Special to the EagleHerald
The "Mini-Vinnies" and "Vincentians" who were introduced and commissioned during Mass on May 22 at St. Mary's Parish. 
Special to the EagleHerald

The "Mini-Vinnies" and "Vincentians" who were introduced and commissioned during Mass on May 22 at St. Mary's Parish. 

Authors to speak Saturday at Stephenson Library

MARINETTE — Lifelong friends Gary Hartwig and Tom Wilke, who grew up in Marinette, recently co-authored the book “Legacy of Twigs Resilience,” which is the untold story about surviving and prospering through a lifetime of tragedies, including the 1970s murder of Hartwig's father. The two will appear as guest presenters at Stephenson Public Library Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon to speak about the book and sign copies.

Weatherization program available 

ESCANABA — The Weatherization Program for the Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Community Action Agency (MDSCAA) is seeking eligible clients to conduct Weatherization Services, including air sealing, insulation and checking heating systems. There is no cost to the client and no reimbursement requirement. Income requirements start at $24,980 gross income annually for a single person (based on 200% of poverty established March 2019). Each additional person add $8,840 to the gross income level. If a person thinks they qualify, they may call Naomi Fletcher, weatherization director, at 906-786-7080 ext. 151, email nfletcher@mdscaa.org, for more information and to receive preapplication information.

The MDSCAA says if a home has been weatherized since September 1994, they will not be able to re-visit said home until the standards change. People may call to check to see if their house has already been weatherized.

Woman's club contest winners announced

MENOMINEE — Three local winners were announced for the (General Federation of Women's Clubs) GFWC Michigan writing contest. Danielle Deloria won first place for her short story, "The Clubwomen" as the Menominee Woman's club entry; fifth-grade students Emily Sandahl won first place for her story "Hop-hop-alis" and Angelina Chapman won second place for her short story "Water!" Both students attend St. John Paul II Catholic Academy in Menominee. All winners received a $15 check from the GFWC Menominee Woman's Club.  

New 'mini-vinnies', 'vincentians' inducted 

PESHTIGO — St Joseph Youth Conferences Spiritual Adviser, Jeanne Harper and Mini-Vinnie Conference President Kate Peter were introduced their newest "Mini-Vinnies" and "Vincentians," Nathalia Peerenboom, Carrigan Bulin and Alicia and Landen Staggs. 

The commissioning of new members and annual commitment of current Vincentians ceremony took place during the 12:30 p.m. Mass on May 22 at St Mary's Parish celebrated by the Rev. Jess Berdol.

Berdol also blessed the 180 rosaries made this Lenten season by the elementary students of St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, with the assistance of Mary Ann Kowalski and Kathy Eastman, adult Vincentians of St Joseph Conference.

A picture of the new members can be found on our website, ehextra.com