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Democratic Party to hold meeting Feb. 7

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at USW Union Hall, 1201 Sheridan Rd., Escanaba. Social is at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

Elks fish fries ­stopped until further notice

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks has discontinued serving Friday fish fries until further notice.

However, the Elks will continue with the Wednesday pub baskets, Friday card raffle, monthly steak nights and, of course, Sunday brunch. The next brunch will be Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Elks 150th Anniversary Celebration will take place on Feb. 17 starting at 5 p.m. Food will be provided, and this event is open to the public. Come down to celebrate the Elks, your Lodge and all that Elkdom has to offer.

American Legion sets monthly meeting

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River American Legion meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is Feb. 6.

AAUW plans annual ‘Book Night’ event

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Area Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will hold its annual “Book Night” at the home of Kathleen Bennett on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Members and guests are encouraged to bring a dessert and a book to discuss with the group.

Members/guests may also attend without bringing a book.

Anyone interested in participating in this event should call 786-3415 by Feb. 14.

For further information on these or other AAUW activities, call 786-3415. Anyone interested in membership in AAUW should call 474-6545. Membership is open to men and women holding an associates degree or higher. The organization is one of the oldest advocates for equality, diversity, and life-long learning and is recognized globally for its promotion of women.

Mill retirees to hold Feburary meeting

ESCANABA — The Mill Retirees group will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Union Hall on Sheridan Road at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided and there will be a 50/50 drawing.

All mill retirees are invited to attend. The group meets the first Wednesday of every month.

St. Thomas Pasty Sale

ESCANABA — The St. Thomas the Apostle Church pasty sale will take place on Monday, Feb. 12 and Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Thomas Parish Hall, located at 1820 9th Avenue North, Escanaba. Hand mixed, hand rolled; plain or with rutabaga. To order, please call 786-7053.

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