July 28, 2011 RSS feed / Happenings

ROTARIANS PASS THE GAVEL

Rotary Club of Houghton Lake President for 2011-12 Anita Sheppard (left) accepted the gavel from outgoing President Kim Akin during the club’s July 11th meeting. More...

Blazin’ Bikers to raise money for food banks

American Bikers Aiming Toward Education will be hosting its first ever Blazin’ Bikers Event at the Roscommon County Firemen’s Training Grounds on July 29-30. More...

AuSable Free Clinic marking six years of service Aug. 5

The AuSable Free Clinic, Inc., Grayling, will celebrate its sixth anniversary Aug. 5 with an open house and a quilt raffle. The open house is from 1 to 4 p.m. Three homemade and donated quilts will be raffled off between 3 and 3:30 p.m. More...

Big Buck Open slated for Aug. 28

The Big Buck Open, an 18 hole fourperson scramble, will be held Aug. 28 at Burning Oak Country Club, Roscommon. More...

Richfield Township Library to sponsor a new sign contest

The Richfield Township Public Library is sponsoring a contest to design a new library sign. A press release from the library said any Richfield Township resident who is age 16 and up can participate in the contest. More...

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Ed Frederick

Lake Township firemen will host a spaghetti benefit dinner for Ed Frederick Aug. 3. The dinner is set for 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lake Township Fire Department, 13473 West Shore Dr. The event will include a silent auction and 50/50 raffle. More...

Open house scheduled at St. Vincent Thrift Store July 31

The St. Vincent de Paul Society Thrift Store, Prudenville will be hosting an open house July 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. During the open house the community is invited to come to the store and have a guided tour through the facility. More...

Simply Singles plans two events

Simply Singles 55 plus will meet Aug. 3rd at Clive and Dots Anchor Inn, Houghton Lake Heights for breakfast at 10:30 a.m. More...

Traveling Vietnam Wall to be in Cadillac Aug. 3 to 8

The traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall will be in Cadillac Aug. 3 to 8 Sponsored by the Cadillac American Legion and area veterans organizations, the wall will be available for viewing in the Downtown Cadillac City Park and Pavilion area. More...

Sturge home to be open during Village Days

The old Sturge home, a log building dating back to the 1870’s which is now located at the Houghton Lake Historical Village, will be open for public viewing for the first time during the 39th edition of Historical Village Days Aug. 4-6. More...

RCTA team earns third place in annual Small Bus ‘Roadeo’

A three-man team from the Roscommon County Transportation Authority came in third place at the 36th Annual Michigan Small Bus Roadeo, held in Mt. Pleasant July 15. Drivers on the team were Jim Smith, Mark Griffith and Dave Putman. More...

Denton Fire Department to host ox roast Saturday

The Denton Township Fire Department will be cooking up hot beef sandwiches at is annual ox roast July 30 at the fire hall, M-18, Prudenville. Served from 11 a.m. More...

Summer lunch program to move to middle school

The location of the free summer food program offered at Houghton Lake Community Schools will move next week. More...

Hale to perform in Gladwin

Musician Christopher Hale will be performing at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Gladwin on July 31 at 12 p.m. More...

HELPING TO HOOK THEM

The Roscommon-Higgins Lake Lions Club donated $300 last week to the Hooked for Life youth fishing program. More...

‘BIG’ BOOK DONATION

Roscommon Area District Library Director Lisa Sutton recently accepted a $200 check from Pam Stephan, executive coordinator of the United Way of Roscommon County to purchase “big books” f More...

HELPING GO GREEN

The Roscommon County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently awarded a $300 Kellogg Youth Fund Grant, recommended by the Youth Advisory Council, to assist with the cost of brochures and newsletters rela More...

Mercy Auxiliary plans Schwan’s fundraiser Aug. 20

Mercy Hospital Grayling Auxiliary is planning a Schwan’s Food Truck sale on Aug. 20. More...

State retirees to meet Aug. 2

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

Art partnership benefits Hospice’s Ramble to the Pines

The Kirtland Community College Art Department has partnered with Mercy Hospice of Grayling in the third annual Ramble to the Pines benefit walk on Sept. 10 in support of hospice. More...

Maggie’s Standard Time Band to play at last gazebo concert

Maggie’s Standard Time Band will perform the final concert of the season at the gazebo on the lawn of the CRAF Center, Roscommon, Aug. 3. More...

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