Heart of the North Lions meetings planned

BARK RIVER — The Heart of the North Lions Club will hold its Eboard meeting on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:45 p.m. at the Bark River-Harris School. Please notice the date change.

The regular monthly meeting will be held Thursday, May 2 at 6:45 p.m. at the Bark River-Harris School.

The Heart of the North Lions Club is part of Lions Clubs International, the largest service club organization in the world. Its 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs are serving communities in 207 countries and geographical areas around the globe. Since 1917, Lions clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired, championed youth initiatives and strengthened local communities through hands-on service and humanitarian projects. For more information about Lions Clubs International, visit

Heart of the North Lions Club welcomes new members. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:45 p.m. If you are interested in giving back to your community, you are invited to visit a meeting.

For more information about the Heart of the North Lions Club check out its website at­menominee-heart-of-the-north-lions-club.

St. Anthony Calendar raffle winners named

WELLS — St. Anthony’s calendar raffle winners for April are Jenne Larson ($75); David Rivard ($60); Linda Lamarch ($50); and Lori DeMars, St. Anthony Church, Thomas Sulvester, and Kay Thompson-Vanders ($25 each). The Easter $100 winner was St. Anthony Church.

Bay de Noc Lions Club sets meeting date

WELLS — All are welcome to attend the Bay de Noc Lions Club discussions on community projects in the area on Wednesday, April 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Wells Township Hall. For more information, email

Elks Lodge a Drug

Take-Back Day site

ESCANABA — Escanaba Elks 354 will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Lodge, located at 510 Ludington St., will be open to everyone for a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription medication.

AAUW to meet April 25

ESCANABA — American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its annual Membership Matters Meeting on April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Leigh’s Garden Winery. The program will include a video explaining the group’s mission. Various members will explain the fundraising activities and projects to support women and girls in our community. Members are encouraged to bring guests who might be interested in finding out more information about AAUW. Refreshments and wine tasting will be available. RSVP to Judy at 789-1905 by April 22.

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

MADD seeks volunteers

ESCANABA — Volunteers are needed for MADD. Opportunities are available for those interested in volunteering a couple of times a year or a couple of times a week. There are a wide variety of opportunities to match interests and expertise. Some options include speaking, answering the help-line calls, organizing victim impact panels, mailing information or just displaying MADD red ribbons.

To get started, email betsy.­ or call 906-474-9346.