November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Happenings

Graham/Grover Memorial dinner Thanksgiving Day

The public is invited to attend the Houghton-Higgins Lake Elks Lodge Nov. More...

ACT NOW planning events in lieu of meetings

Gerrish Township’s ACT NOW (Ad­visory Community Team – Neigh­bors On Watch) will not hold any community meetings in November or December.  Instead, the group is focusing on its bowling fundraiser for the scholar­ship fund which will More...

Craft show Nov. 18 at HLMS

The Houghton Lake Arts & Crafts Association will hold its 41st annual Christmas Craft Show Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

TUT FASHION SHOW

The Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce held a fashion show Nov. 9 to highlight the latest Tip-up Town apparel. (Above, left) Volunteer Dave Tuck shows off a long-sleeved plaid shirt, with a Tip-up Town logo, meant to be worn untucked. More...

Kirtland Garden Club to meet Nov. 20

The Kirtland Garden Club will hold its November meeting at the Houghton Lake Public Library.  More...

St. Helen Civic Association to host trivia night

The St. Helen Civic Association will host Trivia Night Nov. 18 at 1711 North St. Helen Rd., St. Helen.  Doors open at 6 p.m. for sign-in and the event, including food and drinks, be­gins at 7 p.m.  This event will benefit St. More...

‘Glimmers of Hope’ to help ease grief during the holidays

Munson Hospice will present Glimmers of Hope: Coping With Grief Through the Holidays at sev­eral locations.  Holidays and special occasions tend to highlight one’s sense of loss, making the holidays seem even more difficult.  More...

A MUSICAL THANK YOU

The Mikenauk Choral Ensemble performs for veterans (and others) at the Roscommon County Commission on Aging’s Houghton Lake Center Nov. 10 to thank them for their service. More...

Veterans Honored at RHS

HONORING THE FLAG As the Honor Guard stands at attention, Roscommon High School students stand for the playing of the Na­tional Anthem by the RHS band at a Nov. 10 Veterans Day assembly. More...

‘GOD BLESS AMERICA’

Heartland Hospice Chaplain Lon­nie Severance plays the piano as he sings “God Bless America” the morning of Nov. More...

HLCS Celebrates Veterans Day

LIFTING THEIR VOICES IN HONOR OF THE VETS Members of the second grade class at Collins Elementary sing for veterans gathered in the cafeteria at Hough­ton Lake High School for the 24th annual Veteran More...

FAMILY HISTORY

Retired State Police Sgt. and U.S. Army veteran Robert Green was the guest speaker at the Veterans Day program at Houghton Lake High School Nov. 10. More...

APPRECIATING AGNES

Agnes Feldman, who served for 13 years as the chairperson of the Hough­ton Lake Area Historical Society’s Village Days and served as HLAHS President from 2014-17, was recognized for her service to the organiza­tion by incoming President Dennis More...

‘Cards for Soldiers’ offering events on Thursdays

Cards for Soldiers, Grayling, will host events to make and sign cards for troops and veterans Thursdays, start­ing Nov. 30, at Arnie’s Arts & Crafts.   On Thursdays, from 10 a.m. More...

GENERATING A BETTER CHRISTMAS

The 2017 Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots toy drive has begun, with collection boxes placed at 90 businesses and organizations all over the county. More...

Food distribution set for Nov. 27

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

RAHS meeting on Christmas in the Village

The Roscommon Area Historical So­ciety will discuss its plans for Christmas in the Village at its Nov. 21 meeting.  RAHS will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Mercantile Bank supports United Way campaign

Mercantile Bank has completed a successful United Way campaign in its northern branches in collabo­ration with the Roscommon County United Way (RCUW).  Not every community has a Unit­ed Way so RCUW stepped up to help Mercantile Bank complete its More...

Tolfree Foundation promoting ‘Salute A Veteran’

During the month of November and until the week before Christmas, the Tolfree Foundation promotes the “Salute A Veteran” campaign.  During this campaign, wreaths which have been lovingly decorated by Tolfree volunteers are delivered More...

SOLOIST

Soloist Norma Poulos sings “What’ll I Do,” by Irving Berlin. The other soloist was Tim Keenan, who sang, “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” from the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel.”   More...

HONORING THEIR SERVICE

(Above, left) Veteran Marine Reservist Hank Grix, who served for six years beginning in 1959, was pinned by Heartland Hospice Account Liaison Mindy Barber-Thompson (left) and Joanna Havlicek during a Nov. More...

Heartland Hospice pins nursing center veterans

King Nursing and Rehabilita­tion Community, Houghton Lake, welcomed Heartland Hospice, West Branch, for a veterans pinning cer­emony Nov. 9.  More...

A YOUNG SOLDIER’S PERSPECTIVE

Cameron Fulco, a Houghton Lake High School senior and an active member of the Michigan National Guard, gives visiting veterans as well as his schoolmates the youth perspective on military service during Friday’s Veterans Day pro­gram. More...

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