Briefs

Rapid Readers to meet Thursday at Jack’s

RAPID RIVER — Rapid Readers’ selection for June is Sister Souljah’s “The Coldest Winter Ever.” The group will meet at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River Thursday, June 13 at 10 a.m.

Members should bring suggestions for the new reading list. New members are welcome. Contact Peg Netchey at 428-9668 for questions or further information.

Ice cream social and book sale for library

ESCANABA — The Friends of the Escanaba Public Library invites the community to the Annual Ice Cream and Book Sale Social Wednesday, June 12, at 6 p.m.

The Escanaba City Band will provide entertainment while guests peruse used books for sale and enjoy cake and ice cream.

The social is the kick-off for the Escanaba Public Library’s children summer reading program. This year’s theme is “Universe of Stories.”

Weather conditions will decide if the event will be held outside in the library’s garden or inside the library.

Provided seating will be limited, so bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, etc.

The event is also the grand reopening of the newly remodeled Escanaba Public Library.

Opportunity offered to save memories

ESCANABA — OSF Hospice is offering the “Life Memories” program. The Life Memories program allows OSF Hospice patients who are in the final stages of life the opportunity to relive and relate their memories for their loved ones.

Volunteers conduct the person’s “life story” interviews and record them to DVD.

The program is a free service to their patients and their families. All information is kept confidential.

Those interested in participating should contact OSF Hospice at 786-3915.

Toastmasters meet Wednesday in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Bay De Noc Toastmasters develops communication and leadership skills every Wednesday, except the last Wednesday of the month, at noon in the Penstar Building, located at 1431 N. 26th St. in Escanaba.

Memorial UMC Clothes Closet open to public

GLADSTONE — The Memorial United Methodist Clothes Closet is open each Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gently used clothing is available for all. The church is located at 1920 Lake Shore Drive.

Day Services seeks printed materials

ESCANABA — Community Action Agency Adult Day Services, formerly Perspectives Adult Care Center is in need of old greeting cards and magazines to be used in different activities.

The pictures will be used to make notepads, bookmarks, and daily placemats. Cards do not have to be taken apart, as they will be incorporated into an activity.

Items may be dropped off at Community Action Adult Day Services, located at the Gary Abrahamson Jr. Memory Care Center, 2635 1st Ave. S. in Escanaba (past West Highland, the last building on the left behind Bishop Noa Home) or at any senior center in the Delta County area.

For more information, contact Jaime at 789-2886.

Veterans Council to hold monthly meeting

ESCANABA — Delta County Veterans Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12 at the Purple Heart Building, 1202 Sheridan Road.

Taco Tuesday is back

GLADSTONE — The American Legion of Gladstone, 802 Delta Ave., will be holding Taco Tuesdays for the month of June. From 4:30 until 6:30 p.m., the Legion will be serving tacos. All proceeds will go to the Veterans Park.

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