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May 26, 2012

Body and Soul In Brief: 05/26/2012

Belko Lectures

Northport — The Belko Lecture Series will feature social ethicist Dr. Gary Dorrien.

Lectures and discussion on social ethics and the economy start at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, and 11 a.m. Sunday, June 3, at Trinity UCC Church, 103 Warren St. For details, call 386-5801.

Lupus Walk

Frankfort — The Frankfort Lupus Walk on Saturday, June 2, is in memory of Josephine Van Ham, who had lupus for 45 years and died in August 2011.

Check-in starts at 9 a.m. at Mineral Springs Park. The 10 a.m. walk travels along the Benzie Trail.

There also will be a silent auction. For details or to register, call 510-7146 or 882-7223.

Life Line screenings

Traverse City — Two Life Line screenings will be offered by appointment.

Saturday, June 2, screenings will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 143 Charles St., Elk Rapids. Screenings Monday, June 4, are at the American Legion, 1231 Hastings St., Traverse City.

Packages start $149. For details or an appointment, call (877) 237-1287 or visit

TC Smart Commute

Traverse City — TART Trails' Smart Commute Week is Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8.

The week opens with a Smart Commute Challenge Kick-Off 7-9 a.m. Monday, June 4, at Higher Grounds, 806 Red Dr. The week includes breakfasts, programs and more daily through Friday, June 8, when the week closes with a Breakfast Finale and Challenge Awards 7-9 a.m. at The River at Clinch Park.

For details and a complete schedule, visit

Church wins award

Traverse City — Central United Methodist Church's Outreach Program received Goodwill Industries' Unsung Hero Award.

The program provides breakfasts, access to showers and mail, counseling on obtaining aid and assistance and fellowship five mornings a week.

For details or to volunteer, call Jacquie Thomas, 946-5191.

Video wins award

Traverse City — Two Career-Tech Center students were recognized by Munson Community Health for their entry in the 2012 Valued Health Partners video contest. They received a first-place prize of $1,000.

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