2012-07-05 / Community

News Briefs

GFWC celebrates at MCF

MANISTIQUE – The G.F.W.C. of Manistique held their monthly birthday party for residents on June 20 in the dining room at the Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility. There were seven birthday celebrants and included in the celebration was a tribute to all fathers present.

Irene Hinkson and Mike Johnson, playing guitar, introduced the honored guests.

Two birthday cakes made by Rita Rossier and decorated with “Dad” on them were served with ice cream and coffee. A lunch was donated by Shelley Hewitt. Hewitt is retiring from MCF after many years. She was wished many happy years ahead.

A thank you goes out to Glen LaVance, who helped Mike set up and also celebrated his birthday too.

G.F.W.C. volunteers for the day were: Jeanne Gundersen, Irene Hinkson, Betty DeSautel, Dorothy Hoholik, Betty Briggs, Carolyn Miller, Pat Mickelson and Sandy LaFave.

The July 16 party will be held in the outside pavilion. Entertainment will be provided by the popular Angry Beaver Band.

Monthly pasty sale set

MANISTIQUE – The women of Manistique First United Methodist Church will hold their monthly pasty sale July 11 and 12, in the church, located at 190 N. Cedar St.

Supplies are limited, so it is early orders are suggested. Call 341-6662 to place an order or for more information.

The women would also like to invite the public to visit their pasty booth at Folkfest on July 14.

Museum offers bike tour

NEGAUNEE – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee Township will offer guided bike tours along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail on July 7 and 8.

The leisurely tours will begin and end at trailhead No. 7 on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, and include stops at “Old Towne Negaunee,” Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum and the Jackson Pit Mine. Tours begin at 10:30 a.m. each day.

A participation fee of $10 is required.

Registration for the bike tours is required by July 5. For more information contact the Michigan Iron Industry Museum at (906) 475-7857.

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