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NARFE holds meeting

MARQUETTE — Computer expert Brian Maki will be the guest speaker for the March 22, meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900. The group will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of City Hall, 300 W. Baraga in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, behind City Hall. Spring Street is one-way from east to west.

Maki teaches the Forever Beginners computer classes. With computer equipment and handouts, he will advise members on personal-computer use, including ways to avoid viruses and hacking.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information please call 906-475-0362.

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 PO Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837.

Elks Auxiliary holds

meeting April 6

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Auxiliary will hold its monthly dinner/meeting on Thursday, April 6 at the Elks Lodge, Social time will begin at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m., and the meeting to follow. The theme is the Wild West and there will be line dancing. Western attire is greatly encouraged.

The “Automatic Reservations” list is in effect and other reservations/cancellations MUST be made by calling Linda at 789-6256 by noon on Monday, April 3. Interested members are always welcome.

Menominee County

Voiture plans meeting

HERMANSVILLE — Menominee County Voiture 1288 of the 40 et 8 will meet on Tuesday, March. 21, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 340 in Hermasville. The Menominee Voiture meets the third Tuesday of every month.

Rock Dance April 9

ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd., on Sunday, April 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. Enjoy the music of Just the Two of Us. Door cost, $5 per person. Free will donation lunch will be available. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588. All proceeds benefit our Senior Corporation.

Wells Lions select

52 club raffle winner

WELLS — The winners of week 36 of the Wells Lions 52 club raffle are Holly Flanigan of Denmark, Wis., and Mary Popour of Chesterfield, Mich., winning $250 each.

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