Democratic Party

holds meeting

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at USW Union Hall, 1201 Sheridan Rd., Escanaba. Social is at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

Comedy Club for kids

on Wednesday

GLADSTONE — All area middle schoolers, age 12-14, are welcome to join Comedy Club. The group will meet the first and third Wednesday of each month at Gladstone City Hall from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Members will perform skits, improv, and stand-up comedy. Costumes and props are provided. See cast photos and videos at There is no cost to join. Call 428-2843 to register.

DAV holds meeting

ESCANABA — The next scheduled meeting for the DAV Chapter 24 will be held on tonight, at 7 p.m. at the Military Order of the Purple Heart building, 1202 Sheridan Road, Escanaba. All disabled veterans are welcome. Call Commander William Porath at (906)280-0455 with any questions.

Relic Riders meet

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Relic Riders will meet on Wednesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Swallow Inn to take care of any unfinished business from the show and swap that was held in Rapid River on Jan. 28.

Service officer sets

Hermansville office hours

HERMANSVILLE — Mike Dellisse, Menominee County Veterans Service Officer, has office hours on Wednesday, April 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Hall in Hermansville.

Veterans or widows who need assistance with the Veterans Administration, claims with the Veterans Administration, Agent Orange, headstones, grave-markers, or information on the Oscar Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain should see Dellisee.

Dellisee can help with questions on the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund for Menominee County.

One need not belong to any service organization to see Dellisse; his services are free. For more information, call toll-free (800)575-2876 or write him at County Courthouse, 839 10th Avenue, Menominee, MI 49858.

Escanaba class of ’77

reunion scheduled

ESCANABA — The Escanaba class of 1977 will hold their 40th class reunion Saturday, July 8, at the Terrace Bluff Golf Club. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres and pulled pork with a cash bar. Send payment to Rosemary (Srock) Hendrickson at 1124 south 19th street, Escanaba, MI 49829.

There will be a 9-hole golf event starting at 1 p.m., with a scramble format. Cost is $26 each person and includes a cart. Payments can be made at pro shop upon arrival that day.

Email questions or comments to: or visit the Facebook page Escanaba High School class of 1977. Pass on information to fellow classmates.

Emergency preparedness

drill on April 20

ESCANABA — Troop 411 Scouts can participate in a Delta County Emergency Preparedness Drill to be held on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at Bay College in room 952 of the Heirman University Center. Scouts will need permission to get out of school for the event. Contact Craig Woerpel at 280-0936 or with any questions.

IXL Museum holds

meeting April 12

HERMANSVILLE — The IXL Historical Museum’s next monthly meeting will be on Wednesday, April 12, at 3:30 p.m. CST at the Wildwood Restaurant in Hermansville. The public is welcome to attend.

Bay Sages hold

meeting April 6

ESCANABA — The Bay Sages will meet on April 6 at 10 a.m. at Bay College at the Heirman University Center. The speaker will be Chris Holmes, author of “Company Towns of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.”