2011-06-05 / 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. Tuesday, June 7, at the township hall, 11415 Lakefield Road.  NEW HAVEN TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 6, at the township hall, 2705 E. Easton, Owosso.  MARION TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. on June 6, in the township hall, 11925 S. Merrill Rd.  CHESANING VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad Street.  NEW LOTHROP VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the village office, 9435 Beech St., New Lothrop.  ST. CHARLES VILLAGE COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the council chambers at the village office, 110 W. Spruce St., St. Charles.  CHESANING DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DDA) will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad St., Chesaning.  TAYMOUTH TOWNSHIP BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the township hall, 4343 Birch Run Rd., Birch Run.  MONTROSE CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9 at the city office, 141 Parkway St.  MONTROSE TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 6, at the Township Hall, 139 S. Saginaw.

CLUBS/CIVIC GROUPS

 GLEANER’S TRI COUNTY ARBOR of Montrose is changing its June meeting date from June 2 to Thursday, June 9, at 6 p.m. at the Montrose Railroad Depot. The public is welcome.  NEW LOTHROP LIONS CLUB will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 at the New Lothrop Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  CHESANING AMERICAN LEGION POST #212 will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Legion Hall on McKeighan. Veterans who want more information about joining the organization may call (989) 845-3300 and leave a message.  ST. CHARLES VFW POST #5695 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the VFW Hall, 232 S. Saginaw St. in St. Charles.  CHESANING AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 9 at the Chamber Office, 218 N. Front St., Chesaning.  PARK FRIENDS continue to meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 9 to 10 a.m. at Cole Park in Chesaning. It’s a good place to meet new friends and improve the parks. Any questions, call 845- 2258.

SUPPORT GROUPS

 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (MS) SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m. at Butman Fish Library, 1716 Hancock St., Saginaw. There is no charge to attend, and free brochures and MS data are provided by the National MS Society. For more information, call Wanda Dangel at (989) 865-9162.  The SHIAWASSEE COUNTY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SELF-HELP GROUP will meet on Tuesday, June 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the St. Johns United Church of Christ, 429 N. Washington St. in Owosso. For more information, call Brenda Johnson at (989) 288-5241.  A PARKINSON DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. in the Medical Arts Building at Owosso Memorial Healthcare. For information contact Karen Prussner at (989) 723-6901.

CHURCHES

 Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Chesaning is having a PANDAMANIA VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL June 23-25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is for ages 4 through fifth grade (2011/2012 school year). The cost is $10 per child and includes lunch and a t-shirt. The registration deadline is Wednesday, June 1. Call the Faith Formation Office at (989) 845- 3556 to register or for further information.

FUNDRAISERS

 St. John Lutheran Church on Merrill Road in Marion Springs will be holding a RUMMAGE SALE on June 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be lots of children’s clothes, baby gear, household items and adult clothing - something for everyone. Proceeds will benefit the children’s ministry.  There will be a HAIRCUTTING FUNDRAISER at the Montrose Railroad Depot on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost is a $5 donation. Hair must be clean, either wet or dry. Local stylists and barber will be on hand to do the cutting. Proceeds will go to the Depot Maintenance fund. For more information, call (810) 639-7500 between 9 a.m. and noon.  The St. Robert Catholic Church annual RUMMAGE SALE, sponsored by the St. Robert Council of Catholic Women, will be held on Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Robert Activity Center, 310 N. Cherry St., Flushing. There will be a wide assortment of clean household merchandise. Clothing will be sorted according to types and sizes. All proceeds will benefit charities such as the Women’s Shelter of Flint and the North End Soup Kitchen.  The One Hundred Club of Saginaw County will hold its 11TH ANNUAL STEAK FRY on Thursday, June 9, from 5 - 9 p.m. at the Apple Mountain Resort, 4519 N. River Road, Thomas Township. The cost is $25 per person; and the public is welcome. Music and public safety demonstrations will be provided. Tickets are available at each police department and fire department. Proceeds from this fundraiser will support The One Hundred Club’s mission of providing financial support to family members of a police officer or firefighter who is killed in the line of duty in Saginaw County. The dedicated members of The One Hundred Club believe this serves as a small token of their appreciation to the public safety personnel who daily risk their lives that we might be safe. For more information about The One Hundred Club please contact Saginaw Township Police Chief Pussehl or visit its website at www.100clubsaginaw.com.

HEALTH & SAFETY

 TRI-TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at Station No. 1, 106 Spruce St. in St. Charles.  Prostate cancer affects one in six men, and is the most common non-skin cancer in America. As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, St. Mary’s of Michigan Seton Cancer Institute is offering FREE PROSTATE SCREENINGS on Tuesday, June 14 at 800 S. Washington Avenue, Saginaw, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The screenings include a PSA blood test and a digital rectal examination. Space is limited and participants must register by calling 1-877-738-6672.

ODDS & ENDS

 Rehabilitator Joe Rogers will be bringing Michigan’s BIRDS OF PREY to the DeVries Nature Conservancy in Owosso on Tuesday, June 7. Rogers, known throughout Michigan as “The Bird Man,” will be bringing his collection of 20 live, unreleasable birds for an evening of learning, viewing and appreciation. Familieeciation. Families with younger children are encouraged to attend the 6 p.m. session; the 7:30 p.m. session will be better suited to an older audience. Admission is free. Also participants are asked to bring their own seating. For reservations or more information, contact DNC at 723.3365, or email info@devriesnc.org. For more information about DNC’s programs, visit the website at www.devriesnature.org. The DeVries Nature Conservancy is located at 2635 North M-52, one-quarter-mile north of the Northside Animal Hospital. Signs will direct guests to parking near the visitor center.  The Montrose Senior Center hosts an old time and country music JAMBOREE on the second Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose. Acoustic instruments only, please. Come join the fun. There will be dancing and refreshments available. Donations are appreciated. For more information call (810) 639-2822 or (810) 732-1024.  The Montrose Senior Citizen Center will be holding a EUCHRE TOURNAMENT on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month 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.

FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP

 There will be a COMMUNITY SOUP SUPPER on the second Saturday of each month frmo 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 Montrose Eagles Club #4090 will be serving a COUNTRY BREAKFAST BUFFET on Sunday, June 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. The menu includes sausage gravy and biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, home fries, sausage patties and links, bacon, corned beef hash, eggs and omelets made to order, fresh made pancakes, French toast, strawberry shortcake, fruit, milk, juice, coffee and tea. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6-12, and free for children ages 5 and under.

SCHOOLS

 ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the conference room, 891 W. Walnut Street, St. Charles.  NEW LOTHROP AREA PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION will conduct a board workshop at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 13, in the High School Library, 9285 Easton Rd., New Lothrop.

REUNIONS

 The CHESANING UNION HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1971 is currently planning the 40 year class reunion for August 20, at the Riverfront Grille in Chesaning. Organizers are looking for contact information on the following classmates: Penny Clark, Philip Clark, Karen Drake, Pat James, Steve Kwekel, Rosemarie Langhals, Bill Murray and Sherry Oliver. If anyone has any information on any of these classmates or questions about the reunion, they can contact organizers at chesaning1971reunion@gmail.com.

SENIORS

 There will be a FREE VISION SCREENING for seniors on Monday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Montrose Senior Center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose. Services will include vision screening, adjustment of glasses, cleaning of glasses, affordable frames to try on, literature on macular degeneration and glaucoma, discount cards for the uninsured and free one year frame warranty with appointment. Services will be provided free of charge by Riverfront Optical, 4325 Miller Road, Flint, (810) 230-9292. Call the Senior Center at (810) 639-2822 for an appointment.  There will be a community awareness program on FUNERAL PLANNING on Wednesday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at the Montrose Senior Center, 200 Alfred St., Montrose. Participants will learn about how to protect their families from unnecessary pain and expense; saying goodbye in a way that uniquely reflects their personal style, not someone else’s; how to show their love in a way their family will never forget; how to minimize disputes between their well-meaning relatives; how to comfortably pay for their funeral over time, at today’s prizes, so the family won’t have to find the money later; and the difference between a funeral policy and life insurance.  The MARION TOWNSHIP SENIOR CITIZENS meet the first Monday of each month for a potluck dinner at the Marion Township Hall. All senior citizens are welcome. For more information, call 643-2001 or 643-5635.

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