2014-09-14 / Bulletin Board

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, Sept. 15, in the township
hall, 17010 Lincoln Road.
• MONTROSE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF
TRUSTEES will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.
16 in the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw.
• CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the council
chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad
Street.
• MONTROSE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the
city office, 141 Parkway St.

CLUBS AND CIVIC GROUPS
• NEW LOTHROP LIONS CLUB will meet at 7
p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the New Lothrop
Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
• NEW LOTHROP VFW POST #6579 will meet
at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the VFW
Hall, 8235 Saginaw St.
•The SHIAWASSEE QUILTERS meet on the third
Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior
Center, 300 N. Washington St., Owosso. Some
of their activities include making charity quilts,
quilt speakers, trunk shows, round robins, mystery quilts, prizes, free fat quarters, and tips of
the month.
• The BURT AMERICAN LEGION POST #99
meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7
p.m. at the Burt Opera House, 12888 Nichols
Road, Burt.
• CHESANING SPORTS BOOSTERS will meet on
Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in room 401 at
Chesaning High School.
• The ST. CHARLES LIONS CLUB will meet on
Thursday, Sept. 18 at noon at the St. Charles
United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle St., St.
Charles.
• The MONTROSE BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL
COMMITTEE will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday,
Sept. 18 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.
• After a summer break, the TAYMOUTH
TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION will
resume its monthly meetings on Monday, Sept.
15 at 7 p.m. at the Taymouth Township Library,
2361 E. Burt Road, Burt. Anyone interested in
history is welcome to attend. Light refreshments
will be served.

ODDS & ENDS
• A 13-day MOTOR COACH TRIP to the
Grand Canyon, Oct. 6 – 18 will be taken by
the Prime Timers seniors travel group of the
First Church of Christ, Owosso. Two Diamond
Tours motor coaches still have room for a few
more. Attractions also include the Hoover Dam,
Valley of Fire National Park, Zion National Park,
Petrified Forest, Historic Route 66 Museum,
Mohave Museum of History and Art, American
Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and Museum, Will
Rogers Memorial Museum, John Deere Pavilion
and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
with many scenic vistas along the way. The trip
includes hotel accommodations, deluxe motor
coach transportation, 22 meals and admission
to every attraction. The total cost for the trip is
$1,080. To join them, call Ron at (989) 743-
4817 for more info.
• The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 6579 in New
Lothrop is hosting a Soaring Eagles CASINO

BUS TRIP on Monday, Sept. 15. The cost is
$25 per person and includes a return of $10
on a rewards card and a $5 food ticket. The
bus will be leaving at 9 a.m. from the parking
lot at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 400 N.
Saginaw St., Montrose. Participants can board
about 8:30 a.m. The bus will return at 6:30
p.m. For reservations, contact Jenny at (810)
659-8073.
• The Taymouth Historical Association is offering a FIELD TRIP to Henry Ford Museum and
Greenfield Village on Saturday, Oct. 25. Explore
Thomas Edison’s idea factory and Henry Ford’s
epic Ford Motor Company. The charter bus will
depart from the Taymouth Township Hall at 8
a.m. sharp. The cost is $55 for adults (ages
13-61), $50 for seniors (ages 62 and over),
$45 for children (ages 5-12). For children under
age 5, inquire. The cost includes round trip
transportation and admission to both Greenfield
Village and Henry Ford Museum. Participants are
responsible for their own lunch. A $20 prepayment is required to reserve a seat on the bus.
Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Make checks payable to Taymouth Township
Historical Assocation and mail to TTHA, 12674
Nichols Road, Burt, MI 48417. Send attendee(s)
name (s), address and phone number. The trip
is pending participation; lack of involvement
could warrant cancellation. In the event of cancellation, a full refund will be administered, otherwise prepayments are non-refundable. There
are 46 seats on the bus. For more information,
email ttha@sishnet.com, or call Katie at (989)
245-0646 or Larry at (989) 751-7651.

FUNDRAISERS
• The St. Charles District Library FALL BOOK
AND BAKE SALE will be held on Thursday,
Sept. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday, Sept.
19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library. The
cost is $3 per bag (provided) of items. There
will be various items for children and adults. For
more information, call (989) 865-9451 or email
stcharleslibrary@vlc.lib.mi.us.
• The Chesaning American Legion Post 212
Auxiliary will be having a BAKE SALE on Sunday,
Sept. 7 at the legion’s pancake breakfast to
raise money for Girls’ State. Baked goods or
donations are needed.
• There will be an all-you-can-eat SPAGHETTI
DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION from 1:30 to
3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Saginaw
County Fairgrounds Still Exhibit Barn, sponsored
by the Stoney River Riders 4-H Club. Take-outs
will be available by calling (989) 845-2143.
Suggested donation is $7 for adults, $3 for
youngsters ages 6-12, and free for ages 5 and
under. Family tickets are $20. Dinner includes
spaghetti, salad, dessert and beverage. This is
a fundraiser for grandstand lighting. To donate
towards the silent auction, contact Michelle
Kettler at (989) 661-7863.
• The 40th annual Taymouth Township Fire
Association HARVEST BALL will be held on
Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Albee Township Hall,
10635 East Road, Burt. The cost is $20 per
person. The doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at
6 p.m. and the music from 7 p.m. to midnight.
The food is by Norm’s Market. Music is provided
by Rusch Entertainment. There will also be door
prizes.

REUNIONS
• The Chesaning High School Class of 1974
will hold its 40 YEAR REUNION on Saturday,
Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. at Back Forty Bar and & Grill,
at the corner of M-52 and M-57 in Chesaning.
Those who haven’t received an invitation are
encouraged to come anyway.

SCHOOLS
• NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 6 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 15, for a regular meeting in the
High School Library, 9285 Easton Rd., New
Lothrop.

FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

• There will be a HAM AND CHICKEN DINNER
at St. Cyril Catholic Church in Bannister on
Sunday, Sept. 28 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. • The Chesaning Knights of Columbus will host
a HAMBURGER NIGHT from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the Chesaning K of
C Hall. The menu includes hamburgers, hot
dogs, coney dogs, brats, sloppy joes, nachos
and cheese, fries, and onion rings. Hamburger
nights are open to the public.
• Oakley Community Church will host a TACO
DINNER on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4:30 to 7
p.m. at the church, 327 Main St., Oakley. The
cost is $10.
• The Montrose Masonic Lodge #428 is having
a SWISS STEAK DINNER on Sunday, Sept. 14,
from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at 130 Parkway
St. in Montrose. The dinner will include Swiss
steak, potato, salad, roll, dessert and beverage
at a cost of $9 for adults, $5 for children age
6 through 11, and free for children ages 5 and
under. A raffle will also be conducted at 1 p.m.
Tickets for the raffle will be sold up to drawing
time.

SENIORS
• Due to inclement weather on Sept. 10,
the Saginaw County Commission on Aging’s
“LUNCHBOX SOCIAL” has been rescheduled
for Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.
at the Saginaw Children’s Zoo. Seniors ages
60 years and older can enjoy free admission
into the zoo all day, entertainment from the
“Harmonica Traditions” starting at 1:30 p.m.
and a picnic lunch at 3:30 p.m. Lunch is provided by the Commission on Aging with a suggested donation of $2.25 for seniors and $5 for
guests under 60 years old. Ride tickets are $2
per person, per ride. Regular admission is $7
per person, infants 11 months and under admitted free. As always, members enter and ride for
free. The zoo is located at 1730 S. Washington
Ave.

BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS
• The 10th annual DOLL SHOW AND SALE
will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12 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. Admission is $2.
For more information, contact Sue at (810) 639-
2353 or email Ferrier@centurytel.net.
• The Chesaning Brady Fire Department’s annual CRAFT SHOW will be held on Saturday, Oct.
25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the fire station.
Vendors are needed. The cost is $15 per space,
tables not provided. Call (989) 845-7255 for
inquiries.
• The Chesaning American Legion is seeking
VENDORS for a craft show on Saturday, Oct. 11.
For more information, call (989) 277-9256.
• The St. Charles Methodist Women’s
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be held on Saturday,
Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St.
Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle
St., St. Charles. Interested vendors should call
(989) 865-6107. The cost is $20 per table or
space.
• Vendors are wanted for a CRAFT BAZAAR

to be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 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. For more
information, contact Ellen Kress at (989) 845-
6229.

HEALTH & SAFETY
• Participating Curves franchises, including
Montrose, will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE the
week of Sept. 15-20, and new members can
receive 30 days free (enrollment fee required)
in addition to a free workout. During the open
house week, non-members will have the opportunity to work out for free on the Curves circuit,
including experiencing Curves Workouts with
Jillian Michaels, which are full body workouts
that change each month. Those who join that
same day will receive 30 days free on their
membership. In addition, participating Curves
locations will offer free health assessments,
healthy snacks and other raffles and giveaways
in celebration of the open house. Curves of
Montrose is located at 204 W. State St., and
will be offering activities including free samples
and free drawings. Open house hours are 6:30
a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday thorugh Friday, and
Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m. For more information,
call (810) 639-3500.

CHURCHES
• ST. CHARLES SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST
COMMUNITY CENTER is open the first and third
Thursday of every month from 6:30 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.
• The First United Methodist Church of New
Lothrop will host a WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL
RENEWAL “The Apple of God’s Eye” on
Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
at the church, 7495 Orchard St., New Lothrop.
Reserve a seat by calling (810) 638-5702 by
Oct. 10.
• The Burton, Carland, Chapin and Henderson
United Methodist Church RALLY DAY WEEKEND will be held on Friday, Sept. 19 through
Sunday, Sept. 21 at 18 E. Main St., Henderson.
Come on out for an old-fashioned tent revival
with Randy and Marli Brown and family. Friday
night will feature praise and worship at 7 p.m.
Saturday will have a worship and teaching
service at 11 a.m., and a praise and worship
service at 5 p.m. On Sunday there will be a
community-wide worship service at 10:30 a.m. A
free will offering will be collected. The Saturday
and Sunday services will be followed by a potluck, with meat and table service provided. All
are welcome. Primitive camping is available.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
• VOLUNTEERS are needed on Saturday, Oct.
4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (come any time) at the
Maple Grove Township Park. They will be making
improvements to the ball diamonds, bathrooms
and parking lot area at the park and help is
needed. For more information, call Kevin at
(810) 845-0547.

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