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Glee Club sign up now open

  Whether you are an accomplished singer or someone seeking to develop and refine your vocal abili-ties, you will find a place in the newly founded Glee Club Choir.   Students will focus on the fundamentals of acting, singing and move-ment skills of Broadway musical theatre. Members will then have opportunities to sing throughout the 10 weeks.  
  Join Nada Radkovich for 10 weeks starting Thursday, February 11 at 3:10pm in the Bronner Performing Arts Center.  There is a cost to attend.
  To register contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351) or email

Health Screenings at St. Lorenz Feb. 22

  Residents living in and around the Frankenmuth area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. St Lorenz Lutheran School will host this community event on February 22, 2016. The site is located at 140 Churchgrove Road in Frankenmuth.
  Screenings can check for:
* The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.
* HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels
* Diabetes risk
* Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis
* Kidney and thyroid function, and more
  Screenings are affordable, convenient and accessible for wheelchairs and those with trouble walking. Free parking is also available.
  Packages start at $149, but consultants will work with you to create a package that is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visit our website at   
  Pre-registration is required.

Preschool open house at List on Feb. 23

  List Elementary Preschool is hosting their New Student Open House for the 2016-2017 school year for 3-Year-Old Preschool, 4-Year-Old Preschool and Bridge to Kindergarten on February 23 at 6:30pm in the List Library. 
  Any questions please contact Michelle Gatza, Preschool Director (989-652-6187 ext. 243) or email mgatza@

Antique Appraisal Fair at Saginaw Art Museum Feb. 27 
The Saginaw Art Museum announces the Antique Appraisal Fair, presented by Admonaitis Antiques, on Saturday, Feb. 27, 10am-4pm. The public is invited to bring their antiques to the museum for verbal fair market estimates. The cost is $6 per item for nonmembers, $5 per item for members, unlimited number of items. All proceeds from the fair will benefit the conservation of the permanent collection of art at the Saginaw Art Museum.
   Michigan appraisers Dennis Adomaitis, Melodye Adomaitis, Rockwell Scherzer, Richard Groening, Laura Groening, Robert Ramsey, Suzanne Short, Jack Short, Ronald Reece and John and Ron Rittenburg will be available at the Museum to provide fair market estimates on antiques. The public is invited to bring antiques including art, glass, clocks, comics, costumes, dolls, fine art, jewelry, porcelain, pottery, radios, record players, sterling silver, textiles, toys and watches. No books, coins, stamps, or firearms will be appraised at the fair.
   Coffee and refreshments will be available for purchase.
   For more information call (989-754-2491) or visit

In the moment with Alzheimer’s patients March 1
  The community is invited to an evening of practical information presented by Laura J. Ruhle, SAVVY Caregiver Program Educator and Spiritual Care Coordinator for A & D Hospice in Saginaw.  Laura will share pointers on how to stay in the moment with loved ones who suffer with Alzheimer’s and forms of Dementia.   Tuesday, March 1 , 6:30-7:30pm, St. Martin Lutheran Church, 10995 Canada Rd, Birch Run, MI. 
  Laura J. Ruhle, CT is a graduate of St. Mary-of-the-Woods in Terra Haute, IN and a certified Thanatologist through the Association for Death Education and Counseling and the Center For Loss through Alan Wolfelt, PhD and Colorado State University. She is currently serving as the Spiritual Care Coordinator for A & D Hospice in Saginaw area.  She is contracted with the Alzheimer's Association /Regional VII Area Office on Aging as a SAVVY Caregiver Program Educator.
  Currently, 1-in-9 of those over age 65 struggle with some form of Alzherimer’s.  In 2014 over 15 million individuals provided unpaid care for family members with some form of dementia causing high levels of physical and emotional stress.  This event is free. 

 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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