Briefs

Wiffle Fest fund-raiser

Aug. 30 in Escanaba

ESCANABA – A Wiffle Fest Escanaba Softball fund-raiser will be held on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. at Lemerand Park, Escanaba.

Double Elimination Wiffle Ball Tournament is open to 10 and under, 14 and under, high school, and adult divisions (co-ed welcome).

Cost is $100 per team of five for high school and adult, and $50 per team for 10U and 14U.

Each player gets a T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded for Division Champion. Tournament issued bats and balls are to be used. There will be a home run derby, concessions, penny raffles, and more.

Registration is required by Friday, Aug. 22.

Public Health clinics

set for Aug. 25-29

ESCANABA – The health clinic schedule at Public Health of Delta County for the week of Aug. 25-29 include:

Monday – WIC and Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP);

Tuesday – Immunizations and Senior Screening (by appointment);

Wednesday – WIC;

Thursday – Family Planning;

Friday – WIC and Family Planning.

All clients are seen by appointment only. Evening and Saturday appointments are available for some clinics. In Delta County, call (906) 786-4111 about any of these services, in Menominee County, call (906) 863-4451.

‘Dueling Pianos’

fund-raiser at the Casino

HARRIS – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area will present “Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos” on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Island Resort and Casino Convention Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and event takes place from 7-10 p.m.

This highly interactive show will keep the audience involved from start to finish – from classic to contemporary and everything in between.

Event admission is $20. Tickets are available at: Big Brothers Big Sisters office, Fashion Lane, Gust Asp in Escanaba, and in Powers the Garceau Wenick-Kutz Magowan Insurance office. Tickets will also be available at the door.

RR Football Team

plans can drive

RAPID RIVER – A Pop-can Drive for the Rapid River Football Team will be held Thursday from 2-7 p.m., at the parking lot at the Pantry Gas Station in Rapid River.

Anyone wishing to donate any returnable bottles or cans to our program can drop them off at that time.

All proceeds go to the Rapid River Football Team. Any questions please call (906) 280-1010.

Breast cancer benefit

for Jeanne Murray

FELCH – A benefit dinner for Jeanne Murray will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from noon to 6 p.m. (CDT) at the Felch Mountain Bible Church. The church is located at W4236 Washington Street in Felch.

Murray has been battling metastatic breast cancer since April and has this is her third time having breast cancer since 2005. This benefit will help defray the cost of medicine, co-pays, and travel expenses.

The dinner will be served from noon to 4 p.m. Music will be performed by the Country Hashbrowns from 1-3 p.m. and at 4 p.m. the Johnson Family Children will perform.

The benefit will also include raffles, silent auctions, 50/50, and a bake sale.

For more information or to make a donation of money or auction items, contact Sheri Quick (906) 246-3551, Carolyn Glamann (920) 948-9615 or Myrtle Boggs (906) 786-2444.

A free-will donation will be accepted at the door.

Parade floats needed

for Rock Labor Day

ROCK – Parade floats are needed for the 71st Annual Rock Labor Day Celebration in Rock on Saturday, Aug. 30. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. Call Kathy at (906) 359-4835 for information. The event is being co-sponsored by the Rock Lions and the Rock American Legion Post 559, both non-profit, service organizations.