Engstroms in concert

at Blessed Hope Church

ESCANABA – Carl and Ruth Engstrom will be featured in a concert at Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Escanaba on Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and again at 6 p.m.

Through the message of traditional hymns and gospel music, the Engstroms will feature instrumental (piano/organ) and vocal duets, vocal solos, testimonies and scripture.

The church is located at 2530 14th Ave. South.

Farmers Market

coming to Brampton

BRAMPTON – The Days River Lion’s Club will host a new farmers market beginning Tuesday, July 8, at the Brampton/Days River Lion’s Club just off M-35 in Brampton (watch for signs). The market will include fresh fruits and vegetables, farm-fresh eggs, back goods, fresh-baked artisan breads, Days River Lion’s fresh pasties, and more.

Markets will be held weekly each Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. Craft and flea-market vendors are welcome. For more information or if interested in being a vendor, contact Kathy at 356-6203.

Grief support group

sets meetings

ESCANABA – The Grief Support Group, sponsored by OSF Home Care Services, will meet Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. at Central United Methodist in Escanaba.

The Home Care Services offer a monthly grief support group in Delta and Dickinson counties. The group offers a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows grievers the opportunity to be supported by others who understand.

Community Grief Group meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. No registration required, open attendance offered to the community. For more information, call For questions about the meetings, call Erik Barnhart, Medical Social Worker and Bereavement Coordinator for OSF Home Care Services, at 786-3915 or visit This is a free service.

Boy Scouts gatherings

at Camp Hiawatha

MARQUETTE – Soon the adventure of Boy Scout Camp will be begin anew at Camp Hiawatha. About 600 Boy Scouts will be at camp during July and 200 Cub Scouts in August.

Anyone wishing to visit the camp is welcome and a tours for community leaders will be available each Wednesday in July. A senior member of Bay Lakes staff will be present most weeks.

RSVP to Camp Director Kevin Corkin at (920) 471-9027 or email to to coordinate a visit.

Troops from these communities will be in camp these weeks, July 6-12, Sault Ste Marie, Iron River, Harvey, Marquette; July 13-19, Escanaba, Cedarville, Rudyard, Houghton/Hancock, Ontonagon, Hermansville; July 20-27, Escanaba; July 28- Aug. 2, Munising, Ishpeming, Gladstone, Sault Ste Marie, Marquette, Manistique; Aug. 3- 6, Webelos Resident Camp; Aug. 7-9, Cub Resident Camp.