MADD SATURDAY OCT. 16: The 23rd Make A Difference day, under the direction of Flo Hayman, will be held at the New Baltimore Civic Club, 36551 Main, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities for children galore. Free vaccinations, including flu shots for young people. Flu and pneumonia vaccines available for seniors with health cards. Other adults can receive injections for a fee. Free blood pressure, diabetes and other screenings are also available. Military veterans will be honored with items donated to Veterans Administration hospitals with invited guests to add to a collection of the following: pop lozenges, shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, men’s socks, pocket novels, pens, writing paper and envelopes, DVD movies and playing cards.
COVERS WITH CARE FUNDRAISED OCT. 17 AND 24: Children in fancy dress will receive a gift bag for a small donation and the opportunity to take photos with a spooky background. Entitled “A Spooktacular October”, it will be held at the Little Camille’s By The Green Sunday Market from 9 am to 2 pm at 4575 County Line, Township of Casco. Donate for the BWC Blessing Bags program for a chance to win a dozen donuts and cider from Pankieweicz Cider and Farm Market, 10377 Lindsey Road. Visit blanketswithcare.com or the group’s Facebook page for the wishlist. The winning ticket will be drawn on October 24 at an end-of-season Halloween event starting at 2:30 pm The winners of the coloring and drawing contest will also be announced. They make and distribute blessing bags to homeless people in Macomb County.
OCT. 15 FISH FRY AT VFW: In the hours of 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Lempke-Blackwell VFW Post 7573, 35011 23 Mile Road, in Our Town will serve a walleye dinner that includes a baked potato, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, roll and dessert at a cost of $ 12 per person. Take-out entertainment and dinners available. Our City is invited.
NEWS FROM HAVEN PLACE: Events are planned at Haven Place, 58575 Main, New Haven, with a variety of programs. Free community dinners are scheduled for October 18 and November 15 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Call 586-484-8540 to make a reservation, email [email protected] or visit Havenplaceinc.weebly.com. Free nutrition lessons for individuals, parents and young guests for a fun and easy time. Scheduled Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., October 12 and 20. To register, please dial 586 848-8540. In addition, a euchre and fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. at Haven Place will take place on October 15 and November 12. At a cost of $ 20 per person, an all-you-can-eat meal at 6 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sharp euchre games with friends are planned. Bring quarters for the quarter pot. Also, 50/50 raffle. Donations to Haven Place will be easily accepted by using Thrivent Action Teams, shopping with Amazon Smile, registering with Haven Place, calling a donation, through Venmo @ tina-nagy-3 or by visiting the website and using PayPal.
OCT. 16 IMPORTANT SNOWMOBILE SAFETY COURSE: From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the SMOMADS Snofari Club will hold the course at the Town Hall of the Township of Ira, at 7085 Meldrum, between M-29 and Short Cut Road, in Fair Haven . Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by calling 586-339-3962 or emailing [email protected] The class is sponsored by Schneider Motorsports and Marine.
SPECIAL GATHERING OCT. 20: A “Widows, Widowers and Divorces” group meeting is scheduled at the Chesterfield Township Seniors Center at 1:00 pm in the Chesterfield Township Office Building on Sugarbush Road, Chesterfield Township. Reservations must be made by calling 586-949-0400, ext. 4. The next meetings will take place on November 17th and December 15th.
YOUNG ESSAY ALERT: With a deadline of October 31, Lempke-Blackwell VFW Post 7573 invites students to participate in an essay competition sponsored by the national organization VFW. The title of the Voice of Democracy high school essay is “America!” Where do we go from here? ”The title of the college’s Patriot’s Pen essay is,“ How Can I Be a Good American? ”To participate, visit vfw.org and get a Voice of Democracy entry form or Patriot’s Pen For more details, please call Sandi VanTiem, VFW Local Auxiliary Member, at 586-725-9554 The Our Town column will announce the local winners.
NOV. 4 PASTA DINNER FUNDRAISER: VFW Post 7573, 35011 23 Mile, is the perfect place to dine with friends and help with the cost of wreaths for the program, Wreaths Across America. On December 18, more than 875 wreaths will be laid at the graves of veterans at Oakwood and St. Mary’s cemeteries. To sponsor a wreath, the cost is $ 15. The meal will be served on November 4 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a free will donation. Veterans eat free and receive a sweet gift. Dinner, offered and prepared by Turri’s Italian Foods, includes pasta with meat or marinara sauce, salad, rolls and dessert as well as hot or cold drinks. An annual fundraiser for the program, Wreaths Across America, led by Tammi Graber 586-883-4643 and Mickie Mellon 586-855-6992, families will be asked to lay a wreath at the grave of their loved one on the 18th December. at the VFW Post 7573 event includes food donated by Turri’s Italian Foods, buns from Trini’s, garlic knots from Little Camille’s by the Bay, coffee from Biggby Coffee, drinks from McDonalds, products in paper from AllWaysCare, DJ services from “Mr. Joe, the Magic Man’s Ultimate Entertainment” and the venue by VFW Post 7573. Can’t attend, but want to sponsor a wreath, at $ 15 each? Send check payable to Wreaths Across America, c / o Fit 4 Women, 35453 23 Mile, New Baltimore, MI 48047.
OVEN PASTA OCT. 22-NOV. 2: First Congregational Church, 36223 Alfred, corner Base, in Notre Ville, will sell its famous pâtés from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday hours are noon to 3 p.m. To place an order, please call the church at 586-725-0909. Frozen, chilled, or hot and ready to eat, pies have fueled our city since 1998, with customers across Southeast Michigan traveling miles and miles to purchase them. Don’t delay in placing an order, as they go quickly.
MARK THE CALENDAR FOR OCT. 22-23 AND 28-29: A Halloween “spooky visit” to the New Baltimore Historical Society’s Grand Pacific House Museum, 51065 Washington, in our city, is going to be held for families. Visit the facilities from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and enjoy the creativity of Halloween. The cost is $ 10 per person with children 12 and under free, accompanied by an adult. Visit the SHNB’s Facebook page for more information or call 586-725-4755. Boo!
OCT. 23 SPECIAL PLACEMENT OF GRAVE MARKS: At 10:00 am, meet at Oakwood and St. Mary’s Queen of Creation cemeteries on 24 Mile to help place grave markers at veterans’ burial sites. Markers will remain on graves year-round to distinguish the location of Veterans Day and Remembrance Day flags and where to place wreaths on Wreath Day across America. Funds were raised by VFW Post 7573 and the Wreaths Across America campaign to purchase 1,200 markers. For any questions, please call 586-746-6242 for Michelle or 586-883-4643 for Tammi.
OCT. 16 RESERVATION DEADLINE FOR OCT. 23 DRIVE-THRU DINNER: Before October 16, call Shirley Tinsen at 586-531-1934 to schedule a pickup time. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 51161 Maria, on the corner of Green, is ready to feed our city again. On October 23, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the church will host a drive-through spaghetti dinner. Enter the parking lot from Maria and follow the instructions of the volunteers. Chef Roger Bokano and his team will have prepared his famous meat sauce, Swedish meatballs, added vegetables and garlic bread for pickup. The cost is $ 10 in cash per meal. The goal is to support the church’s endowment committee.
BINGO MEAT OCT. 24: Starts at VFW Post 7573 at 2 p.m. The cost is $ 1 a stick, with five rounds and three winners per round. Our City is invited. Call 586-725-7100 for details.
BE OFF WITH SHIRLEY OCT. 26: Call 586-531-1934 and meet at the Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek that Tuesday. The cost is $ 40 per person, which includes luxury transportation provided by Bianco Tours, driver’s tip, prices, small snacks, and bottled water. Depart from Lowe’s parking lot, 27990 23 Mile Road, Chesterfield Township, at 8 a.m. Please arrive before 7:45 am The departure for the house will be at 4:30 pm with a return around 7:30 pm The firefighters give out a $ 20 play card and a $ 5 food coupon. Reach 55 points and maybe get $ 10 and enter a contest.
OCT. 29 “A NIGHT AT THE RUNS:” A fundraiser and Halloween costume party, the event will be held at VFW Post 7573, 35011 23 Mile Road, in our town. Tickets cost $ 40 per person, which includes dinner, dessert, and a full bar. The Halloween costume prices are $ 100 for the best costume and $ 50 for the second. 50/50 raffles, large merchandise and gift baskets will be available, along with a live race announcer and betting on all eleven races in $ 2 increments. Buy a horse for $ 20, sponsor a race for $ 100 or place an ad for $ 50. To purchase tickets, own a horse, or place a sponsorship or ad, call 586-716-5334 or 586-914-6493. The entire evening is dedicated to fundraising for Algonac Muskrat softball.
COMING COAT COLLECTION IN NOVEMBER: At the New Baltimore Civic Club, in cooperation with the New Baltimore Lions Club, 36551 Main, in our city, the event will provide free, clean and used outerwear. Coats, snowmobile suits, snow suits, scarves, hats, gloves, mittens and other cold weather items. Donations are welcome at the front porch at 51145 Clay Street, between Green and Alfred Streets.
EXTENDED APPRECIATION: “The Anchor Bay Lions Club would like to warmly thank everyone who participated in the Fall Family Fun Day on October 2nd. It was a great day to enjoy our activities. Special thanks to Blue Ribbon Farms and Greenhouses, of Marine City, and Rick and Mary Ruemenapp, of Ira Acres, for their generous donations of fall decorations. Also, special thanks to Jack Townsend as well as Rebecca and Jake Astro for donating the pumpkins for the kids to decorate.
EXPRESS WORDS: “Becoming a parent is the most rewarding gift one can receive. “The day of your birth has been joyous and celebrated.” “Celebrate and love life. “Bring joy to others and celebrate them. “
To report news from your service organization, call Bette Carrothers at 586-725-8051 or email her at [email protected]