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2017-06-14 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mondays
GLO Run 5K Freedom Run at North
Branch Elementary School community
walking trail on Monday, July 3.
Registration begins at 8:30 p.m., the
walk/run starts at 9:30 p.m., and
the event concludes by 11 p.m. This
night time non-timed, family-friendly
event is sponsored by Dr. William J.
Starbird and family nurse practitioner
Anita Schierlinger of North Branch
Family HealthCare. Event proceeds
will benefit the North Branch Days/
Fireworks Fund. Pre-registration is $20
before June 23rd and $25 thereafter.
Children ages 7 years and younger
are free. Pre-registered participants, 8
and older, will receive a free event tee
shirt. Wear your lights, glo paint, glo
sticks and anything that shines. For
more information or to register, please
call 810-688-3048 or download the
entry form from the Event Calendar link
on www.marletteregionalhospital.org.

Thursdays
Meeting for The Moving Wall at
American Legion Post 479 Almont,
117 School St., Almont every Thursday
in June, at 7 p.m. Join the Lapeer
County V.V.A. Chapter 287 to talk
about and plan for The Moving Wall
coming to Almont from July 6-10.
We need volunteers, help and ideas
for this great opportunity in our
community. For questions contact Joe
Cain, President at 810-798-3321.
•••
Spring Blood Drive at North Branch
High School 6598 Brush St., North
Branch on Thursday, June 15 from
2-7 p.m. $10 will be donated to North
Branch Football. Walk-in welcome or
to schedule an appointment, call 866-
642-5663 or visit miblood.org.
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Fridays

Children’s Book Drive at De Angeli Library 921 W. Nepessing St, Lapeer to support the Lapeer Family Literacy Center with the help of Tyler Bliznik for his Eagle Scout Candidate, Boy Scout Troop 127. Donations taken now until Friday, June 30, during business hours. Drop your donations in the marked bin near the circulation desk. For more information, contact 810- 245-3081.

Saturdays
Family Funday at the Marlette
Community Park and Pool located off
Van Dyke on Chard St., Marlette on
Saturday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. The Woman’s Life Chapter 871 is
sponsoring sack races, egg and spoon
races, 50/50 raffle, something for all
ages. Popcorn, hotdogs and mini bake
sale. 3 on 3 basketball tournament,
$20 per team, register by calling 989-
635-0077 or 734-890-0587.
•••
Classic Auto Show and Events
at Simpson Park Camp 70199
Campground Rd., Romeo on Saturday,
July 29 from 1-4 p.m. Bring your
show-car and enjoy an afternoon of
free entertainment. Features exhibits
of old fashion skills, crafts, antique
and collectibles. Special events
planned all weekend. Friday night,
free concert, Saturday morning 5K
run/walk at 8 a.m. Family friendly
activities, inflatables, music, book
reading, refreshments, tractor driven
wagon camp tours. 9th annual Ladies
Tea from 12:30-2 p.m., registration
required. Saturday evening, annual
chicken barbecue and evening worship.
For registration forms, visit www.
simpsonparkcamp.org or questions
contact the office at 586-752-3202.

Sundays
Chicken Barbecue at the Fellowship Hall
of the First United Methodist Church
of Marlette 3155 Main St., Marlette
on Sunday, June 25 from noon to 2
p.m. Free will offering with proceeds
going to help Marlette Boy Scouts with
camping and scuba diving costs. For
more information, call the church at
989-635-2075.
•••
Family Church Camp at Hemans Free
Methodist Camp 3125 N Van Dyke
Rd., Decker will be Sunday, June 18
through Sunday, June 25. The official

start of camp will be a concert at
7 p.m. Adult bible study, worship,
songs, Sunday morning worship at
11 a.m. Activities for youth and
children each morning and afternoon,
special activities announced each day.
Everyone is invited to attend, one or
all meetings. We have full hook-up for
campers and rustic campsites. Dorm
rooms are available by reservation.
Contact Joan Prewitt at 1-810-282-
9105.

CLASS REUNIONS

55th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’62 at the American Legion Post 16 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on Saturday, August 12 starts at 5 p.m. Organizers are looking for these classmates: Diane Caudell, Charles Dickerson, Joyce Forbes, Judy Gallaty, Donna Greasehover, Carl Mass, Sandra Miller, and Minnie Smith. If you know where they are, or didn’t get a save the date card, contact Curt Carter 810- 441-2937 or Chuck Tiffany 810-664- 4909.

40th Class Reunion

Lapeer East & West class of ’77 at Daley Farm 3635 Daley Rd., Attica on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dinner is 6 p.m. Bring your own adult drinks, pop and water will be available. Looking for graduating classes from both schools. This will coordinate with the same weekend as Lapeer Days so everyone can come and enjoy the festival also. Follow on Facebook www.facebook.com/ groups/1694366430796193/?fref=nf for all the meetings and currant information. •••

Class of 1956

Lapeer Class of ‘56 gathering of our friends at Lake Inn 3711 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Saturday, August 19 at 1 p.m. Need email addresses to send more information later. Any questions, call Betty Cramer 810-245-0159. •••

20th Class Reunion

Lapeer East High School class of ‘97 at Metamora Golf & Country Club 1600 Club Dr., Metamora on Saturday, August 26 from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Cost $50 per person. A night of dining, dancing, photo booth and seeing friends. Register and purchase tickets at http://www.LEHSclass97. reunionmanager.com. •••

50th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’67 at American Legion Post 16 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on Saturday, August 26 at 4 p.m. Cost is $40 per person, $50 at the door. For more information, call Cheryl Nutt Whitney 810-614-4507.

45th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’72 at Lapeer American Legion on Sept. 9. Check out the Facebook page for updates, or call Theresa Spencer 810- 245-4863.

COMMUNITY

Ongoing
Shoe Collection of gently used shoes to
help those in need and money goes to
helping Detroit Bully Corps to rescue
dogs. Drop off location, 100 Lone
Pine Trail, Lapeer Township. Drop
off anytime, leave shoes on covered
back porch. Other drop-off location
listed on the website at dbcdogs.org.
Accept any style and size of shoes,
sandals, boots, heels, flats, skates
and rollerblades, anything you wear
outside on your feet. Shoes must be
in matching pairs and cannot have
major defects. For every 25 pairs of
shoes we collect, DBC will receive
$10 from Funds2Orgs. Detroit Bully
Corps is a nonprofit canine rescue
and rehabilitation facility located in
Lapeer. We rescue bully breeds, like
the American Pit Bull Terrier, Mastiff,
Boxer and Bulldog. The shoes will
be given to underprivileged people
in impoverished nations so they can
start micro-enterprises where they
repair, clean and re-sell the shoes. For
more information, visit dbcdogs.org.
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Mens and Womans Clothing
Donations Needed at The Golden
Arrow, 24 S. Court St., Lapeer drop
off Monday through Friday from 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Main entrance at
the back. Collecting blankets, shoes,
food, housewares, plastic grocery
bags and gently used towels also
needed. For information, contact
810-660-8333.
•••
Donations Accepted at New to You
Consignment 286 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer to use the profits to give to
local charities in vouchers to use
in the store. There are a number of
organizations your donations can
help. The voucher is used to buy
clothes and needed items to help
get them back on their feet. Donate
with a Purpose helps distribute the
vouchers to those in need. For more
information, call 810-245-7272 and
find a charity.

Mondays
Sadie’s Dream for a Cure is a Lapeer
based nonprofit organization serving
pediatric cancer patients and their
families. Seeking donations of new
crayons, colored pencils, markers
and coloring books to be distributed
to pediatric cancer centers to
help occupy children while going

through chemotherapy. Donations
can be dropped off Monday
through Friday between 9 a.m. and
5 p.m. Sew Crazy Fabrics 1330
Imlay City Rd., Lapeer or contact
sadiesdreamforacure@gmail.com to
arrange for a pick up or drop off.
Also seeking volunteers to sew tote
bags, supplies will be provided. For
more information on our programs,
visit the website.
•••
Lapeer County Concert Choir
Rehearsals are held every Monday
evening at Trinity United Methodist
Church in Lapeer at 7 p.m. All new
and returning members ages 18
and older are welcome. For more
information, visit the website at
lapeercountyconcertchoir.com or call
810-688-8708.

Tuesdays
Clothing Donations at Lapeer Seventh-
Day Adventist School, 1284 W. Turrill
Rd., Lapeer. Clothing from babies
to adult. Clean donations always
welcome. For more information, call
810-664-2060.
•••
Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus
rehearses on Tuesday evenings at 7
p.m. at Community of Christ Church,
4041 W. Vienna Rd., Clio and is
always looking for new members who
love to sing. Details, call 1-844-370-
6470. By calling this toll free number
you can reach ticket sales, the
president, our membership person,
the music director, marketing/
PR person and the gentleman who
books our shows. You can also visit
flintarrowhead.org or Facebook.com/
ArrowheadChorus to learn more
about us.

Thursdays
Community Prayer at the historic
courthouse lawn, 255 Clay St.,
Lapeer the last Thursday of the
month from 7-8:30 p.m. All are
welcome. For more information, call
Lapeer Assembly of God Church at
810-664-8089.

Fridays
Free community gym and dodge ball
tournament from 8-10:30 p.m. first
and third Fridays at Victory World
Outreach Church, 10291 Green
Rd., Goodrich. Activities include
basketball, ping pong, foosball and
dodge ball tournaments. Details:
810-636-2100.

Saturdays
North Branch Orr Family Museum will
be open to the public every Saturday
throughout the summer of 2017 until
Labor Day. Come spend an hour or
so to step back into Michigan’s rural
past. Friendly, informative docents will
be there to welcome you. Admission

is free, clubs, groups and visiting
guests may visit by appointment. For
information or to sign up to volunteer,
contact 810-688-3294.
•••
Country Jamboree at Old Town Hall,
3551 Hadley Rd., Hadley on the first
Saturday of the month from 1-4 p.m.
Money raised to benefit scholarships
for Lapeer and Goodrich. For more
information, call 810-969-4575.

SOUP KITCHENS IN LAPEER COUNTY

Mondays
Trinity United Methodist Church from
4-5:30 p.m. located at 1310 N. Main
St., Lapeer.

St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5:30 p.m. located at 200 N. Cedar St., Imlay City.

Tuesdays
Grace Episcopal Church from 4-5
p.m. located at 735 Nepessing St.,
Lapeer.

Wednesdays
St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5:30
p.m. located at 200 N. Cedar St.,
Imlay City.

Lapeer Church of Christ from 5-6 p.m. located at 1680 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer.

Fridays
St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5 p.m.
located at 90 Millville Rd., Lapeer.

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

Monday - Friday

Pasties Sales at VFW 2777, 2260 Belsay Rd., Burton. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 810-743-4138.

Tuesdays
Dinners at American Legion Post 16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer, from
4:45-7 p.m. First Tuesday every
month are spaghetti dinners, second
Tuesdays are taco nights. Open to
the public. All proceeds go toward
scholarship fund. Details: 810-664-
9312.
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Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Hadley
Lions Club at the Township Hall,
3551 Hadley Rd., Hadley on the third
Thursday of each month from 5-8
p.m. Adults $8, seniors $7, children
5-13 $3. Proceeds go to helping
with community projects. For more
information, call 810-797-5046 or
810-656-5160.

Wednesday- Fridays

Week Day Dinners at Lapeer Eagles #2427, 3565 Davison Rd., Lapeer on Wednesdays serving steakbugers, Thursdays tacos and Fridays fish fry. All proceeds go to the Eagles #2427. For more information, call 810-664- 2812.

Fridays
Friday Dinners at the VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Lapeer, on the first
Fridays of every month until spring.
Dinner will be served with potato,
salad, roll and dessert. Dinners
are from 5:30-7 p.m. $10. Public
welcome. Proceeds to support local
veterans projects. Call 810-664-9222
with questions.

Saturdays
Pancake Breakfast every 1st and
3rd Saturday of the month at Otter
Lake VFW Post 2409 from 8–11
a.m. Included in the $5 breakfast
is pancakes, sausage, applesauce,
orange juice and coffee with refills.
Add eggs for $6. Contact Terry at
810-793-6343.
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Otter Lake Coalition of Churches
serves a dinner the second
Saturday of each month at St.
John the Baptist Episcopal Church,
5811 Forest Ave., Otter Lake
from 5-6:30 p.m. Free will offering
with proceeds to benefit the Otter
Lake Food Distribution. For further
information, call 810-793-2640.
•••
Roast Beef Dinner Buffet at the
Otisville Masonic Center, 10246
N. State Rd., Otisville, the fourth
Saturday of each month. Adults
$10, children 6-12 $5 and under
5 free. Dessert and beverage are
included. For further information,

call 810-631-4630.

MEETINGS

Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter Support Group Meetings offer meeting in the surrounding areas. Free groups for scleroderma patients and those who have overlapping autoimmune conditions. Meetings are open to the community and include educational materials and speakers. For more information about, locations, times, topics and speakers visit www.scleroderma.org/michigan and click on support group link. Call 248-595-8526 for more information.

Mondays
Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
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Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a
holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
810-678-3704.
•••
Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the second
and fourth Monday of the month at
6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. For
more information, call Pat at 810-724-
0818.
•••
Almont Community Historical Society at
the museum, 149 S. Main St., Almont,
at 7 p.m. second Monday. Details:
Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-3090 or
almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
•••
Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations. The
cost is $15 annual dues. Call Dave
Klaffer 810-656-7770 for location.

Tuesdays
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon at
Side Tracks Restaurant 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Lapeer held the fourth
Tuesday through October. Order off
the menu and open to all retired and
former LRH employees. Any questions,
contact 810-664-2383.
•••
Alzheimer and Wounded Veteran
Blankie Project Sewing Class meets
from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth
Tuesday of each month at the Lapeer
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1310
W. Main St., Lapeer. Help make lap
robes, totes to rehabs and nursing
homes. To join, sew, crochet, knit,
donate and receive materials For more
information, call Alon Marie 810-728-
3252.
•••
Kidney Care Support Group meetings at
Hurley Medical Center 1 Hurley Plaza,
Flint on the third Tuesday of the month
from 7-8 p.m. Located in the Charles
White Conference Center for anyone
facing or on dialysis. Spouse, relative,
caregiver or friends dealing with kidney
failure and dialysis. Talk about the
stresses and pressures that come
with being a caretaker. Questions,
call Shalonda 810-553-9776 or email
ComeShareYourHeart@gmail.com.
•••
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
meeting is at Hunter’s Creek Mobile

Home Park club house, 725 DeMille
Rd. on Tuesdays. Weigh-in from 6-6:30
p.m. Meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For
more information, call 810-796-3467
or 810-667-0999.
•••
Military Moms Support Group meeting
at American Legion Hall Post #16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on the
first and third Tuesdays of every month
at 7 p.m. This meeting is for those
with loved ones serving in the Armed
Forces. Bring photos and any other
memorabilia to share. Come before 7
p.m. and enjoy dinner at the post for
$5 or $7. Questions, call Terri 810-
728-7121.
••••
Hospice Services Support Group
meeting at Eddie G’s Restaurant,
6484 Marlette St., Marlette, hosts
this support group on the first Tuesday
of each month at noon for lunch.
Groups meet for about an hour. Lunch
costs are covered by participants.
For widows, widowers, or singles that
have lost a loved one through death, a
support group is available in your area.
Facilitated by United Hospice Service,
this informal social support outing
provides an opportunity to make new
friends and enjoy good conversation
in a supported setting. For more
information, please call 800-635-7490
or visit www.marletteregionalhospital.
org.
•••
Gamblers Anonymous meeting meets
weekly on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at
Marlette Methodist Church, 3155
Main St., Marlette. Please use back
entrance at southeast corner of church
building. Contact 989-225-8284 for
more information.
•••
Suicide Survivors Group is held the first
and third Tuesday of each month from
6-7:30 p.m. at St. Matthews Church,
upstairs Conference room, 431 N.
Court Street, Lapeer. This group is
for individuals who have lost a loved
one to suicide. This group provides
families a safe place to talk about
their loss, to grieve, and to begin to
heal. For additional information, call
Sue Clement at 810-667-0500.
•••
Gamblers Anonymous meetings is a free
12-step program for men and women
who have a gambling problem. The
group meets on Tuesday and Thursday
at Court Street United Methodist
Church, 225 W. Court St., Flint, and
Monday at Goodrich United Methodist
Church, 8071 S. State Rd., Goodrich.
All three meetings from 6:30-8 p.m.
Call toll-free 855-424-5677 or go to
gamblers anonymous.org for more
information.
•••
Grief Support at Heartland Hospice at
no charge, grief support for anyone
who has experienced the death of a
loved one. Our purpose is to provide
education about normal grief reactions,
as well as a safe environment where
feelings are validated and accepted.
First and third Tuesday of each
month at 5:30 p.m. Located at 6211
Taylor Dr., Flint. Light refreshments
are provided. For more information,
contact Heartland Hospice at 888-427-
6818.
•••
SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer
meets the second Tuesday of each
month at Calvellis Eatery & Spirits, 44
W. Park St., Lapeer, from 6-7:30 p.m.
The group is open to all who play the

uke or would like to learn.
•••
Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center
basement, 2332 W. Genesee St.,
Lapeer. Go to the website for more
information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••
Lupus Support Group for lupus patients,
family, friends and caregivers, second
Tuesday at McLaren Lapeer Region,
1375 N. Main St., Lapeer, conference
rooms 4 and 5 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Details: 800-705-6677, 586-775-8310
or info@milupus.org.
•••
MOPS of Imlay City meetings from 9:30-
11:30 a.m. second and fourth Tuesday
at Imlay City Christian Reformed
Church, 395 W. Cedar St., Imlay
City. Mothers of children 5 years and
younger are welcome. Childcare is
provided. Details: 810-724-4315.

Tuesdays & Fridays

Al-Anon meetings for families of alcoholics take place at the First Presbyterian Church, 433 N. Calhoun St., Lapeer. Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. and Fridays 11 a.m.- noon for more information, call Dorothy at 810-793- 7159 or Barb at 810-796-3287.

Wednesdays
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club is one of the
two Kiwanis clubs within the city of
Lapeer. Meets every Wednesday at
Leo’s Coney Island at 7:30 a.m. for an
hour. All contributions are used to feed
hungry children in Lapeer through the
backpack food program.
•••
Caregiver support group from 6-7:30
p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every
month at the Marguerite deAngeli
Library, 921 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer.
Details, 989-839-9910.
•••
AWANA Christian Club for kids ages
3-8th grades at Hadley Community
Church, 3638 Hadley Rd., Hadley
on Wednesday nights through
April 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost is free. AWANA helps build
strong bodies, strong minds, and
a strong faith. Visit the website at
HadleyCommunityChurch.org.
•••
Kiwanis Club of Lapeer holds weekly
meetings in the Lincoln Room in the
Lapeer Center Building on Wednesdays
at 12:15 p.m. Come see what they are
all about. For questions, call Sallie at
810-240-4542.
•••
Imlay Conversation Salon meets the first
Wednesday of the month at Mulefoot
Gastropub, 596 S. Cedar Rd., Imlay
City. Starts at 6 p.m. with an optional
dinner, followed by 7 p.m. talks with
different subjects each week. For more
information, find us on Facebook at
Imlay Conversation Salon.
•••
Classical Music Appreciation with Fabs
Kaldobsky on the first Wednesday
of every month at 2 p.m. at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. This

enlightening session is a free program
open to the public.
•••
Davison book discussion group meeting
at 6 p.m. second Wednesday at the
Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth
St., Davison.
•••
Lapeer TOPS 888 meetings at River
Ridge MHC clubhouse, 25 Pine Ridge
Dr., Lapeer. Weigh-in from 9-9:30 a.m.
meeting from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Details:
Bonnie 810-338-8926
•••
Domestic violence support group
hosted by LACADA from 5-6 p.m. at
the outreach, 1127 Clark Rd., Lapeer.
Details: LACADA, 810-667-4175.
•••
OCD support group meets on the second
Wednesday of each month from 7-9
p.m. at the Meditation Self-Healing
Center, 244 Law St., Lapeer. Details:
Mary, 810-441-9822.

Thursdays
Heartprints Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Support Group Stronger Together
meets the first Thursday of each
month at 5 p.m. at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility 1455 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer. For more information, call
Katheryn Bell 810-358-7802 or Kris
Strickler 810-667-8511 ext. 129.
•••
Lapeer County Republican Party meets
the third Thursday of the month.
Meetings are held at the Mayfield
Township Hall 1900 N. Saginaw St.,
Lapeer. Additional information can be
found on the website www.lapeergop.
com or by calling Christina 810-728-
4911.
•••
Hadley Lions Club looking for members
to join. Hadley Lions Club is located at
3551 S. Hadley Rd., Hadley. Meetings
the first Thursday of every month at
7 p.m. and serve a spaghetti dinner
the third Thursday. This is the main
fundraiser and enables us to help
many people in the community. We
are looking for people with kind hearts
and generous spirits to help grow our
organization. For more information call
Deb 810-656-5160.
•••
Families Anonymous at St. Matthews
Church 220 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer
on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. A 12
Step support group for families and
friends of those who have an alcohol
or drug abuse problem. For more
information, call 810-728-2033.
•••

Lapeer Families Against Narcotics
meets on the second Thursday of each
month from 7-9 p.m. at St. Matthews
Church 220 W. Nepessing Street,
Lapeer. Open to anyone who wants
to receive support and education
regarding addiction and recovery. There
is no charge. For more information call
810-728-2033.
•••
The Recovery Network Double Trouble
Support Group meetings at Lapeer
County Mental Health, 1570 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer Thursdays from 1-2 p.m.
The group is free and participants
help each other recover from addiction
and to manage their mental health
disorders, commonly called Dual
Diagnosis. For additional information,
call Carl Velliquette or Matt McKinney
at 810-667-0500.
•••
Quilters Welcome to join Thimble Buddy
Quilt Guild meets on the second and
the fourth Thursday at Church of
Christ, 1680 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer at
1-3 p.m. Details, call 810-664-5019.
•••
Celebrate Recovery every Thursday night
at 7 p.m. at New Hope Event Center,
655 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer. A support
group for those who are working
through their hurts, habits or hang-ups.
For more information, call 810-441-
7114.
•••
Family and Friends Support Network
meets the first and third Thursday of
every month from 4-5 p.m. at Lapeer
County Community Mental Health,
1570 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer. Open to
anyone who wants to receive support
and education regarding their loved
one who has a mental health and/or
substance use disorder whether or not
they are receiving services at CMH.
There is no charge for the support
group and you do not have to register.
For additional information, call Dawn
Sandoval at 810-667-0500.
•••
Classic Car Meets every Thursday at
5:30 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company
in Imlay City. All classic cars welcome,
no charge. For more information,
contact Debbie at 810-724-8798.
•••
Parents Helping Parents Support Group
the second Thursday of each month at
7 p.m. at Lapeer Community Church in
Attica, formerly the Attica Elementary
School, on 80 N. Lake Pleasant
Rd., Attica. We focus on foster and
adoptive parents, but all parents are
encouraged to attend. Free childcare
available at same location, must call
Kim first for arrangements at 810-664-
4743.
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Alcoholics for Christ 12-step support
group for alcohol and drug addictions,
at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Faith Christian
Family Church, 3440 Davison Rd.,
Lapeer. Details: 810-667-0075.
•••
North Branch Lions Club is seeking new
members. Men and women ages 18
and up. Meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on
the second and fourth Thursday of the
month. The clubhouse is located at
6640 Beech St., behind Harmon Oil.
•••
Getting Free, Staying Free support group
for women only Thursdays at noon at
Faith Christian Family Church, 3440
Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-667-
0075.
•••
Depression and Bipolar Support Group
meets on the first and third Thursdays
of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Holy
Family Church, 11714 S. Saginaw St.,
Grand Blanc. Details: Angela, 810-347-
4706.
•••
P.U.L.S.E. Support Group meets at
Lapeer County Medical Care Facility on
the first Thursday of the month from
4-5 p.m. This free support group is for
unique support for families and friends
of loved ones who have Alzheimer’s
or dementia. Share your concerns
and find support from others who are
patients, professionals, social workers,
or care givers to offer tips and
facilitate group. More information, call
Kathryn Bell at 810-358-7802 or Kris
Strickler 810-664-8571 ext. 129.
•••
Toastmasters Club will meet to help
improve your communication skills.
Mott Community College, Lapeer.
Room B-204, 7 p.m. first and third
Thursdays.

Fridays
Autism Support Group Forever Friends
Network meets the first and third
Friday of every month at Maple
Grove 2020 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer
at 5:30-7:30 p.m. We are here to
help you build a center of parent
support, support for families on the
spectrum, games, lending library. For
more information, visit the website
foreverfriendsnetwork.net or call Regina
at 810-623-2041.
•••
Breastfeeding Support Group meets
the second Friday of each month from
1-2 p.m. in the lower level of the
Lapeer County Health Dept., 1800
Imlay City Road, Lapeer. Join us for
friendly support and encouragement.
Support person and older siblings
are also welcome to attend. For more
information, call 810-667-0448.
•••

MOPS and MOMs meet the first and
third Friday every month from 9:15-
11:30 a.m. at the North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North
Branch Rd., North Branch. For more
information, call 810-688-2380
•••
Knitting & Crochet Group meets at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer, the first and
third Fridays of every month from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. and the first and fourth
Mondays from 6-8 p.m. Bring your own
materials or some will be provided.
Free and open to all skill levels.
•••
Grief Recovery Group Meeting Marlette
Regional Hospital, 2770 Main St.,
Marlette hosts this support group
on the first Friday of each month
at 10 a.m. in their Administration
Conference Room. For those who have
experienced the death of a loved one,
a support group is available in your
area. Facilitated by a trained United
Hospice Service (UHS) bereavement
volunteer, the focus of this support
group is to identify ways to process a
loss through discussion, sharing and
information. For more information,
please call 800-635-7490 or visit
www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
•••
Celebrate recovery from life’s hurts,
habits and hang-ups support group at
Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261
W. Bristol Rd., every Friday. Dinner is
at 6 p.m., followed by music, group
and fellowship. Childcare up to age 12
available from 6:45-10 p.m. Details:
www.
centralnazarene.org or 810-235-5671.
•••
Al-Anon Meetings at St. John School,
420 Genesee Rd., Bldg. 425, Davison,
at 7:30 p.m. every Friday. Details: 810-
234-1460.
•••
Alzheimer’s caregiver support group
meets every second Friday of the
month from 10 a.m.-noon at the
Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer
Rd., Davison. Details: 810-721-2791.
•••
Grief Support group at 10 a.m. third
Friday through Heartland Hospice,
Lapeer Market Place, 700 S. Main St.,
Ste. 209, Lapeer. Details: 888-427-
6818.

Saturdays
Christian Motorcyclists Association
Lapeer Chapter Thundering Hope meet
every third Saturday at Ray C’s Harley
Davison 1491 S. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer
at 11 a.m. Rides after the meetings,
weather permitting. For more details,
call President Carol Brown 810-664-
1167.

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