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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winner named

WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Feb. 12 is Bobbi Ryan of Rapid River. Ryan won $100. This was week 28 of the raffle.

Right to Life of Delta County meets March 20

ESCANABA — Right to Life of Delta County will meet Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in Room 961 of the Joseph Heirman University Center at Bay College in Escanaba.

Plans will be made for upcoming projects and events, including the Right to Life of Michigan 29th annual High School Oratory Contest. The local contest will be held Tuesday, March 20 at Bay de Noc Community College.

For more information on the contest, call coordinators Mary Knoch at 428-1169 or Joan Paul at 428-4457. All interested prolifers willing to help with outreach are urged to attend the meeting. For more information, call Carol at 786-4795.

Christian Closet open March 7 in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Families and individuals in need will be welcome to visit the Christian Closet and select from an assortment of gently used clothing and shoes of all sizes, non-perishable food items, household supplies, and so much more. Everything will be available free of charge.

The Christian Closet is located at the Escanaba Church of Christ building located in Soo Hill at 5079 18th Road, Escanaba.

The closet will be open on the first Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the next date being Wednesday, March. 7.

Rock Dance March 11

A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd, on Sunday, March 11 from 1 to 5. The public is invited to come and enjoy the music of Will Kilpela & Kenny. There is a fee to attend and a free will donation lunch will be served. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.

All proceeds benefit our Senior Corporation.

Safe Sitter babysitting class Feb. 23 at Bay

ESCANABA — On Friday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., a Safe Sitter course will be available. The course will provide participants with curriculum that is appropriate for the intellectual and emotional abilities of adolescents (must be 11 years old or older).

The curriculum is based on up-to-date information and injury prevention for specific age groups and emphasizes to adolescents the profound responsibility of nurturing and protecting children.

The class will be held at Bay College. There is a fee to attend. A pizza and juice lunch will be provided.

Free snowshoe rentals

ESCANABA — It’s a winter wonderland in the U.P., and a great time to make warm memories as you set out to enjoy the U.P.’s natural beauty on snowshoes.

Snow Trek is a free snowshoe rental program for anyone who would like to try this healthy and fun winter activity.

Snowshoes for both adults and children can be rented for free at the Escanaba Civic Center or Public Health Department in Escanaba, Moraska Saw & Supply in Powers, or the Marinette-Menominee YMCA in Menominee during normal business hours. For more information about Snow Trek, please call 906-789-8110, visit Public Health’s website, www.phdm.org, or stop by one of the checkout locations today.

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