Highland Golden Girls to hold meeting May 21

ESCANABA — The Highland Golden Girls organizational meeting will be held Monday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the clubhouse. All women over 50 are welcome. A new format will be discussed.

Genealogical Society meets Wednesday

ESCANABA — The Delta County Genealogical Society’s next meeting is Wednesday, May 16. The meeting will be held at the Family History Center, Escanaba. The time of the meeting is 7 p.m. All past and current members and the public are invited to come.

For more information, please call Richard Reiffers at (906) 233-926.

Book donations sought

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 you can call her at 280-1789 for pick up.

Kiwanis Club holds meeting Wednesday

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone – Rapid River Kiwanis Club holds weekly meetings every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 1212 Minneapolis Ave., Gladstone. Plan to attend a meeting and hear about on-going activities in support of community kids.

The Kiwanis Club welcomes new members who desire to support area children. If you are interested in helping to fill weekend food backpacks for the 152 school children who would have little or no food to eat on weekends without these backpacks, your assistance is welcome. Backpacks are filled each Wednesday, starting at 3 p.m. for four Gladstone Schools and the Rapid River School.

Kiwanis Clubs around the globe serve the needs of their community’s kids with all kinds of support including playground equipment, food, clothing and educational opportunities. For more information about Kiwanis, “Serving The Children Of The World,” visit

For more information about the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club, check their website To be a part of serving our community’s kids contact Ken at 428-2261 or write to PO Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837.

NAMI meets Thursday

ESCANABA — The national alliance on mental illness, NAMI – Delta/Schoolcraft County Chapter will hold it next meeting on Thursday, May 17 at 6 p.m. in the general meeting room at Bay College Heirman University Center Room 961. This will be the last meeting until Sept. 20. NAMI supports family and friends who are dealing with mental illness and their loved ones by educating each other and and sharing experiences.

For more information, please call Pat at 906-789-9464 (Delta) or Marilyn at 906-286-1195 (Schoolcraft).

Gladstone Class of 1998 reunion July 7

GLADSTONE –The Gladstone High School Class of 1998 is planning a 20 Year Reunion on Saturday, July 7, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Terrace Bluff Golf Course.

Interested classmates should contact Casey (Amis) Young at (906) 399-6588 for more info.

Dance with live music Sunday in Trenary

TRENARY — A dance will be held at the Trenary Community Building in Trenary on Sunday, May 20 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Music will be provided by members of the band “2 x 4” and others. There is a charge and a donation will be accepted for lunch.