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Dance in Rock Jan. 12

ROCK — There will be a dance at the Rock Senior Center, located at 3892 W. Mapleridge Rd., on Sunday, Jan. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. Music will be provided by Old Friends. There is a cost at a the door, and a free-will donation lunch will be available.

All proceeds benefit the Senior Corporation. For more information, call Becky at 630-3338.

AAUW Ggathering 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 as associate’s degree or higher The organization promotes gender equity and life-long learning. For further information on AAUW, call 399-6080.

GFWC January meeting

ESCANABA — All women in the area are welcome to attend the January GFWC membership meeting at Pacinos Restuarant 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.

Legion Mid-Winter Conference schedule

IRON MOUNTAIN — The schedule for the American Legion Mid-Winter Conference, which will be held Jan. 17-18 at Iron Mountain Post 50, is as follows:

FRIDAY

1 p.m. — Registration at Post 80

3 to 6 p.m. — Dinner at Post 50 (Fish Fry)

7 p.m. — Joint opening session

8 p.m. — Committee meetings following joint session post hall; 40 and 8 Petite Promenade to be held 15 minutes after the end of the joint session

9 p.m. — Social hour

SATURDAY

8 a.m. — Coffee and rolls. Registration continues, committee meetings.

9 to 10:30 a.m. — Sons of the American Legion Meeting, Post 50 (hall)

9 a.m. to noon — American Legion Auxiliary Meetings, Trinity United Methodist Church.

10:30 to noon — 11th and 12th District Meetings, Post 50 (in the hall)

Noon to 1:30 p.m. — Lunch at Post 50. Past Zone Commanders Lunch at Solbergs Greenleaf.

1:30 p.m. — U.P. Association Meeting, Post 50

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Social hour, Post 50

4:30 p.m. — Banquet, Post 50 (Mexican dinner)

Bark River Seniors

BARK RIVER — The Bark River Seniors meet each Wednesday for a Meals on Wheels dinner at 11:30 a.m. EST. There is a cost for the meal.

The coffee pot will be on and there will be opportunities for visiting and cards beginning at 9 a.m. Sit-&-Fit exercises are begun at 10 a.m., for those interested. Bingo follows lunch.

Any inquiries can be directed to Chris at 906-241-7158.

Salvation Army social services available

ESCANABA — Social service assistance from the Salvation Army is available 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in the Community Services Building.

The Soup Kitchen is open noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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