Lake County Star
Baldwin, MI 49304
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All items for the Lake County Star Community Planner must be in the Lake County Star office no later than NOON ON MONDAY for that week’s paper.
The American Red Cross Blood Services will hold a Blood Drive on Friday, June 21 from 12 to 5:45 p.m. at the Scottville United Methodist Church, 114 W. State St., Scottville. Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh 110 pounds and be in good health.
A.A. meetings will be held each Saturday morning at 10 a.m. at the Brohman Chapel, 7731 N. Woodbridge Rd., (M-37) in Brohman. For further information, call 231-689-0888.
An Alanon group for family members and friends of those struggling with addictions meets at 10 a.m. each Saturday at the Brohman Chapel, 7731 N. Woodbridge Rd., (M-37) in Brohman. Please use the north door for this (downstairs) meeting.
Blessing of the Clubs
The 17th Annual Blessing of the Clubs will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 with a shotgun start at 12 p.m.The format is a 4 person Scramble at Marquette Trails Golf Club. There will be a Men’s Mixed Flight, Women’s Flight and a Senior Flight. Proceeds will benefit Lake County Habitat for Humanity. To register call 231-898-2450.
Sounds From The Forest
Saturday, June 22 beginning at 7 p.m., Tom Hagen/Cherie Lynn with Mary Rademacher. All concerts take place at Wenger Pavilion in Baldwin.
A Look Ahead
Grief Support Group To Meet
A Hospice of Michigan grief support group will meet the fourth Monday of each month from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Hospice of Michigan office, 5177 W. US-10, Suite 2 in Ludington. Note the new location! The next meeting will be Monday, June 24. This meeting is open to anyone who is mourning the loss of a loved one, whether or not the person was a Hospice patient. The meetings are free of charge. For more information call (231) 845-0321 or 1-800-839-8185.
Legion Officer Here
An American Legion Field Service Officer will be available on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lake County Department of Human Services building, 5653 S. M-37 in Baldwin. The next date will be Tuesday, June 25.
Summers Senior Center
The Henrietta Summers Senior Center, 533 E. Lansing St., Idlewild is now open Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please come and join us for meals and activities. For further information call Bruce R. Dumas at 231-745-4011.
Fresh Food Giveaway
Grace Mobile Pantry, together with Feeding America Food Bank will provide free fresh food on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 12 p.m. (noon), until gone. Food will be distributed in the parking lot of Grace Lutheran Church, 8636 S. M-37, Baldwin, on Tuesday, June 25. If you are income eligible, have children in need, or have a temporary distress situation, and are a resident of Lake County, you may come and fill out your complete information on the day of the distribution. Sponsors and volunteers are from area churches and businesses, along with private individual donations. If you, your church or business would like to sponsor a monthly event, please call Sandra Pudell at 231-898-3813. Sponsors are needed.
NA to Meet
NA (Narcotics Anonymous) will meet every Tuesday at 12 p.m. (noon) at 716 7th St. in Baldwin. The next meeting will be Tuesday, June 25.
Lake County Finance Meeting
The Finance meeting for the Lake County Board of Commissioners will take place Wednesday, June 26 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake County Court house.
The Lake County Board of Commissioners will meet Wednesday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Room at the Lake County Courthouse. (They meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month).
The American Red Cross Blood Services will hold a Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 26 from 12 to 5:45 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Ludington, 5810 Bryant Rd., Ludington. Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh 110 pounds and be in good health.
The Luther Lion’s Club will host their monthly Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26.
Echo Thru The Timber
Wednesday, June 26, beginning at 7 p.m., Ray Kamalay & his Red Hot Peppers. All concerts take place at Wenger Pavilion in Baldwin.
FiveCAP, Inc. Board Meeting
The Board of Directors of FiveCAP, Inc. will meet Thursday, June 27 at 4 p.m. at the Main Office in Scottville, located at 302 N. Main St.,Scottville.
The American Red Cross Blood Services will hold a Blood Drive on Friday, June 28 from 11 to 4:45 p.m. at Wal-Mart, 4854 W. US10, Ludington. Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh 110 pounds and be in good health.
The Original Gospel Jamboree will take place on Saturday, June 29 at Amazing Grace Acres Church, corner of M-37 and Woodland Park Dr., south of Baldwin. Potluck is at 6:30 and music is at 7 p.m. Featured this time will be Millie “Overholt” Masters & Ted Masters and the Faith Gospel Team. Everyone is welcome.
Sounds From The Forest
Saturday, June 29 beginning at 7 p.m., Robin Connell/Paul Brewer Quartet with Arno Marsh. All concerts take place at Wenger Pavilion in Baldwin.
Bitely Better Conservation Club
The Bitely Better Conservation Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month (April through December) at its clubhouse at 15 Mile Rd. and M-37. The next meeting will be Wednesday, July 3. The potluck starts at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. The public is welcome.
Echo Thru The Timber
Wednesday, July 3, beginning at 7 p.m., Root Doctor with Freddie Cunningham. All concerts take place at Wenger Pavilion in Baldwin.
The 15th Annual Idlewild Independence Day Parade will take place on Saturday, July 6 beginning at 12 noon. For more information, call Esther Ward at (231) 745-9179.
Concert & Caberet
The Mid-Michigan Idlewilders will host a Concert & Caberet featuring Thornetta Davis at the Lot Owners, 11330 Lake Dr. in Idlewild on Saturday, July 6. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the Caberet will continue until 2 a.m.
C.O.V.E. (Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters), formerly known as Region Four Community Services (The Women’s Shelter) is seeking a group of people willing to share some of their free time. A training will be held for those interested in assisting staff in answering the crisis line and/or being a receptionist. If you are willing to donate a few hours of your time, please contact Marie at (231) 843-2541.
Items needed for the shelter include: curtains,diapers (infants to size 5), feminine products (pads & tampons), and socks.
For more information contact Cookie at 231-745-8122 or (231) 843-2541 ext. 28.
Ignoring crimes to children and elderly hurts everyone eventually. If you see a crime, call Silent Observer (231) 745-7581.
Habitat needs volunteers
Volunteers are needed for the Habitat Restore. Some lifting also required. Please call (231) 745-2688 to volunteer your time to a Christian organization. Household items in working order are also needed.
Hospice of Michigan Sesame Street Package
Hospice of Michigan is pleased to offer the Sesame Street program titled When Families Grieve through the Pathfinder Library, in Baldwin. The kits are bilingual (English and Spanish) and include two booklets and a DVD. Particularly designed to help children grieve, the kit also is to help patients and families sort through complex emotions, remember the life of a loved one, and find strength in one another.
Lake County Historical Society
The Lake County Historical Museum Room is open Friday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m., or by appointment by calling (231) 898-2194. Museum exhibits include logging, early Lake County fishing and more. Lobby displays can be viewed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 830 N. Michigan Ave. in Baldwin.
Hollister Senior Center activities
Note: Hollister Senior Center is closed on Fridays. Senior activities at Hollister Senior Center, 1505 N. Michigan Ave. in Baldwin are as follows;
There will be a Beltone representative at Hollister on the fourth Thursday of the month.
Monday – Thursday, Coffee All day.
Mon., Wed., Thursday – Exercise Program 9 to 9:30 a.m.
First Monday – (every other month) Health & Services, 5 p.m.
Second Monday – U.A.W. meeting and potluck noon.
Second Monday – Democratic Party Meeting 6 p.m.
Each Tuesday – Ceramic Class 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Each Tuesday – Euchre games 1 to 3 p.m.
Second Tuesday – Lion & Lioness Meeting/potluck 7 p.m.
Third Tuesday – Council on Aging Meeting 9:30 a.m.
Third Tuesday – Triad Meeting 12:30 p.m.
Fourth Tuesday – Lion’s Meeting 7 p.m.
Each Wednesday – Swedish weaving 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Each Thursday – Quilting Class 10 a.m. to noon. First Thursday is lessons, remaining Thursdays are project time.
First Thursday – 9 a.m. Blood Pressure and Foot Lady.
Second Thursday – Garden Club 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Fourth Thursday – Beltone Hearing screening 1 to 3 p.m.
Second Friday – Hollister Board Meeting 9 a.m.
Second Friday – Thrift Center Board Meeting 9:30 a.m.
Last Saturday – Euchre games noon to 3 p.m.
Beltone Hearing screening – By appointment. Call (231) 745-3843.
District Health No. 10 services
District Health Department # 10 (Lake County Office) announces the following services that the health department has to offer the community. Please also feel free to call us directly at (231-745-4663) to learn more or visit our website at www.dhd10.org
MI-Child Program – Children ages 0-19 years of age can obtain health insurance coverage. Applications are available.
Free Cancer Screening Programs – Breast and Cervical Cancer screening for women ages 50 to 64 years of age. Colorectal Cancer Screening for men and women ages 50 to 64 years of age. Eligibility based on income and limited or no health insurance. This program is available by appointment only,please call today to see if you qualify.
Hearing and Vision Testing – This program is offered FREE of charge for preschool and school age children by appointmentt only.
Children’s Special Health Care Services – The Children’s Special Health Care Services – assessments, referrals, diagnostic evaluations, and coordination for medically eligible children. Please call for more information.
Environmental Health Division – The Environmental Health Division administers 17 different public health programs. These programs include on-site septic systems permits, water supply inspection, food safety, mortgage evaluations, beach monitoring, and tanning bed inspections. Questions regarding environmental programs, permits, and fees can be addressed by calling the health department directly.This program is available
WIC Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children – Complete nutrition program for pregnant or breast-feeding women, infants and children under five years of age. WIC is a nutrition program that helps participants eat well and stay healthy.WIC provides a Michigan WIC bridge card to but healthy foods, nutrition education, support and help with breastfeeding, formula if you are unable to breastfeed, referrals to health care, immunizations and other community resources, and assistance with Medicaid applications. Please call for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Family Planning – These services are available for both men and women and include birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, education on birth control options, and sexually transmitted diseases. Free and low cost services. Please call today to schedule an appointment.
Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) – This program is available for eligible women from the start of pregnancy through two months after delivery and infants from birth through 1 year of age. The program is designed to help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby. Call today to check your eligibility and schedule an appointment.
Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse Education – We offer a FREE educational presentation to adults in the community on how to prevent prescription drug abuse in our communities. This presentation is great for community groups, church groups, parents, educators, healthcare employees, and more. Call today to learn more.
TIPS Alcohol Server and Seller Training – Education and training for businesses who serve and sell alcohol. This class is as low as $10 a person, call today to check out the availability of our classes.
Please also feel free to call us directly at (231) 745-4663 to learn more or visit our website at wwwdhd10.org
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