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Christian Women’s Club luncheon Oct. 14

  Area women are invited to attend the Frankenmuth Area Christian Women's Club ��nnual Autumn Auction” Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, October 14, from noon-1:45pm at Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth.   

   The special feature will be an auction conducted by auctioneer Herb Albrecht of Vassar.  There will be crafts, baked goods, art work, jewelry and gift certificates auctioned off.   The guest speaker will be Heidi Shearer from Midland.   In her talk, “The Hippo That Needed a Hug”, Heidi will share how, after years of being called a hippo, she was able to overcome an eating disorder.   

  Free pre-school nursery is available by reservation.  For luncheon and nursery reservations or more information please call  Alice (989-823-8975).

FAA raffle ends at Homecoming game on Friday

  The Frankenmuth Athletic Association fall raffle will end at halftime of the Frankenmuth High School Homecoming game this Friday, October 10.

  The winning ticket holder will take home a pair of original �gle” Adirondack chairs and a matching table.

  Tickets will be available at the Friday game, with kickoff at 7pm against the visiting Bridgeport Bearcats. Tickets are also available at the Frankenmuth Credit Union and Satow Drug Store.

  Tickets are $10 each or two for $15 and persons need not be present to win. Proceeds from the raffle promote FHS athletic programs through development of facilities, purchasing athletic equipment and materials and tournament registration fees.

Registration open for Lions Club basketball

  Registration is open for the  Frankenmuth Lions Club Boys Basketball League.

  The league, which features players learning fundamentals and playing games each week, is open to boys in grades three through six.

  The Frankenmuth High School boys’ basketball coaching staff and players head up the league. The Frankenmuth Parks and Recreation Department and Frankenmuth Lions Club offer support.

  Registration is open until Friday, October 31. Volunteer coaches are needed. A special volunteer’s camp will be held on Thursday, November 6, at 5pm at the FHS gym. Volunteers will be provided with assistance on practice plans, drills and player expectations.

  The player draft will take place Saturday. November 8 and play will continue through Saturday, February 14, 2015. Third and fourth grade players will compete 8-9am and fifth and sixth grade boys will play 10-11am. More details will be available via emails to parents.

  The cost is $50 per player prior to October 31; $60 after November 1. The fee includes a uniform shirt.

  For a registration sheet or more information, contact the parks and recreation department. (989-652-3440 or


Bavarian Bridge Players begin new season in new surroundings 

  The Bavarian Bridge Players will begin their 2014-2015 season on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6:30 pm in Harmony Hall at Independence Village, 255 Mayer Rd.

  In the past, this group has met on Monday evenings at the Frankenmuth Credit Union.  New members who play bridge are welcomed, especially those living in Independence Village. Cost is $2 per person.

  For further information, call Linda or John Matuzak (989-652-6950) or Louie Weiss (989-652-8057).



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