Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 26, 2013

Community in Brief: 11/26/2013

Holiday meal

GRAWN — The public is invited to Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 28, at Grawn United Methodist Church, 1260 W. Silver Lake Road. The free meal will be served from noon-2 p.m. For details, call the Rev. Mary Brown, 357-4506.

Authors support book store

TRAVERSE CITY — Five local authors and one illustrator will show their support for independent book store Horizon Books by acting as "booksellers" on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30.

Richard Alan Hall, author of "Remarkable," will help shoppers pick out books from 10 a.m.-noon. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli, author of "Dead Little Dolly," Mardi Link, author of "Bootstrapper," and Aaron Stander, author of "Death in a Summer Colony," will be on hand to assist shoppers. Starting at noon, Jerry Dennis, author of "It's Raining Frogs and Fishes" will help customers with their book selections. He will be joined at 2 p.m. by Glenn Wolff, illustrator of "It's Raining Frogs and Fishes."

Horizon Books is located at 243 E. Front St. For details, call 946-7290, (800) 587-2147 or visit

'Stop senior hunger'

TRAVERSE CITY — Comfort Keepers, an in-home senior care provider, will hold a "Stop Senior Hunger" Food Drive on Saturday, Nov. 30.

The drive will be held from 9-11 a.m. at the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging headquarters, 529 W. Front St., across from Burritt's Market. Donations of non-perishable food items will be collected and used to support the Commission on Aging and its "Baskets of Bounty" program. The program collects non-perishable food, toiletries and paper goods for care packages distributed to low-income area seniors during the holiday season.

For details, call 929-9044 or visit

'Share and Learn' Party

BENZONIA — Grow Benzie will host a "Share and Learn" party for the start up of its Incubator Kitchen.

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