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Rapid Readers to meet March 14 at Jack’s

RAPID RIVER — The March meeting of the Rapid Readers is scheduled for March 14 at 10 a.m. at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River. The group will discuss Louise Penny’s “A Fatal Grace.”

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

Speakers planned at Memorial UMC

GLADSTONE — Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 1920 Lake Shore Drive in Gladstone, has scheduled a series of speakers for the benefit of the local community. There is a light soup supper at 6 p.m. followed by the speaker at 6:30 p.m. Both the suppers and the speakers are open to the public at no cost.

Upcoming speakers include:

March 12 — Tammy Rosa, of UPCAP, speaking on the needs and available services for older U.P. adults and caregivers

March 19 — Erik Barnhart, MSW, OSF Hospice grief counselor

March 26 — Terri Branstrom, Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Coordinator

April 2 — Doug Leisenring, Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Superintendent, speaking on the mental health task force

April 9 — David Williams, President and CEO of Upper Peninsula State Bank, speaking on elder financial abuse

April 16 — Bill Raymond, CEO of Michigan Works! UPWARD Talent Council

Audubon Club to meet Wednesday at Bay

ESCANABA — The Bay de Noc Audubon Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in room 961of the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College in Escanaba.

The meeting is open to anyone interested in birding. There is no charge.

MADD seeks volunteers

ESCANABA — Volunteers are needed for MADD. Opportunities are available for those interested in volunteering a couple of times a year or a couple of times a week. There are a wide variety of opportunities to match interests and expertise. Some options include speaking, answering the help-line calls, organizing victim impact panels, mailing information or just displaying MADD red ribbons.

To get started, email betsy.harris@madd.org or call 906-474-9346.

League of Women Voters seeks books

ESCANABA — The Delta County League of Women Voters is looking for donations of books, audio books, DVDs and music CDs to be sold at its annual book sale in August. They are also in need of large-print books, which are often requested.

Funds from the annual sale are used to publish voter guides and for other voter services.

Donated materials should be no more than 10 years old and in good condition.

They can be delivered to Pat Rudden at First Bank (formerly Northern Michigan Bank), 1921 3rd Ave. N., or she can be reached at 906-280-1789 to arrange for pick-up.

Daily activities for seniors in Hermansville

HERMANSVILLE — The Hermansville Senior Center has various activities going on every week. Every day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., walking is available. They also have a treadmill available.

Morning coffee is available every day.

Every Tuesday and Friday, 15 games of bingo are played, starting at 12:45 p.m.

On Wednesday afternoons, enjoy a game of cards.

Craft day is the third Monday of the month.

Foot Clinic is on the third Tuesday of the month. The nurse arrives at 9 a.m. Bring a towel. Call the center to register for the foot clinic.

For more information, contact the Hermansville Senior Center.

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