March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Happenings

Chemical Bank Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Tuesday, March 14, marked Chemical Bank’s 100th Anniversary.  Chemical Financial Corpora­tion’s Executive Management team and its corporate board of directors began the celebration by ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq in New York Ci More...

Free foreclosure prevention counseling now being offered

Residents who may have fallen on hard times and are worried about losing their homes may seek foreclo­sure prevention assistance in north­west lower Michigan by contacting the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency (NMCAA), a Neigh­borWorks chart More...

ROTARY HELPS NMCAC PROVIDE PRIVACY AND COMFORT

The Rotary Club of Roscommon made a donation in the amount of $2,500 to the Northern Michigan Chil­dren’s Assessment Center (NMCAC) recently. More...

Food truck at Roscommon Baptist March 25

In a joint community effort, Messiah Lutheran Church, First Congregational Church, Good Shepherd United Method­ist Church, Roscommon Baptist Church, St. Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, St. Hubert Catholic Church and St. More...

Corned beef, cabbage on VFW St. Patrick’s Day menu

The Charles M. Engel VFW Post 4195 in Roscommon will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner Friday, March 17.   More...

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Friday

A St. Patty’s Dinner is planned at American Legion Post 404, Harrison, Friday.  The dinner will included corned beef, ham and mixed vegetables from 5 to 7 p.m. Music by The Night Train Band will be featured from 7 to 11 p.m. More...

Friends for a Cure teams with Buccilli’s

The Relay For Life team Friends for a Cure planned a fundraiser for March 15.  Buccilli’s Pizza, location of the event, donated a portion of proceeds from the dinner, set for 4 to 8 p.m., for $8.50 per person. More...

Dodgeball tournament to benefit NMCAC

The Northern Michigan Children’s Assessment Center (NMCAC), Roscom­mon, will host a dodgeball fundraiser March 18 at the West Branch Rec Center.   “Dodge a ball to help stop child abuse,” is how the event is being pro­moted. More...

Sixth annual Mom Prom planned April 8

Team Faith will raise money for Re­lay For Life of Roscommon County with its sixth annual Relay For Life Mom Prom April 8.  Guests do not have to be a mom, but they do need to be ready to have a fun “ladies night out.” Organizers are More...

COA hosting Matter of Balance class beginning April 4

Roscommon County Commis­sion on Aging will host a Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls class April 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Houghton Lake Center, located at 2625 South Townline Rd., Hough­ton Lake.   More...

Camping World to host RV show at Soaring Eagle through March 19

Camping World, the nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer, and Good Sam, the world’s largest RV owner’s organization, announce the 6th Annual Central Michigan RV Show to be hosted at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. More...

Frydrych named Northwestern Mutual financial representative

Ginny Frydrych has been ap­pointed financial representative by Northwestern Mutual in the Roscommon-Prudenville area. She will be associated with Northwestern Mutual Northern Michigan Group of Traverse City.  More...

Fundraiser for St. Helen’s Missy Speer March 21

A fundraiser for longtime St. More...

Veterans assistance packages handed out March 23

American Legion Post 245, Pruden­ville, will give away veterans assis­tance packages March 23 from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m., or until supplies run out.  Assistance packages are available for veterans, active duty members and their spouses. More...

Food distribution set for March 27 at Roscommon Center

The Emergency Food Assistance Pro­gram (TEFAP) Free Food Commodities Distribution will be held at the Roscom­mon Center March 27.  The distribution will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Spaghetti dinner benefit for Pease

A spaghetti dinner to benefit Kathy Pease is planned at the Houghton Lake Eagles March 26. Proceeds will go to help Pease with her medical bills as she is battling can­cer. A silent auction and bake sale are also planned. More...

Egg Hunt planned at Hanson Hills

An Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza is planned April 8 at Hanson Hills Recre­ation Area, Grayling.  The free egg hunt starts at 10 a.m. with three areas to search, broken into age ranges: 4 years old and under, 5- to 7years old and 8 to 10 years old. More...

Relay For Life cook-off kick-off March 20

Relay For Life of Roscommon County teams will gather March 20 for a Chili Cook-off/Kick-off and a night of celebration, recognition, mission and empowerment.  Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and will be provided by the teams. More...

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