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Frankenmuth Driving School Segment 1, 2 available

  Frankenmuth Driving School will hold Segment 1 driver education class at Frankenmuth High School from 6-8pm starting Monday, Oct. 24.
  Segment 2 classes will be held Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2 from 4-6pm.
  For more information contact Bob Milne (810-347-5650) or email or visit

Parkinson's support group to meet Oct. 19

  Wednesday, October 19 is the date for the next Frankenmuth Area Parkinson's Support Group Meeting at Independence Village, Harmony Hall at 1pm  The program will center around the discussion of the book, "Proud Hands".  The book reveals inspiring stories of people with Parkinson's who share uplifting stories of how through their struggles with Parkinson's disease they found new strength and resolve to be an uplifting source of hope for others.
  The public is invited to attend these monthly support group meetings which  are sponsored by the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation.  Group discussion, fellowship and refreshments will follow.  Questions can be directed  to Marilyn Bernthal (989-652-2515) the group facilitator.

"Empty the Shelters” free adoption day Oct. 22

  Pet Angel Adoption & Rescue announced that they are participating in the Bissell Foundations "Empty the Shelters" day on Saturday, Oct. 22. 
  "Thanks to the generosity of the Grand Rapids based Bissell Foundation, participating shelters and rescues around Michigan are able to offer free adoptions on this special day", Pet Angel President Nancy Engel states.  "We are very excited to be one of the area groups that were selected to participate!"
  Pet Angel, which is located at 380 List Street in Frankenmuth, will be open on Saturday Oct. 22 from 11am-4pm and will be offering free adoptions of all cats and kittens that day. Interested adopters are asked to bring with them the name and number of their vet and two non-related references. "Even though adoptions are free, our screen process is still in place to ensure great homes for our beloved animals", Engel said.
  To see the cats and kittens available at Pet Angel go to their website,

Fellowship of Christian Men to meet Oct. 29

  The next Fellowship of Christian Men (FCM) breakfast meeting will be held on Saturday, October 29th, 2016, from 7:30-9am, at Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth downstairs.  The cost will be $7 per person. The public is welcome, but please RSVP to
  Ernie Balcueva will be the speaker for the day.  Ernie is the son of Dr. Edgar and Mary Jane Balcueva of Saginaw, who has survived two heart transplants over the last 16 years.  Ernie, a 1987 Arthur Hill High School graduate, has battled heart complications since he was a child.  He was diagnosed with Cardiac apoptosis, a disease that has claimed the lives of four of his brothers which at the time had only 10 known cases, five of which were the Balcueva boys.  Ernie, a 45 year old father of two, now resides in Sylvan Lake, MI

Cardio Drumming classes going on now

  Cardio Drumming classes are open to the public at Heritage Park in Frankenmuth on Tuesday’s at 6:30pm. The classes are a 45 minute workout for all fitness levels.
  Equipment needed for the class includes drumsticks, a 65cm stability ball and a 17-20 gallon bucket. Equipment kits are available for purchase at Main Street Tanning and Nail Salon in Birch Run.
  Interested persons can register before class between 5:30-6:25pm. There is a fee to participate. Contact Kheila Knight (989-233-1117 or 989-624-5595) for further information.

Adult Grief Support Group

  The public is welcome to attend Adult Grief Support Group meetings every third Thursday from 7-8:30pm at 100 Mayer Rd., Frankenmuth.

  Topics discussed  include: Shattering the Myths of Grief, Shopping & Cooking for One, Physical Aspects of Grief, Safety for Living Alone, Secondary Losses after Death of a Loved One, Dealing with the Loneliness of Grief and more.  For more information call (989-652-4663).




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