Quilter's to hold meeting Thursdays

MARINETTE — Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1600 University Ave., quilter’s group will have the February meetings of their regular winter schedule on Thursday and Feb. 20. The regular schedule is the first and third Thursdays of each month. The group meets at 8 a.m.

Volunteers are welcome. The work, as in the past season, will include jobs for a variety of talents, sewing and non-sewing. The finished quilts are donated to local charities and the Lutheran World Relief. Donations of material are welcome.

If people would like information about the schedule or to do sewing at home, people may call Our Savior’s office at 715-735-3101.

Alzheimer's support group to meet

PESHTIGO/MENOMINEE — The Care & Share Alzheimer's Support Group is gathering for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. The group offers an opportunity for caregivers to share experiences, discuss concerns and learn about available resources in the area. There are two locations, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The group meets every Wednesday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. at Faith Church, 350 N Stephenson Ave., Peshtigo; the afternoon group meets Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2901 13 St., Menominee.  There will be no meeting at Faith Church Feb. 19.

For more information, people may contact June Ehlers at 715-582-3589 or 715-938-3589 or email her at jmehlers@new.rr.com.

Tax assistance offered by United Way

MARINETTE — The Tri-County United Way and NWTC Marinette Campus will offer free tax preparation starting today. 

Volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) is a free tax preparation by IRS-trained volunteers and doesn't have fees. This is for households that make $55,000 or less in need of basic tax return preparation. It serves Wisconsin and Michigan residents. 

People may also find out if they qualify for a earned income tax credit (EITC). An EITC is a financial boost for working people in a recovering economy. Anyone earning under $55,952 can see if they qualify. Workers who qualify for EITC must file federal income tax returns, even if their income is below the filing requirement, and specifically claim the credit to get it

To make an appointment, people may call Tri-County United Way at 715-735-7785. 

Moose Lodge to hold fundraiser

MARINETTE — The Marinette Moose Lodge will host a potato sausage dinner Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The dinner is $10 per adult and $5 for children 12 years old and younger. Proceeds will go to Joann Quick to help pay for medical bills.