Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 16, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/16/2013

Program on peace

Traverse City — A series on world peace continues Sunday, Feb. 17, at Unity of Traverse City.

Joe Kelly, pastor of Friends of the Light Church in Traverse City, will be the guest speaker at the 10:30 a.m. service at Unity of Traverse City, 3600 Five Mile Road. Everyone is welcome.

The series continues on Sundays through March 10. The speaker on Feb. 24 is Linda Wood, a practicing Catholic and part of the Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians. For details, call 938-9587.

Adoption program

Traverse City — Bethany Christian Services will present free state adoption and foster care informational meetings from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at Bethany’s Traverse City location, 1055 Carriage Hill Dr. Adoption specialists will present options to prospective families wishing to explore an adoptive decision. For details or if planning to attend, call 995-0870.

Intercountry adoption and domestic infant adoption orientation meetings are scheduled at mutual convenience by calling 995-0870.

Parkinson’s group

Traverse City — Kevin Gay from the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department will discuss identity fraud and scams at the next meeting of the Grand Traverse Area Parkinson’s Support Group.

The group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Traverse City Senior Center, 801 E. Front St. The public is invited. For details, call 947-1946.

Resource Fair

Traverse City — Families with young children are invited to the Saturday, Feb. 23, GT Area Preschool and Child Resource Fair.

The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran School on South Maple Street. Area preschools, child care centers and local businesses that cater to children will be on hand with information. There also will be children’s activities and a comfort station on site. Healthy snacks and lunch will be available to purchase.

For details, contact Annette Sobiech at

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