2017-12-03 / 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

SWAN CREEK TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the township hall, 11415 Lakefield Road, St. Charles.

MARION TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, in the township hall, 11925 S. Merrill Road.

CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street.

BRADY TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the township hall, 16020 W. Peet Road, Oakley.

CHESANING TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Township Hall, 1025 W. Brady St.

ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet on Monday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the township hall, 1003 N. Saginaw St., St. Charles.

CLUBS AND CIVIC GROUPS

MONTROSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION members will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, at the Montrose Historical and Telephone Pioneer Museum, 144 E. Hickory St.

MONTROSE MASONIC LODGE #428 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Lodge, 130 Parkway St.

NEW LOTHROP VFW POST #6579 will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the VFW Hall, 8235 Saginaw St.

• The ST. CHARLES LIONS CLUB meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the St. Charles United Methodist Church, 301 W. Belle St., St. Charles.

GLEANER’S TRI-COUNTY ARBOR #768 of Montrose will meet on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Montrose Railroad Depot. The public is welcome.

• The CHESANING AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY will meet at 1 p.m. (for December only) on Monday, Dec. 11 at Santa’s Village at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds, 11350 Peet Road, Chesaning. The program will be a Christmas potluck and $5 gift exchange per person. Attendees should bring their own table service and a passing dish. Coffee and treats will be provided. The public is invited to attend.

FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

• Chesaning American Legion Post 212, 15053 McKeighan Road, will hold its MONTHLY BREAKFASTS on the first Sunday of the month. The breakfasts will run from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 12-6, and free for children ages 5 and under. The menu will include pancakes, french toast, sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, sausage gravy and biscuits, toast, juice, milk and coffee. Proceeds will help support youth programs and community service.

• The Chesaning American Legion Auxiliary will be having a BAKE SALE at the pancake breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 3.

• 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.

SUPPORT GROUPS

HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP meets on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Saginaw Township Hall. Call (989) 835-9933 for information.

• The Memorial Healthcare CANCER SUPPORT GROUP meets on the first Monday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room at the Memorial Cancer Center, 721 N. Shiawassee St., Owosso. For more information, call (989) 729-4786.

• The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SELF-HELP GROUP will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 6 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, Dec. 6 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Healthsource Saginaw, 3340 Hospital Road, Saginaw.

ODDS AND ENDS

• The WFLA-ZCBJ Owosso Lodge #242 is having a NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER/DANCE at the ZCBJ Hall, , 1775 Owosso Ave., Owosso. Entertainment will be provided by the Eric Neubauer Ensemble. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dancing will be from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets are $25 per person, $17 per person for the dinner only, $10 per person for the dance only. Take-outs will be available. There will also be a cash bar. Tickets are on sale through Dec. 27. For advanced tickets by mail, send check payable to ZCBJ Hall to the lodge at P.O. Box 45, Owosso, MI. Enclose a SAS envelope. Call Janet at (989) 723-5926 or Joe at (517) 290-1015 with questions. The public is welcome to attend.

BAZAARS AND CRAFT SHOWS

• The Montrose Senior Center, 200 Alfred St., will hold a CRAFT FAIR on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts and baked goods. Vendors are needed. Tables are available for $15. Call (810) 639-2822 for more information.

FUNDRAISERS

• The First United Methodist Men and the Hugh McCurdy Masonic Lodge #381, both of New Lothrop, are hosting a joint PULLED PORK DINNER fundraiser for the Twin Township Ambulance Base to be held at the First United Methodist Church of New Lothrop, 7495 Orchard St., on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. They will be serving pulled pork, corn, rolls, pie and all the trimmings. The cost is $10 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, and free for children under age 6. Everyone is welcome.

• A BENEFIT IN HONOR OF STEVE MAY will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Brant Sportsman Club, 9300 Raucholz Road, Brant. A chicken and pulled pork dinner will be served, for a donation of $10. There will also be raffles and prizes. May is battling against frontal lobe dementia, a rare form of dementia affecting approximately 50,000 people in the U.S. Those who are unable to attend but would like to donate can make donations payable to Pam May and send c/o Darlene Valentine, 805 Brady St., Chesaning MI 48616. The benefit is being put on by friends and family.

• The Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus Council 8669 is selling BUNDLED WOOD for the winter season. A face cord of ash is available for $45, or pine is available for $30. The wood is collected, split, and stacked by men who care about pro-life issues. All of the proceeds from the purchased wood is donated to pro-life causes and charities in the Flint and Genesee County area. To schedule a pickup time, call Jim at (810) 639-2551 or the church at (810) 639-7600.

• There will be a BENEFIT AND MUSIC JAM on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at the Marion Springs Conservation Club (also known as the Gun and Archery Club), 20390 Brant Road, Brant. Family and friends want to support and celebrate Fern and Jim Van Luven. Dinner will be served at noon. Attendees should bring a side dish and drinks to share, gift or item for the auction (anything useful, can be used in like new condition). An acoustic music jam will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. An auction and 50/50 drawing will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.

SENIOR CITIZENS

• The MARION TOWNSHIP SENIOR CITIZENS meet the first Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a potluck dinner at the Marion Township Hall. All senior citizens are welcome. For more information, call 643-2201 or 643-5635.

FOOD PANTRIES

• There will be FOOD DISTRIBUTION on the second Saturday of each month behind Trinity United Methodist Church in Chesaning. Service will be at 4:30 p.m. with distribution at 5 p.m.

CHURCHES

• The FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF NEW LOTHROP will host several events in the Fellowship Hall during the village candlewalk on Friday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be games for children, and they can also visit with Santa. Soup and hot dogs will also be served, with donations accepted.

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.

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