, Aug. 20 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. • There will be a SCHOOL SUPPLY GIVEAWAY at Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesaning on Saturday, Aug. 24, from noon to 2 p.m. Pencils, pens, paper, crayons and backpacks will be available, although the supply of backpacks will be limited. • Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS), 16070 W. Brady Road, will observe its 125TH ANNIVERSARY as a congregation with a special worship service on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 9 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. John Seifert, of Midland, who serves as the president of the Michigan District of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Following the service, a pig roast/picnic/program will follow at 11 a.m. in the park adjacent to the church. Those planning to attend the pig roast/picnic/program in the park are asked to RSVP by calling the church office at (989) 845- 2600. Founded in 1888, by God’s grace alone, Christ congregation continues to proclaim the gospel of Christ from the corner of M-57 and South Hemlock Road. SCHOOLS • NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, for a regular meeting in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop. FUNDRAISERS • Good Shepherd Catholic Church teens will sponsor a 12-hour FALL CROPS SCRAPBOOKING event from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Good Shepherd Family Life Center, 400 N. Saginaw St. The all-day scrapbook event includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, beverages, porter service, door prizes, raffles and vendors. The cost is $40 and proceeds help defray expenses for the annual teen jamboree event in Lansing. To reserve space or for more information, call (810) 639- 7600 or (810) 836-5780 or email LuraL@live.com. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • The St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle Ave., will be holding a SPAGHETTI DINNER on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under. The menu includes spaghetti, salad, bread sticks, cake and beverages. For more information, call (989) 865-9091. • There will be a CHICKEN AND HAM DINNER at St. Cyril Catholic Church, 517 E. Main St., Bannister on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 12 and under, and free for preschoolers. Carry-outs will be available. Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. REUNIONS • The 59th Annual Schoch Reunion was held on July 28 at the Chesaning Conservation Club, hosted by the William Schoch Family. Tim Perry opened with prayer for dinner served to 40 guests. He also conducted the business meeting. Lori Schneider read the 2012 minutes and treasurer’s report. Guests signed in with Michelle Perry and Sandy Mahoney. Each received tickets for a Chinese auction, and collected address changes and email addresses for mailing. Tim and Michelle Perry conducted games for the children. All children received a gift. Fleece blankets were given to the youngest girl (Nicole Newman), youngest boy (Will Schoch), the woman closest to 59 years old (Denise Hemenway), and the man closest (Ed Schoch). Blankets were donated by Dorothy Mead. Raffle tickets were sold by Fred and Jane Mead. An 18 inch doll bed and bedding were won by Nicole Newman, donated by Fred Mead and Sandy Mahoney. A king size quilt was won by Marisa Schneider, donated by Sandy Mahoney. A handmade afghan was won by Denise Hemenway, donated by Suzanne Parker. The Chinese auction was conducted by Tim Perry, Joyce Wagner, Sandy Mahoney, and Stevie Mahoney. All had a great time. Next year the Keith Schoch family will host the 60th reunion.

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