August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Happenings

Denton Township officials cut ribbon on new EMS quarters

Denton Township officials celebrated the completion of the township's new 15,000- square foot emergency medical services facility Aug. 24 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a presentation of a $1.1 million check from U.S. More...

Natural setting

Although morning rain forced the Pen and Pallette Guild's third Meet the Artists show at the Marguerite Gahagan Nature Preserve in Roscommon indoors Saturday, six exhibitors were still surrounded by nature in the preserve's nature center. More...

Speedway concert to aid family

Merritt Speedway will welcome Faith Community Church and friends for a benefit concert Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. More...

Study club to meet for dessert

The Higgins Lake Study Club will meet Sept. 12 at the Lyon Township Hall. Dessert and coffee will be served at noon. Guests may attend. Members are being asked to make reservations for the club's October outing to Frankenmuth. More...

Golden Agers to dance Sept. 7

The Merritt Golden Agers will sponsor a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7. For information, call (231) 229-4273 or e-mail teedw@centurytel.net. More...

State retirees to gather Sept. 4

The North Central Area Chapter #19, State Employee Retirees Association, will meet Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Community Center. More...

Weekend garage sale to benefit A.R.K.

The Association to Rescue Kritters will hold its fifth annual garage sale at the Denton Township Hall Friday, through Monday. The fund raiser will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday and from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday. More...

DALMAC riders to stop at Houghton Lake Aug. 31

About 500 bicyclists will be camping at Houghton Lake High School next week during their 37th annual Dick Allen Lansing to Mackinaw bike tour. Riders begin from Lansing and will stop at Houghton Lake Aug. More...

DTE Energy offers free energy efficiency seminars this fall

DTE Energy will hold a series of free energy efficiency seminars this fall to help home and business customers learn how to save money on their utility bills. More...

Afternoon event to focus on preparing for disaster

Residents can learn how to be ready for a disaster during Roscommon County Preparedness Day Sept. 12. The event is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 149 West Robinson Lake Road, Roscommon. More...

Habitat for Humanity plans seventh annual golf scramble

Roscommon County Habitat for Humanity has scheduled its seventh annual golf scramble for Sept. 13 at the Burning Oak Country Club between Houghton and Higgins Lakes. Check-in will begin at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. More...

Meal raises $701 for 'Trunk-or-Treat'

An Aug. 18 fund-raiser at the home of St. Helen resident Jack Quance netted $701 for the community's Oct. 27 "Trunk-or-Treat" event. A wild boar shot by Quance was roasted, and fish caught in Lake St. Helen were fried as the entrees for the meal. More...

SHOW A GO DESPITE RAINY MORNING

(Above) John and Colleen Rounds of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, stand next to their 1957 Chevy Bellaire two-door hardtop, which won them the People's Choice Award at the 15th annual Scott McNamara Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Car Show and Cruise Aug. 25. More...

Seminars planned during home show

The 18th annual Tri-Lakes Home Builders Association Home Show is scheduled for Sept. 15 and 16 at Houghton Lake High School. Hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16. Suggested donation is $3 per adult. More...

Bridge players sought at Lyon

Bridge players are being sought for Tuesday night games at the Lyon Township Hall, Higgins Lake. Games begin Sept. 11 and are held at 12:30 p.m. Players may come alone or with friends. Call 821-5892 or 821-8649 for information. More...

Lyon Fellowship Club to meet Sept. 5

The Lyon Fellowship Club will meet for its monthly card party, including a buffet dinner and euchre card game, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Lyon Township Hall. Participants are being asked bring dishes of their choice pass. Visitors may attend. More...

'Paradise to Hell' walk to raise money for Hospice

Eighty-eight year-old Clayton Klein of Fowlerville is once again training and working out the logistics for another long distance "From Paradise to Hell" walk. More...

Reunion planned at Old Stone School

The Old Stone School at Houghton Lake will open its doors to alumni, their families and friends Sept. 8. A potluck picnic is planned for noon. The planning committee is asking that each guest bring a dish to pass. More...

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