‘Cowspiracy’ screening to be held
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University student group tudents Against Animal Exploitation will be hosting a documentary screening of “Cowspiracy” on Earth Day, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in Room 2901 of the West Science Building on campus.
Snacks and food will be provided.
A release from SAAE states: “At a time when whole regions are in drought, our oceans are dying, and severe weather is becoming the norm, Cowspiracy seeks to find the real reasons why and what we can do about it. Through intense conversations with the nation’s leading environmental advocacy groups this film explores the blind spots that are leading us down a road we won’t be able to drive our electric car out of.”
Admission and food are free. After the documentary there will be an open question and answer session.
Nominees for U.P. Service Awards
MARQUETTE — Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development announces the 11th annual U.P. Service Awards to honor the contributions of volunteers across the Upper Peninsula. Nominations of volunteers serving anywhere in the U.P. will be accepted through June 1.
“Every community of the Upper Peninsula has individuals, organizations and businesses that give freely of their time and talent to make their corner of the U.P. a better place to live,” said Grow & Lead Associate Linda Remsburg, coordinator of the awards program, in a news release. “These volunteers are meeting critical needs that otherwise wouldn’t get met. They truly are heroes. The awards program honors and thanks them in a big way for their efforts. It also inspires others to serve.”
Anyone can make a nomination in the categories of youth, adult and senior volunteer, business community leader and volunteer program.
“We would love to see nominations representing communities from one end of the peninsula to the other,” Remsburg said.
Award recipients receive plaques and are honored at an awards luncheon during the U.P. Nonprofit Conference at Northern Michigan University in Marquette on Oct. 17. They are invited to take part in the entire conference compliments of Grow & Lead.
All nominees receive a letter of thanks and certificate of recognition for their volunteer contributions.
“We honor all nominees like the volunteer rock stars they are,” Remsburg said.
Nomination forms are available online at glcyd.org/serviceawards or at Grow & Lead’s office, 712 Chippewa Square, Suite 200, Marquette.
For more information, visit glcyd.org/serviceawards, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Remsburg at Grow & Lead, 906-228-8919 ext. 126.
Dr. Bonnie Cronin holds presentation
MARQUETTE — At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dr. Bonnie Cronin will present a talk on “Naturopathic Medicine and Gut Health” in the Peter White Public Library’s Heritage Room.
With extensive training in clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, physical medicine, and acupuncture, Cronin can help by focusing on finding the underlying cause of your health concerns rather than just focusing on symptom management. By examining dietary needs, Cronin can make recommendations that can bring the systems of the body back into balance, thus restoring health.
Cronin’s interest in natural medicine started at Northern Michigan University where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology. While there, she joined a homeopathy study group started by good friend and life mentor, Vicki Lockwood. Currently she has a private practice, North Shore Naturopathic and Acupuncture.
Cronin completed her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and masters in Acupuncture at Bastyr University in Washington, the leading accredited university for science-based natural medicine. After medical school, she completed a residence in General Family Practice at Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic in Clifton Springs, New York.
Bring questions for Dr. Cronin about naturopathic medicine. There is no admission charge to attend. For more information, visit the library’s website at www.pwpl.info or call 906-226-4318.
Klava Klub to meet Wednesday
MARQUETTE — At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Peter White Public Library will host a meeting of its science fiction book group, Klava Klub, at Contrast Coffee, located at 600 N. Third St., Marquette.
For this meeting, the group will discuss the chapters 3 and 4 of Hugo Award-winner James Blish’s “Cities in Flight.”
In this compilation of his “Okie novels,” antigravity and the secret of immortality allow man to explore the universe in cities that travel through space. In “Earthman, Come Home,” New York City has been travelling for thousands of years, and needs to look for a planet to call home as its spindizzy is wearing out. In “The Triumph of Time,” man once again travels to space.
At this meeting, the group also will choose books for the summer, so bring suggestions.
There is no admission charge to attend. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.