Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 26, 2013

Body and Soul in Brief: 01/26/2013

Seminar on trauma

Thompsonville — Centra Wellness Network, formerly Manistee-Benzie Community Mental Health, will host an educational seminar on personal trauma and its effects on mental health.

The event will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at Crystal Mountain Resort. Nationally recognized specialists will define and explain the neurobiology of trauma and detail how recovery from trauma is possible. The goal is to help build a community culture of trauma-informed practices.

Admission is free and open to the public. For details or registration, call 309-1720 or email

'Stepping Up' event

Central Lake — Good Samaritan Family Services and churches in Atwood, Eastport, Ellsworth and Central Lake are sponsoring a "Stepping Up" video event for men to explore what it means to live a godly, courageous life.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Pelican Room. Registration is $25. Some partial and full scholarships are available.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 30. For details or to register, visit or call (616) 588-2208.

Fundraising dinner

Frankfort — Masons from the Benzie Area Lodge and Crystal Lodge and Boy Scout Troop #10 will prepare a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Benzie Area Christian Neighbors.

The meal will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 955 James St. The cost is $7 for adults, free for children 12 and younger and $20 per family.

Cards and cookies

Traverse City — The deadline to donate Valentine cookies and children's exchange Valentine cards is Sunday, Feb. 3.

The cards, minus envelopes, will go to residents at area nursing homes on Valentine's Day, while the cookies will be distributed to jail inmates.

Donations may be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday at First Christian Church on South Airport Road. For details, call 938-1387.

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