Physician to speak at Parkinson meeting
MENOMINEE — Dr. Shawn M. Whitton will be the presenter at the M&M Parkinson Support Group meeting at Harbor’s Retirement Community building Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Printed information as well as a share and care time will be available. There is no charge and information exchanged is kept confidential. The group is also selling Seroogy’s candy bars for $1.50. The annual Christmas party is Dec. 21. For more information, people may contact Pat Ihler 906-863-9445.
Computer skills class offered
MARINETTE —The Marinette Senior Center will be holding a “Daily Computer Skills” class, facilitated by Brian Hartnell, at the center, 1603 Ludington St., Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Hartnell will demonstrate the ins and outs of working with the Microsoft Operating system. The cost of the class is $25 and advanced registration is required. Participants are encouraged to bring a portable computer/laptop to work along with the instructor.
For more information and to register, persons may call the center at 715-732-1280 Monday to Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. and  4 p.m.
 Rescue squad offers CPR training
CRIVITZ — The Crivitz Rescue Squad (CRS) will be hosting a free 30-minute “Hands-Only CPR” and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training at its station,1020 Henriette Ave., Saturday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The session is a quick, easy and effective way of helping any victim of cardiac arrest and is open to all ages. For more information, people may call 715-854-7666.
Groups encouraged to ‘Adopt-A-Tree’
MARINETTE — The “Adopt-A-Tree” event held in conjunction with “Christmas in Marinette” on Stephenson Island is under way. Trees need to be identified, registered, decorations purchased and times to decorate set up with their respective groups. There is no fee to participate and decorating will be from Nov. 19 to 30. All trees identified can be chosen on a first-come, first-served basis, will be marked and entered in the competition for the Best Overall Decoration with judging on Dec. 2 following the tree-lighting ceremony. Local businesses, nonprofits, churches, youth groups, schools and interested persons are encouraged to give the island a festive glow during the holiday season.
Stakes and registration forms are available at the Marinette Welcome Center, 1680 Bridge St., Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more detailed information, persons may go online at or call the center at 715-732-4333 or 715-735-3838.
 Thanksgiving dinner planned at Our Savior’s
MARINETTE — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church will host its annual community Thanksgiving dinner at the church, Pierce Avenue and University Drive, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be served and families, seniors and the general public, who are interested in spending Thanksgiving with community members are welcome. There is no charge for the meal, no reservations are required, but donations and volunteers are appreciated. To volunteer or make a contribution, people may call the church at 715-735-3101.
Discussion to focus on religion and science
MARINETTE — The Rev. Dr. Jim Trainor and his wife, the Rev. Dr. Mary Trainor, will lead a discussion on the relationship between religion and science at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 917 Church St., Sunday, following the service, which begins at 10 a.m. The public is welcome. For more information, people may call the church office at 715-735-3719.
BAMC Volunteers to hold Holiday Bazaar
MARINETTE — BAMC Volunteer Services will hold its annual Holiday Bazaar in the Michigan and Superior rooms at Bay Area Medical Center, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a variety of items available including pies, cakes, breads, fudge, cookies, bulk candy as well as arts and crafts. A raffle drawing for a $500 gift certificate from Feldstein Jewelers, an authentic Amish quilt and other prizes will be held at 1 p.m. Tickets are currently available at the gift shop. Proceeds from the bazaar helps to fund the annual Wish List for the hospital.
For more information, people may contact Shelly M. Spaude at 715-735-4200, ext. 4418, or at
Immunization clinic scheduled for Crivitz
MARINETTE COUNTY — The following is the walk-in immunization clinic scheduled for Crivitz in Marinette County, St. Mary’s Parish Center, Nov. 21 from 3 to 6 p.m.
• Public Health is able to administer vaccines free of charge to individuals with medical assistance, no insurance, underinsured, Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.
• Certain vaccines are available for eligible adults free of charge that do not meet these criteria.
• Those with health insurance should see their primary healthcare provider for immunizations.
• Parents must accompany students under the age of 18.
To check eligibility or to schedule an appointment, call the Marinette office at 1-888-732-7549; 715-732-7670 or the Niagara office 715-251-4769.
 Legion hosting Veterans Day breakfast
MENOMINEE — The Menominee American Legion will be hosting Veterans Day breakfast on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Breakfast will include scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, biscuits, gravy, donuts, coffee and orange juice at a cost of $7 for persons 12 and older; $3 for those under 12 and free for veterans.
Donations for the construction of a handicap access deck are being accepted and can be mailed to 818 1st St., Menominee, Ml 49858, Attn: Commander, by Sunday.  With any donation of $100 or more, a name for or in memory of someone will be engraved on a bronze plaque.
Northwood’s church to offer Thanksgiving dinner
CRIVITZ — Northwood’s Apostolic Church will host a free community Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Crivitz Village Hall, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will consist of turkey, potatoes, gravy, corn, stuffing, pies, drinks and more. Reservations are not necessary, but persons may choose to register by calling 715-938-4935.