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Briefs

GFWC January ­membership meeting

ESCANABA — All women in the area are welcome to attend the January GFWC Membership meeting at Pacinos Restaurant on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 11:45 a.m. A luncheon will be served, and the program focuses on local recycling.

Contact Sue at 233-7436 prior to noon on Monday, Jan. 13.

Sing Off event returns

NAHMA — The fourth annual Sing Off will be held at the Nahma General Store on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. The singer registration fee is payable by 6:30 p.m. that evening.

Singers must be at least 18 years old and have their own professional karaoke CDG. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded. Call Mary at 906-474-6109 or 906-420-0610 to sign up.

Mystery box and basket drawings will also be available.

The event is sponsored by the Isabella Community Hall Committee.

Cornell seniors meet

CORNELL — Cornell Township Hall Seniors meet the first Thursday of the month. The next meeting will be held Feb. 6. Lunch will be at noon, and attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass.

There will be a small bingo gift for those who want to play.

For questions, call Betty at 906-384-6550.

Veterans Service Officer sets office hours

HERMANSVILLE — Mike Dellisse, Menominee County Veterans Service Officer, will be holding office hours on Wednesday, Jan. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Floriano-Stecker-Kelly American Legion Hall in Hermansville.

Veterans or widows that need assistance with the Veterans Administration, claims with the Administration, Agent Orange, headstones, gravemarkers, or information on the Oscar Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain can see Dellisse on visit to Hermansville.

Dellisse can also answer questions about the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund for Menominee County.

You do not need to belong to any service organization to see Dellisse; his services are free.

For more information, call toll-free 1-800-575-2876, or write Dellisse at: County Courthouse, 839 10th Avenue, Menominee, MI 49858.

Post 340 to meet

HERMANSVILLE — The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly Post 340 in Hermansville will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Club Rooms in Hermansville.

Taco Tuesday returns

GLADSTONE — Taco Tuesday is back at the Gladstone American Legion Post 71. Serving is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The public is welcome. The events are held at Gladstone American Legion Auxiliary Unit 71, 802 Delta Ave., in Gladstone.

AAUW gathering at House of Ludington

ESCANABA — Members and guests of AAUW will meet at the House of Ludington on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 5:30 p.m. for their annual New Year gathering. Spouses are encouraged to attend. A cash bar and hors d’oeuvres buffet will be featured. Pianist Lani Van Voorden will entertain and door prizes will be awarded. Those interested in attending should call 789-1905 no later than Monday, Jan. 13.

Note that reservations are required and members will be charged accordingly.

All are asked to bring items for the Tri-County Safe Harbor domestic violence facility. These may include paper products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, personal-sized soap, shampoo, gift cards, and monetary donations.

Founded in 1881, AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s degree or higher The organization promotes gender equity and life-long learning. For further information on AAUW, call 399-6080.

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