Revival to be held Friday and Sunday
PESHTIGO — The Pentecostal Apostolic Church, 171 S Beebe Ave., will hold a revival, featuring World Evangelist, Jonathan Maki, Friday at 6:30 p.m., and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The public is invited to join in worship, prayer and Bible preaching. For more information, persons may call 715-735-6378.
Health insurance counseling available
MARINETTE — The Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce, 601 Marinette Ave., is offering free supplemental health insurance counseling Feb. 13. The sessions, by appointment only, are on an individual basis lasting approximately 30 minutes and are available to both Wisconsin and Michigan senior citizens.
For more information and to make an appointment, persons may call the chamber office, 715-735-6681.
Two-session clinic about tablets offered
MENOMINEE — The Menominee Senior Center will hold a two session clinic on how to work with Apple iPad tablets and its operating system, at the center, 905 10th St., Feb. 13 and 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be demonstrations showing opening/closing of applications, hand gestures, organizing a tablet desktop to contain the icons used most, working with the settings to personalize a tablet, upgrading a tablet OS, downloading applications through the tablets store, browsing on the web, shutting down active programs, voice searching with (Android), getting/sending email as well as a question and answer session. Participants should bring a fully charged tablet with the AC Cord and charger to the class.
The cost is $25 for both sessions. For more information, persons may call the center, 906-863-2158.
Friends of the library to hold fruit sale
WAUSAUKEE — Orders for Friends of the Wausaukee Library fruit sale will be accepted through Feb. 16 and can be collected from the library March 7 from noon to 5 p.m. Order forms for the sale are available at the following locations: Chippewa Bar, A&M Heating, Wausaukee Bowl, Wausaukee Village Hall, Hoovers Prime Tyme, Evergreen Plaza and from Feb. 12, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at the library, 703 Main St. #3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Payment is due when the order is placed.
‘Round Up,’ ‘Step Up’ programs available
MARINETTE — The M&M Area Community Foundation (MMACF) has formed a partnership with Plaza Ace Hardware to give back to nonprofits throughout Marinette and Menominee counties in a “Round Up” program which allows Plaza Ace Hardware customers to round up their purchase with the extra change being donated to the Community Foundation’s Philanthropy Fund. The program generated $10,138.26 last year.
As an additional feature to this program, Plaza Ace Hardware will make a 2 percent contribution to another participating organization of the customer’s choice through a “Step Up” initiative which supports other nonprofits. For more information, to donate or partner with the Foundation, persons may call MMACF Executive Director, Paula Gruszynski, 906-864-3599.
FIP offers grant for downtown buildings
MARINETTE — The City of Marinette’s 50/50 Façade Improvement Program (FIP) is offering a grant for commercial/retail buildings in the downtown and Menekaunee Harbor areas, including businesses along Ogden and Hosmer streets, to facilitate improvements that stress the historic significance and uniqueness of the structures through building restoration.
The city’s financial participation would be 50 percent of the eligible rehabilitation improvement project cost up to $10,000, and applicants must have a spokesperson present at the FIP committee meeting and use the grant to enhance the appearance of the downtown/Menekaunee Harbor area.
The grant application deadline is March 1 with the completion date no later than Dec. 31 of the current year, and Sept. 1 with a completion date no later than Dec. 31 of the following year.
For more information and for application forms, persons may call Jan at the Community Development Office at 715-732-5139 or visit the city website, www.marinette.wi.us, under the Residents/Forms dropdown. A complete list of rules may be obtained under the Departments/Mayor/Façade Improvement Program dropdown.
Woman’s club donates to library
PESHTIGO — The Peshtigo Woman’s Club donated the book “Alexander Hamilton” and “Soulful Simplicity: How Living with Less Can Lead to So Much More” to the Peshtigo Library, in honor of Violet Vi Barrette. It is a tradition to donate books to the library in memory of members who volunteered their time and dedication to the club.
The club supports the Peshtigo library in the form of donations to the summer reading program, the Christmas program and a donation from the club each year.