Briefs

Marine Corps League to meet June 25

ESCANABA – Marine Corps League U.P. Detachment 444 and Auxiliary will meet Wednesday at the Purple Heart Building, 1202 Sheridan Road. All Marines and FMC Corpmen are welcome.

The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Jerry at 789-5725 or Art at 280-7463.

Taco Tuesday at Legion Post 71

GLADSTONE – American Legion Post 71 welcomes the public to Taco Tuesday with serving from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each week at the Gladstone Legion Hall, 802 Delta Ave. Both hard and soft tacos are available, along with nachos and nachos supreme.

All proceeds from the June taco sales will go towards replacing the ceiling in the Legion Hall.

Tai Chi at Escanaba Senior Center

ESCANABA – The Escanaba Senior Center announces Tai Chi for Health/Fall Prevention and Seated Tai Chi on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. The program presented at the Center has been shown through extensive research to help prevent falls and improve health and the quality of life.

Anyone wishing to participate is asked to contact the Center at 786-8850 for additional details.

EHS Class of 1984 plans summer reunion

ESCANABA – The members of the Escanaba High School Class of 1984 will hold their 30th-year reunion on Saturday, July 5, from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at in CJ’s Bar downstairs of Hereford and Hops, located at 624 Ludington St., Escanaba. There is no fee to attend. Food/beverages will be served at the partygoers expense.

For more information, contact Lynn Mercier Arguello at lynniearguello@gmail.com or call (970) 306-5400.

‘Save the Burner’ run/walk in Nahma

NAHMA – “Save the Burner” 5k run/walk will be held Saturday, June 28, in Nahma. The event to help the Nahma Township Save the Burner fund to restore and preserve the Big Bay de Nocquet Lumber Co. wood/bark burner, the only remaining one in the state of Michigan.

The race starts at 9 a.m. at the township hall. Check in and registration is 7:30-8:30.

Registration fee includes admission to Nahma Music Festival to be held later the same day.

For more information and choice of registration, go to nahmatownship.us.

Area radio hams to hold emergency drill

ESCANABA – Members of the Delta County Amateur Radio Society will be testing their emergency preparedness by conducting a drill on Saturday through Sunday, June 28-29, on Aronson Island in Escanaba. The event known as Field Day consists of setting up radio stations in isolated locations and operating without commercial power.

Local radio amateurs will be operating from their new Emergency Communications Trailer and camping trailers and using portable generators for power. The goal is to contact as many other Field Day stations as possible over the 24 hours of the event.

The stations will be located on the eastern end of the island and will begin operation at 2 pm, Saturday June 28. The public is invited to watch the stations in operation and questions are welcomed.

AARP offers informational event

ESCANABA – AARP believes age and experience can expand an individual’s your possibilities. AARP helps create and connect the person to unique tools and programs, help them save money, and tackle the issues that are most important to them, their family and their community.

AARP is conducting an informational event at the William Bonifas Fine Arts Center located at 700 1st Avenue South, Escanaba, on Saturday, June 28, from 3-5 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

There is no charge to the event, but seating is limited and registration is required. Call (877) 926-8300 to RSVP by June 24.