November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Happenings

‘Thousand Miles for Michigan Run’ to stop at Houghton Lake Nov. 23

Business Coach George Morse of Oscoda is headed for Houghton Lake next week to run part of his “Thousand Miles for Michigan Run.” Running 1,000 miles for Michigan, Morse is visiting 200 towns and cities all over the state to help suppo More...

R2C2 annual meeting Dec. 9

The Roscommon Regional Career Center, also called the R2C2, will host its annual meeting Dec. 9. Open to the public, the meeting will be held at Coyles Restaurant and begin at 6 p.m. Coffee and desserts will be served. More...

Craft bazaar planned in Harrison

A Christmas Craft Bazaar will be held by the St. Athanasius Anna J. Guild at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Harrison, on Nov. 20. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the hall, 212 South Broad St., Harrison. More...

Russ Graham dinner in need of volunteers

The eighth annual Russ Graham Memorial Thanksgiving Day Dinner is being planned for Nov. 25. More...

River House, MSHDA teaming up for foreclosure prevention assistance

River House, Inc., is offering additional housing services to the community by partnering with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority to become a certified MSHDA Housing Agency. More...

Tootsie Roll drive nets nearly $2,000

The Roscommon Knights of Columbus Council 6593 collected more than $1,900 during its Tootsie Roll Drive in October. The money will be divided between two charities, Area 4 Special Olympics and ROOC, Inc. More...

Crawford resident named to conservation board

Crawford County resident Craig Woods has been named to the Crawford Roscommon Conservation District Board of Directors. He replaces Glenn Schicker, who did not seek re-election after 26 years on the board. More...

Curves’ bazaar starts Nov. 29

Team Curves will host a bazaar at their facility, 1840 West Houghton Lake Dr. (M-55), from Nov. 29 through Dec. 4. More...

NMCAA offering foreclosure prevention education help

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency is offering free foreclosure prevention education and counseling. Workshops are offered weekly in Cadillac at 1640 Marty Paul. Learn about options and understand the foreclosure process. More...

‘Empty Bowls’ event raises funds, awareness

From the traditional to the abstract, ranging in colors from earth tone to vibrant, the 270 ceramic bowls displayed at the Kirtland House conference center at Kirtland Community College were as diverse and varied as the artistic imaginations that in More...

Plan to ‘Peanut Butter and Jam’ this Friday

Artesia Youth Park, in conjunction with the Roscommon County Chapter of the Great Start Parent Coalition, is hosting “Peanut Butter and Jam” Friday. The music and movement event – scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

TOYS FOR TOTS KICKS OFF

Volunteers from the Corporal Jack A. Davenport Detachment 684 of the Marine Corps League gathered at the State Police Post at Houghton Lake Nov. More...

SUPPORT FOR VIETNAM VETS

Walmart Manager Jim Vansice (right) presents Ed Nolph, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America #264, Roscommon, with a check for $500. More...

Christmas ‘Make & Take’ at Richfield

A Christmas “Make & Take” event will be held on Dec. 4 at the Richfield Township Hall, St. Helen. The first come, first serve event for children will begin at noon. More...

RIVER HOUSE TREE

VanDrie Home Furnishings, Houghton Lake, is again teaming up with River House, Inc, Grayling, to collect personal items for River House residents. More...

BOOSTING MiSS HoughToN LAkE

Houghton-Higgins Lake Does President Lenore Uphoff (right) presents a check for $100 to Houghton Lake High School Assistant Principal Sue Milner. More...

Texas Hold-em benefits A.R.K.

The Roscommon A.R.K. (Association to Rescue Kritters) is hosting charity Texas Hold’em nights at the West Branch Poker Room, 2355 S. M-33, West Branch. The tournaments will begin Nov. 18 and last through Nov. More...

CoBeAc plans live nativity scene

A live nativity scene will be held on Dec. 10-11 at Camp CoBeAc, 4925 South Reserve Rd., Prudenville. A lighting ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 with the live nativity scene from 7 to 9 p.m. On Dec. More...

Tax preparers sought by DHS

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is searching for a pair of volunteers to prepare simple tax returns at its Roscommon office. More...

Life Lights program to benefit Healthaccess

The Tolfree Foundation, West Branch, is planning a Life Lights program to illuminate the Medical Arts Christmas Tree on Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. More...

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