2013-02-14 / Community

News Briefs

Tanzania dental clinic presentation Sunday

MANISTIQUE – Participants in a 2012 dental clinic in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa will be hosting a presentation of the expedition on Feb. 17. The presentation will take place at the Zion Lutheran Church in Manistique at noon.

The clinic was sponsored by the Northern Great Lakes Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Among those participating in the event were Manistique native Dr. Michael Orhanen, DDS of Marquette and Luanne Skrenes of Ishpeming.

A light lunch will be served and a “free will” offering will be taken.

EDC to host USDA representative Feb. 21

MANISTIQUE – Desiree Mc- Curley of USDA Rural Development will be in the Schoolcraft County Economic Development Corporation office on Feb. 21, to pre-qualify applicants for a home mortgage or home repair loans.

Also available are MSHDA funds offered by the EDC of $10,000 for down payment/closing costs plus $20,000 in rehab for the home.

The EDC office is located in Room 127, of the Schoolcraft County Court House. To schedule an appointment, call (906) 341- 5126.

Snowmobile monthly meeting date set

MANISTIQUE – The monthly Schoolcraft Snowmobile Association meeting will be Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Clubhouse on New Delta Ave., in Manistique.

All members are invited to attend and new members are welcome.

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