March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Happenings

HELPING THE VETS

American Legion Post 245, Prudenville, recently donated $500 to the Roscommon County Veterans Affairs’ Soldiers and Sailors Relief Fund. More...

Artesia expands offerings to youths this spring

Youths of all ages will find something to do at Artesia Youth Park, Houghton Lake, this spring. Many activities are available, including basketball, volleyball, skateboarding, air-hockey and pool. Kids can also relax and hang out with their friends. More...

Lake City team wins 2011 BOB trophy

Tie-breakers and a sudden-death round were necessary to complete the 2011 Battle of the Books competition March 19 at Houghton Lake High School. More...

CRAF Center to host Walker Brothers Circus

The circus is coming to town as the Roscommon CRAF Center hosts the Walker Brothers Circus this Sunday. There will be two shows on March 27, the first at 2 p.m. and the second at 4:30 p.m. More...

Nutrition, disease topic of three-day program

Natural healing through nutrition and other means will be the topic of a three-day workshop entitled Running Toward the Roar April 1-3. More...

Simply Singles to meet for lunch

Simply Singles will meet for lunch at Cabos, Houghton Lake on April 5 at noon. The group will also meet April 15 at the Houghton Lake Eagles at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and a dance. Call Sharon at 821-4291 or Mary at 821-7565 for information. More...

Lyon Fellowship Club cancels April meeting

The Lyon Fellowship Club has cancelled its April 6 meeting. Conflicting events among members led to the cancellation. The next meeting, pot luck and euchre game will be held at 7 p.m. on May 4 at the Lyon Township Hall. More...

Firehouse event generates funds for Operation Recover retreat

Veterans and those who support them raised more than $700 March 20 at the Operation Recover Benefit held at the Firehouse, St. Helen. More...

HL fireworks fundraising underway

Seeking assistance with the funding of the 2011 Fourth of July Fireworks, the Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce met at a fireworks fundraising meeting March 15. More...

Dinner to benefit Gibbons family

A spaghetti dinner is planned at Marv & Di’s Pressure Crack Pub March 27 at 1 p.m. to benefit the Patrick Gibbons family. The family home was destroyed in a March 7 fire. More...

Crawford County job fair slated for March 29

The Crawford County 2011 Job Fair, to be held in Grayling, is set for March 29. The annual job fair and expo will be held at the Days Inn, 2556 South I-75 Business Loop, from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

BOOK SHOWER

Members of Friends of Roscommon Area District Library met March 1 at Fred’s Restaurant for a book shower for Roscommon High School. More...

MEAD, CAMPEAU JOIN ROTARY

The Rotary Club of Houghton Lake recently added two new members. Betsy Mead, owner/operator of Little Boots Country Diner, and Jeff Campeau, president of Miles Insurance Agency, Inc. More...

Chicken dinner to help fire department

A chicken dinner to help raise funds for the Norwich Township Fire Department will be held April 2 at the Norwich Township Hall, Moorestown. An auction of items and donated pies will also be held. The hall is located at 4551 East Moorestown Rd. More...

State retirees to meet April 5

The regular meeting of North Central Area Chapter #19, State Employee Retirees Association will be April 5 at the Houghton Lake Community Building beginning at 2 p.m. All retired state employees and their spouses are invited. More...

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