October 18, 2007 RSS feed / Happenings

VOCATIONAL SERVICE AWARD

Houghton Lake Community Schools Superintendent Pete Injasoulian was honored by the Houghton Lake Rotary Club, which named him as the recipient of the club's 2007 Vocational Service Award during its meeting at Coyles Restaurant Monday. More...

Food give-away planned Oct. 20

United Way of Roscommon County and Project HOPE will sponsor a food give-away Oct. 20 at the Houghton Lake Community Center, behind the Pines Theater, starting at 9:30 a.m. Participants are being asked to bring boxes. More...

Denton Township Ambulance plans open house

Denton Township Ambulance Service will host an open house for the public to view its new facility at 1301 West West Branch Road (M-55). The open house is from noon to 3 p.m. and is free of charge. More...

McManus' rep to speak to Republicans here

Ron Blanchard, mayor of Cadillac, a representative of state Sen. Michelle McManus, R-Lake Leelanau, will be the guest speaker at the Roscommon County Republicans' meeting Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The meeting will at the Markey Township Hall, Co. Rd. More...

SCHOLARSHIP CONTESTANTS

Twelve seniors will participate in the Houghton Lake Junior Miss Scholarship Program (formerly Miss Houghton Lake) Nov. 10 at Houghton Lake High School. More...

Roscommon Twp. Fire Department to host dinner, classes this month

The Roscommon Township Fire Department will host two events in October, one an appreciation dinner for emergency personnel and the other a set of fire prevention classes for people of all ages. The appreciation dinner is Oct. 20 from 6 p.m. More...

Wanted by fair: Model railroaders

The Roscommon County Fair Board is seeking model railroaders to be part of its annual train display at Christmas in the Village in Roscommon Dec. 1. A planning meeting is scheduled for Nov. 14. More...

Beaver Creek Twp. to host 'haunted forest'

Beaver Creek Township will host a "haunted forest" on the corner of South Grayling and Fletcher Roads, about five miles west of Roscommon. The hours are from dark until 10:30 p.m. the nights of Oct. More...

Merchants seek vendors, crafters forWorkshop

Vendors and crafters interested in the Houghton Lake Merchants Association's Santa's Workshop on Nov. 18 are being asked to contact the group. The event will be held at the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Shelter offers reduced price for spaying, neutering cats

In an attempt to reduce an overpopulation of cats in Roscommon County, a reduced cost spayneuter clinic is being offered for cats owned by low-income families. More...

Senior singles to meet Oct. 23

Senior singles will meet Oct. 23 at The Timbers, Higgins Lake, at 5:30 p.m. Call 366-9865 for information. More...

SMITH NAMED 'MARINE OF YEAR'

Prudenville's Robert Smith was recently named the Marine Corps League, Jack A. Davenport Detachment 684 "Marine of the Year." Smith is a decorated Korean War veteran who served with the 1st Marine Division. More...

Home Depot plans power tools clinic

The Houghton Lake Home Depot will host a free clinic, "The Power Is Yours: Intro to Power Tools," Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. More...

County fair board plans three-day event in 2008

The only real problem with this year's Roscommon County Fair was it was too short, fair board members concluded at their annual meeting last week. More...

Businesses invited to enter pumpkin decorating contest

Attention pumpkin artists. Turning a pumpkin into a work of art could win you a trip. More...

Tumbling classes to begin Nov. 5

Tumbling classes, taught by Michelle Johnson and sponsored by the Roscommon County MSU Extension Office, will begin Nov. 5. Registration deadline is Oct. 29. Youths ages five and older may participate in the acrobatic tumbling classes. More...

Northern Lakes accepting 'Art of Recovery'

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health is teaming up with the Inside Out Gallery in Traverse City to present the "Art of Recovery: The Human Journey" show this November. More...

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