Briefs

Breakfast at the Eagles Club this Sunday

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Eagles #1088 will serve breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21 at the Eagles Hall in Escanaba located at 608 Ludington Street.

Menu items will include scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, toast, hash browns, pancakes, French toast, coffee, milk, orange juice and more.

There is a fee to attend the breakfast. Public is welcome to attend.

For more information, call the Eagles Club at 786-3451.

St. Thomas Church breakfast Feb. 4

ESCANABA — St. Thomas the Apostle Church, located at 1820 9th Avenue North in Escanaba, will serve breakfast Sunday, Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parish hall. The delicious menu includes eggs, pancakes, sausage, potatoes, toast, coffee and juice. There is a cost to attend, but children ages 5 and under are admitted free. All are welcome.

Rapid River Readers ­discuss books Feb. 8

RAPID RIVER — Rapid Readers’ selections for February and March are “Bettyville.” by George Hedgman. and “The Giant’s House.” by Elizabeth McCraken.

The February meeting will include discussion of January’s book “Call the Nurse” by Mary J. MacLeod.

The group meets on the second Thursday of the month, weather permitting. Meetings take place at 10 a.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River. New members are welcome.

The February get-together is Thursday, Feb. 8.

MADD seeks volunteers

ESCANABA — Volunteers are needed for MADD. Opportunities are available for those interested in volunteering a couple of times a year or a couple of times a week. There are a wide variety of opportunities to match interests and expertise. Some options include speaking, answering the help-line calls, organizing victim impact panels, mailing information or just displaying MADD red ribbons.

To get started, email betsy.harris@madd.org or call (906)474-9346.

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 Wednesday, 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.

Daily activities every week at 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.

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