Traverse City Record-Eagle

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February 10, 2014

Community in Brief: 02/10/2014

Beer and Hymns

TRAVERSE CITY — The community is invited to Right Brain Brewery, 225 E 16th St., for Beer and Hymns at 7 p.m. today, Feb. 10. For details call 275-8031.

Meet the candidate

GLEN ARBOR — The Leelanau Independent Women for democratic Action (LIWdA) invites the community to meet Tom Stobie, candidate for the 101st State House district.

Stobie will discuss issues important to Leelanau County at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the dining hall at the Leelanau School. For details, call 642-1391. To participate online in a Community Conversation, go to the Center for Michigan website,

SERA info meeting

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Area SERA Chapter will hold an informational meeting on how to file for insurance and other benefits when a retiree or spouse dies.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Kings Court Clubhouse on LaFranier Road, and will be followed by a regular membership meeting. Douglas Van Orden will discuss SERA-PLUS, Dennis Barnes will discuss how to talk about planning with family members and Robert Maddox will provide handouts. All State of Michigan retirees and their spouses are welcome.

Kingsley Lions

KINGSLEY — The Kingsley Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at The Rock of Kingsley, 115 E. Blair St.

The club meets regularly on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. For details, call 263-8025 or 313-1837.

‘Romancing the Riesling’

TRAVERSE CITY — The Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula will host a “Romancing the Riesling” wine trail event on Saturday, Feb. 15.

From 11 a.m.-5 p.m., participating wineries will showcase a Riesling served in a souvenir wine glass and pair it with a food offering. Some wineries also will offer Riesling-themed winery tours and other Riesling-themed treats.

Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 the day of the event, which includes a souvenir wine glass (while supplies last). For tickets, visit For details, call 223-7355.

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