2013-03-14 / Community

News Brief

Emerald Elementary to hold registration

MANISTIQUE – Parents looking to register their child(ren) for the kindergarten and/or Little Explorer Programs are invited to attend two parent meetings at the Emerald Elementary Cafeteria at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on March 19. Each child’s birth certificate, shot record and Social Security card are needed to register.

The kindergarten program is for all children who will be five years old on or before Nov. 1, 2013. In addition, students who are five years old by Dec. 1 may complete an enrollment waiver for kindergarten, but must do so by June 1.

The Little Explorer program is for students who are four years old prior to the start of the school year. There are only 24 spots available for this program (12 students per classroom).

For more information, call or email Erik Mason at 341-4332, emason@manistique.k12.mi.us.

Bestselling author to visit economic club

ESCANABA – The Bay Area Economic Club will host New York Times bestselling author Craig Hickman on March 21.

Craig Hickman is the author of more than a dozen books, among them such international bestsellers as “The Oz Principle”, “The Strategy Game”, “Mind of Manager”, “Soul of a Leader”, and “Creating Excellence”.

Economic Club meetings are open to the public. Cost of the event is $30 per person, including appetizers and beverages. To make a reservation or for more information contact Sheila Krueger at (906) 786-2192, fax to (906) 786-8830 or email shughes@deltami.org.

Drama club to present ‘Rabbit Hole’ April 4-6

ESCANABA – Bay College Drama Club will present “Rabbit Hole” on April 4, 5, and 6.

Rabbit Hole, a drama by playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize as well as a Tony Award. The plot follows a young married couple who lost their four-year-old son in an automobile accident.

The play will be presented April 4, 5, and 6 in the Besse Center Theatre. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online or at the campus box office. For more information, call the box office at 217-4045. Or email Dwyer at dwyerc@baycollege.edu.

Levin opts not to run for reelection in 2014

WASHINGTON – Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., announced last week that he will not seek reelection in 2014.

In a statement about the decision, Levin cited his commitment to his constituents.

“This decision was extremely difficult because I love representing the people of Michigan in the U.S. Senate and fighting for the things that I believe are important to them,” he said. “I can best serve my state and nation by concentrating in the next two years on the challenging issues before us that I am in a position to help address; in other words, by doing my job without the distraction of campaigning for re-election.”

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