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AAUW New Year event planned for Jan. 17

ESCANABA — AAUW members and guests will meet at the House of Ludington at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 for their annual New Year gathering. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, music, and a cash bar.

Members are asked to bring a donation for the Tri-County Safe Harbor shelter. This can be in the form of personal items such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, soap, washcloths, socks or gift certificates, monetary donations, or paper products that can be utilized by the shelter.

Members are encouraged to bring a guest. Those planning to attend this event should call 789-1905 no later than Jan. 14. There is a per-person price for the evening.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher. Established in 1881, it promotes equity for women and girls through advocacy and research. For more information on AAUW, call 474-6545.

GFWC Escanaba Woman’s Club meeting

ESCANABA — The January membership meeting of the Escanaba Woman’s Club is on Jan. 16, Wednesday at noon. The luncheon will be held at Pacinos and will feature a speaker from the DNR. If interested in attending, email the club at gfwcescanaba@gmail.com or message the group on ­Facebook/GFWC Escanaba.

Amvets to host Slingers

ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123, located at 1351 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba, is featuring country band Slingers from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. The public is welcome to attend.

Wells Lions 52 club ­raffle winner named

WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Jan. 7 is Bill Overholt of Escanaba. Overholt won $100. This was week 23 of the raffle.

Father-daughter dance

ESCANABA — The Northern Lights YMCA and Radio Results Network have once again paired up to host the annual Father Daughter Sweetheart Dance. This year’s dance will be Feb. 9 at the Terrace Bay Inn in Gladstone. The dance will begin with a dinner at 6 p.m. with music and dancing to follow. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and close at 8:30 p.m.

“This is a great event for daughters and their dads, grandpas, uncles, or any other male role model. Instant memories are made!” said Katey Huber, YMCA Youth Program Coordinator. “Every girl attending receives a flower at the door, the chance to win door prizes, but, more importantly, get a special date night with dad.”

Tickets are on sale at the YMCA until Jan. 30. To purchase tickets or to receive additional information, visit the YMCA website at www.nlymca.com or contact the YMCA front desk at 906-789-0005.

St. Thomas pasty sale

ESCANABA — The St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church pasty sale will be held Jan. 14 and 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. The church is located at 1820 9th Avenue North in Escanaba. Pasties are available with or without rutabaga. To place an order, call 786-7053.

Esky class of 1959 looking for classmates

ESCANABA — Escanaba High School Class of 1959 is planning its 60th class reunion on Friday, July 5 at the Escanaba Elks Club and Saturday, July 6 at the Island Resort and Casino.

Oranizers are looking for addresses for the following classmates: John Schmitt, Donald Myers, Morris Sorby, Marvin Viau, Gerald Nelson, Charles Owens, Peter Olson, Gail (Anderson) Deloria, and Mary (Maki) Starnes.

Calll Bette Richards at 906-786-6925 or Jack Lindstrom at 906-428-4904 with questions or classmate information.

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