Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 9, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/09/2013

Student artists

BEULAH — L'Chayim Delicatessen will host an open house Saturday, Feb. 9, during winterfest activities for students in Kristine Harvey's art class at Frankfort-Elberta School. The students' art is being showcased during February's "Hit the Wall" exhibit at the deli.

The open house will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. L'Chayim is located in downtown Beulah. For details, call 871-0601 or email

Frostbite Drive

TRAVERSE CITY — The Father Fred Foundation's Frostbite Food Drive is under way and continues through Sunday, Feb. 17. In addition to collecting food, the drive also includes a $100,000 Donation Match Challenge — where donations of food and cash will be matched up to $100,000.

Donation sites are at Garfield Centre, the 800 block of South Garfield Avenue; Fox Motors, US 31 South; Family Fare, Chum's Corner; Oleson's, Three Mile and Hammond roads; and Tom's Food Market, Acme. Monetary donations also may be made at these locations and at

For details about the food drive including hours and a list of most needed pantry items, visit, or call 947-2055.

Guide to your heart

TRAVERSE CITY — Cardiologist Dino Recchia, M.D., F.A.C.C., will discuss ways to prevent and manage heart disease in a program on Monday, Feb. 11.

"An Owner's Guide for Your Heart — 2013 Edition" will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Munson Medical Center's Conference Rooms 1-3, 1105 Sixth St. Dr. Recchia will share information on the causes and treatments of heart disease.

The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required; call (888) 838-9160.

Cadillac blood drive

CADILLAC — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 11-12, at Temple Hill Church.

For details or an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or visit and enter sponsor code "Crystal Flash."

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