2017-05-18 / Community

News Briefs

Hot Dogs & Brats, May 25

BAD AXE — Hot Dog & Brat BBQ, with McDonald’s Food & Family Center brats and Koegel’s Viennas, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 25 at the Bad Axe office of the Bay Port State Bank. Delivery within four miles of Bad Axe is available with a minimum order of $15. To place orders or get more information, call Loretta Kuhn at 989-550-0005 thru Wednesday, May 24 to place orders on the day of the BBQ, call Bay Port State Bank office at 989-269-3195. All proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. Sponsored by the Bay Port State Bank/Sonshiners Relay For Life Team.

Colorpalooza, June 10

HARBOR BEACH — Zion’s Colorpalooza will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 10 in Lincoln Park, Harbor Beach. The activities include fun runs for students up to 8th grade, inflatables, knockerball, face painting, carnival games and a glow dance. Concessions will be available. To register, forms are at Zion, City Hall and the library in Harbor Beach. For cost and other information, call Kim at 989-551- 2414 or Jessmine at 989-550-3322.

Lady golfers wanted for June 15 scramble

UBLY — Relay For Life says ladies golf scramble teams wanted for Thursday, June 15 scramble at Ubly Heights Golf Club. Check in begins at 8:45 a.m.; tee off at 9:30 a.m. Four ladies per

team at a cost of $55 per lady includes 18 holes of golf with cart, luncheon, door prizes, homebaked goodies during check in and on-course games. Mulligans available for purchase. “Join a fun group of ladies and help raise money to fight cancer!” All proceeds to the American Cancer Society. For entry form or more information, call Loretta Kuhn, 989-550-0005.

Bad Axe Lectureship, May 19

BAD AXE — The Third Annual Bad Axe Lectureship will begin at 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 19, and continue at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 20, with the last Saturday speaker at 1 p.m. The event will continue at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 21. The theme, from Matthew 28:18-20, is “Bring, Teach, Keep.” Speakers include: Robert Brown Junior, Farmington Hills Church of Christ; Jerry Robertson, Atlanta Church of Christ; Jarrod Williams, Metro Church of Christ; Steve Woodhouse, Parkview Church of Christ; and Jimmy Bagwell, Bad Axe Church of Christ. All are invited to the event at Bad Axe Church of Christ, 1274 Sand Beach Road (M-142), Bad Axe. On Saturday and Sunday, there will be breaks for a provided lunch. Details: 810-513-4603.

Thumb Breadbasket, May 20

PIGEON — A Thumb Breadbasket food distribution will be Saturday, May 20, 8:30 a.m. until supplies gone at Laker Elementary School (bring bags or boxes). Details: 989- 414-0419, 989-856-3455. (Next: Jul. 15, Sep. 16, Nov. 18.)

Crafts for Paws, May 20

BAD AXE — Crafts for Paws Craft Show to benefit Thumb Animal Shelter will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 20 at the Bad Axe Knights of Columbus Hall, 1038 S. Van Dyke Road (M-53), Bad Axe. The event will include: vendors with a variety of items, adoptable pets on-site, dog obedience and training information, concessions available to benefit the shelter, Bad Axe Area Fire Department firetruck, silent auction and 50/50 raffle. There also will be face painting from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: Facebook: Crafts for Paws 2017.

Service men and women honored, May 21

BAD AXE — A musical performance, “America, the Beautiful,” honoring service men and women past and present will take place at 8:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m., Sunday, May 21 at Bad Axe Free Methodist Church, 165 Pigeon Road (M-142), Bad Axe. All are welcome. Psalm 33:12a “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.” Details: 989-269-8864.

Rudy and Tona Hornbacher Benefit Dinner, Bake Sale & Silent Auction, May 21

SEBEWAING — There will be a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit, Bake Sale and Silent Auction to benefit Rudy and Tona Hornbacher for medical expenses for Tona. The event will be from 11

a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, May 21 at Christ the King School gymnasium in Sebewaing. The menu includes spaghetti, salads, green beans, garlic bread, desserts and beverage. Tickets, Adult $8 and Children 5-12 $4, will be sold at the door.

Lisa Keim’s Studio Recital

PIGEON — Lisa Keim’s Studio Recital will begin at 6 p.m., Sunday, May 21 at Pigeon River Mennonite Church. The recital will feature a variety of piano and vocal music. All are invited. Refreshments to follow.

HDC programs & services information, May 22

SEBEWAING — The public is invited to the Sebewaing Township Library Community Room at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 22 to learn about the many programs and services available in Huron County through the Human Development Commission. Details: 989-883-3520.

Pre-entry deadline for Kellerman run is May 24

BAD AXE — The Pat Kellerman Memorial Thumb Run will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 27 at the Bad Axe Middle School and end at the Fairgrounds. The event is a fundraiser for Huron County SafePlace and Homeless

Solutions. Registration will be from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the school. The 5K and 10K Road Races and the 5K Walk will be on asphalt and gravel country roads. Medals and trophies will be awarded and refreshments will be available at the finish. Pre-entry deadline is Wednesday, May 24. First 100 entries get T-shirt. Details: 989-269-8272, www.thumbrunaboutsroadracing.com.

MARSP, May 24

BAD AXE — The May MARSP meeting will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 24 at the First Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Woodworth St., Bad Axe. Guest speaker will be HISD Superintendent Joe Murphy who will give his “2017 State of Huron County Schools” report. A donation for SafePlace will be collected. Details: 989-658-2133.

HC Road Commission Retirees Breakfast, May 26

BAD AXE — The Huron County Road Commission Retirees Spring Breakfast will be at 8 a.m., Friday, May 26 at the Peppermill Restaurant in Bad Axe. Spouses are welcome.

Volunteers sought

CASEVILLE — Volunteers are needed for pasty making at The Helping Hands Thrift Shop in Caseville on May 27. Pasty making will start promptly at 7:30 a.m. Profits help those in need in the community. Pasties will be on sale on May 27 from 10 a.m. until noon at the thrift shop. To pre-order, call Carole Henry at 989- 544-1562. Pasties will cost $7 each. Pre-orders MUST be picked up by noon or the pasties will be released for sale.

HB Alumni Banquet, May 27

HARBOR BEACH — The Harbor Beach Community School Alumni Banquet will be Saturday, May 27. Tickets are $20 per person. RSVP to Joni Reimann: 989-315-4485, joni@airadv.net.

Nursing education scholarship

BAD AXE — Huron Medical Center Volunteers will award three $500 Nursing Education Scholarships in 2017, available to Huron, Tuscola and Sanilac county residents who meet eligibility requirements. Contact Huron Medical Center, Nancy Bouck, Senior Human Resources Director, 989-269-8933, ext. 4352. Completed applications must be received by May 30.

Senior Project Fresh distribution dates set

HURON COUNTY — The Huron County Health Department announces Senior Project Fresh dates, times and locations. The program offers free fruit and vegetables to qualifying Senior Citizens. Participants must register to attend a distribution by calling Vicki at 989-269- 3330. Distribution Dates, Times & Sites: Friday, June 9, (PLEASE NOTE CORRECTED TIME) 11:30 a.m., Huron County Senior Fair, Bad Axe; Friday, June 16, 10 a.m., Huron County Health Department, Bad Axe; Monday, June 19, 10 a.m., Huron County Senior Center, Bad Axe; Wednesday, June 21, 11 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Sebewaing; Thursday, June 22, 11 a.m., U & I, Port Austin; Thursday, June 22, 1:30 p.m., Oakwood, Caseville; Monday, June 26, 10 a.m., Harbor House, Harbor Beach; Tuesday, June 27, 10:30 a.m., Amvets Hall, Port Hope; Tuesday, June 27, 2 p.m., Huron County Health Department, Bad Axe.

Register for golf tourney by June 10

UBLY — The Verona-Huron Masonic Lodge Golf Tournament will be at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 24 at Ubly Heights. Register by Saturday, June 10 to: Bill Cleland PM, Secretary, 129 S. Silver St., Bad Axe, MI 48413-1431, bcleland@comcast.net. Details: 989-553-6294, 989-975- 1500, 252-305-7154.

Duck Derby, Jun. 17

SEBEWAING — The Annual USA FFA Duck Derby will be Saturday, June 17. Rubber ducks will be dumped from a payloader into the river next to the Sebewaing River Bridge to see which duck gets to the finish line first with its owner winning a cash prize.

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