May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Happenings

Lt. Gov. Calley to speak at GOP dinner

The Roscommon County Republican Annual Spring Dinner will be held June 4 at the Houghton Lake Playhouse, located on M-55 in Prudenville. Guest speakers will include Lt. Gov. More...

‘Back Door Boogie’ June 3 at Rosco K of C

The Roscommon Knights of Columbus Prince of Peace Council will host a “Back Door Boogie” event June 3. Held in the Rear Hall “B,” the event will feature live music, food, hot coffee, cold beer and libations from 4 to 8 p.m. More...

Golf outing to benefit Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald will be “clowning around” at Forest Dunes Golf Club May 30 as the club hosts a 9&10 News Beat the Pro Event to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. More...

ROTARY CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

Roscommon Rotary Club President Matt Nester (left) presented CRAF Center Director Marlyn Byrd with the Citizen of the Year Award on May 17 at Fred’s of Roscommon. More...

Birch Pointe Golf Course to hold Relay events

A Relay for Life Fight for Cancer fundraiser will be held June 2 at the Birch Pointe Golf Club. The golf scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration for the event will be held from 8-8:30 a.m. There will be a $30 entry fee. More...

Naming Roscommon County

This article is the last of five in a series by local author and history buff W. E. Tudor of Roscommon. More...

AUTHOR HEYWOOD SPEAKS AT RADL

The Friends of the Roscommon Area District Library sponsored a talk by author Joseph Heywood on May 11. More...

NEW OFFICERS

The election of Lioness officers recently took place at Treetops Resort of Gaylord at the 11-E2 District Convention. More...

Secord Lake Eagles to hold ‘River of Flags Celebration’

Secord Lake Fraternal Order of Eagles #4121 is offering locals the opportunity to honor a loved one this Memorial Day through its Fifth Annual River of Flags celebration beginning today (Thursday, May 24) to May 29, at the Secord Lake Aerie, located More...

A DAY OF AVIATION

MAKING IT OFFICIAL (Left to right) Boy Scouts Blake Hance and Malachi Hazlett, both 13 of Roscommon, wait as RAPA member Roger Chism signs their aviation merit badge certificates Saturday. More...

BABY PANTRY HELP

The Roscommon County Kellogg Youth Fund recently provided a grant to the Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church to assist with the purchase of diapers for the church’s Baby Pantry. More...

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‘Fill the Truck’ a success for animal shelter

Over 1,000 pounds of donations and $230 was raised for the Roscommon County Animal Shelter at a “Fill the Truck” event held at Houghton Lake Glen’s Market on May 12. More...

‘Diabetes Bingo’ planned June 6

Mercy Hospital Grayling Certified Diabetes Educator Rhonda Haske will host free Diabetes Bingo on June 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Crawford Commission on Aging and Senior Center, 308 Lawndale Street in Grayling. More...

Simply Singles to meet June 7

Simply Singles age 55+ will meet June 7 at noon at Eddie’s Bar and Grill, Prudenville for lunch. Newcomers are invited. Call Mary at 821-7565 for information. More...

Golf outing planned for VSU

Roscommon County Sheriff’s Victims Service Unit will hold a 4-person scramble golf outing on June 15 at Pineview Highlands, Houghton Lake. Price for the scramble is $55 per person. Skins are $5 each or $20 per team. More...

Tip-up Town float receives renovation

The 2012 Tip-up Town Queen’s Court will be riding in style this summer, now that the Tip-up Town float has undergone a facelift. More...

Merritt stop on WCMU’s next ‘Destination Michigan’

Merritt will be featured on CMU Public Television’s “Destination Michigan” on May 28. The show will air at 7:30 p.m. on Monday as well as June 2 at 11 a.m. More...

‘ULTIMATE’ garage sale to benefit Relay for Life

An “ULTIMATE” garage sale is planned this weekend to benefit Relay for Life Roscommon County. Relay’s Team Faith will hold its third annual sale on Friday and Saturday. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

MOTHER’S DAY AT SENIOR CENTER

Enjoying their Mother’s day breakfast and wearing their beautiful hats at the Roscommon Senior Center’s Mother’s Day celebration are (left to right) Joyce Johnston, Marlene Kulczyns More...

‘Appleseed’ clinic June 2-3

Due to an incorrect press release, the dates of the upcoming Project Appleseed Clinic at the Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club were published incorrectly in last week’s Resorter. More...

Fashion show planned by SVDP

St. Vincent de Paul, Prudenville, will host a fashion show on May 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Prudenville. The event will begin at 1 p.m. and benefit the SVDP Diaper Bank. More...

UP WE GO...

(Left to right) Troop 944, Roscommon Assistant Scoutmaster Jim Perialis watches as Jackie Moore, 944 committee chairman and her son Tyler Moore, 15, get flight instructions from pilot and Roscommon A More...

Ice cream socials to benefit Relay

Three ice cream socials are planned Saturday to benefit Relay for Life Roscommon County. Team Friend for a Cure will hold three socials, one at Roscommon, Houghton Lake and St. Helen. Each will run from noon until 3 p.m. More...

PEN AND PALETTE CLUB HAS WORK ON DISPLAY AT RADL

The Pen and Palette Club of Roscommon recently put its new art on display at the Roscommon Area District Library. More...

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