Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 8, 2014

Community in Brief: 04/08/2014


Ugly Dress Party

ELK RAPIDS — The fifth annual Ugly Dress Party will be hosted Tuesday, April 15, at the Vasquez Hacienda, 11324 U.S. 31.

The charity event starts at 9 p.m. There is a $5 charge at the door and there will be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will benefit the Women’s Resource Center in Traverse City.

Zonta scholarship

TRAVERSE CITY — The Zonta Club of Traverse City is accepting applications for the Ann Mapes Scholarship.

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a woman who is a college junior or senior enrolled in a state accredited college, a university program at the University Center, or NMC’s baccalaureate program and studying toward a degree in business, science, maritime, aviation, culinary or nursing leading to career employment.

The application deadline is Thursday, May 1. For an application and selection criteria, visit, or contact Charlene Lutes, 499-9259 or

Neighborhood meeting

TRAVERSE CITY — The next meeting of the Grand Traverse Neighborhood will be held Tuesday, April 15. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month except for December.

The meeting is from 6-8 p.m. at the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency, 3963 Three Mile Road. The goal is to help connect one another to community resources to improve quality of life and move out of the cycle of poverty. For details, contact Doug Leary, 947-3780, ext. 2129, or email

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