'Light Up the Holidays' nominations accepted
ESCANABA- Residents who have decorated their yards and homes for the holidays could win up to $200 in the Daily Press' "Light Up The Holidays" contest.
The Daily Press will feature nominated homes in an upcoming special section. Readers will have the opportunity to decide the top three best-decorated homes.
The top three will win a cash award of $200, $100 and $50 respectively.
Nominations for the best-decorated homes will be accepted through Dec. 8. Judging will commence beginning Dec. 19, with the winners being announced on Dec. 31.
To nominate a home for the "Light Up The Holidays" contest, nominations can be submitted by mail to: Light Up the Holidays, 600 Ludington St., P.O. Box 828, Escanaba, Mi 49829.
Nominations may also be e-mailed to email@example.com. Please include specific directions for any homes which may be difficult to locate. Nominations should also include name, address and daytime phone number.
Those homes which are nominated will be featured in a special section of the Daily Press on Dec. 19.
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Storyhour cancelled on Saturday
ESCANABA - Due to the Thanksgiving holiday and because the Escanaba Public Library will be closed Nov. 27-29, there will not be a Storyhour Saturday in the Children's Room. The program will resume on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 1:30 p.m. Storyhour is for children three-and-a-half years and older and it Is free to the public.
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Workshop planned for non-profit agencies
ESCANABA - Interested in serving on a nonprofit board? Great Lakes Center for Youth Development is providing "Serving on a Nonprofit Board" workshop for prospective and active nonprofit board members.
The workshop is Wednesday, April 15, from 4 8 p.m. at Michigan Works! The Job Force Board, 2831 North Lincoln Road, Escanaba. Cost is $49 for the workshop and includes all materials and a light meal.
This workshop addresses the roles and responsibilities of a board member, including board operations, strategic planning, resource development, oversight and ambassadorship. Participants also learn about BoardConnect's matching services that connects candidates and non-profits. After training, receive assistance in finding a board seat for no additional cost.
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Business After Hours Wednesday
ESCANABA - Business After Hours will be held Wednesday from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at The Danforth Place, 4989 Danforth Road, Escanaba. Business After Hours is sponsored Richardson Jewelers, Elmer's County Market and Bottom Line Marketing.
Business After Hours is a social event held each month and provides an opportunity to make business contacts, as well as gain information important to business. New and renewing Chamber members will be recognized at this event. The event is co-sponsored by the Delta County Area Chamber of Commerce.
For information on how to sponsor a Business After Hours, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 786-2192.
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Community supper served Monday
GLADSTONE - The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Gladstone has answered the call to assist St. Vincent de Paul with restocking their food pantry, as well as program assistance.
On the first Monday of every month, there will be a Community Supper prepared and served at The Community of Christ Church, 1022 Wis. Ave., Gladstone. Homemade comfort food will be available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday. In 2009 food will be available Jan. 5. Feb. 2, and March 2. A donation of $7 will be accepted at the door.
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Gladstone basketball team can drive Sunday
GLADSTONE - The Gladstone Heat seventh-grade girls basketball team will be having a can drive in the Gladstone area from 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
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St. Vincent accepting basket applications
ESCANABA - St. Vincent de Paul Society will be taking applications this week for its annual donated Christmas baskets.
For more information on the baskets, or to apply, call Betty Lou at 786-7216 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. today, Saturday, Sunday and Dec. 1 - 4.