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NARFE Chapter 1900 to meet Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 23. The meeting will be in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of City Hall, 300 W. Baraga in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, behind City Hall. Spring Street is one-way from east to west.

Ken Andersen, chapter second vice president, will update the group on the national-level NARFE elections. For the first time, all NARFE members can vote on the national organization’s officers and ballot issues. Information and ballots appear in the June 2018 NARFE magazine. Paper or online ballots must be received by midnight June 30.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information please call 906-475-0362.

Local senior centers honor older Americans

ESCANABA — In celebration of Older Americans Month in May Community Action Agency Senior Centers will provide cake and coffee 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. local time Wednesday, May 23.

“Our senior centers are a vital place for many area residents, and we just want to take this opportunity to celebrate our older residents and show them how much we appreciate them,” said CAA Senior Services Director Sally Kidd.

The usual meals will be served at the centers on May 23. If senior citizens would like to also go to the center and also eat lunch that day, they are asked to call in their meal reservation at least a day ahead of time.

Senior Center locations and phone numbers are:

– Escanaba Senior Center, 225 N. 21st St., (906) 786-8850.

– Gladstone Senior Center, 303 N. 8th St. (906) 428-2201.

– Rock Senior Center, 3892 W Maple Ridge 37th Rd., (906) 356-6420.

– Rapid River Senior Center, Omni Center, 10574 N. Main St., (906) 474-9039.

– Menominee Senior Center, 905 10th St., (906) 863-2158.

– Mid County Senior Center, 292 S. Hwy 41, Daggett, (906) 753-6986.

– Hermansville Senior/Community Center, W5480 1st St., (906) 498-7736.

For more information, including what’s on the menu, go to mdscaa.org. CAA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

Mix & Mingle June 4

HARRIS — Enjoy an evening of dining and dancing during the Mix & Mingle Community Event. The theme of the evening is “City Nights.”

The event will take place on Monday, June 4 at the Island Resort and Casino from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is a fee for admission and reservations must be called in by May 21. Please call (906) 233-1319 to make a reservation.

When making a reservation, please indicate your gender. Guests will have a choice of a corsage or boutonniere.

Formal dress is encouraged but not required. Ladies formals are available through Brenda Crow. Please call (906) 233-1319.

Music at the event will be provided by Shane Larson, and a buffet dinner will be served between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Transportation is available for guests within the Escanaba and Gladstone city limits. Please call Brenda Crow and leave your name, address and phone number. You will be informed later when a bus will pick you up.

Steak dinner on table

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone American Legion Post 71 offers a steak dinner on the last Thursday of each month. For additional information, call 428-1050.

Taco Tuesday hosted by Legion Post 71 returns

GLADSTONE — American Legion Post 71 welcomes the public to Taco Tuesday each week at the Gladstone Legion Hall, 802 Delta Ave.

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