Briefs

A conversation on senior concerns

ESCANABA — Julie Mallard of the United Way will lead a conversation to discover what concerns Delta County seniors and their families have and how those concerns can be addressed on Aug. 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at North Woods Place Senior Living, 501 S Lincoln Rd., Escanaba. There will be door prizes.

Sons of the American Legion breakfast

GLADSTONE — The Sons of the American Legion is sponsoring an “all-you-can-eat” breakfast on Sunday, Aug. 18 at the American Legion, 802 Delta Ave. Gladstone, from 9 a.m. to noon. Call the Legion at 906-428-1050 for more information.

Educational program at North Woods Place

ESCANABA — An educational program called “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body” will be presented by Jake Bilodeau of the Alzheimer’s Association on Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. at North Woods Place Senior Living, 501 S. Lincoln Road in Escanaba. The information presented will be based on the latest research.

Nacho Saturday

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 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.

Clean water campaign

ESCANABA — During the U.P. State Fair, Bethany Lutheran Church and neighboring ELCA churches will sell bottles of cold water. All 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 to clean water.

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

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.

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.

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