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Lakeview Cemetery accepting donations

ESCANABA — Lakeview Cemetery will be accepting donations for its annual fall rummage sale. No clothing will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the cemetery.

To drop off or have items picked up, call 906-789-1442 or 906-786-7173.

No donations will be accepted after Sept. 5.

Elks family picnic

WELLS — The Escanaba Elks 354 Family Picnic will take place Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Pioneer Trail Park pavilion from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Food, games, drinks, and more will be available. The public is welcome.

Holy Name Class of ’64

ESCANABA — Holy Name High School Class of 1964’s 21st Annual Ladies Luncheon will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Escanaba Country Club. For information, call Jalene Miller at 906-233-7128 or email jalenem@charter.net.

Reunion canceled

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Class of 1954 reunion has been canceled. A fun night for classmates will be held in its place on Aug. 24 at the Escanaba Country Club.

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. S. 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.

Manistique coat drive

MANISTIQUE — The Michigan State Police Manistique Outpost and Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital are joining efforts to help neighbors in need. The public is asked to donate a new or gently-used coat to the Michigan State Police Manistique Outpost on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All donated coats will stay in Schoolcraft County to help those in need.

Activities at Bark River Senior Center

BARK RIVER — The Bark River Seniors meet each Wednesday at the Senior Center on D Road in Bark River, with a variety of activities to share. The coffee pot is always on, starting at 9 a.m. (EST), with treats donated by local stores. If you enjoy cards or cribbage, join a game and enjoy some friendly competition. There are Tai Chi and Sit-and-Fit exercise opportunities from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Dinner is served at 11:30 a.m. and comes from the Meals-on-Wheels Senior Program. There is a cost for the meal. A calendar lets you decide if you want to order the meal each week, which can be called in by noon on Tuesday.

Bingo is played after dinner.

Contact Chris at 241-7158 for more information.

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