December 6, 2007 RSS feed / Happenings

NJHS TOY DONATION

NJHS TOY DONATION Eleven members of Houghton Lake's National Junior Honor Society turned $327 into Christmas gifts last Saturday when they used donations and fund-raising money to purchase gifts for the Toys for Tots program. More...

'Wishing Well,' Santa visit set for Playhouse

Kirtland Community College's Theatre Arts Department and the Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse will present "The Wishing Well" and lunch with Santa Dec. 8. Entrance is by donation. The doors open at 9:30 a.m. More...

Golden Agers plan dance Dec. 10

The Merritt Golden Agers will hold a dance on Dec. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. The group is also planning a Christmas Party and $5 gift exchange for Dec. 17. The public is welcome at the center's events. More...

AT THE ANIMAL SHELTER

I will never understand how you can have an animal be part of your life for almost a decade and when they come up missing you don't go looking for them. This seems to be the case of Checkers, a Husky mix, who we estimate to be 8-10 years-old. More...

SNOW PLOW SAFETY

Roscommon County Road Commission truck driver Leon "Stretch" Terrian greets Collins Elementary third graders from Mrs. Lori Warson's and Mrs. Rosalyn Wolfsen's classes Nov. 30 during a snow plow safety lesson. More...

Northwood sets annual dinner

Northwood University's 33rd annual Stafford Memorial Dinner is set for Jan. 12, 2008, at Sullivan's Black Forest in Frankenmuth. The dinner is organized solely by Northwood students enrolled in the Hotel, Restaurant and Resort Management Program. More...

Class of 1960 servicemen added to veterans list

Vern Soderman, a 1960 graduate of Houghton Lake High School and veteran of the U.S. Navy (1961-65) contacted the Resorter regarding adding classmates of his to the list of HLHS graduates who are serving or have served in the military. More...

Break Ice with 'Mighty Mac' on CMU TV

Explore the frozen waters of the Great Lakes on "Breaking Ice: The USCG Mackinaw," on Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. on CMU Public Television. More...

Library to welcome 'Chillers' author

Jonathan Rand, children's author of the popular paperback series, "Michigan Chillers" and "American Chillers," will visit the Houghton Lake Public Library Dec. 11 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

St. Helen library friends to sell cookies

St. Helen Friends of the Library will sponsor a cookie sale tomorrow (Friday) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Richfield Township Hall. More...

WARM RESPONSE

Some Roscommon County residents will be warmer this winter, thanks to the generosity of their neighbors who have donated more than 130 sweaters to WCMU Public Television's Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Sweater Drive. More...

Author Brennan to visit Saturn Booksellers

Michigan author Martin Brennan will visit Saturn Booksellers, downtown Gaylord, Dec. 8 at 11:30 a.m. He will be the guest reader at Saturn's weekly story hour as he introduces his new picture book, "Three Lessons for Astair the Bear. More...

Volunteers sought for blitz at Graham/McDonald fields

A building blitz to help complete the concession stand building at the Graham/McDonald Sports Complex is being planned. Experienced carpenters are being sought to volunteer to help with the project. More...

Three join Roscommon Rotary Club

The Roscommon Rotary Club recently welcomed three new members. More...

DAISY DONATION

Members of Daisy Girl Scout Troop 1111 were surprised by Dr. David Hanson, DDS, of Three Lakes Dental, at their first meeting when he donated their Daisy Scout smocks and Daisy learning petals. More...

Blood drive slated Dec. 10 at St. John

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Dec. 10 at St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake. Goal is 61 donors. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health. More...

GIVING TO H.O.P.E.

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake donated $2,500 to Project Help Our People Eat at its Nov. 12th meeting. Project H.O.P.E. More...

Tips for picking a Christmas tree offered by specialist

Each year, Michigan families bring the beauty and fragrance of a real Christmas tree into their homes as part of their holiday celebration. More...

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