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St. Anthony calendar raffle winners named

WELLS — St. Anthony’s calendar raffle winners for August are Linda Bruce ($75); Kay Thompson-Vanders ($60); Matt Peterson ($50); and Tara Mosier, St. Anthony Church, Gracie Thompson, and Sue Daignault ($25 each).

Live music at Amvets

ESCANABA — The Amvets Post 123 will be hosting the band Ghost Riders on Aug. 23. Also on Aug. 24, there will be karaoke by Raven Madness. Both events start at 7 p.m.

Wells Lions 52 week ­raffle ­winners named

WELLS — The winner of the Wells Lions Club 52 week raffle for Aug. 19 is Niel Bizeau, of Gladstone. Bizeau won $100. This is week three of the raffle.

Healing prayer service

ESCANABA — Fr. Ryan Ford will be leading a healing service at St. Anne Church, 817 South Lincoln Road, Escanaba on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. for those in need of a physical, emotional, relational or spiritual healing.

This service is not a Mass.

Live music at IXL Historical Museum

HERMANSVILLE — Singer/songwriter Cathy Bolton will perform at the Hermansville IXL Historical Museum at W5551 River Street on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. CDT. Bring your lawn chairs, sit and enjoy a root beer float as you listen to old and new favorites.

Proceeds from donations will go toward the new roof on the IXL office building.

Legion opens library

RAPID RIVER — Walter W. Cole American Legion Post 301 in Rapid River has opened a library in the legion hall.

The library is free to all and is open from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Service Officer Wednesday, as well as any other days that the hall is open to the public.

Also, the Legion Hall is available for rental. For more information, contact Carl at 906-399-8517.

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.

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.

Dance in Rock Sept. 8

ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community/Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd, on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. Live music will be provided by Country Express.

There is a cost for the dance, and a free will donation lunch will be available. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.

All proceeds benefit the Senior Corporation.

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.

Democratic Party to hold meeting Sept. 4

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at USW Union Hall, 1201 Sheridan Rd., Escanaba.

Social hour is at 6:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow at 7 p.m.

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