Briefs

Republican Party

holds meeting

ESCANABA — The Delta County Republican Party will be hosting its monthly meeting on tonight at 7 p.m. at Bay de Noc Community College in room 909 of the Joseph Heirman University Center.

Eagles serve breakfast

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles 1088 will be serving Sunday breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 19 at the Eagles Hall at 608 Ludington St.

Menu items will include scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, toast, hash browns, pancakes, French toast, coffee, milk, orange juice and more.

Cost of the breakfast is $7 for adults and children five to twelve are $3. Public is welcome to attend.

For more information, call the Eagles Club at 786-3451.

North Woods Place

hosts card party

ESCANABA — North Woods Place Senior Living invites all ladies in our community to attend the first ladies card party. The card party is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. p.m. at North Woods Place Senior Living, 501 South Lincoln Road. This is no charge for this event.

Enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and friendship. Choose your own game and bring your own group, bring a friend or come alone and join a table. Prizes, snacks and beverages will be provided. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To register call Heidi at 789-2268.

SERA holds meetings

ESCANABA — The Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association (SERA) will hold their April meeting on Monday, April 3, at the State Office Building conference room located at 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba. The meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. SERA members are urged to attend.

The May luncheon meeting will be held at the Highland Golf Club on Monday, May 1 beginning at 12 p.m. Bethany Beachine, Employee Benefits Director, will be providing information about the Optum Rx transition. SERA members are asked to make reservations by calling Frank Berres at (906) 786-2965 or Arlene Paulson at (906) 786-7199 as early as possible. They will provide additional information and the menu items that are available. A 50/50 raffle will be conducted. There is also still a board member vacancy.

Kiwanis Club holds

meeting March 22

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone. Plan to attend a meeting and here about on-going activities.

The Kiwanis Club welcomes new members who desire to support area children. If you are interested in helping to fill weekend food backpacks for the 175 school children who would have little or no food to eat on weekends without these backpacks, your assistance is welcome. Backpacks are filled each Thursday, starting at 4:30 p.m. for four Gladstone Schools and the Rapid River School.

We sponsored 60 Gladstone and Rapid River Key Club members along with four chaperones to attend the District Leadership Convention in Green Bay, Wis. on March 3-5.

Kiwanis Clubs around the globe serve the needs of their community’s kids with all kinds of support including playground equipment, food, clothing and educational opportunities. For more information about Kiwanis, “Serving The Children Of The World,” visit www.kiwanis.org. For more information about the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club check our web site www.gladstonekiwanis.weebly.com or to be a part of serving our community’s kids contact Ken at 428-2261 or contact us at P.O. Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837.

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