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Salvation Army Harvest Auction tomorrow

ESCANABA — The Salvation Army Home League (Women’s Ministries Group) will be holding their annual Harvest Auction on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

Supper will be served beginning at 6 p.m. for a small fee. The auction will begin at 7 p.m. and items will be available for review at 6 p.m.

Some of the items which are normally available at the auction include fresh produce, baked goods, miscellaneous household goods items, and men’s, women’s, and children’s gift baskets.

The auction will take place at The Salvation Army, 3001 5th Ave. S. in Escanaba. Additional information can be obtained by calling the Salvation Army office at 906-786-0590.

Proceeds from the auction help support the work of the Home League Program, which has included support for The Salvation Army Friendship Kitchen feeding program and Hope At The Inn.

Class of 1963 lunch

ESCANABA — The gals of the Escanaba High School Class of 1963 will be holding a monthly noon ladies’ lunch on the second Wednesday of every month at the Family Inn Restaurant. Friends and spouses of class members are welcome. Please RSVP to ­d.sundstrom44@gmail.com, or kacreten@gmail for more ­information.

Women’s screenings available locally

ESCANABA — Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties, now has appointments available to women in need of screening services for the following: breast exam and mammogram, pelvic exam and pap test, blood pressure screening, and cholesterol and glucose screening.

The BCCCNP screening services listed above are free of charge through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Program. A woman must be age 40-64, meet income guidelines, and have no health insurance or be underinsured. BCCCNP may also help with breast and cervical follow-up care that may be needed if a woman with insurance has high out-of-pocket costs that her insurance does not cover.

WISEWOMAN services are offered to women receiving BCCCNP services. WISEWOMAN helps women reduce their risk for many chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high blood sugar. Participants benefit from health coaching, group programs and activities, and the entrepreneurial gardening program.

Upcoming clinics in Escanaba will be held on Friday, Sept. 14 and Friday, Oct. 26.

The upcoming clinic in Menominee will be held on Friday, Oct. 19.

Please call the Public Health Department to make an appointment and to determine eligibility at 906-789-8110 in Escanaba or 906-863-4451 in Menominee.

Golden K Kiwanis to meet in Escanaba

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Golden K Kiwanis holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Escanaba Civic Center, located at 225 N. 21st St. in Escanaba.

For more information, please call Craig at (906) 786-7053 or write to P.O. Box 61, Escanaba MI, 49829.

Rapid River Readers to meet Sept. 13 at Jack’s

RAPID RIVER — The next meeting of the Rapid River Readers will take place Thursday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River.

The novel for discussion is Felix Francis’ “Triple Crown.”

October’s choice, which will be discussed Oct. 11, is “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir” by J.D. Vance, followed by Jessica Zueller’s “Pretty Is What Changes” on Nov. 8.

New members are welcome. Contact Peg Netchey at 428-9668 with any questions.

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