Briefs

Clean water campaign

ESCANABA — During the U.P. State Fair, Bethany Lutheran Church and neighboring ELCA churches will sell bottles of cold water. All the money raised will be given to the global clean water fund to provide wells and pipelines to villages and families that currently walk miles for access clean water.

Since 2014, Bethany has raised over $10,000 for clean water. The church tent will be located just off the midway.

Nacho Saturday Sept. 7

ESCANABA — The 4th Annual Nacho Saturday fundraiser for the Hope at the Inn (HATI) homeless shelter will be Saturday, Sept. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 3001 5th Ave. South in Escanaba.

Meals will be available for dine-in or carry out. Nacho Saturday attendees receive a nacho plate, soft drink and dessert.

Pinatas and face painting will be available for children to enjoy at the event.

Proceeds will go towards shelter operations and guest services as HATI prepares to open for its 7th season starting Nov. 3. Information will be available at the event for those wishing to learn more about shelter operations and volunteer opportunities.

For more information, visit www.HopeAtTheInn.org or email HopeAtTheInnDelta.gmail.com. Donations can be sent to Hope at the Inn c/o The Salvation Army at the above address, or contact Lisa Myers at 906-420-1311 for more information about donating.

Honoree dinner in Garden ­canceled

GARDEN — The Honoree Dinner sponsored by the Garden Peninsula Historical Society has been canceled. Honorees will be notified when a new date has been chosen for the event. The society apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.

St. Anthony’s pasty sale

ESCANABA — St. Anthony Church is having a pasty sale Thursday, Aug. 15 and Friday, Aug. 16. Pasties can be picked up at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba from 2 to 5 p.m., while supplies last.

The price of the pasties has changed. To preorder or for more information, call or text Debbie at 906-399-4259.

Delta Coin Club to meet

GLADSTONE — The next meeting of the Delta Coin Club will be Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. The club meets every second Tuesday at 817 Delta Ave. in Gladstone. New members or anyone interested in coins are always welcome.

There will be an auction of coins, planning for the coin show, and discussions of other topics that are brought up. For further information, call Richard at 233-9261, Dan at 474-6392 or 906-280-3965, or Steve Viau at 906-241-7494.

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 to meet

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.

Veterans Council to meet

ESCANABA — Delta County Veterans Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Purple Heart Building, 1202 Sheridan Road.

American Legion meets

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River American Legion meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is June 4.

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