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Legion steak dinner

GLADSTONE — The American Legion in Gladstone will be having a steak dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27. Serving will be from 4:30 until 7 p.m. The public is welcome.

Free fall prevention series starts March 10

GLADSTONE — Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. “A Matter of Balance for Fall Prevention,” hosted by Michigan State University Extension, is a free program teaching practical ways to manage falls.

Attendees will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and exercise to increase strength and balance.

Anyone who is concerned about falling, has fallen in the past, who has restricted activities because of falling concern or is interested in increasing balance, flexibility and strength is welcome to attend.

The eight-week program starts Tuesday, March 10 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center, 303 N 8th St., Gladstone.

The program is free to attend, but registration is required. Call Carlee at 906-315-2664 to register.

Space is limited, and attendees are asked to be prepared to attend all eight sessions.

Seventh Day Adventist food pantry hours set

ESCANABA — The Community Service Center food pantry adjacent to the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Escanaba is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Monday and Saturday.

Donations for Jacobetti Home for Veterans

ESCANABA — Those wishing to donate to the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette can drop off items at the Amvets Post 123 located at 1315 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba.

Items can include Forever stamps, personal fans, watches with stretch bands, electric razors (cordless), personal CD players/radios, current magazines, and more.

The home for veterans is currently not accepting clothing protectors, and until further notice, will not accept lap robes and books due to an ample supply.

Used books 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.

Legion steak dinner

GLADSTONE — The American Legion in Gladstone will be having a steak dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27. Serving will be from 4:30 until 7 p.m. The public is welcome.

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.

Legion opens library

RAPID RIVER — Walter W. Cole American Legion Post 301 in Rapid River has opened a library in the legion hall.

The library is free to all and is open from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Service Officer Wednesday, as well as any other days that the hall is open to the public.

Also, the Legion Hall is available for rental. For more information, please contact Carl at 906-399-8517.

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