Lake Ann pancake breakfast Sunday
LAKE ANN — The Lake Ann Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast Sunday.
The breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Old Almira Township Hall in downtown Lake Ann. Cost is $6 for ages 12 and older, $5 for ages 5 to 11 and free for children under 5.
United Way reservations due
MANISTEE — Reservations are due Sept. 6 for the kick-off breakfast for the United Way of Manistee County's annual campaign.
The breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at the Manistee Golf and Country Club, 500 Cherry St. Tickets are $10 per person.
To make a reservation, call 723-2331 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations sought for trail award
TRAVERSE CITY — Nominations are needed for the Jim Mudgett Trail Pioneer Award.
Mudgett, who passed away in 2004, was a founding member of the TART Trails Board of Directors, a trail chief on the Leelanau Trail and a longtime supporter of the Vasa Pathway.
Tom Phillips won the award in 2009 for his contributions to the Leelanau Trail. Nominations are open to anyone who has advocated for building, maintaining and using trails in the Grand Traverse region.
Send submissions in writing by Sept. 8 to TART Trails, P.O. Box 252, Traverse City, MI 49685, stating the reasons you believe the person should receive this award. Please be specific and offer a few paragraphs that validate your candidate. In addition, please include any biographical information that may be relevant and helpful for the selection committee.
The award will be presented at the TART Trails' Octoberfest Dinner on Oct. 3. For more information, 941-4300.
Volunteers needed for Quilt-a-thon
INTERLOCHEN — A Quilt-a-thon, sponsored by Quilters Against Cancer and hosted locally by InterQuilten, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Golden Fellowship Hall in Interlochen. Volunteers are needed to piece, quilt and bind quilts. Materials are provided by the Quilters Against Cancer organization, and all of the quilts produced will be donated to QAC.
The Quilt-a-thon will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up for one three-hour period or may elect to sign up for more. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided, and door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.
Information about the QAC organization, its mission and activities can be obtained at www.quiltersagainstcancer.com.
Volunteers may sign up for the Quilt-a-thon on the QAC website, or by calling InterQuilten at 276-9100.
Get Farming! offers energy workshop
TRAVERSE CITY —The Michigan Land Use Institute's Get Farming! program will present a workshop about renewable energy on Saturday.
The workshop, which will explain ways farmers can generate and save both energy and money, will be held Tuesday, Sept. 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station, 6686 S. Center Highway, in Leelanau County.
Pre-registration is requested by calling Jim Sluyter at 941-6584, ext. 15, e-mailing email@example.com or visiting www.localdifference.org/getfarming.