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Historical Society Bake Sale set for Dec. 15

ESCANABA — The Delta County Historical Society will conduct its annual Christmas bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the museum at Sand Point. The society asks members and friends to participate, both as bakers and as buyers. Cookies, breads, candies and other treats may be dropped off at the multi-purpose room at the DCHS Beaumier Museum building, beginning at 9 a.m. the day of the sale. Sales will begin at 10 a.m.

Customers and donors are invited to tour the museum without charge and to enjoy the winter view of Little Bay de Noc from the multipurpose room.

Chocolates, historic maps, local history books, maple syrup, and other items will be for sale at the museum desk.

Proceeds support the non-profit society’s efforts to preserve and display Delta County history.

NARFE Chapter 1900 elects 2019 officers

MARQUETTE — Chapter 1900 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) elected the following 2019 officers at its November meeting: Dale Ollila of Marquette, president; Clyde Morgan of Negaunee, first vice president and treasurer; Ken Andersen of L’Anse, second vice president; and Maggie Morgan of Negaunee, secretary.

Chapter 1900 will not meet in December, January and February. Its next regular meeting will be March 27, at the Marquette Senior Center.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, L’Anse, Houghton, Hancock, Ontonagon, Escanaba and Rapid River areas.

Gladstone Public Library to hold story hour

GLADSTONE — Come celebrate the holiday season at the Gladstone Public Library’s story hour, “Snow Much Fun!”

Children ages 2 to 10 years old are invited to join in the holiday festivities on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children will enjoy stories, create a craft, sing holiday songs and decorate cookies. There will also be a visit from a special guest.

This story hour is sponsored by the Friends of the Gladstone Library.

Mill retirees to hold meeting Dec. 5

ESCANABA — The Mill Retirees group will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 5 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.

American Legion to meet

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River American Legion meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is Dec. 4.

Day Services seeks printed materials

ESCANABA — Community Action Agency Adult Day Services, formerly Perspectives Adult Care Center is in need of your 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.

Taco Tuesday at American Legion

GLADSTONE — The American Legion Post 71, located at 802 Delta Avenue in Gladstone, will be having Taco Tuesday from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

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