Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 21, 2013

Community in Brief: 11/21/2013

Christmas trees

CEDAR — The Cedar/Maple City Lions will be selling fresh-cut Christmas trees this holiday season.

Lions Club members will be available to help shoppers from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Dec. 7-8 and Dec. 14-15. The sale location is a half a mile east of the M-72 and County Road 669 junction, about 111/2 miles west of Tom’s West Bay. Shoppers also may cut their own any time and send a check to Cedar/Maple City Lions, P.O. Box 28, Maple City, MI 49664.

A donation of $10 for spruce trees and $25 for fir trees is suggested. Proceeds will help fund a local food basket program.


St. Andrew Society

TRAVERSE CITY — The St. Andrew Society will host a gathering Dec. 1 at Mt. Holiday.

A buffet dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by Highland dancers, haggis, bagpipes, a harpist and door prizes. The cost is $20 for adults. Reservations are required; call 947-3902.


‘Share and Learn’

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

The party celebrates the growth of locally-made food products and businesses. It starts at 5 p.m. Dec. 2 at Grow Benzie, 5885 M-115, with music, followed at 5:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner and food samples. Presentations by emerging food entrepreneurs start at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited. Admission is free, however donations are welcome. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass and table service for the dinner.


Dine out, help BACN

BENZIE COUNTY — The community can enjoy dinner out and help Benzie Area Christian Neighbors on Dec. 3.

The Mayfair Tavern in Elberta and Thistle Pub at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville will donate a portion of each dinner receipt to BACN, the largest food and clothing pantry in Benzie County.


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