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February 15, 2018

PETOSKEY Free Health Screening

From 8:00AM to 10:00AM

Free Health Screening - Blood pressure, BMI, Cholesterol, Glucose, and more.
            Thursday, February 15 | 8 - 10 a.m. @ Demmer Wellness Pavilion & Dialysis Center  Facebook Event



IRS VITA Program for Veterans

From 8:00AM to 4:30PM

On February 15th Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency will be hosting a day where Veterans are honored. Veterans can schedule an appointment to file their taxes for FREE by calling 231-947-3780, prior to the day of the event.Following the Tax event, join us for a Veterans Resource Hour from 3:30-4:30. During this hour, you can learn about the services and benefits available to those who served our country. Thank you to Jimmy Johns for their generous donation of food. We will be joined by organizations such as the Vet Center, Reigning Liberty Ranch, NMC, Veterans Career Advisors, VA Traverse City Clinic and others.Supportive Services for Veteran Families strives to provide outreach and case management services, and can assist participants in obtaining VA benefits and other public benefits at NMCAA. Throughout the agency's 43-year history, NMCAA has remained dedicated to strengthening communities through helping individuals and families achieve greater economic security. See you at 3963 Three Mile Road, Traverse City, Mi.

Red Cross Blood Drive

From 12:00PM to 5:45PM

Site: Traverse City Elks Lodge 323
Address: 625 Bay Street, Traverse City, MI, 49684
Room Name: Main Hall
Date: Thr Feb 15, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 4:15: PM
Coordinator Name: Collette Sparks
Coordinator Phone Number: 2313733926

Click here to make an appointment

Health Department Hepatitis A Walk-In Vaccination

From 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Thursday, February 15th from 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.

at Central Michigan District Health Department

(2012 E. Preston, Mt. Pleasant)

Most insurance plans cover immunizations; call your insurance company to make sure your vaccines will be covered at the health department.  If you want the Hepatitis A vaccine and do not have insurance, call for costs or other billing options.  Some may qualify for free vaccine.  If you need more information, call 989-773-5921 ext. 1405.

Valentines Day Dinner/CCCOA

From 4:00PM to 6:00PM



   Location: 308 Lawndale St., Grayling


   The Crawford County Commission on Aging is having a Valentine Day Dinner

   Prine Rib, Sweet Scalloped Potatoes, Garlic Roasted Red Skins, Glazed Baby Carrots, Mojito Fruit Salad

   Red Velvet Cake.


    For more information: 989-348-7123

Mardi Gras Soiree/Charlevoix Area Community Pool

From 4:00PM to 7:00PM



  The CharlevoIX Area Community Pool invites you for a fundraiser for the Pool Renewal Project a 501c3


  Location French Quarter New Orleans Bistro, 100 Michigan Ave., Chrlevoix


  Price is $50 per person ticket and &30 of tickets sold goes towards Pool renovations


  For more informaiton: 231-547-0982

Valentines Day Dinner at CCCOA

From 4:00PM to 6:00PM



  Location: Ctrawford County Commission on Aging, 708 Lawndale, Grayling


  For more informaion: 989-348-7123


  Menu: Prime Rib, Garlic Roasted Red Skin, Glazed Baby Carrots, Mojito, Fruit Salad and Red Velvet Cake

Wildlife Management Workshop

From 5:00PM to 6:30PM

Want to learn ways to improve your property's wildlife habitat? This workshop is for you! The Antrim Conservation District is hosting this FREE workshop on February 15th from 5-6:30pm at Mancelona Twp. Hall. Michigan DNR Wildlife Biologist and Antrim County Forester will present and lead discussions on deer, turkey, grouse, woodcock, and rabbit management techniques, along with the Hunting Access Program. Refreshments will be available. Attendees will also receive a 10% discount on the Antrim C.D. Tree Sale orders! RSVP to today! Visit for more information.

Boyne Chamber Business After Hours

From 5:30PM to 7:30PM



  Location: Boyne City Tavern, 220 S. Lake Street, Boyne


  There is no charge to get in


  For more information: 231-459-44887

Petoskey Winter Carnival/Pennsylvania Park 90th

From n/a to n/a



  Its Petoskey's Pennsylvania Parks 90th Celebration


  Winter Ghost Walk in Downtown Petoskey is $15 call Andi 231-348-0388 for tickets and details.


  Join the Winter Sports Park & Downtown Petoskey for some fun for the whole family.  Celebrate Winter

  Petoskey Style.

Grayling Community Garden HELP


Press Release

Community News Briefs





Subject: The Community Garden


Press Date: February 15th, 2018               Kill:  February 28th, 2018


For information regarding Press Release contact: Alice Snyder at 348-7123




The Crawford County Community Garden is looking to revitalize the Community Garden in Grayling. The first step will be filling the volunteer position for a Community Garden Manager.  The manager’s responsibilities will be to organize and facilitate the gardeners and resources, paying attention to the details of the garden while staying acquainted with opportunities in the surrounding community.  Those who are interested in this opportunity and would like the full job description can go to or stop by the Commission on Aging and Senior Center and pick one up.  The Senior Center is located at 308 Lawndale St., Grayling. For further information or questions call 989-348-7123.

Grayling : Community Center Survey


Subject: Community Center Survey


Press Date: February 15th, 2018               Kill:  February 23rd, 2018


For information regarding Press Release contact: Alice Snyder at 348-7123




A number of community leaders are embarking on the possible development of a community center to serve area residents and visitors. This would include space for a new Senior Center located within the new Community Center. The development team would like your input into how you might meet your friends and neighbors at the center and what amenities and activities you would like included in the facility. Please take a few minutes to respond to some questions which will help us design a center that works for everyone community wide. The survey can be accessed on line at

If you do not have internet or access to a computer to complete the survey on line, paper copies are available for pick up at the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center at 308 Lawndale St. in Grayling.



~ Feb 15 – Community Valentine’s Day Dinner, 4-6pm at Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center
~ Feb 15 – Need Help with Divorce? Free Legal Clinic, 5:30pm at Crawford County Courthouse
~ Feb 15 – Sewing with Deb, 6-8pm at The Gift-A Wellness Community

Gray Rock Pub & Grub Comedy & Date Night

From 6:00PM to n/a



  In collaboration with TDC Comedy, Gray Rock hosts Comedy Night/Date Night. Featuring Cal Verduchi.


  Dinner starts at 6pm and show at 7pm.


  Location: 2123 Industrial Drive., Grayling


  For more information: 989-348-5181

TC: "Rock the Shop with Veterans Housing USA!"

Veterans Housing USA is having their first ever fundraiser! "Rock the Shop with Veterans Housing USA!"
On February 15th, 2018 at The Workshop Brewing Co. in Traverse City, Mi, Veterans Housing USA will be hosting they're first ever fundraiser! The event starts at 6:30 pm and will feature a four-band lineup, silent auction, merchandise sales and more!
This will be Veterans Housing USA's (VHU) first official fundraiser and a portion of sales from The Workshop will go towards our nonprofit. All proceeds from the silent auction and other games/sales will also go to VHU. With the goal of purchasing a smaller property to help house veterans much sooner, it is VHU's goal to raise $20,000 through events such as these.
There will be a short presentation during the event to help spread awareness for VHU's mission and thank everyone for attending.
The bands featured, in no particular order, are Knee Deep, Grove of Tree, Dags, and Timmah! and Jon Archambault Band. The bands are graciously donating their time to this charity event. The latter two bands include military veterans.
At this time Veterans, Housing USA is actively seeking partners, volunteers, sponsors and item donors for this event in February.
We are also requesting help from local media to announce this event.
For more information on how you can help, please contact Mike Griffith at (281) 536-5633.