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St. Anthony calendar raffle ­winners named

ESCANABA — St. Anthony Church has announced the calendar raffle winners for September and October.

For September, the winners are St. Anthony Church – $75; Drake Lund – $60; and Kevin Teal – $50. Rilyn Klee, Jon Young, Leanne Vandermisson, and Kay Thompson-Vanders each won $25.

For October, the winners are Mary Plouff – $75; Kay Thompson-Vanders – $60; and Judith Gereau – $50. Jean Blaine and Kay Thompson-Vanders each won $25 and St. Anthony Church won two $25 prizes.

Potluck at Isabella hall

ISABELLA — The Isabella Community Hall, located at US-2 and County Road 495, will hold a potluck dinner at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19. Guests are encouraged to bring their favorite card or board game for evening enjoyment. Door prizes will be awarded at the end of the event.

AAUW lunch meeting

ESCANABA — AAUW will hold a luncheon meeting on Nov. 2 at 11:30 a.m. at Hereford and Hops.

The guest speaker will be Jan Vangasse from the Iron Mountain branch. She is currently the president elect of AAUW for the State of Michigan and will begin her term as president on July 1. Vangasse’s talk will discuss the future policy priorities for AAUW at the national and state levels. A question and answer session will follow her talk.

Members are encouraged to bring a guest who might be interested in learning more about AAUW. RSVP to Judy at 789-1905 by Oct. 28.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate degree or higher. Formed in 1881, the organization is globally recognized for its advancement of equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. For more information, contact 474-6545.

Delta Cluster Fall Gathering set for Oct. 19

RAPID RIVER — The Delta Cluster Fall Gathering will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid River. The theme for the morning is “Celebrating Women,” presented by Pastor Terry Frankenstein. Registration begins at 9:15.

The in-gathering offering will be for the Backpack Program in Manistique. The in-kind offering will be going to the Pregnancy Services of Delta County. Suggested donations include diapers (sizes newborn – size 5), crib sheets, receiving blankets, baby bath towels, child protective devices for outlets, baby-safe doors and cupboard adapters, baby nail clippers, rattles and sleepers.

Attendees are asked to RSVP by Oct.16 by calling the church office at 906-474-9353. Leave a message if there is no answer.

Neurologist to speak to Parkinson’s group

KINGSFORD — The Parkinson Society of Dickinson County Area will host Neurologist Dr. Steven Schechter, of West Bloomfield, at the support group meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17. Check-in for this meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Hamilton Avenue in Kingsford. Coffee will be available.

Schechter will speak on the medication “Xadago,” which has recently been approved by the FDA for use with Parkinson patients. After lunch he will direct a yoga routine done in a seated position, as he is a certified yoga instructor.

Lunch will be provided free of charge by Stephanie Belf of U.S. World Meds.

All area Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers are invited.

Call Pauline to make reservations or for more information at 906-774-0332.

Marine Corps Auxiliary spaghetti fundraiser

ESCANABA — The Marine Corps League Auxiliary Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser will be held on Oct. 19 at the Elks Club in Escanaba. Dinner is served from 4 to 7 p.m.

Fish fry fundraiser set

ESCANABA — The Delta County Democratic Party Annual Fish Fry fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall, Local 111, located at 2601 N. 30th St. in Escanaba. Social hour will be at 5 p.m. with the dinner at 6 p.m.

RSVP to Carole Charon by calling 906-786-4754 or emailing ­carolecharon@charter.net.

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