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Senior events

November 15, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228 6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-in Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Not your grandma’s Peace Corps?

November 8, 2012 When Tamara England-Zelenski applied to the Peace Corps two years ago, at age 57, she saw the assignment as a way to give back, travel and experience a different way of life. more »»

Negaunee Senior Citizens Center to stage event

November 1, 2012 MARQUETTE — For the first time ever, the Negaunee Senior Citizens Center is hosting a Senior Veteran Expo, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. more »»

Senior events

November 1, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228 6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-in Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

WWII veteran Sischo approaches life with humor

October 25, 2012 MARQUETTE — Go to the Sunday afternoon dance for seniors at the Trenary Community Building that takes place monthly and you’re quite likely to see a dapper gentleman selling tickets at the doo. more »»

World War II: Experience was life changing for Bjork

October 18, 2012 NEGAUNEE — Glenn Bjork enjoyed an idylic youth growing up in Gwinn, enjoying time spent with friends fishing, swimming and playing baseball. more »»

Bjork has enjoyed his life so far

October 11, 2012 NEGAUNEE — Growing up in Gwinn, Glenn Bjork and his friends spent a great deal of time playing baseball. “We had fun,” he said. “But back then, we had to be careful about one thing. more »»

Senior events

October 11, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228 6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-in Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Senior skating program revives memories, skills

October 4, 2012 MARQUETTE — Toward the end of the ice season at Lakeview Arena earlier this year, the Senior/Adult Skate session on Monday nights experienced a surge of participation. more »»

Senior events

October 4, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228 6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-in Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Mahjong’s the game...

September 27, 2012 MARQUETTE — Laughter filled the room as some avid players gathered for a game or two of mahjong at the Marquette Senior Center recently. more »»

Retiree loves being part of local RSVP

September 20, 2012 MARQUETTE — Yvonne Clark is thinking of getting job. “I need to go back to work to get a day off,” the retiree said with a laugh. more »»

Senior events

September 20, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228 6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-in Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Walk to end Alzheimers

September 13, 2012 MARQUETTE — Jack Morris was a genial gentleman. “A lot of people called him ‘Smiling Jack’,” said Suzanne Morris, Jack’s widow. “He was a good-hearted gu. more »»

Senior events

September 13, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228 6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-in Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Help with health care is a call away

September 6, 2012 HOUGHTON — Seniors struggling to make ends meet can get a little help with their Medicare and prescription drug premiums, thanks to a new Medicare premium help progra. more »»

Senior craft program produces something precious

August 30, 2012 ISHPEMING — After partaking in the delicious desserts that are served on some Fridays at the Ishpeming Senior Citizens Center, many of the participants stick around to take part in a craft making... more »»

Senior events

August 30, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: No Senior Dining. GRAND MARAIS: No Senior Dining. GWINN: Senior Center Closed. ISHPEMING: Senior Center Closed. LOST CREEK: No Senior Dining. MARQUETTE: Senior Center Closed. more »»

Scrabble a great way to have community, fun, for area seniors

August 23, 2012 MARQUETTE — The Scrabble board was all set up but first things first: Lois Stanley had to pass around her cellphone to show off a new photo of her grandson, Jarvan. more »»

Senior events

August 23, 2012 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Senior Center, call 228-6522. GWINN: Drop-In, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Clubhouse. more »»

 
 

 

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