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Memorial Day programs

HERMANSVILLE — Floriano-Stecker-Kelly Post 340 American Legion Hermansville has set the Memorial Day program schedule for Monday, May 27:

5 a.m. — Flag Raising Half Mast — Riverside and Meyer Township Cemetery

8 a.m. — Legion, Auxiliary, VVA, Am Vets, and Boy Scout Members meet at Post Club Rooms

9 a.m. — Memorial Service at Riverside Cemetery, Faithorn

9:30 a.m. — Memorial Service at Menominee River, Faithorn

10:30 a.m. — Memorial Service at Hermansville Lake

10:45 a.m. — Memorial Service at Veterans Memorial Marker

11:15 a.m. — Memorial Service at Meyer Township Cemetery

Lunch will be served at the Legion Club rooms by the Ladies Auxiliary, Post 340 following service at Meyer Township Cemetery. Coffee and brunch will be served at the Faithorn Town Hall after the Menominee River Service.

NARFE May meeting

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, call 906-475-0362.

Presentation on Leader Dogs for the Blind

WELLS — The public is welcome to hear a presentation about Leader Dogs for the Blind from Gretchen Preston, president of the Marquette Lions Club, Wednesday, May 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Wells Township Hall.

Leader Dogs for the Blind is an organization based in Rochester Hills, Mich. that provides leader dogs at no charge to those who need them.

Preston, who is visually impaired, will be presenting with her leader dog Floyd. In addition to being a representative for Leader Dogs for the Blind with Preston, Floyd is an honorary member of the Marquette Lions Club.

Leader Dogs for the Blind is also seeking foster families and puppy raisers. More information will be presented at the meeting.

The presentation is brought to the local community by the Bay de Noc Lions Club, a community service-oriented Lions Club. The club is the first of its kind in the area and seeks ideas from the public for ways to improve or better the community. The group is looking for charter members to assist in its development and hopes to officially charter in July of this year.

A Journey Through Grief to meet May 30 in Esky

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 at 906-241-7974 or gayle.deshambo@­lhcgroup.com.

Taco Tuesday at American Legion

GLADSTONE — The American Legion Post 71, located at 802 Delta Avenue in Gladstone, will be having Taco Tuesday from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

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