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Ardnt benefit Saturday

ROCK — A spaghetti benefit is planned for the Arndt family of Rock, who lost their home to a house fire on Jan. 2. The event will take place at the Rock Lions Club on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m.

There is a cost for the dinner, but children age three and under eat free.

The event will also include a silent action, bucket raffles, and 50/50 drawings. Silent auction bidding is now open at the Rock Senior Center during regular hours, but final bids will be taken at the benefit.

Donations for the Arndt family are also being accepted at the Rock Credit Union and the Mid Peninsula School.

For questions, call 906-356-6420.

AAUW to hold ‘Book Night’ event Feb. 20

ESCANABA — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold “Book Night” on Feb. 20 at the home of Carol Bergquist, located at 1221 5th Ave. S. in Escanaba. Members and guests are invited to bring a favorite book to share.

The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a soup supper. Snacks and desserts will be welcomed.

RSVP to Judy at 789-1905 by Feb. 16.

AAUW is open to men and women holding an associate’s 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 on AAUW call 474-6545.

‘Blue Mass’ Sunday

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. The church is located at 709 1st Ave. South.

EAHS Class of 1970

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Area High School Class of 1970 will hold a reunion meeting at Mo’s Pub on Feb. 3 at noon. All classmates are welcome to attend.

Information concerning the progress of this reunion can be viewed on Facebook by searching “Escanaba Area High School Class of 1970.”

Cornell seniors to 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.

Book donations sought

ESCANABA — The Delta County League of Women Voters is looking for donations of books, audiobooks, DVDs and music CDs to be sold at its annual book sale in August. The League is also in need of large print books, which are often requested.

Funds from the annual sale are used to publish voter guides and for other voter services.

Donated materials should be no more than 10 years old and in good condition.

Books can be delivered to the Daily Press Business Office at 600 Ludington Street during normal business hours. For pick-up, call Pat Rudden at 280-1789.

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.

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