Briefs

Dancing available in

Trenary Sunday

TRENARY — Come and dance at the Trenary Community Building on Sunday, April 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. Music will be provided by Cedar Creek Band. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $5, with a lunch donation of $3.

Elks Auxiliary hold

meeting May 4

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks Auxiliary will hold its monthly dinner/meeting on Thursday, May 4 at the Elks Lodge. Social time will be at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., with the meeting to follow.

Elections were held at the April meeting and the officers are: President-Diane Norton, Vice President-Shirley Gollach, Treasurer-Linda McNamee, Secretary-Veronica Stade, Board Member-Joan Venne, and two year Board Member-Jayne Church.

The “Automatic Reservations” list is in effect and other reservations/cancellations MUST be made by calling Linda at 789-6256 by noon on Monday, May 1.

Interested members are always welcome.

Right to Life meeting

to be held on May 2

ESCANABA — Right to Life of Delta County will meet Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in Room 961 of the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College. Plans will be made for up coming projects and events including the “Choose Life” outreach booth at the U.P. State Fair from Monday Aug. 14-20 and the August billboard. Everyone willing to be a voice for the unborn and help the pro-life cause is urged to attend the meeting. For more information call Carol at 786-4795.

Nahma Historians hold

meeting Tuesday

NAHMA — The Nahma Township Historical Society will hold its first seasonal meeting on Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. at the Nahma Township Hall. The calendar of summer events will be discussed and organized.

All members and interested persons are encouraged to attend. Call 644-2758 or 786-7766 for more information.

Over 1,000 books

collected for donation

ESCANABA — Silver Linings and Escanaba High School Book Club collected over 1,000 books for Tri-County Safe Harbor with the help of Escanaba High School staff and students, and the community. The members of both clubs would like to thank the teachers who allowed their classes to be used as drop-off spots in the school, as well as Positively and the Escanaba Public Library for hosting drop-off locations for the public. And finally, thank you to those who donated for your generosity!

Compassionate Friends

plan meeting

ESCANABA — Anyone who has had a child die in their family is invited to attend the meeting on Thursday, March 23, of the Southern Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Compassionate Friends. The meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the front conference room at Escanaba High School. Use Third Ave. South off the highway and make a quick left into the front of the high school parking lot. Then use the front entrance and once inside, take an immediate left to the third room on the left.

Compassionate Friends is a non-profit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. When a child dies at any age or for any reason, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides a highly personal comfort, hope and support for every family experiencing the death of a son or daughter, brother or sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family. The group has more than 625 chapters in the United States.

Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of most months. To learn more about Compassionate Friends, visit the national website at www.compassionatefriends.org or call Neil or Betty at 786-0477.

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