2013-12-29 / 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 TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, at the Township Hall, 1025 W. Brady Road. CLUBS & CIVIC GROUPS • 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. • MONTROSE MASONIC LODGE #428 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at the Lodge, 130 Parkway St. 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, Jan. 2 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Saginaw Township Hall. Call (989) 835-9933 for information. ODDS & ENDS • The Montrose Township Senior Center is collecting new and gently used winter hats, coats, gloves, snow pants, scarves, snowsuits, ear muffs, boots and other items for its MITTEN TREE. The tree will be on display and collecting through October, November, December and into January. All donations will be distributed through the local schools and Rachel’s Closet. Items can be dropped off at the senior center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (810) 639-2822. • The St. Charles High School Class of 2015 and Class of 2017 are hosting a MOM-TO-MOM SALE from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at St. Charles High School. The public is invited to sell infant and children’s items, as well as crafts or vendor items. Space is available by calling (989) 865-2400, ext 1006 or by emailing bishopc@stccs.org. • The Chesaning Area Model Flying Club will host a SWAP MEET on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds, 11350 Peet Road, Chesaning. There will be helicopters, airplanes, kits, radios, accessories, boats, cars, trains and all RC hobbies. Admission is $5 for adults, ages 12 and under free. Tables are $20 in advance, $30 at the door, plus the $5 per person admission. For table rental, call (810) 743-6967. Visit the club’s website at http://chesaningrcclub.org for more information. • 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.

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 Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Pastor Dave at (989) 323-9584. SCHOOLS • MONTROSE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for Second Semester Enrollment in the 2013-14 105/105C State Schools of Choice Programs. Applications will be accepted for first grade at Carter Elementary School and fifth-eighth grades at Kuehn-Haven Middle School and ninth-twelfth grades at both Hill- McCloy High School and Choice Alternative Education Program. No kindergarten, second, third or fourth grade applications will be accepted. Applications will be available Jan. 6 through 20, during regular school hours in the main offices of the Elementary School, Middle School, High School and Choice School. All applications must be returned by Jan. 22, to be considered for enrollment. Parents will be notified of acceptance/nonacceptance by phone or mail on or before Jan. 25, with the new semester beginning on Jan. 27. All applications must include the student’s past two years behavior report from their current school district. Students who have been suspended, expelled or withdrawn in lieu of expulsion within the last two years may be denied enrollment. Parents are responsible for all transportation and other fees for students to attend Montrose Community Schools. For more information, call (810) 591-8812; office hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP • 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. • 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 BREAKFAST BUFFET served on Saturday, Jan. 11 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. FUNDRAISERS • 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. • Donations are being accepted for the MONTROSE VETERANS BELL MEMORIAL. Visit www.vetsbell.org for details.

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