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Wells Lions 52 Club Raffle winner named

WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club raffle for the week of Aug. 6 is Wayne Anderson of Escanaba. Anderson won $100. This was week one of the raffle.

Amvets host band Country Express Friday

ESCANABA — Amvets Post 123, located at 1315 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba, is featuring country and variety band Country Express on Friday, Aug. 10 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The public is welcome.

All-you-can-eat breakfast

RAPID RIVER — Join Rapid River American Legion Post 301 as they celebrate school teachers at the 2nd Sunday ‘All You Can Eat’ Breakfast, Sunday Aug. 12 at the Rapid River Legion Post 301 hall from 8 a.m. to noon.

There is a fee for the breakfast, but children age four and under eat free.

Vintage Day planned for Aug. 12 at IXL Museum

HERMANSVILLE — The IXL Historical Museum in Hermansville will host its annual Vintage Day on Sunday, Aug. 12 from 12:30 to 4 p.m.

The theme this year is vintage wedding gowns borrowed from community members and displayed throughout the buildings. Other displays will include a working blacksmith forge, vintage vehicles, quilts and other handmade items.

Hot pasties, cold soda, snacks, and ice cream will be available for purchase. There will also be the annual homemade cookie sale in the “little house.”

Live music will be provided by Marian Barribeau and John Losinicki & Friends. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the day.

AAUW hosts ‘Evening with Artists’ Aug. 14

ESCANABA — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host an “Evening With Artists” on Aug.14 at 6 p.m.

The evening will begin at the home of Carol Irving, located at 1204 8th Ave. South. Carol, who is a weaver and fiber artist, will show guests her studio and talk about how she gets her ideas for her projects. She will also share samples and give a demonstration.

Guests will then move next door to the home of April South Olson. April is a painter who works with layers of paint and wax.

Refreshments will be served. Please R.S.V.P. to Judy by calling (906) 789-1905 by Aug. 10.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher. Formed in 1881, the organization is globally recognized for its advancement of equity for women and girls though advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. For more information on AAUW, call (906) 474-6545.

Old-time Radio Variety Hour Saturday in Esky

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 210 South Lincoln Road in Escanaba, will be featuring an old-time radio variety hour on Aug. 11 at 6 p.m.

The Strong Tower Radio Quartet and other local talent, including students from surrounding area schools, will be performing.

Opportunity offered to save memories

ESCANABA — OSF Hospice is offering the “Life Memories” program. The Life Memories program allows OSF Hospice patients who are in the final stages of life the opportunity to relive and relate their memories for their loved ones. Volunteers conduct the person’s “life story” interviews and record them to DVD.

The program is a free service to their patients and their families. All information is kept confidential. Those interested in participating should contact OSF Hospice at 786-3915.

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