May 14, 2009 RSS feed / Happenings

LIONS DONATE TO ANIMAL SHELTER

Terry McKillop, director of the Roscommon County Animal Shelter (right), was the guest speaker at the Houghton Lake Lions Club general meeting April 28. More...

NEW LEADERS

Newly elected officers of Charles M. Engel VFW Post 4159, Roscommon, are, left to right, Richard Walczak, president of the men's auxiliary; Charles Meibeyer, commander of the post; and Connie Allen, president of the ladies auxiliary. More...

NEW LIONS OFFICERS

The Roscommon-Higgins Lake Lions Club recently elected new officers for the 2009-2010 year. Seated are (left to right) President Bill Curnalia and vice-presidents Richard Shunk and Dr. Mike Ritchey. More...

Roscommon historians to hear Cherven history

The Roscommon Area Historical Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. May 19 at the Gallimore Boarding House, 404 Lake St., Roscommon. More...

Farm park seeks board members

Wellington Farm, USA, a 60-acre living history complex near Higgins Lake, has two vacant positions on its citizens advisory board. The complex offers 10 interpretive areas, and several more are on the drawing board. More...

Pak Mail offering two-cent stamps

Pak Mail of Houghton Lake is offering free two-cent stamps following the new postal rate increase, which took effect May 11. When the U.S. More...

Bike rodeo to be Saturday at Houghton Lake High School

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake is holding a bike rodeo for children in grades kindergarten through five Saturday. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Houghton Lake High School in the parking lot behind the football field. More...

Land, McManus, Schuette to address GOP

The Roscommon County Republicans will hold its annual spring dinner at the Atrium Plaza Hotel on May 21. Guest speakers will include Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, State Sen. More...

Gerrish ACT-NOW to meet May 18

The Advisory Community Team- Neighbors on Watch meeting will be May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Gerrish Township Hall. This month's meeting will feature Karen Slade from the Roscommon County Commission on Aging. More...

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

Roscommon Rotary President Kelly Barton presents Glenn Wilson, president and founder of M33 Access, with the club's 2009 Citizen of the Year Award at the 22nd annual Spring Auction Mardi Gras in May fund-raiser on May 9. More...

Brochure explains mission, goals of St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul of Prudenville has just published a brochure that handsomely outlines and depicts the organization's story, mission and goals. The brochure is available at the store, or to obtain one by mail, call 366-7613. More...

Roscommon County board awarded emergency food, shelter funds

The Roscommon County Emergency Food and Shelter Board has been awarded federal funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. More...

Dems to hold dinner May 18

The Roscommon County Democratic Party will hold a "Spring Fling Dinner" on May 18., at 6 p.m. at the Denton Township Hall. Tickets are $7.50 per person. The menu consists of Applewood smoked pork and Maple Valley chicken. More...

Artesia fund-raisers successful; more events are scheduled

Artesia Youth Park had a successful community fund-raiser with the help of the Houghton Lake Big Boy Restaurant May 6. More...

SECOND ANNUAL RELAY WALK

Barb Watkins, a circuit coach at Curves, walks the runway at the second annual Relay for Life Team Curves Fashion Show at the Roscommon Township Hall May 7. More...

Golf event to aid cancer program

The Central Michigan District Health Department is sponsoring the 18th annual Women's Golf Outing at Pleasant Hills Golf Club. The event will take place June 20. More...

Blood drive to be Monday at St. John

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled May 18 at St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake. Anyone interested in donating may attend and help organizers reach their goal of 63 donors for the drive. More...

Lake Township women to meet

The Lake Township Women's Club will meet May 20 at noon at the Lake Township Hall. All Roscommon County women may attend. Call Marge at 422-2216 for information. More...

Denton ambulance to host blood drive

The Denton Township EMS Station will host a blood drive June 3 from noon to 5:45 p.m. The ambulance station is at 1301 West West Branch Road (M-55), Prudenville. To schedule an appointment, call Denton Township EMS at 366- 8083. More...

Community Garden Friends meeting

The Crawford County Commission on Aging in conjunction with Crawford County MSU Extension is hosting a Community Garden Friends meeting on the second and fourth Thursday in May at 1 p.m. at the Grayling Senior Center, located at 308 Lawndale St. More...

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