Northwoods Quilters to meet Monday

MARINETTE — Northwoods Quilters will hold their next meeting Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m., at Pioneer Presbyterian Church, 1947 Riverside Ave. The Northwoods Quilters Guild is celebrating its 25th anniversary at this meeting. Two of the original founding members, Ann Best and Mary Ellen Radcliff, will be attending the meeting and speaking to the group. Former members are invited and welcome to attend.

Members brought their President Challenge projects to show and share. So far, President Laurie Landree said there are at least 24 projects that will be on display at Spies Library from Tuesday until Dec. 30.

Northwoods Quilt Club is open to new members. Dues are $25 annually and it welcomes members of all skill levels. They have a Facebook page at “MarinetteWI-Menominee, MI Northwoods Quilters.” The club alternates morning and evening meetings to accommodate those with daytime jobs.

High school to host area senior citizens

MARINETTE — Marinette High School will be hosting a Senior Citizens Day Thursday in the W.J. Jones Auditorium at Marinette High School. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and ends around noon. It is being organized by the Student Senate. The choir and band will perform, bingo will be played and lunch will be served. Admission is free. Parking will be available in the front and back of Marinette High School. This event is sponsored by M&M Area Community Foundation.

Special Parkinson presentation offered

MENOMINEE — The M&M Parkinson Support Group and the Red Horse Parkinson Alliance are holding a special Parkinson Presentation, "Parkinsons 101" Saturday at Schloegel's Bay View Restaurant. Coffee and muffins will be served at 8:30 a.m. A 911 presentation will be at 9, followed by Dr. Paul Nausieda at 10. Nationally recognized Parkinson specialist, movement disorder and researcher, Nausieda will discuss the ABCs of Parkinson Disease, as well as take questions. Nausieda will also share treatment options as well as the newest medications available.

The other topic will be "You've Called 911, Now What?" This topic will be addressed by Karen Erickson, CCRN, BSN, EMT-B and Toni Ihler, EMT-A, medical malpractice mediator, WI Supreme Court.

Seating is limited so people are asked to reserve a spot by calling Pat Ihler at 906-863-9445 or Esther Rumple at 715-732-8345. There is a suggested donation of $10 and all donations are tax-deductible.