Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 27, 2014

Community in Brief: 01/27/2014

Dine out for BACN

BENZIE COUNTY — Diners can enjoy a meal and help the Benzie Area Christian Neighbors on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

On that day, Dinghy's Restaurant in Frankfort and the Thistle Pub & Grille at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville will donate a portion of each receipt to BACN.

Senior classes

TRAVERSE CITY — The Senior Center Network's Traverse City location, 801 E. Front St., will offer computer and iPad classes.

Computer classes begin Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Basics from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Word from 1-3 p.m. Classes continue on Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Internet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Email from 1-3 p.m. Participants may bring their laptops or use the desktop computers in the Senior Center's computer lab. Registration and payment is required in advance. The class fee is $25 for members and $40 for non-members. A take-home manual is provided.

A series of iPad classes start Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Basic Techniques from 1-2 p.m. The series continues from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesdays with Intermediate Techniques on Feb. 12, and Advanced Techniques on Feb. 19. The series concludes with a question and answer session from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26. The cost is $5 per session for members; $8 for non-members. Participants should bring their iPads.

For details or to register, call 922-4911 or visit For a complete schedule of activities and classes, visit the senior center or the website.

Free dental care

TRAVERSE CITY — Three Traverse City area dentists will offer free dental care, including dental cleaning, fillings and tooth extrations for people who lack the ability to pay for basic dental care.

Dr. Steven Niergarth, Dr. Jason Merrithew and oral surgeon Dr. Dan Madion will treat people between 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Deerhaven Family Dentistry, 5217 N. Royal Dr. No appointments will be taken. It is suggested that those who wish to be treated arrive before 7:30 a.m. as care is provided on a first come, first served basis.

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