2013-09-29 / 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 • CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street. • BRADY TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the township hall, 16020 W. Peet Road, Oakley. • CHESANING TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Township Hall, 1025 W. Brady Rd. CLUBS & CIVIC GROUPS • NEW LOTHROP LIONS CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the New Lothrop Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. • MONTROSE MASONIC LODGE #428 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Lodge, 130 Parkway St. • The CHESANING KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 8 p.m. at the Hall, 9171 Deitering Road, Chesaning. • The ST. CHARLES LIONS CLUB will meet on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle St., St. Charles. • ST. CHARLES HISTORICAL SOCIETY members will meet at 7 p.m. July 1, at the St. Charles Historical Museum, 603 Chesaning 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. • GLEANER’S TRI COUNTY ARBOR #768 of Montrose will meet on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Montrose Railroad Depot. They will be discussing the calendar for the coming year. 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 One on Shattuck Road. Carving topics are discussed of interest to carvers of all skill levels. The MID-MICHIGAN SECTION of SAE International will hold its October dinner and program meeting on Thursday evening, Oct.r 10, at Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth Restaurant. The speaker for the evening will be Jason Coryell, materials engineer for General Motors Company. He is currently responsible for global technology development and metallurgical engineering support for the GM Advanced Body Group. He received his BSE in Materials Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MS degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. The program topic will be “Body Material Concepts to Meet Increasing Demands for Vehicle Fuel Economy and Crashworthiness.” Social hour is at 6 p.m., and dinner is at 7 p.m. The program begins at 8 p.m. The dinner and program cost for SAE and SVEC members is $30, retired SAE member cost is $25, and student cost is $20. The non-member cost is $35. This event is open to the public. The menu is Zehnder’s family style chicken dinner. For more information and dinner reservations, contact Bernard Santavy at (810) 635-7948 or SAEMidMichSec@cs.com. Dinner reservations may also be made on-line at www.midmichigansae.org. 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 #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. • 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. • Chesaning closed ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings at 8 p.m. on Mondays and 10 a.m. on Thursdays will now be held at the Chesaning Church of Christ, 9996 W. Peet Road (east of town). For more information, contact Tom R. at (989) 845-5623 or Kay H. at (989) 845-6499. • Get healthier and shed unwanted pounds. New TOPS Chapter #1864 Chesaning meets at the Maple Grove Township Hall on Wednesdays at 8:15 a.m. Those who lose weight are rewarded for every 10 pounds along the way. They have success life stories, dietician low calorie recipes, and medical surveys on diseases in research and obesity. Members will receive a TOPS news magazine mailed directly to their homes. The first visit is fress. For more information, call Jean at (810) 638- 5266 or Fay at (989) 845-4608. • FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS (FA) is a 12-step program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating and bulimia. They meet each Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Covenant HealthCare- Mackinaw, 5400 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw. For more information, call FA at (781) 321-9118 or locally at (989) 879-4289, or visit the website at www.foodaddicts.org. •HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP meets on Thursday, Oct. 3 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Saginaw Township Hall. Call (989) 835- 9933 for information. • The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SELF-HELP GROUP will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Healthcare Cancer Center, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. For more information, call Brenda Johnson at (989) 288-5241 or (810) 955-4231. • The SAGINAW COUNTY STROKE SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Healthsource Saginaw, 3340 Hospital Road, Saginaw. ODDS & ENDS • The ninth annual DOLL SHOW AND SALE will be held on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Dom Polski Hall, 3415 N. Linden Road, Flint. There will be modern, collectible and antique dolls, Barbie and fashion dolls, accessories, clothing and related items. Doll stringing and appraisals will also be offered. Admission is $2 per person. From I- 75, take Exit 122 (Pierson Road), go west approximately one-half mile to Linden Road, then turn south approximately 150 yards (building is on the right). The entrance is in the rear of the building. For more information, contact Sue at (810) 639-2353 or via email at Ferrier@centurytel.net. • The MONTROSE RAILROAD DEPOT is available for rental on Saturdays and Sundays, for a donation of $50. Seating is available for 45 people. For more information, or to reserve the depot, call (810) 639-7500 or (810) 639- 2452. • 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 every Wednesday 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 St. Charles High School Class of 2015 is hosting a SCHWAN’S TRUCKLOAD SALE on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 2 – 8 p.m. The Schwan’s truck will be set up in the St. Charles High School parking lot. Everyone is welcome to come and make purchases straight from the truck. All purchases are cash and carry. Payment can be in the form of cash, check, or credit. • The second annual MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA will be held on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m. at the Montrose United Methodist Church. Come hear vocal music, piano, organ, dulcimer and bell choir, sponsored by the trustees. Join in for a sandwich supper after the program. A free will offering would be appreciated. • The St. Charles 1963 football team will be celebrating the 50TH YEAR of its state championship on Friday, Oct. 18. Members will meet at 5 p.m. at the Saints Snowmobile Club, 8230 Fordney Road, St. Charles at 5 p.m. Team members will be honored at halftime of the St. Charles football game that night. Anyone not previously contacted can call (989) 865-9674 for more information. CHURCHES • Oakley Community Church, 327 S. Main St., Oakley, conducts BIBLE STUDY every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. • Community Christian Fellowship, 219 S. Main St., Oakley, hosts WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. This is a time of caring and sharing led by Diane Keidel. Bible Study for everyone is held on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Pastor Dave at (989) 323-9584. • 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. • FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT featuring “Home Run” will be held on Sunday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chesaning Bible Baptist Church. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. All are welcome. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (989) 845-6077. SCHOOLS • NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION board committe will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop. FUNDRAISERS • The teens at Good Shepherd Church, 400 N. Saginaw St., Montrose, will sponsor a FALL CROP SCRAPBOOK fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. The $40 cost includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, tableside electricity, games, door prizes and more. There are five seats still available. To reserve space, call Lura Lamb at (810) 836- 5780 or email luraL@live.com. Proceeds from this event help defray the costs to November’s Jamboree in Lansing. • The seventh annual SCOUT SCRAPBOOK DAY will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesaning. Join in for a day of scrapbooking to benefit the Chesaning Boy Scouts. The time is from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Lunch and dinner will be served. There will be make –n-takes, goodie bags and a silent auction. The cost is $40 if paid before Oct. 4. Contact Deb Martin for more information at (989) 845-5226 or visit the Scout website at www.chesaningscouts.com for a flyer and registration form. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • The St. Bernadine Guild annual SALAD LUNCHEON will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Joseph School gymnasium, 811 E. Oliver St., Owosso. The cost is $6 per person. There will be a variety of salads, pulled pork, meatballs, desserts, and beverages. Take-outs will be available. • There will be a BREAKFAST BUFFET served on Saturday, Oct. 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 towards the scholarship fund. • 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. • The Chesaning United Methodist Men are hosting a CHARBROILED STEAK DINNER on Sunday, Oct. 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, located at 1629 W. Brady Road, Chesaning. The menu includes salad, baked beans, baked potato, dessert and beverage. The cost is $10 for a New York strip dinner and $6 for a half-steak or ground dinner, with a $30 maximum per immediate family. All are invited, and take-outs are available. • Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Montrose will be hosting its monthly COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Family Life Center from 9:30 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 needs of the parish. • The New Lothrop VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be holding its semi-annual BEEF PASTIE SALE on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Good Shepherd Parish Life Center in Montrose. The cost is still $4 each. To order, call Susan Jacobs at (810) 767-4920 or cell (810) 223-7790 before Oct. 12. • There will be a HARVEST SUPPER at the Lafayette Presbyterian Church, 8026 E. St. Charles Road (at the corner of St. Charles and Ransom Roads), Ithaca, on Friday, Oct. 25, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. This will be a turkey and ham dinner with all the extras. Take-outs will be available. A free will offering will be appreciated. REUNIONS • The Class of 1968 from Chesaning Union High School and Chesaning Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School will be holding its 45TH CLASS REUNION at the Riverfront Grille on Saturday, Oct. 26 starting 6 p.m. Classmates should confirm attendance with Phil Larner at (989) 272-5903 or Paul Martin at (989) 845-3325. BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS • The Chesaning-Brady Fire Auxiliary is preparing to host its SECOND ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors are now being sought. Tables are $20 each, and vendors need to be signed up before Oct. 1. Call Chris at (989) 245-4155 or Jennie at (989) 845-7255. • Vendors are wanted for a CRAFT BAZAAR to be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Chesaning. The cost is $20 per table with lunch, $15 without lunch. After Oct. 30, the cost is $25 with lunch, $20 without lunch. Contact Ellen Kress at (989) 845-6229. • There will be a CRAFT SHOW on Dec. 14-15 at Circus Park Hall on Wilson Road, Clio. Hours Dec. 14 will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Space is available by calling (989) 874-4774 or (810) 639- 5388. • There will be a CRAFT SHOW/FUNDRAISER at Big Rock Elementary School on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Vendors are being sought. For more information, call (989) 277-9256 and ask for Laurie. • Vendors are needed for a CHURCH BAZAAR at the St. Charles United Methodist Church on Saturday, Nov. 9. The cost is $20 per space/table. For more information, call the church at (989) 865-9091 or Rita at (989) 865-6107. • There will be a CRAFT SHOW on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Peet Community Center in Chesaning. Admission is $1 at the door. This is a fundraiser for special needs students, put on by Miss Jessica’s class at Chesaning Middle School. SENIORS • COFFEE AND CONVERSATION FOR SENIORS is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Swanhaven Manor, 300 Kennely Road in Thomas Township. Enjoy refreshments and fellowship in the Swan Room. All seniors are welcome. HEALTH & SAFETY • St. Mary's of Michigan, 1600 W. Brady Road, Chesaning, Douglas Forsyth, MD, Niral Patel, MD, and Michael Persons, PA, will be offering a FLU CLINIC for their patients on Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4:30 p.m. • The Saginaw County Commission on Aging presents “LIVING WITH MEMORY LOSS” on Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Swan Valley Banquet Center, 9521 Highland Green Dr., Saginaw. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9 p.m., concluding with lunch at 1 p.m. A $5 donation is requested, and registration is required. The presentation will cover information for people with memory loss, a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia and/or care partners. Topics covered will include normal memory loss vs. dementia; proper diagnosis; stages of dementia; current treatments; and research and clinical studies. For more information or to register, call Nicole at 1-866-763-6336.

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