2013-08-22 / Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs


Dr. Rachel VanDenBrink Dr. Rachel VanDenBrink Library to now offer home delivery for patrons

MANISTIQUE – Beginning in September, the Manistique School and Public Library will be offering home delivery. Those who are physically unable to use the library will have the opportunity to have books delivered to their home.

Residents may call the library at (906) 341-4316 and request a home delivery application. An application, along with a stamped envelope, will be sent to applicants. Applications may also be downloaded and printed from the library’s website: www.manistique.k12.mi.us/library/library.htm.

Once printed and completed, applications may be mailed to: Manistique School and Public Library, 100 N. Cedar St., Manistique, MI 49854.

Once an application is approved, the applicant will be contacted to determine the best method for delivery.

The library also offers assistance in obtaining a library card and/ or making book suggestions and selections. Home delivery is restricted to the Manistique School and Public Library’s service area – primarily Schoolcraft County.

In an effort to make the program a success, the library is seeking volunteers to help homebound patrons to use the online catalog and/or book selection. The library will train all volunteers.

Contact the library at (906) 341-4316 for information on volunteering or the new home delivery system.

VanDenBrink graduates from Metro residency

ALLEGAN – Dr. Rachel (James) Van- DenBrink, daughter of Kevin and Carla

Jessick) Brower and granddaughter of William and the late Joan Jessick, graduated from the Family Practice residency at Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. in June 2013.

VanDenBrink was a former resident of Manistique and was a 2002 graduate of Manistique High School. She joined Allegan Medical Clinic in July as a family practice physician.

She lives in Allegan, Mich. with her husband, Dr. Jason Van- DenBrink, and their two dogs.

Basic digital photography class set for M-TEC

ESCANABA – A Basic Digital Photography class for owners of digital single-lens reflex is being offered through the M-TEC at Bay College.

The course is scheduled to be held on Thursday evenings from 6 – 8 p.m., Sept. 12 through Oct. 17. The 16 hour course focuses on learning about various camera menu options and how each feature can be better utilized.

Discussions include camera composition, white balance, resolution, ISO setting, compensation, and more.

To register, contact the M-TEC at 217-4200. Registration deadline is Sept. 6. Detailed information, with a registration form, can be found at www.baycollege.edu/mtec and by clicking on upcoming courses.

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