Job’s Daughters seeks new members locally

ESCANABA — The local Bethel of Job’s Daughters International, formerly the International Order of Job’s Daughters, is seeking new members.

Young women between the ages of 10 and 20 can learn things such as public speaking, event planning, organizational skills, and how to run a business meeting. While learning these skills, members are also meeting new ladies their age — not only around the state, but around the world.

Job’s Daughters has members in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, and Brazil. For more information, contact the local group by emailing Amanda at

Breakfast Sunday at St. Thomas the Apostle

ESCANABA — St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 1820 9th Avenue North, Escanaba, will be serving breakfast this Sunday, Sept. 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Parish Hall. The breakfast is open to the public, and children five and under eat free.

Bible study to begin at Ludington Park

ESCANABA — Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene will be holding a basic Bible study entitled “The Journey” by Dr. Chic Shaver beginning Sunday, Sept. 9.

The eight-week study will be led by Pastor Ann Salyer and will take place in Ludington Park near the gazebo at 1:30 p.m. The public is welcome.

For more information, call Sara at 906-241-5145.

Bay de Noc Peggers Cribbage begins Monday

GLADSTONE — Bay de Noc Peggers begins its 24th year of cribbage play on Monday, Sept. 10. Play begins at 7 p.m. at the Lake Bluff Retirement Village Community Center.

There are nine games against nine players, and scoring is according to the American Cribbage Congress (ACC) rules.

If you enjoy cribbage, you are welcome to come play with this club. If you have questions or would like more information, call Joe or Donna Aird at 428-3844

Escanaba Lions Club to hold meeting Monday

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Lions Club will resume regular meetings for the upcoming year. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Escanaba Elks Lodge.

The Lions Club organization is the largest service club in the world. Local Lions clubs are dedicated to community service based on the motto “We Serve.” Anyone interested in finding out more about the Lions Club in Escanaba or attending a meeting as a guest, should contact Jay Owens, President of the Escanaba Lions Club, at 280-5332.

71st Fall Festival at St. Rita Parish Sunday

TRENARY — St. Rita Parish in Trenary will hold its annual Fall Festival on the parish grounds on Sunday, Sept. 9. A harvest dinner featuring turkey with all the trimmings will be served from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the parish hall. There is a fee for the dinner but children under five eat free. Take-out dinners will be available.

Special games for young and old alike will be featured on the grounds, including bingo. There will be a silver dollar game, craft and baked goods booths, a refreshment stand and music by Mary Lynn and Doug. The raffle drawing will be held at 4 p.m.

Everyone is welcome. Please note that Sunday Mass will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m., on Sept. 9.

Legion to host monthly breakfast this Sunday

RAPID RIVER — Rapid River Legion Post 301 will hold its second Sunday “All You Can Eat” breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to noon at the post’s hall. The breakfast is dedicated to the U.P. Honor Flight.