Presbytery Point camp to celebrate
MARQUETTE — Presbytery Point Camp, located on Lake Michigamme in Michgamme Township, will celebrate its 80th anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 20.
A morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. will be hosted by the United Presbyterian Church of Ishpeming, with the Rev. Dave Henderson leading the service.
Music will be provided by the U.P. Dixieland band, Resurrection Afterglow. A picnic lunch will follow with hot dogs served. Guests are invited to bring a salad to share.
An open house from 1-4 p.m. will begin with the Dixieland band performing favorite tunes. There will be games and face painting for the young at heart, tours of the camp, a traditional Point craft project table, a picture board display of the camp history and light refreshments.
T-shirts and hoodies with a favorite design from the past — “Get The Point” — will be available at the camp store. Door prize drawings will be held throughout the afternoon.
Author and alumni camper Janet Anuta Dalquist will be present to share stories from the camp history she wrote called “Presbytery Point 1937-2010 A Documentary and Photographic History.” Copies will be available for purchase and for signing by the author.
The public is invited to join in the celebration. Presbytery Point is located at 211 Brown Road just to the east of Michigamme.
For more information, call 906-869-0925 or www.presbyterypoint.org.
‘And Here’ reading event held
NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library is hosting an evening of authors reading their poetry and prose from “And Here,” a new Upper Peninsula writing anthology edited by Ron Reikki, at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Featured authors include Shirley Brozzo, Kathleen Heideman, Rosalie Sanara Petrouske and Jillena Rose.
The public is invited to attend this free event.
Beautification committee to meet
NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Beautification Committee is moving to downtown for its August meeting.
On Wednesday, the NBC will move into the Pocket Park on Iron Street. A workbee will be held in the park at 6:30 p.m. prior to a meeting across the street at The Midtown Bakery and Cafe. All are welcome, no experience is needed.
For more information, contact Anna Mattson at 475-5058.
TruNorth to host member picnic
ISHPEMING — TruNorth will host its annual member picnic to show appreciation for its members from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum.
The picnic will feature catering by Vango’s, with brats, hotdogs and potato salad being served. There will be a bounce house and bounce slide for children and free tours of Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum for TruNorth members. Kirby Kangaroo, the credit union’s official kids’ mascot, will also be in attendance.
“Without our members, we wouldn’t be here,” said George Isola, general manager. “We wouldn’t be able to give back to and support our local community; so through this picnic, we like to give back to the members.”
TruNorth Federal Credit Union is cooperatively owned by over 16,000 local residents and was organized in 1949 to provide low cost financial services to all owner/members. Credit union membership is open to anyone living, working, worshiping or attending school in Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Dickinson and Iron counties. To learn more about TruNorth, visit its website at trunorthcu.org.
Rock Lions host breakfast buffet
ROCK — The Rock Lions’ monthly third Sunday all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Rock Lions Club along M-35 in Rock.
The buffet includes scrambled eggs, omelets made to order, bacon, sausage, ham, hash brown potatoes, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, french toast, english muffins, cereal, a variety of fruits, lots of dessert items, and coffee, tea, milk and juice.
Tickets are $8 for adults; $5 for ages 6-12; and ages 5 and under eat free.
NARFE members set to meet
MARQUETTE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 23 in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of city hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette.
Members may enter from Spring Street, behind city hall. Spring Street is a one-way road from east to west.
NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information, call 906-475-0362.