February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Happenings

K of C Roscommon ladies taking pierogi orders

The Ladies of the Knights of Co­lumbus Roscommon will be making pierogies for Lent this year. They are $7 per dozen.  The ladies will be making po­tato with cheese or kraut pierogies. They started making them Feb. More...

Donors needed, blood drive Feb. 19 in Roscommon

Winter storms and the flu don’t just mean a lot of people are missing work and school – it also means they can’t keep their American Red Cross blood donation appointments. More...

SpartanNash Foundation ‘retail scan’ campaign to benefit Habitat

The SpartanNash Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Spartan­Nash and its family of Family Fare supermarket stores, is hosting its annual fundraising effort to benefit Roscommon County Habitat for Hu­manity. More...

Breakfast to support veterans Sunday at VFW

A country breakfast is planned Sunday at Roscommon VFW Post #4159 from 8 a.m. to noon.  The menu will include home­made biscuits and gravy, eggs, hash brown po­tatoes, French toast, pan­cakes, sausage, toast, coffee, tea and juice. More...

Breakfast buffet planned to benefit Relay For Life

A breakfast to benefit Relay For Life is planned Feb. 25 at Fred’s of Roscommon.  Sponsored by the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church Relay For Life team, the breakfast buffet is planned from 9 a.m. More...

Merritt-Butterfield UMC raising money for college scholarship

Merritt-Butterfield United Meth­odist Church is raising money to give a college scholarship to a Mis­saukee County resident.  The church will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser Feb. 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

ST. HELEN GIVES TO WERTZ WARRIORS

Wertz Warriors rider Dave Maiorana accepts a $650 check from St. Helen Chamber of Commerce Treasurer Kathy Jernigan the morning of Jan. 29 during the Wertz Warriorss stop at the St. Helen Snowpackers’ Club­house. More...

A.J. Croce coming to Kirtland March 10

Kirtland Center for the Perform­ing Arts will present a special concert experience that celebrates both the Nashville-based singer-songwriter’s own music and that of his father, the late troubadour Jim Croce March 10 from 7 to 9 p.m.  More...

Moolenaar representative to be at county building

A constituent relations rep­resentative from Congressman John Moolenaar’s office will be in Roscommon Feb. 14.  Office hours will be held at the Roscommon County Building, 500 Lake St., from 10 to 11 a.m.  More...

Returnable cans, bottles sought to help fund service trip

Houghton Lake High School Ro­tary Interact students are continuing to collect returnable beverage cans and bottles of all types to raise funds for their service trip to El Salvador in April.  More...

St. Helen snowman building contest, medallion hunt underway

The St. More...

SUPPORTING SHOP WITH HERO

(Left to right) Houghton Lake Eagles Aerie 3201 trustees Bill Wilson, Brad Smith and Chuck VanDuser present a check for $465 to Trooper Kyle McInerney at the Houghton Lake State Police Post Feb. 5. More...

COA hosting ‘Just Desserts,’ Meals-on-Wheels fundraiser

The Roscommon County Com­mission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center will host “Just Desserts” Feb. 14.  Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. and the “Just Desserts” show will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m.   More...

Dr. Joanne Riebschleger publishes child welfare casebook

Dr. Joanne Riebschleger, a longtime resident of Houghton Lake, has edited and authored a book titled, “Rural Child Welfare Practice: Stories from the Field.” The publisher is Oxford University Press.  More...

CLUBHOUSE STOP

For the third year in a row, Wertz Warriors riders stopped at the St. Helen Snowpackers’ Club­house as part of their 950-mile snowmobile ride to benefit Spe­cial Olympics of Michigan. More...

IWE wrestling returning to Artesia Youth Park Saturday

Imperial Wrestling Entertain­ment returns to Artesia Youth Park, Houghton Lake, Feb. 10.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m.  Fans can see all of their favorite gladiators duke it out for supremacy. More...

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