Bulletin Board

HAVE SOMETHING FOR THE BULLETIN BOARD? Send your events to Denise Favreau at dfavreau@pioneergroup.com or call (231) 352-9659.

THE 1ST BACN Bacon Cook-off will be from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Johnson Community Hall, 955 Hall St. in Frankfort. Members of the public are invited to sample dishes with bacon as the common ingredient and vote for their favorite.

LABOR DAY PIG ROAST AND FARMERS MARKET from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday, at Grow Benzie, 5885 Frankfort Highway, Benzonia. Food is available for takeout as well. For ticket information, please call Deb Query, (231) 882-9510, or visit www.growbenzie.com.

BENZIE SHORES DISTRICT LIBRARY will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, and will resume regular hours, Tuesday.  The WiFi will be available from the parking lot 24/7.  The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort. For more information, please call (231) 352-4671. 

TECHNOLOGY TUESDAYS will be from 10 a.m. to noon., Tuesday, at the Benzie Shores District Library. Learn how to download ebooks, audiobooks and magazines to your personal devices-or learn how to use the digitized newspapers and magazines.  Please contact the library at (231) 352-4671 for more information. The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort.

BENZIE AREA ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meets at 2 p.m. Sept. 3, at Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in the REMEC room on the lower level.  For more information, please call Nancy at (231) 399-0253 or Jeanette at (231) 352-2208.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF LEELANAU COUNTY will hold a meeting at noon, Sept. 3 in the lower level of the Leelanau County Government Center. The topic is Money in Politics, Democracy in the Balance. For more information, please call (231) 386-5106.

PANHELLENAC LUNCHEON at noon, Sept. 3, Chimney Corners Lodge.  For reservations and more information,  please call Suzanne Reising, (231) 352-9709 or call (231) 620-9431. 

JEFF HAAS TRIO plays jazz at 3 p.m., Sept. 7, for the Concert on the Hill at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Free will donation for Northwest Michigan Supportive Housing and Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County.

THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF BENZIE COUNTY will hold a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m., Sept. 8, at the Frankfort Hotel/Sleeping Bear Inn on Main St. in Frankfort. For reservations please call (231) 882-7975, or email dnlvand@gmail.com, by Sept. 4.

DINE OUT FOR BACN each month this fall 2014. The participating restaurants for Sept. 9 are Geno’s Sports Bar and Grill, Thompson Ave. in Thompsonville, and Mayfair Tavern, 515 Frankfort Ave. in Elberta. Eat dinner each month at the partner restaurants and they donate 10 percent to Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (BACN).

THE DENNOS MUSEUM CENTER will present a program “An Artist’s Journey from Art Quilts to Art Prize” by Ann Loveless, at 7 p.m., Sept. 12, in the Milliken Auditorium. For ticket information, visit www.dennosmuseum.org or call 1-800-836-0717.

PORCH SALE AND MOOMERS ICE CREAM SOCIAL from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 13, 19440 Maple St. in Lake Ann. If you have any questions or items to donate, please call (231) 275-5847. All proceeds benefit the Almira Historical Society. 

GRAND TRAVERSE REGIONAL LAND CONSERVANCY will host a Birding Hike, 8 to 10 a.m., Sept. 13, at the Arcadia Dunes Grassland, Keilor Rd. To RSVP visit www.gtrlc.org/event, or call (231) 929-7911.

OLD RAILROAD GRADE AND DEPOT TOUR from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 13. Tickets are limited and can be purchased at the Benzie Area Historical Museum in Benzonia.  For more information, please call (231) 882-5539.

HONOR ALL SCHOOL REUNION, starting at 3:30 p.m., Sept. 20, at the Platte River Elementary School Gym next to the Benzie County Road Commission. Please invite anyone that attended or worked at the Honor School. Bring a dish to pass and don’t forget table service. For more information please call Bill Rosa, (231) 946-2626, Bev Popp, (231) 352-9215, or Mary Lathwell (231) 882-4110. 

NORTHERN MICHIGAN CLASSICAL PLAYERS perform at 4 p.m., Sept. 21 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah, as part of the Concert on the Hill series. A free will offering will be for Benzie Area Christian Neighbors.

BENZIE WEIGHT SUPPORT GROUP, will be held every Tues. from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. at the Benzonia Township Building,1020 Michigan Ave. in Benzonia. For more information, call Marilyn, (231) 882-5027.

PIONEER COMMUNITY CHURCH, will hold services every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at 15293 Honor Highway., Interlochen. Music, practice, and Bible study is every Thursday.

“THE GATHERING”, a mid-week worship service will be held at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Fresh Wind Christian Community Ministry Center, 9780 Honor Highway in Honor, (next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-In). Child care will be provided. For more information, visit FreshWindChristianCommunity.org or call the office, (231) 325-0344.

DIVORCECARE is held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fresh Wind Ministry Center, 9780 Honor Highway. in Honor. (next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-In). For more information, call the office, (231) 325-0344 or visit FreshWindChristianCommunity.org.

SENIOR BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Golden Fellowship Hall (next to Interlochen Public Library), 9700 Riley Road in Interlochen.  For more information, please call the library (231) 276-6767.

FRESH WIND FRESH START JAIL After Care will meet from 7  to 8:30 p.m. Fridays.  This is a self-directed, but structured group that provides fellowship for men and women who struggle with the sometimes overwhelming challenges of everyday living upon release. A free meal will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Ministry Center (next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-in).  For more information, call (231) 325-0344.

END OF TIMES BIBLE STUDY meets at 6 a.m. every Tuesday at the Fresh Winds Ministry Center, U.S. 31, Honor.

BENZIE FOOD PARTNERS is open the first and third Thursday in Honor for Benzie County residents. Info: (231) 325-2936 or (231) 882-4234.

FRANKFORT FARMER’S MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, at the Lions Club in Frankfort.

PAUL OLIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’s Lynette Maxey, RD, CDE or Meghan Raymond, RD are providing diabetes education  classes or individual counseling at noon the second thursday of each month.  Diabetes support groups are from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month.  Info: (231) 935-3393 or dkillingbeck@mhc.net.

VETERAN AFFAIRS OFFICE hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday (except holidays) at the Benzie County Government Center, Beulah. Info: (231) 882-0034. Grand Traverse office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday in Traverse City. Info: (231) 995-6070 or veterans@grandtraverse.org.

WEIGHT WATCHERS GROUP meet at 5:30 p.m., Mondays at Best Western, in Beulah. Info: (888) 335-6746.

BENZIE AREA MASONIC LODGE No. 444 meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Masonic Hall, U.S. 31 and Covey Rd, Honor.  A light dinner is at 6:30 p.m.

EASTERN STAR CHAPTER No. 405 meets at 7 p.m., the second Monday of the month from April to December, at the Masonic Hall, U.S. 31 and Covey Road, Honor. Refreshments follow the meeting.