The Elks Ladies’ Aux. Board meets Jan. 29

ESCANABA — The Elks Ladies’ Aux. board meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. Interested members are welcome to attend.

U.P. Sing Off Saturday

NAHMA — The 2nd Annual U. P. Sing Off will take place Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Nahma Inn. There is a registration fee for the contest, which is payable between 5:30 – 6:30 the day of the contest or before the event by calling Mary at 906-474-6109 or 906-630-7542.

Singers must be at least 18 years to enter contest and must have your own professional Karaoke CDG with just music. Only solo vocal performances are accepted. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Basket and Mystery Box raffles tickets available.

The contest is sponsored by the Isabella Community Hall committee for ongoing restoration hall projects. The winner will represent the Isabella Community Hall at the Island Star Quest talent search pre-lims. Come out for a fun night.

Free snowshoe rentals

ESCANABA — It’s a winter wonderland in the U.P., and a great time to make warm memories as you set out to enjoy the U.P.’s natural beauty on snowshoes.

Snow Trek is a free snowshoe rental program for anyone who would like to try this healthy and fun winter activity.

Snowshoes for both adults and children can be rented for free at the Escanaba Civic Center or Public Health Department in Escanaba, Moraska Saw & Supply in Powers, or the Marinette-Menominee YMCA in Menominee during normal business hours. For more information about Snow Trek, please call 906-789-8110, visit Public Health’s website,, or stop by one of the checkout locations today.

Pro-life vigil tomorrow

ESCANABA — Pregnancy Services of Delta County will hold a ecumenical pro-life prayer vigil at Christ the King Lutheran Church(1230 N 18th St., Escanaba) on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Book donations needed

ESCANABA — The Delta County League of Women voters is looking for donations of books, audio books, DVD’s and music CD’s to be sold at its annual book sale in August. They are also in need of large print books, which are often requested.

Funds from the annual sale are used to publish voter guides and for other voter services.

Donated materials should be no more than 10 years old and in good condition.

They can be delivered to Pat Rudden at First Bank (formerly Northern Michigan Bank), 1921 3rd Ave N., or you can call her at 280-1789 for pick up.

Order of the Axe meets Sunday in Rapid River

RAPID RIVER — The Red Buck Order of the Axe will hold a meeting on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 4:30 p.m. Dinner will be at 5 p.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River. The Axe will go over the upcoming Klondike Derby.

For more information, call Axe Scribe Mark Rose at 906-630-1864 or contact via email at

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.