March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Happenings

R2C2 looks to expand, create a stronger economy

The Roscommon Regional Career Center may be a fairly new organization, however that is not stopping it from developing a prosperous future. More...

WIGGLERS TAKE OUT THE TRASH

“It’s Garbage Day” was celebrated by the Houghton Lake Public Library’s “Welcome Wigglers” March 2 when Waste Management sent a garbage truck to the library for storytime. More...

PARK DONATION

Houghton Lake Walmart Manager Jim Vansice presents $500 to Denton Township Zoning Administrator Kim Akin March 4 on behalf of the Walmart Foundation. More...

LEARNING ABOUT THE RESORTER

Members of Houghton Lake Cub Scout Pack 3981 toured the Houghton Lake Resorter March 3. Tiger Cubs from Den 6 and Webelos I from Den 1 learned how the weekly newspaper is produced and also got a chance to see some older printing tools. More...

Akin presents 39th piano recital

Piano students of Sandra J. Akin, Prudenville, performed at the studio’s 39th annual recital at St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake, Feb. 27. More...

Irish music planned on ‘Front Porch’

Celebrate an Evening of Irish Music with CMU Public Radio’s “Our Front Porch,” CMU University Events and special guest “Solas” CMU Public Radio’s Concert Series “Our Front Porch” and CMU University Even More...

Historical society plans St. Patrick’s Day dinner

The Houghton Lake Area Historical Society will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner March 15 at the Historical Playhouse. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with corned beef and cabbage provided. More...

Kirtland Garden Club to meet

The Kirtland Garden Club will meet March 21 at Arnie’s Arts and Crafts, Houghton Lake, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Demonstrated will be make-it-andtake it greeting cards. The cost is $8 for six cards. More...

Lakeview C.A.R.E.S to offer dementia seminar

The Lakeview C.A.R.E.S. (Cadillac area Residents Empowerment Series) will be presenting “Talk the Talk/ Walk the Walk,” a communication and treatment of dementia seminar March 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. More...

Houghton Lake Little League to hold sign up

Sign up for Houghton Lake League will begin March 16. Prospective players can sign up March 16 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Collins Elementary and from 5-7 p.m. at the Houghton Lake High School cafeteria. A sign up is also planned March 19 from 9 a.m. More...

Houghton Lake reschedules ‘state of the district’ forum

A “state of the district” meeting, hosted by Houghton Lake Community Schools, has been rescheduled for April. More...

ACT NOW history on March 14 meeting agenda

Gerrish Township’s Advisory Community Team – Neighbors On Watch (ACT NOW) will meet March 21 at 7 p.m. at the Gerrish Township Hall. More...

Peanut Butter Jams session on March 18

The next Peanut Butter Jams, a free music and movement class for kids under the age of five and their families, is scheduled for March 18. Located at Artesia Youth Park, the fun is set to begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Youth Advisory Council planning 2011-12 education series

Lake Community Education, Houghton Lake High School, Roscommon High School and Second Chance Academy showed the following concerns in order: Alcohol abuse, peer pressure (bullying) and drug abuse. The YAC event would cover all of these concerns. More...

Corned beef, cabbage planned March 12

A corned beef and cabbage dinner is planned March 12 at the Roscommon Senior Center. Sponsored by the Scholarship Fund Committee, which provides scholarships for Roscommon High School students, the dinner will run from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

Konetchy to speak to Republicans March 22

The Roscommon County Republicans will meet March 22 at the Markey Township Hall. Peter Konetchy, who has announced his candidacy for the United States Senate, will be the guest speaker. More...

KIDS HELPING KIDS

The Interact Club of Roscommon High School and the Rotary Club of Roscommon presents a check for $620 to Gerrish Township Police Chief Brian Hill for “Kids Helping Kids.” The Interact Club raised monies this past fall with a coin drive at school More...

Lake Twp. women to meet March 16

The Lake Township Women’s Club will meet March 16 at noon at the Lake Township Hall. New members may attend. For information call Geri at 821- 5528. More...

WORKING OUT FOR THE HEART

A “Zumbathon” fundraiser featuring “Zumba with Ash and Ash” raised over $500 for the American Heart Association at Our Lady of the Lake School, Prudenville, on Feb. 24. More...

Rendon to meet with constituents

Area residents can meet with state Rep. Bruce R. Rendon (R-Lake City) to talk about state government concerns or problems during local office hours in March. More...

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