Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 13, 2013

Community in Brief: 10/13/2013

Grant applications

BEULAH — St. Philip Episcopal Church will accept Father Lovett Foundation fall grant applications until Tuesday, Oct. 15. The Rev. Victor J. Lovett established the foundation in 1983 to provide funds to qualified beneficiaries for charitable and educational needs. Foundation grant applications are available at St. Philips Episcopal Church on U.S. 31.

Genealogists meet

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3746 Veterans Dr. Katheryn Carrier, reference librarian at the Traverse Area District Library, will talk about genealogy research methods and changes that have taken place or are being considered.

Guests and the public are welcome.

Pageturners meet

TRAVERSE CITY — The Pageturners book group meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Road, to discuss “The Kashmir Shawl” by Rosie Thomas. New members are welcome and books are available at the library on a first come, first served basis. Call 223-7700 or visit for details.

‘Letters’ schedule

TRAVERSE CITY — The performance schedule for “Letters Home” has changed.

The play is inspired by a New York Times op-ed article “The Things They Wrote” and the subsequent HBO documentary “Last Letters Home.” There now will be one performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr. Tickets are $25 in advance; $28 at the door; $22 for museum members. They are available through the museum box office, 995-1553 or, or through My North Tickets, (800) 836-0717 or

Mullen’s Closet

THOMPSONVILLE — A fundraiser will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at Crystal Mountain Resort to help fill Mrs. Mullen’s Closet for Benzie County elementary schools.

Mrs. Mullen’s Closet was established in 2010 in memory of Dyanne Mullen, a principal at Hart Public Schools and a part-time resident at Crystal Mountain. She was instrumental in making sure all students in her building had necessary clothing all year. The effort was brought to all five Benzie County elementary schools in 2011.

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