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Spaghetti dinner Saturday in Gladstone

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone American Legion Riders is holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Gladstone American Legion, 802 Delta Ave. Call 906-428-1050 for more information.

Indian Education Parent Committee meeting

ESCANABA — Escanaba Schools Title VI Indian Education Parent Committee’s next meeting is set for 5:15 p.m., Monday, Jan. 20. It will be held in the second-floor teacher lounge at the Upper Elementary, 1500 Ludington.

For any questions, call Janine at 786-7462, ext. 2216.

‘Blue Mass’ service to honor first responders

ESCANABA — A special “Blue Mass” will be held in honor of first responders and those who have fallen in the line of duty at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Parish in Escanaba on Jan. 26.

The service is for people of all faiths. All police officers, correctional officers, firefighters, military, dispatchers, EMT personnel or anyone who serves the public is welcome to attend, in uniform or not.

Medals will be distributed, and Fr. Tim Ferguson will be happy to bless any and all vehicles after Mass. Public safety officers will receive free breakfast after mass at a parish breakfast fundraiser.

Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by calling 906-789-6244. Th church is located at 709 1st Ave. South.

Women’s March returns to Marquette Saturday

MARQUETTE — Women’s March 2020 will take place in Marquette Saturday, Jan. 18.

Demonstrators are asked to gather at the Marquette Commons at noon. The march and rally will follow at 1 p.m. and will end at the Marquette Commons.

The “Rise UP Post Reception” will follow from 2 to 5 p.m. at Ore Dock Brewing Company.

For more information, email Judy Kitchen at jkitchenmqt@gmail.com or call Martha Fitzgerald at 906-360-6794. Additional information may also be found on Facebook by searching for “Womens’ March UP – Marquette.”

Onagomingkway DAR plans February meeting

MARQUETTE — The Onagomingkway Chapter, DAR, will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 8 from noon until 3 p.m. at the Marquette Big Boy Restaurant, 1950 US-41 W, Marquette. Members should plan on ordering a meal.

If you have questions about genealogy and joining DAR, members will be happy to answer them after the meeting. Call Melissa at 906-226-7836 for any questions.

GHS Class of 1970 50th class reunion meeting

GLADSTONE — The Gladstone High School Class of 1970 is holding a 50th class reunion meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Gladstone Yacht Club.

All classmates are encouraged to attend to help plan this milestone reunion.

A Journey Through Grief

ESCANABA — “A Journey Through Grief” is a bereavement support group presented on behalf of UP Health System Hospice. This is a non-denominational support group that is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one.

The group provides educational materials and guided discussions on a variety of topics to assist those in the grieving process.

“A Journey Through Grief” is offered the last Thursday of every month. The next session is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Church, 1820 9th Avenue North, Escanaba.

The group will be facilitated by Lewis Hague, UP Health System Hospice bereavement coordinator, and coordinated by Gayle DeShambo, account executive for UP Health System Hospice.

This support group is open to anyone in the community that is grieving the loss of a loved one.

For more information, contact Gayle DeShambo at 906-241-7974 or gayle.deshambo@lhcgroup.com.

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