2013-10-31 / Lifestyles

Lifestyles Briefs

Laura J. Provost Laura J. Provost Former resident promoted in Marquette firm

MARQUETTE – Former Manistique resident Laura J. Provost, CPA, has been promoted to the position of manager in the audit department of a Marquette firm.

Provost is a summa cum laude graduate of Lake Superior State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance and economics.

She received her Certified Public Accountant’s license in 2010 and joined the firm’s audit department in 2012.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Provost resides in Marquette along with her husband, Bill.

United Methodist schedules Nov. pasty sale

MANISTIQUE – The women of Manistique First United Methodist Church will hold their monthly pasty sale on Nov. 13 and 14, at the church. Pasties are $3.50 each.

Supplies are limited so early orders are suggested. Call 341- 6662 to place an order or for more information.

The church will not be having pasty sales in the month of December.

North Woods plans event for hospice month

MANISTIQUE – November as National Home Care and Hospice month and North Woods Home Care and Hospice is recognizing the importance of this type of care.

“I certainly think it’s appropriate that we take a few minutes of our day to celebrate the nurses, therapists, aides and other providers who have chosen to use their lives to help infirm, disabled and dying members of their community,” said Lynn MacGregor, administrator at North Woods. “It is a special calling to which very special people dedicate their hearts and lives.”

Home care aims to give the elderly population an opportunity for freedom and quality of life and comprises everything from nursing to physical/occupational/ speech therapies to aides.

“Hospice care provides an excellent opportunity for people to take control of their life limiting illness, allowing them to truly live the rest of their life and pass with dignity,” said Caleb Varoni, assistant administrator and member of North Woods Hospice Interdisciplinary Team.

North Woods will be co-sponsoring the “Bells for Hospice” event on Nov. 1 at Triangle Park. The event, set to take place at noon, will be held in remembrance of hospice patients who’ve passed and in support of their families. The public is invited to attend.

For more information on the event contact 1-800-852-3736 or 341-6963 or visit www.northwoodshomecare.com.

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