2012-10-18 / Community

News Briefs

Lake Effect members have Bonifas display

ESCANABA – Eight Lake Effect Community Arts members have 26 pieces of artwork on exhibit this month at the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba. The exhibit is on display in the studio area of the Bonifas through Oct. 29.

Members participating include: Ruthanne Garrett, Bonnie Garvin, Margo Gleason, Marilyn Pitts- Johnson, Sue Robishaw, Steve Schmeck, Pam Shiels, and Carol Stoll.

The center is open Tues. – Fri., 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. It is located at 700 1st Ave S., Escanaba. There is no charge to view the exhibit.

Photos of the exhibit can also be found on the LECA website at www.LakeEffectArts.org.

Edmund Fitzgerald to be topic at art center

CURTIS – The Erickson Center for the Art will be presenting “The Edmund Fitzgerald Investigations” by Ric Mixter on Oct. 20. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in the center.

Based on the best-selling maritime DVD on the topic, the lecture uses video to showcase the building of the ship, as well as theories involved in the sinking.

Following the lecture, the Whispers of the North – The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Show – will perform at 8 p.m.

In addition, the center’s gallery will feature the opening of a new exhibit, featuring local artists, from 6 – 7 p.m.

CNA training offered at Bay College M-TEC

ESCANABA – The M-TEC at Bay College is offering CNA training in both Iron Mountain and Escanaba this fall/winter.

CNA training in Escanaba will be held at M-TEC with class starting Oct. 30. Registration for the Escanaba training is Oct. 17, starting at 8 a.m. at M-TEC – Escanaba. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Passing a criminal background check is a requirement for the training.

For additional information, including schedule and price, please visit our website at www.baycollege.edu/mtec or call (906) 217-4106.

Medical care facility to host trick-or-treat

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility will open its doors from 4 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 31 for trick-or-treaters.

Participants are asked to use the entrance nearest the pavilion.

LSSU ‘Fall Fling’ will take place Oct. 27

SAULT STE. MARIE – Lake Superior State University’s annual Fall Fling Open House will take place on Oct. 27. Registration is open until the date of the open house, but prospective students who are interested in getting free tickets to the LSSU/Michigan State University hockey game at the end of the day should register by Oct.19.

The event coincides with LSSU’s Great Lake State Weekend and “Boo in the Soo”.

For more information about LSSU’s Fall Fling Open House, contact LSSU Admissions at admissions@lssu.edu or (906) 635-2231 or (888) 800-LSSU, ext. 2231.

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