Bulletin Board part 2

NAMI meets on Monday

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. Paula Ross, wife, mother and nurse, will share her experience with depression, anxiety and PTSD. Paula struggled with depression and anxiety and the effects of childhood sexual abuse most of her life, and medication for a back injury at the age of 12 started her addiction to drugs. Paula accepted her depressed state for many years, but got sober and straight almost 40 years ago.

Richmond library sets events

PALMER — The Richmond Township Library in Palmer is hosting many events during the autumn season.

≤ Tuesday, 6-7 p.m., Family Story Hour. This is open to everyone of all ages. Call 475-5241 to register or for more information.

≤ Monday, Oct. 1, 8 p.m., Adult Time at the Library. This is a special time reserved just for adults.

≤ Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4:30-5 p.m., Lego Building. This is open to everyone of all ages.

≤ Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6-7 p.m., Family Story Hour. This is open to everyone of all ages.

≤ Monday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m., Adult Time at the Library. This is a special time reserved just for adults.

≤ Tuesday, Nov. 6, 4:30-5 p.m., Lego Building. This is open to everyone of all ages.

≤ Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6-7 p.m. – Family Story Hour. This is open to everyone of all ages.

All events are free but the library does accept donations to keep this program going. As supplies may be limited, call to register 475-5241.

Bluesday Tuesday at Ore Dock

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert with Fast Eddie and Da Bones Man with drummer Dave Aho at 7 p.m. Tuesday part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series.

Due to construction at the library, the concert will be held at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

Local musicians “Fast Eddie” Consolmagno and Randy “da Bones Man” Seppala have been playing together with various bands in the Upper Peninsula for the past 30 years. They specialize in old time Mississippi Delta Blues roots music with Consolmagno on harmonica, guitar and vocals accompanied by Seppala’s folk percussion on washboard and bones. Drummer Dave Aho will be joining them for this performance.

There is no admission charge to attend this event which is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.

Historical group to gather

HUMBOLDT — The Champion/Beacon/Humboldt Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Humboldt Township Hall located at 5178 County Road FA in Humboldt.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Awana starts on Wednesday

ISHPEDMING — The Bible Baptist Church in west Ishpeming announces the beginning of its 2018-2019 Awana program for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.

The program is divided into clubs: The Sparks Club is for children age 5 through grade 2; and the Truth & Training Club (T & T) is for children grades 3 through 6.

These Awana Clubs will be meeting on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. starting Wednesday, Sept. 26.

The first night will be Parent Orientation and will conclude with a “Spectacular Sundae” for everyone.

Awana is an acronym for “Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed.”

It is a nondenominational children’s program that includes game time, a Bible lesson, learning Bible verses and doing projects in a handbook. There are minimal costs for the program. View all the Awana Information at the church website: http://ishpemingbiblebaptist.org/ministries/

The Bible Baptist Church is located at 615 S. North Lake Drive in west Ishpeming.

For more information about this Awana program, call or text the Awana commander Herb Carpenter at 906-250-4581.

Epidemics to be discussed

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Epidemics from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Throughout history many epidemics have threatened our region including polio, tuberculosis, influenza and diphtheria. On the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Flu pandemic, learn about these diseases and how they affected our local communities.

The suggested donation is $5.

For more info call 906-226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org

Good Choices workshop slated

ISHPEMING– Guiding Good Choices is a free family workshop being offered by Marquette-Alger RESA and the NorthCare Network.

The award-winning workshop focuses on communication skills and problem behavior prevention and is being offered to all adults who care for children.

Guiding Good Choices will be offered on five consecutive Wednesday nights, starting Sept. 26.

Sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. at the Bell Hospital Empire Room, 901 Lakeshore Drive, Ishpeming.

For more information contact Kelly Sager at 906-226-5143 or by email at ksager@maresa.org.

NARFE meets on Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26.

The meeting will be in the conference room of the new Marquette Public Works building, 1100 Wright St. in Marquette. The group will tour the facility after their meeting.

NARFE Chapter 1900 was chartered in 1983 and includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas.

For additional information, call 906-475-0362.


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