Historical Society series wraps up with photos

ESCANABA — Rich Anzalone will present the final program in the Delta County Historical Society’s 2019 Winter Outreach Series Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. Anzalone will revisit the Bernie Schultz Collection for another of his photographic tours of bygone Escanaba. Schultz was the photographer for the Daily Press beginning in the late 1930s and continuing until his retirement in the early 1970s. Many of the photographs were published in the Daily Press, and Rich has researched to identify most of the people and places pictured.

The program will be given in Room 952 of the Heirman Center, located at the southeast side of the Bay College campus. The public is invited.

Women of the ELCA to hold spring gathering

ESCANABA — The Women of the ELCA Delta Cluster Spring Gathering will be held Saturday, April 27 at Bethany Lutheran Church, 202 S. 11th Street, Escanaba. The theme for the morning is “Bad Girls of the Bible, Loved and Forgiven.”

Registration begins at 9:15 a.m.. The in-gathering offering will be for the Delta Regional Child Advocacy Center. Karla Lehmann, representative from the advocacy center, will be a guest and explain a little about the center.

The in-kind offering will be going for the advocacy center, suggested items needed: new quilts; children’s coloring books and crayons; used/new books for youth; and personal care items, including new socks (for older youth), toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, shampoo, deodorant and lotions. Please RSVP by April 24. Call Sandy at 906-786-6642.

Purple Heart 1976 meeting April 25

ESCANABA — The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) Chapter 1976 will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the clubhouse building, 1202 Sheridan Road.

The MOPH is for all military veterans who sustained combat wounds during their service to the country. For details, contact Dennis Grall at 789-9005.

Steak Feed Gladstone American Legion

GLADSTONE — The American Legion in Gladstone is holding a steak dinner Thursday, April 25. Serving will take place from 4:30 until 7 p.m.

Annual Scenic Shore 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

GLADSTONE — The Eight Annual Scenic Shore 5K Run/1 Mile Walk will be held Saturday, June 15. Registration will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. and the race will begin at 10 a.m. at 303 N. 8th St., Gladstone.

Pre-register and pay by June 5 to receive a discount.

For questions, call Donna 906-420-2730 or Paul 906-280-5803 or email

MARSP to meet May 7

GLADSTONE — The May meeting of MARSP will be held on May 7, at noon, at the United Memorial Methodist Church in Gladstone. Lunch will be served and the program will feature the annual report.

Members who are not currently on a calling list may make reservations by calling 906-399-0208 by Thursday, May 2. For cancellations, please call that same number by Sunday, May 5.

50th Anniversary Spring Salad Luncheon

ESCANABA — The 50th Anniversary Spring Salad Luncheon will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 819 1st Ave. South, Escanaba Friday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Take out is available.

The church is barrier free. A donation will be taken at the door.