- Monday, November 15, 2010
Homeless Awareness week commences today
The campaign to end homelessness in northern Michigan will take the forefront this week during the observance of National Homeless Awareness week.Continued ...
Our Town in Brief: 11/15/2010
Raptor center releases eagle; Garden club holds meetingContinued ...
Service News: 11/15/2010
Air Force Airmen 1st Class Tyler Bostick and Brian Gardner graduated from basic military training; Army Cadet Nathanael Schenck has graduated from the U.S. Army Air Assault School.Continued ...
- Monday, November 8, 2010
Students to perform on IPR News radio
Reviving a slice of history, students at Elk Rapids High School will present the radio play "Lifelines" in early December.Continued ...
Maritime Academy to remember lost cadet David Weiss
The Great Lakes Maritime Academy cadet was among the 29 crew members lost when the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sank on Nov. 10, 1975.Continued ...
- Service News: 11/08/2010
- Monday, November 1, 2010
Fall back by recycling
Falling back at the end of daylight-saving time frees up an extra hour this weekend. Members of the Michigan Green Consortium are hoping community residents will use that time to help preserve the environment.Continued ...
Bead jewelry sales help Ugandans
A PBS special sparked a connection that spanned continents and will help women struggling to care for their families. Members of the Unitarian Peacemaker Needleworkers group last year made a $5,000 difference to women in war-torn Uganda.Continued ...
Bead for Life: 'Eradicating poverty'
Based in Boulder, Colo., Bead for Life launched in 2004 with a mission of "Eradicating Poverty One Bead at a Time."Continued ...
- Our Town in Brief: 11/01/2010
- Monday, October 25, 2010
'Brave men' will model bras for this cause
Real men wear bras — at least when they are walking the runway to benefit Munson Healthcare's Women's Cancer Fund.Continued ...
Parade will mark Day of the Dead
The Traverse City chapter of Public Urban Ritual Experiment (PURE) is hosting a El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, a multi-cultural festival with roots in the Aztec and Mexican traditions.Continued ...
Our Town in Brief: 10/25/2010
Republican Women host GOP candidate; Fall Kidz Fest at Revival Center; Public invited to garden club meetingContinued ...
Council recognizes area boy scouts
The Scenic Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, recently held its annual awards luncheon at the Hagerty Center.Continued ...
- Monday, October 18, 2010
Wings of Wonder hosts event
Twenty visitors received a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse of life at Wings of Wonder.Continued ...
History project gives women a voice
Founded in 2000, members of the Women's History Project of Northwest Michigan have spent the decade preserving and recognizing women's contributions to their families and communities.Continued ...
Gladhander features live music
The "Music of Motown" will fill the room when the 28th annual Gladhander welcomes rhythm and blues great Thornetta Davis on stage.Continued ...
Our Town in Brief: 10/18/2010
Public session on recycling programs; Retired colonel speaking at Dennos; Benzie County candidate forum.Continued ...
Eagle Scout: 10/28/2010
Michael Besko, a member of Boy Scout Troop 229, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout.Continued ...
- Monday, October 11, 2010
Workshop gives the dirt on building a yurt
Leelanau forest, Mongolian yurt. The unlikely pairing met Saturday thanks to a "Building a Modern Yurt" workshop held on the grounds of the Eco Learning Center.Continued ...
Harvest Gathering held at Samels farm
The Samels Family Heritage Society put on the seventh annual Harvest Gathering at the Samels farm Sunday in Williamsburg.Continued ...
- Service News: 10/11/2010
- Monday, October 4, 2010
Event to help 'friend in need'
Being a "friend in need" is tough, but Louan Lechler appreciates the support as she battles breast cancer.Continued ...
Father Fred food drive this week
The Father Fred Foundation and 100 volunteers have teamed up with 13 neighborhood groceries to help fill the shelves of the Father Fred pantry during the second annual Father Fred Fall Food Drive.Continued ...
Professor to discuss Salem witch trials
Separating the truth from fictionalized versions of the Salem witch trials is a daunting task. Stephen Lewis, professor of English emeritus at Suffolk Community College in New York and resident of Old Mission Peninsula since 2002, will set out to do just that when he speaks to the Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society at 7 p.m., Thursday.Continued ...