Traverse City Record-Eagle


September 29, 2012

Community in Brief: 09/29/2012

Acupuncture clinics

Traverse City — Shoreline Center for Healing, 402 S. Union St., is offering acupuncture clinics in a community setting from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in October. Patients pay what they can afford ranging from $20 to $30. For an appointment, call 946-HEAL. For details, visit

Gaylord conference

Gaylord — Monday, Oct. 1, is the deadline to register for a conference that opens a "Year of Faith" in the Diocese of Gaylord.

The conference on Saturday, Oct. 6, includes two keynote presentations and breakout sessions at the diocese, 611 W. North St. The $25 cost includes lunch; scholarships are available.

Registration details are available at parish offices and online at For more information, call (989) 732-5147 or email

Prostate cancer talk

Traverse City — The public is invited to a free program on prostate cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Urologists Daniel Flewelling, MD, Ward R. Gillett, MD, Robert M. Hall, MD, Jay A. Starr, MD, and Wayne K. Stefanciw, MD, will discuss the disease from 6 to 8 p.m. in conference room 1 at Munson Medical Center, 1105 Sixth St. There also will be a demonstration of the da Vinci surgical device.

For details or reservations, call (888) 838-9160 or visit

Cancer risk program

Traverse City — Dr. Julie Brons and nutrition specialist Angelo Agon will discuss strategies to reduce the risk of breast cancer at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Performance Chiropractic, 551 S. Garfield Ave., suite B. There is no charge, but reservations are requested; call 922-0110.

Church open house

Benzonia — Hilltop Tabernacle invites the community to an open house Friday, Oct. 5.

The open house will be held from 2 to 6 at the new non-denominational Christian church, 7383 Hoadley Road, and will include facility tours and refreshments. For details, call 383-4026, visit, email or find the church on Facebook and Twitter at HillTopTab.

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