Briefs

Holy Name Class of 1968 seeks addresses

ESCANABA — Holy Name Class of 1968 is looking for addresses for the following classmates: Linda Vuksan Moonan, Chuck Oslund, Barb DeRoeck Chenier, Karen VanEnkevort Pierce, and Dan Barra. Anyone with this information can call Peggy at 789-1784.

AAUW to hold annual New Year gathering

ESCANABA — The Escanaba branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will hold its annual New Year gathering on Jan. 18 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the House of Ludington.

There is a charge to attend, which includes tax, gratuity, door prizes, music by Travis Dubord, Suzell’s holiday hors d’oeuvres, a tour of the first floor of the historic hotel and the opportunity to bring a spouse, significant other, or interested guest.

There will be a cash bar and all are asked to bring something for the domestic abuse shelter. Recommended donations include: gift cards, paper products, personal items such as toothpaste, soap, toothbrush, etc.

Reservations are required and may be made by calling Judy at 789-1905 no later than Jan. 14.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher. It advocates equity for women in education, the workplace, and promoted ­diversity.

For more information, contact

Delta Coin Club sets meeting for Jan. 9

Sharon at 474-6545. GLADSTONE — The Delta Coin Club will host a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. The club meets every second Tuesday at 817 Delta Ave. in Gladstone. New members or anyone interested in coins are always welcome.

For further information, please call Richard at 233-9261, or Dan at 474-6392 or 280-3965 and Steve Viau at 241-7494.

Rapid Readers take on ‘Call the Nurse’

RAPID RIVER — Rapid Readers meet at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River at 10 a.m., Thursday Jan. 11. 2018’s first discussion is “Call the Nurse” by Mary MacLeod. New members are welcome; call Peg Netchey at 428-9668 if there are questions.

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.

Senior line dancing

GLADSTONE — Beginner line dancing resumes Jan. 5 at the Gladstone Senior Center and runs each Friday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. No partner is needed. The activity is free to all area seniors, and membership is not required. To register, please call 428-2843.

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