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Pacesetters announce Spring/Summer classes

  The Pacesetters 4-H club will be offering Spring/Summer classes.  Youth ages 5-19 are invited to join the club. 

  Projects offered are Crafts, Cooking, Rabbits, Goats, Poultry and several community service opportunities. 

  A sign up meeting will be held on Sunday April 26, 2015 at 6pm in the Heritage Room at St. Lorenz Lutheran School.

  For more information and a copy of the newsletter please contact Joan Kuhne (652-8826) or Susan Traubenkraut (652-9540).  

Dog obedience classes to start April 30

  Puppy and novice obedience classes are scheduled to start in Frankenmuth on Thursday, April 30.

  Interested persons may call (989-928-0165) for information and to register.

Tennis instruction program to begin May 2

  Tri Valley Community Tennis Association kicks off its second season of tennis instruction on May 2, 2015 with a short meeting and hit around on May 2, 2015 from 9:30-11am, hosted at the Bavarian Inn Lodge Tennis Courts.

  The tennis program will be conducted by Madison Mertz, Kayla Knoll, Megan Kueffner, and Frankenmuth High School Varsity Tennis Coaches. The program is sanctioned by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), and is open to all youth 14 and under in the tri-county area.

  Information is available from Madison Mertz at or by phone (989-928-7354). All registration will be made individually online this year. Sign up today at:

Cass River Genealogy Society plans road trip May 2-3

  The local Cass River Genealogy Society, serving Frankenmuth, Bridgeport, Birch Run and surrounding areas is planning a trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, May 2-3. 

  The ACPL is a valuable resource for the genealogical community, as they have one of the largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world with a staff that specializes in genealogy.

  To find out more information or to participate in the trip, please attend the March meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 6:30pm at the Wickson Public Library in Frankenmuth.  The March meeting topic is a Webinar, Zigzagging through German Church Records

St. Mary's of Michigan free stroke screening May 6

  May is National Stroke Awareness Month. To help the community understand the risk factors and symptoms of stroke,  St. Mary's has partnered with Michigan CardioVascular Institute and Field Neurosciences Institute to provide the following free stroke screenings and educational classes throughout the month of May.

  Free stroke screenings, Thursday, May 6, from 9am-3pm at St. Mary's of MI Riverfront, 1015 S. Washington, Saginaw, include a total cholesterol test, glucose and blood pressure screening. Open to those who haven't had their cholesterol tested in at least six months. Appointments are required.

  Two free educational Lunch & Learn programs are also available.  "Stroke: Awareness to Action!" will be held on Tuesday, May 12, noon-1pm, and "Ready to Quit Smoking?" on Tuesday, May 19, noon-1pm.  Both programs are to be held at the Saginaw YMCA, 1915 Fordney, Saginaw, and a healthy box lunch will be provided.  Space is limited to 35 participants per class.  Call (844-907-8000) to reserve your seat

Frankenmuth 2015 Senior Golf League begins May 7

  2015 league play is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 7, 2015 for the Frankenmuth Senior Golf League at Green Acres Golf Course, Bridgeport, with tee times from 7-8am. 

  League play will continue every Wednesday through August 26, 2015. 

  For registration and league fees information, call Herb Bernthal (989-652-6218).

Shorty Fest is May 29

  Frankenmuth Community Education and the Made In Michigan Film Festival invite the community to their first Shorty Fest.

  Shorty Fest will feature the best short films from previous Made In Michigan Film Festivals. (Some films are rated PG-13.)  Shorty Fest will be held, Saturday, May 29 at 7pm in the Bronner Performing Arts Center, 525 E Genesee Street, Frankenmuth MI 48734.  Admission is FREE.  The event is sponsored by the Made in Michigan Film Festival and Frankenmuth Community Education.

Youth football, cheer registration open

  Frankenmuth Youth Football and Cheer registration is open both online and in person.  All boys and girls interested in football and cheer can sign up now at www., or register in person on May 14 at the high school cafeteria from 6-8pm. 

  Children that will be starting 3rd through 8th grade for the 2015-16 school year are eligible to register. Cost to register is $125.

  Registration closes on June 12 at midnight. A dads/coaches meeting will be held July 16 at the American Legion Hall in Frankenmuth. Phil Martin and his coaching staff will host from 6-9pm with pizza and beverages provided. 

  On July 20, from 10am to 1pm the 3rd-6th grade football camp will be held at the high school with Phil Martin and his coaching staff. 

  July 21 will be 7th through 9th grade from 10am to 1pm.  Cost to attend is $25 and registration can be done in person the day of the camp. July 21 also will be the parent meeting and equipment pick up at the high school cafeteria from 6-8pm.

  August 10 from 6-8pm will be the first day of practice. 

  Any questions can be directed to Paul Wiese (989-529-5868), Steve Anderson (989-928-4459) or call Muth Youth (989-652-6777).

FHS Class of 1975 reunion July 11

  The Frankenmuth High School class of 1975 will be holding their 40th class reunion on Saturday, July 11.  The location for the event will be Fischer Hall, 613 South Main Street in Frankenmuth.  The event will take place from 7-11pm and the cost per person is $10 with snacks and beverages provided.

  RSVP’s with payment can be sent by July 1, 2015 to Herb Zeilinger, 405 Ardussi Street, Frankenmuth, MI  48734.

  If you are reading this announcement and know of someone who was a member of this class, please spread the word.  You can find further information on the class website: or Facebook page:

Frankenmuth High School class of 1995 reunion

  The Frankenmuth High School Class of 1995 will be celebrating its 20 year reunion on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 6pm at the Bavarian Inn Lodge River Room, 1 Covered Bridge Lane, Frankenmuth.

  Tickets for the event must be purchased by May 16, 2015 at  Questions can be directed to



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