GINCC biz after hours announced
CHAMPION — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce announces another upcoming Business After Hours event, hosted by Northern Michigan University.
The Business After Hours: NMU Alumni Special Event will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 inside the Wawonowin Country Club, 3432 County Road 478, Champion.
West End NMU alumni, community leaders, business owners, and the public are encouraged to attend this special reception hosted by NMU’s Alumni Association.
Enjoy a campus update from NMU President Fritz Erickson, meet with other graduates and academic leaders, and enjoy complimentary food, drink and NMU spirit gear.
An RSVP by Aug. 8 to this event is appreciated. Call 1-877-472-3668 or go to nmu.edu/alumniassociation/events to RSVP.
To learn more, email Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org, call GINCC at 906-486-1111 or check out the Facebook page, www.facebook.com/GINCC.
Vacation Bible school planned
PALMER — “Wade in the Water” Vacation Bible School is planned from noon to 4 this afternoon at Community Lutheran Church, 111 Simpson St., Palmer.
Lunch, Bible stories, singing, crafts and games will be featured.
Register by callilng Nancy at 475-6397 or Carol at 249-9497.
Former Woolworth workers to meet
MARQUETTE — All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon today at the home of Joan T.
The meal will be a potluck.
For more information, including the address, call 225-0808 or 486-6506.
UPCM creativity series continues
MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s Second Thursday Creativity Series will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The theme will be “Indoor camping fun” Join in for a variety of “camping” themed hands-on activities, crafts creative snacks, unexpected music, free Culver’s Frozen Custard and much more. Costumes and make-believe are always encouraged. Great for families with toddlers and early elementary aged children.
Free with admission or membership.
Waterfront concert set for Thursday
L’ANSE — Enjoy the Cajun and classic country music of the Fiddle Pickers at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday in L’Anse’s Lakefront Park, foot of Broad Street.
Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather site.
American Legion officer to meet
MARQUETTE — American Legion Department Service Officer Lisa Clark will be in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St.
She is available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claim preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal counsel at no cost to the veterans.
Anyone who believeshe/she may be eligible for VA compensation on health, education and/or employment issues, stop by Post 44 and see Clark.
Be aware that this visit may be canceled if the area is experiencing bad weather.
Program on prejudice coming up
MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “Immigration Prejudice: How Much is it Recycled?” from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17, at Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center in Gries Hall.
The registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 10.
Gabe Logan, director of the Center for U.P. Studies and NMU history professor, will examine historical immigration cartoons, legal reviews questioning whether Finns were subject to the Anti-Chinese Immigration Act and Ben Franklin railing against Germans in Pennsylvania.
In small groups, participants will identify current anti-immigration rhetoric and make comparisons to history.
The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $6 for non-members. To register, call 227-2979. For more information, contact program liaison Sandi Poindexter at 361-1820.