Briefs

American Legion meets

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

Mill retirees to hold meeting Wednesday

ESCANABA — The Mill Retirees group will meet on Wednesday, March 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.

Taco Tuesday hosted by Legion Post 71 returns

GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71 welcomes the public to Taco Tuesday serving from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. each week at the Gladstone Legion Hall, 802 Delta Ave. Both hard and soft tacos are available, along with nachos and nachos supreme.

Democratic Party to hold monthly meeting

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 hour is at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

Kiwanis Club to hold weekly meeting

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone – Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone. Plan to attend a meeting and hear 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 152 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 their website www.gladstonekiwanis.weebly.com. To be a part of serving our community’s kids contact Ken at 428-2261 or write to PO Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837.

Day Services seeks printed materials

ESCANABA — Community Action Agency Adult Day Services, formerly Perspectives Adult Care Center, is in need of old greeting cards and magazines to be used in different activities.

The pictures will be used to make notepads, bookmarks, and daily place mats. Cards do not have to be taken apart as they will be incorporated into an activity.

Items may be dropped off at Community Action Adult Day Services, located at the Gary Abrahamson Jr. Memory Care Center, 2635 1st Ave. S. in Escanaba (past West Highland, the last building on the left behind Bishop Noa Home) or at any senior center in the Delta County area.

For more information, contact Jaime at 789-2886.

Clothes Closet open to public at Memorial UMC

GLADSTONE — The Memorial United Methodist Clothes Closet is open each Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gently used clothing is available for all. The church is located at 1920 Lake Shore Drive.

Tai Chi class planned at Gladstone Senior Center

GLADSTONE — Tai Chi classes meet each Thursday, from 10 until 11 a.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center. Call Donna Aird at 420-2730 if you would like more information.

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