Wells Lions 52 club raffle winner named
WELLS — The winners of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Jan. 8 is Geraldine DeMars of Escanaba. DeMars won $100.
Little Mo Fan Club kick off event tonight
ESCANABA — The Little Mo Fan Club will kick off its 2018 Membership Season with varsity boys’ basketball on Friday, Jan. 12.
All current Little Mo members are invited to attend the Eskymo versus Manistique Emeralds ballgame on Friday, Jan. 12 at EHS gymnasium. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. All current Little Mo members will receive free admission, popcorn and water. Additionally, the Little Mo members will have the chance to dazzle the JV players with their hoop skills at halftime.
New members are always welcome, and registration forms will be available at the event. Go Eskymos!
GFWC invites new members to luncheon
ESCANABA — The GFWC-Escanaba Woman’s Club welcomes potential members to attend its Jan. 17 luncheon meeting at Pacinos. Social hour begins at 11:15 a.m., and the meeting starts at noon.
Lannie Berg from Community Action will discuss Welcome Newborns, a program dedicated to eliminating shaken baby syndrome, and will describe modern best practices for caring for infants, with an emphasis on sleep safety. Updating grandparents’ childcare skills is a vital part of Berg’s mission.
Escanaba Woman’s Club was established in 1913 and is dedicated to improving the lives of families and children in Delta County. The annual December Charity Ball has been the club’s major fundraiser for 67 years. Moneys raised are allocated in Delta County to libraries, food pantries, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Y, Welcome Newborns, student activities such as the Authentic Man’s Club, robotics, book clubs, and performing arts, and to many other worthwhile programs.
In addition, the club offers two scholarships, purchases winter clothing for school children identified by social workers, and, in cooperation with WDBC and KIX Country radio stations, for more than a decade has conducted “Wishes on Wheels,” a project that collects and distributes backpacks and school supplies for children whose families need some assistance.
For luncheon reservations or for additional information about the meeting or club activities, call 786-0831. Reservations must be made by noon Monday, Jan. 15.
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.
Elks brunch Sunday
ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks will be serving its monthly brunch on Sunday, Jan. 14 from 9 a..m. to 1p.m.
The brunch includes scrambled eggs, camp fries, sausage, ham, corned beef hash, coffee, milk and much more. The public is welcome to join us.
Line dancing at the Escnaba Senior Center
ESCANABA — Learn dance steps while improving strength, balance, and muscle tone. Monday, Wednesday or Thursdays from 12:45 to 2 p.m. at the Escanaba Senior Center. Sign in at the office.