Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 14, 2012

Community in Brief: 11/14/2012

MS support group

Traverse City — Renee Louvierre-Mitchell, an independent living specialist from the Disability Network/Northern Michigan, will be the guest speaker at the Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today, Nov. 14. The group will meet in room A & B at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. For details, call 947-0244.

Boardman meeting

Traverse City — An event will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. today, Nov. 14, for area residents who care about the area's natural environment and the Boardman River.

The event at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland St., will include information about the Oct. 6 Brown Bridge Dam accident, a potluck, music and a cash bar. For details, email

Knitters show

Traverse City — The Afghan Angels of the United Way Retired and Senior Volunteer Program invite the community to view their works of art at a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. today, Nov. 14, at 521 S. Union St. The Afghan Angels are a group of volunteers who knit or crochet lap blankets and afghans that are donated to shut in seniors through the Grand Traverse and Leelanau Commissions on Aging.

For details, call 947-3200 or email

Life campus day

Traverse City — The Life Academy of Northwestern Michigan College will hold a Lifelong Learning Campus Day Friday, Nov. 16, from 9:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University Center on Dendrinos Road off Cass Road.

The event features 45 short presentations on a variety of topics. The cost is $20. Attendees may bring their lunch or order a box lunch for an additional $9.

For a schedule of program topics, go to or pick one up at the NMC Extended Education office at the University Center To register or for details, call NMC Extended Education, 995-1700.

Craft show

Mancelona — The Mancelona Community Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Mancelona Elementary School. It is sponsored by Pathway Community Church's Hands and Feet Camp.

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