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Gladstone library sets special holiday hours

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School and Public Library will be open during regular hours Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16, for the opening of deer season. Thanksgiving holiday hours are:

Wednesday, Nov. 21 — 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 22 — Closed

Friday, Nov. 23 — Closed

Regular hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 26.

MARSP members to meet in Manistique

MANISTIQUE — Habitat ReStore Manager Eric Sherbinow will be the speaker at the Nov. 14, 2018 MARSP meeting. The meeting will take place in the Habitat for Humanity HiawathaLand conference room, located at 401 Deer Street in Manistique at 11:30 a.m. All retired school personnel from Schoolcraft and Eastern Delta Counties are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Veterans Day brunch at Escanaba Elks Nov. 11

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Elks 354 will be holding a Sunday bunch on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. All veterans are welcome to enjoy a free meal, and members and guests are welcome to come thank a vet.

DeForge benefit planned

MARQUETTE — A benefit for 26-year-old stroke survivor Zac DeForge will take place Sunday, Nov. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 130 W. Washington St. in Marquette in the Masonic Banquet Room.

DeForge, who is originally from Atlantic Mine and lives in Marquette, was on his way to stand in a friend’s wedding in Wisconsin on Aug. 28. When he arrived at his girlfriend’s house, he asked for ibuprofen for an intense headache. The headache turned into a loss of function on the right side of his body and slurred speech. He was rushed to the hospital, where it was confirmed DeForge had suffered a stroke in the left hemisphere of his brain caused by a blood clot.

The event will feature a spaghetti dinner and raffles. For more information, visit the benefit’s Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/615827495479752/.

Hunters’ Bake Sale planned for Nov. 13-14

GLADSTONE — The women’s group of the Covenant Church will hold its Hunters’ Bake Sale, which offers homemade breads, pies, and assorted baked goods, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from noon to 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. until sold out. The Church is located at the corner of 9th Street and Michigan Avenue in Gladstone.

AAUW meeting with Dr. Casey Sager Nov. 29

ESCANABA — On Thursday, Nov. 29, American Association of University Women (AAUW) members and guests will meet at St. Stephen’s Church in Canterbury Hall at 6:30 p.m. for a gathering that will include a presentation by Dr. Casey Sager.

Sager is affiliated with OSF St Francis Women’s Center. Specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, she received her medical degree from Michigan State University. She completed her internship and residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. She will be speaking on issues of women’s health and wellness.

Coffee and dessert will be served. Anyone planning to attend is asked to call 906-786-3415 by Nov. 25.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher. Since 1881, AAUW has been a leader in the pursuit of equity for women and girls. For further information about AAUW, call 906-474-6545.

Honoring Our Hometown Heroes event Sunday

ESCANABA — Honoring Our Hometown Heroes will take place at North Woods Place on Monday Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served. The event is open to all veterans in the community.

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