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Daily activities planned at the senior center

HERMANSVILLE — The Hermansville Senior Center has various activities going on every week. Everyday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., walking is available, they also have a treadmill available. Morning coffee is also available everyday.

Every Tuesday and Friday, 15 games of bingo are played, starting at 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday afternoons, enjoy a game of cards.

Craft day is the third Monday of the month.

Foot Clinic is on the third Tuesday of the month. The nurse arrives at 9 a.m. Bring a towel. Call the center to register for the foot clinic.

For more information, contact the Hermansville Senior Center.

Kiwanis Club holds meeting Wednesday

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 in support of community kids.

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 180 school children who would have little or no food to eat on weekends without these backpacks, your assistance is welcome. Backpacks are filled each Wednesdayy, starting at 3 p.m. for four Gladstone Schools and the Rapid River School.

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.

MARSP holds meeting

MENOMINEE — The Menominee County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP) will meet on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Little Nugget Clubhouse on East County Road 338 in Carbondale. Registration begins at 11 a.m. CST. The luncheon will be served at noon CST, followed by the program and a short business meeting. There is a fee to attend the harvest dinner luncheon. The program will be presented by Sandy Gill about the 4-H therapeutic riding program.

For late reservations or cancellations, members should contact Linda Linczeski at (906) 863-8892 or llinczeski@hotmail.com.

Elks Sunday brunch

ESCANABA — The next Elks Sunday brunch will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12, and It will be served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Sign up at the club.

Vet Center Open House

ESCANABA — Monday, Nov. 13, in honor of Veteran’s Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. join other Veterans, their friends and family in fellowship, food and reflection at an open house on Veterans Day. Free flu shots for Vets at the Escanaba Vet Center 3500 Ludington Street. For more information call (906)233-0244.

Bridge meetings planned at Civic Center

ESCANABA — Bridge for beginners, those who want to brush up, or just get more playing in will meet Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Civic Center In Escanaba. For more information, call 786-8448 or 399-9535.

Rapid Readers’ meet

RAPID RIVER — Rapid Readers’ will discuss JoAnne Harris’ novel,“Five Quarters of the Orange” beginning at 10 a.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River on Thursday, Nov. 9. New members are welcome.

Call Peg Netchey at 428-9668 with any questions.

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