Autoimmune disease support group to meet

MARINETTE — Autoimmune support group to meet Thursday at 5 p.m. at 627 Michaelis Street (one block off Hall Avenue). This free event is open to the public. A place where people can share their story and know they are not alone.

If interested, people may call Cindy before 4 p.m. at 715 735-7795 or Janet at 715 735-9669.

Alzheimer's education class offered

NIAGARA — The ADRC of Marinette County is hosting an Alzheimer's Education Class, "Effective Communication Strategies" Wednesday at the Niagara Senior Center, 569 Washington Ave., from 2 to 3:30 p.m. People may learn how to decode the verbal and behavioral messages, identify strategies to help one connect and communicate with someone with dementia. This class is presented by Teresa Clement, ADRC dementia care specialist.

People may call 715-732-3850 to reserve a seat.

Pie, ice cream social to be held

PORTERFIELD — The SS. Joseph & Edward Parish, 3308 County Trunk G, will have a pie and ice cream social with Bishop Ricken Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mass with the Bishop will begin at 10. The social will have sloppy joes, brats, hot dogs, baked beans, chips, potato salad, homemade pies, ice cream, root beer floats, soda, water and coffee for sale. There will be 50/50 and bucket raffles. There will be a vegetable sale by donation only. This event is open to the public.

Radio club to host cookout on Saturday

MARINETTE — The Marinette and Menominee Amateur Radio Club be having a brat and hamburger cookout Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jack’s on Cleveland Avenue.

AMVET to hand out white clovers

MENOMINEE — Members of the local American Veterans (AMVET) Post 6 will distribute white clovers at Jack's Fresh Market in Menominee Aug. 24 and 25  from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. for a free-will donation.

All money raised stays in the local area and is used to support both local civilian organizations and local veterans.

Dentist office to host school supply drive 

MARINETTE — Schroepfer Family Dental, 3212 Cleveland Ave., will collect school supplies throughout the month of August for local schools. Items needed include pencils, pencil bags, folders, notebooks, erasers, paper, crayons, colored pencils, scissors, etc.

Local students receive Heyrman Scholarship

MARINETTE — Two Marinette High School students have been awarded the Earl. A. Heyrman Scholarship this year. Tyler Fayta,who will attend Michigan Technological University to pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering and Quinn Golueke, who is enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

The Earl A. Heyrman Scholarship Foundation provides financial assistance to graduating high school seniors in Brown, Oconto, Door, Kewaunee, Outagamie and Marinette counties. Previously, students pursuing undergraduate degrees in civil engineering, architectural engineering, or architecture were eligible. In 2018, the scholarship was expanded to include electrical and mechanical engineering. Students receive $500 twice per year up to $4,000, providing eligibility requirements are met.

Application forms for the 2020 awards for high school seniors may be obtained from the guidance departments. The submission deadline is April 1, 2020.