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Lord’s Diner continues Wednesdays
MARINETTE — The Lord’s Diner continues to be held every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Pierce Avenue and University Drive. The Lord’s Diner is an evening meal mission which serves a variety of hot meals and includes a food pantry. The sponsors are St. Vincent de Paul, Faith Baptist Church, Community Covenant Church, St. Paul’s Church, St. James Church, the Christian Motorcycle Association and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Volunteer servers and food donations are welcome.
For more information, persons may call 715-735-3101.
Quilters’ group to assemble Thursday
MARINETTE — Our Saviors Lutheran quilters’ group will assemble in the church hall, University and Pierce, Thursday at 8 a.m. and continue to meet the first and third Thursday of each month. The work includes jobs for a variety of talents, sewing and non-sewing. Volunteers are welcome. The finished quilts are donated to local charities and the Lutheran World Relief. Donations of material are welcome.
For more information, persons may call the office at 715-735-3101.
Developmental screenings to be held
MENOMINEE — Menominee County Intermediate School District (ISD) will conduct Early Childhood Developmental Screenings for children from birth to 5 years (if not attending school) at 1201 41st Ave., from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following Fridays: Nov. 3, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 2, Apr. 13, May 4 and June 1.
Arrangements can be made for children located in the Carney-Nadeau and North Central school districts. Appointments are required. To schedule a screening appointment, persons may call the Menominee County ISD at 863-5665.
The screening test measures the child’s abilities based on developmental milestones in five domains: Personal-Social, Adaptive, Motor, Communication and Cognitive. The procedures involve a structured test format, an interview with parents or caregivers and observation of the child. Discussion of test results and recommendations for further testing or other program options complete the process.
Screening information for individuals, ages 6 to 26, may be obtained from your child’s building principal or by contacting the Menominee County ISD Director of Special Education at 863-5665, ext. 1012.
Stupaks to host party, presentation
MENOMINEE — Bart Stupak, former U.S. Congressional Representative for Michigan’s 1st District, and former mayor, Laurie Stupak, Menominee County Democratic Party, will host a book presentation for Stupak’s new book “For All Americans: The Dramatic Story behind the Stupak Amendment and the Historic Passage of Obamacare” at Murray’s Irish Pub & Grill, 715 1st St., Sunday from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Stupak will give a short presentation followed by questions from the audience. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments will be served.
Twin City Squares to hold dance
MARINETTE — The Twin City Squares will hold a dance at Merryman School, 611 Elizabeth Ave., Sunday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The supper is a Mexican-themed potluck and the caller is Scott Campbell.
The Club of the Month dance, hosted by Kettle Squares, will be held at Plymouth High School cafeteria, rear entrance, 125 S Highland Ave., Plymouth, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit the club website: twincitysquares.com, or the Hoe Down News, website: hoedownnews.org.
Crivitz church to host guest speaker
CRIVITZ — The Rev. Lee Endris of Meadowbrook Church, Howard, Wis., will be the guest speaker at Northwood ‘s Apostolic Church Sunday at 6 p.m. The church meets every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m in the Crivitz American Legion. For more information, people may call 715-938-4935.
OCC has three drop off points
MARINETTE — The drop-off centers for Operation Christmas Child are: Marinette: Grace Community Church, 3200 Mary St. (behind Rubber Ducky), Coordinator, Roberta (906-863-8120); Stephenson: Fellowship Bible Church W5639 County Road G-12. Coordinator Jessica; Wausaukee: St. Augustine Church, 507 Church St., and, W6762 Ruth St., Coordinator Pat Brien.
Operation Christmas Child provides gift-filled shoeboxes to children from 2 to 14 years who are in desperate situations in over 100 countries. These centers will supply boxes, brochures, etc. and collect filled boxes to transport to the regional centers.
Peshtigo Woman’s Club donates books
PESHTIGO — The Peshtigo Woman’s Club donated books to the Peshtigo Public Library in honor of Anna Polaceck, a life time member, who recently passed away. It is a tradition of the club to donate books to the local library in memory of those who volunteered time and dedication to the club.
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Volunteer tutors trained for Literacy Council
MARINETTE —Three new volunteer tutors were trained for Marinette and Oconto counties Literacy Council. Two of them were matched with adult students who had been waiting and one of the tutors will read short stories to a group in an area assisted living center. Persons interested in volunteering as a tutor or who knows someone who could use assistance, may call Janet at 920-897-4422.
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Student wins for best undergraduate poster
MARINETTE — Becky Berry, a junior at the UW-Marinette, won a $500 Armando Vega award for best undergraduate poster at the International BMAA Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 18 to 21. Berry’s entry outlined her research into cyanobacterial cells and their protective covering, called the exopolysaccharide sheath, and their ability to metabolize or absorb heavy metals. Freshman Keifer Rasner, Wallace, and UW-Marinette alumni Cody Rasner and Christiana Kmechek also presented at the conference. Renee Richer, assistant professor of biology, has been assisting the students with their cyanotoxin research.
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Mother Mary Catherine to speak
CRIVITZ — St. Mary Parish will host Mother Mary Catherine, from the Missionaries of the Word, in the Parish Hall, 808 Henriette Ave., Nov. 7, from 5:30 p.m. Mother Mary Catherine will share her personal experiences with Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
The parish will provide pizza and coffee. To help cover all the areas, people with the last name A-F are asked to bring a snack or side dish; G-L fruits or veggies; M-R dessert and S-Z beverages. For more information, people may call 715-854-2501 or email st.marys.crivitz.faith@gmail.com.