2013-10-10 / Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Colo. Yoopers honor 100-year-old resident

LITTLETON, Colo. – One hundred year-old Doris Johnson, formerly of Foster City and Ishpeming, was honored recently during the annual “Colorado Yoopers” picnic.

Johnson, born on July 14, 1913, in Canada, came to the U.S. at the age of one year. She was surprised at the picnic by a large sheet cake, a bouquet of flowers and a band playing “Happy Birthday” for her.

Asked her secret for living such a long life, Johnson responded, “I don’t have any secrets! Just live one day at a time.”

The 223 former Yoopers and their families who attended the picnic in Littleton, Colo. Donations received at the picnic each year are sent to nonprofit organizations in the Upper Peninsula.

Tribal center to offer non-native Vet optical

MANISTIQUE – The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Tribal Health and Human Services Division is now offering optical services to non-native veterans in the Manistique area.

Non-Native veterans enrolled in VA health care and in need of optical services will now have the choice to receive non-VA care in the area, including the Manistique Tribal Health Center.

For more information, contact the Manistique Optical Department at (906) 341-9501.

Church to hold annual bazaar and dinner

NAHMA – St. Andrew’s Catholic Church will hold its annual harvest dinner and bazaar Oct. 27, from noon to 3 p.m., at the Nahma Township Hall.

A turkey dinner, bake sale and prize raffle are planned.

The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Children 5 and under will be admitted free.

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