Briefs

NARFE to meet Wednesday, May 22

MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation by Sheri Davie, executive director of the Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, at their next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22.

NARFE will meet in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of City Hall, 300 W. Baraga in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, behind City Hall. Spring Street is one-way from east to west.

NARFE Chapter 1900 was chartered in 1983 and includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas. For more information please call 906-475-0362.

NAMI education ­meeting May 20­

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

The Monday, May 20 educational meeting will feature Dr. Lynn Johnson, Pathways Community Mental Health, who will cover a variety of topics including jail diversion and Clubhouse. We meet at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, visit www.namiam.org, or follow us on Facebook.

Knights of Columbus breakfast June 2

ESCANABA — The Knights of Columbus, Council 640 of Escanaba, will sponsor a breakfast for the benefit of area seminarians.

The breakfast will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church Hall, 1820 9th Ave. N., June 2, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend and support local seminarians.

A Journey Through Grief to meet May 30

ESCANABA — “A Journey Through Grief” is a bereavement support group presented on behalf of UP Health System Hospice. This is a non-denominational support group that is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. It provides educational materials and guide discussions on a variety of topics to assist those in the grieving process.

“A Journey Through Grief” is offered the last Thursday of every month. The next session is scheduled for Thursday, May 30, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church, 1820 9th Avenue North, Escanaba.

The group will be facilitated by Lewis Hague, UP Health System Hospice bereavement coordinator and coordinated by Gayle DeShambo, account executive for UP Health System Hospice.

This support group is open to anyone in our community that is grieving the loss of a loved one.

For more information contact Gayle DeShambo 906-241-7974 or gayle.deshambo@lhcgroup.com.

9/11 memorial quilts

ESCANABA — The 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial Quilt Project “Sew We Never Forget” will hold a showing of a collection of 300 quilt’s honoring the victims of 9/11 in Escanaba this month.

The showing will take place at Bay de Noc Community College, 2001 N. Lincoln Rd. Escanaba. Set up is on May, 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show will run from 2 to 7 p.m. May 28, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 29 and 30.

A freewill donation will be collected at the door.

Scenic Shore 5K Run/1 Mile Walk June 15

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 gladstoneseniorcenter303@yahoo.com.

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