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Tire Drive May 24 at Township Hall
The Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission will conduct a tire drive on Friday, May 24 at the Frankenmuth Township Hall, 210 W. Genesee Street. The drive will run from 8am-2:30pm.
The Commission cannot accept tires on rims or any tires from businesses. Large oversize tires (height plus width is greater than 60 inches) will not be accepted. Only Saginaw county residents are eligible and each household is limited to 10 tires per drive. Further details and information in regards to our June and July tire drives can be found at http://www.scmac.org/ or 989-755-5751.
Cass River Genealogy will meet May 28
The Cass River Genealogy Society, serving Bridgeport, Birch Run, Mayville, Frankenmuth and surrounding area will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 7pm at Wickson Public Library in Frankenmuth. We will be having a round table to discuss planning your genealogy field trips. Bring your tips, suggestions and ideas and your questions. What kind of trips do you take? How do you prepare? What to take with you?
The group meets the fourth Tuesday in September through May, except December at 7pm. It’s a great local place for genealogy and we are helping our local library grow its genealogy department.
Gera Old Tractor Days June 15-16
The 14th annual Gera Old Tractor Days will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, at Reinbold’s Sales & Service, the corner of M-83 and M-46, Blumfield Township.
Saturday’s events include the Saginaw Valley Antique Tractor Pullers at 11am, the Mid-Michigan Mini Tractor Pullers at 3pm and musical entertainment. Sunday’s events include noon Bar Stool Racing and the Thumb Tractor Pulling Association’s Modified and Super Modified Competition at 2pm.
Both days will feature kiddie tractor pulls, over 100 antique tractors in display, pony rides, face painting, corn husking demonstrations and various other food vendors, displays and demonstrations. Bean soup will also be available.
Admission is $5 per person, with a two-day pass $20 maximum for a family. Free parking and souvenirs will be on sale.
Visit http://www.geraoldtractordays.com/ for more information or contact Robert Rohloff at 989-737-2277 for vendor or general information.
Grief Camp applications available
Camp Hope, a grief camp for children ages 6-17 years old is sponsored by Lutheran Home Care Hospice of Hope on August 14, 15 & 16, 2013. This two-night, three-day camp is free to children who have experienced the death of someone close to them.
If you would like an application to camp, please call Jane Olivier (989-652-4663) or www.agingenriched.org.