May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Happenings

Committee receives scrap tire grant

In coordination with the spring Household Hazardous Waste collection, the Roscommon County Solid Waste Recycling Committee will hold an expanded used tire collection. In the past, residents were allowed to bring in two vehicle tires at no cost. More...

Free driving simulations offered by sheriff’s department

Through the Michigan Sheriff’s Association and State Farm Insurance, the Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department will offer a driving simulator to high school students and the general public during the next week. More...

Dems plan ‘Spring Fling’ Sunday

The Roscommon County Democratic Party will hold its annual Spring Fling on May 15. The event will begin at 1 p.m. and be held at the Deer Run Estate Clubhouse in Prudenville, across from Walgreens. More...

Heartland Hospice to hold memorial service May 12

Heartland Hospice’s annual memorial service co-sponsored with Trinity Episcopal Church, West Branch, will be held May 12 at 7 p.m at the church. More...

SUPPORTING A SOLDIER

Brownie Troop 923 has been sending care packages (food, reading materials, hygiene supplies, cards and candy) to Trevor Clough of Grayling, who is stationed in Iraq, to thank him and show their suppo More...

Senior singles to meet May 23

The Roscommon Senior Singles will meet for dinner May 23 at 5 p.m. at Buccilli’s Pizza. Members and guests are asked to purchase their own dinner. Call Angie for information at 366-9865. More...

FASHION FIESTA

Relay for Life Team Curves hosted a “Fashion Fiesta” on May 5 at Cabos in Houghton Lake. More...

Pre-Prom Party planned again at Northwestern Bank

The annual Pre-Prom Party put on by Northwestern Bank’s Houghton Lake office will be held for the fifth year. More...

D4 4-H Summer Recreation program to begin June 27

The Roscommon County Summer Recreation Program is set to begin June 27. The program will be full of fun activities for youth ages 4 to 12. Field trips will be made to Funland, CCC Museum and other local attractions. More...

Household Hazardous Waste Day scheduled for June 4

Roscommon County’s spring Household Hazardous Waste collection is around the corner. The semi-annual collection is slated for June 4. More...

Test drive equals cash for RHS

Test driving a 2011 or 2012 Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle on May 18 could equal up to $6,000 for Roscommon High School. More...

Hilltop Manor celebrating Nursing Home Week

Hilltop Manor Health Care, Roscommon, is celebrating Nursing Home Week 2011, May 9-13. This year’s theme is “Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness.” Each day fun activities are planned. More...

Consolidation group plans May 16 meeting

The Citizens for Township Consolidation will hold a meeting May 16 at the Houghton Lake Community Center. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Blood drives planned in area

Several American Red Cross blood drives are planned for Roscommon County. On May 16, a drive is planned at St. John Lutheran Church, Houghton Lake. The drive runs from noon to 5:45 p.m. The church is located at 2888 West Houghton Lake Dr. More...

FIGHTING ABUSE

The Crawford/Roscommon Child Protection Council recently announced the winners of its annual coloring contest to highlight April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. More...

Third annual Camel Races draw three dozen contestants

The 2011 Camel Races, sponsored by the Houghton Lake Rotary and Houghton Lake Kiwanis Clubs, has drawn a bigger turn-out than last year. There are 36 camels registered with some waiting in the wings. More...

HLAHS to present ‘Lost on the Lady Elgin’ May 17

The Houghton Lake Historical Society will present “Lost on the Lady Elgin,” May 17 at 6 p.m. at Coyles Restaurant, Houghton Lake. More...

Genealogical Society president to speak at RAHS

The Roscommon Area Historical Society Meeting on May 17th will feature Marilyn Andrick, president of the Roscommon County Genealogical Society. Andrick will speak about genealogy and how it relates to the historical society. More...

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