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Welcome to Spectrum You are holding in your hands the 2012 edition of Spectrum: The Answer Book. The Daily News’ goal in putting this directory together is to provide new and long-time residents with a one-stop information source on everything they need to know in Midland County and surrounding areas. Highlights of the special section include information about the many great attractions that can be found in the area, along with a long-term calendar of events so that you can plan your entertainment options throughout the next several months. The section also features information about a wide variey of local organizations for those looking to plug into the community, and a listing of organizations that provide assistance to residents. Plus there are church listings, information about government officials, schools and more. Enjoy the section and all it has to offer.

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Attractions: Dow Gardens

Attractions: Dahlia Hill

Dow Gardens, 1809 The Gardens hours Eastman Avenue, is a are: 110-acre botanical gar• Jan. 1-April 14, 9 a.m. den in Midland set on to 4:15 p.m. the estate of Herbert H. • April 15-Labor Day, 9 Dow, the founder of The a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Dow Chemical Co. The • The day after Labor Gardens feature: Day-Oct 31; 9 a.m. to 6:30 • The historical home p.m. of Herbert H. and Grace • Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 9 a.m. to A. Dow, which is avail4:15 p.m. able for tours. Daily admission is $5 • A display garden A group walks along a lit path at Dow Gardens for adults, $1 for students which includes a rose during its annual Christmas Walk. 6-17 or with a student ID garden with more than card. Children 5 and under 400 varieties of roses, the largest rhododendron are free. An annual admission card is available for collection in the Midwest, seasonal displays $10. Tours of the H.H. Dow Home are $7. such as 20,000 tulips in the spring, thousands of For up-to-date information on displays and annuals in the summer and mature trees dating activities, visit or call to the early 1900s. (989) 631-2677. • A nationally recognized Children’s Garden. Whiting Forest • The Conservatory featuring a year-round Whiting Forest complements Dow Gardens with display of tropical plants and a Butterfly Festi- a woodland experience which highlights the plant val in March and April. material of the Great Lakes region. The forest • Accessible walking paths and/or carts avail- covers 40 acres and includes two miles of trails. able for tours. Casual hiking, appreciation of nature, fun-filled • Casual walking opportunities or tours forts and guided tours are available in this preguided by knowledgeable staff members. serve located less than a quarter of a mile away • Specific wedding areas and packages. from Dow Gardens off Eastman Avenue. • On-site picnic areas and boxed lunches. Admission to the forest is included with a Dow • The Dow Gardens Gift Shop. Gardens admission or can be purchased for $5 for • Seasonal Art in the Gardens displays. adults and $1 for students.

Dahlia Hill is located at the corner of Main Street and Orchard Road in Midland. It was created in 1992 by Charles Breed and Bill Fisher with Breed providing 1,700 dahlias and Fisher contributing 200 yards of topsoil. Today more than 3,000 dahlias are planted with over 200 different varieties labeled and arranged along the pathways. The Hill is maintained by The Dahlia Hill Society of Midland, a nonprofit organization created in 1998 to preserve and maintain the garden. At the top of Dahlia Hill is an art gallery featuring original designs in cast paper and bronze. All revenue from sales is used to support the maintenance and operating cost of the garden. An annual tuber sale, open to the public, takes place the last two Saturdays in May from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hill. Flowers begin appearing in July and continue until the first frost. There is no admission fee. Donations may be made to an endowment fund at the Midland Area Community Foundation. The Dahlia Hill website is http://www.

Table of Contents ATTRACTIONS ■ Midland Center for the Arts ■ The Dow Event Center ■ Museums ■ Chippewa Nature Center ■ Creative 360 ■ Midland Community Center ■ West Midland Family Center ■ North Midland Family Center ■ Freeland SportsZone ■ Railway Family Center ■ Libraries ENTERTAINMENT ■ Upcoming events ■ Music/arts groups ■ Things to do ■ Barbershop groups

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■ Sports organizations Page 16 ■ Hobbies and interests Pages 16-17 COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS ■ Complete listing Pages 17-19 COMMUNITY AGENCIES ■ Complete listing Pages 21, 24 HEALTH CARE ■ Midland Michigan Medical Center Page 25 ■ Area hospitals, services Page 25 ■ Grief support groups Page 25 COUNCIL ON AGING ■ Senior Services Pages 26-27 RELIGION ■ Places of worship Pages 27-30 EDUCATION ■ Colleges Pages 30-31 ■ Education and Training Connection Page 31

■ Local schools ■ Before and after school ■ Local organizations GOVERNMENT ■ County commissioners ■ County officials ■ Elected officials ■ City officials ■ Veterans services ■ Township officials ■ Township meetings ■ Where to vote RETAIL ■ Banks and credit unions ■ Chambers of commerce ■ Hotels ■ Dining

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Attractions: Midland Center for the Arts The Midland Center for the Arts, located at 1801 W. St. Andrews Road, Midland, (989) 631-5930, features two performance venues, an art and hands-on science museum, studio school, a historical museum and museum shop. Designed by architect and philanthropist Alden B. Dow (1904-1983), the center is a nonprofit, public foundation that represents six groups: the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Center Stage Choirs, Center Stage Theatre,

Betsy Miller, playing the part of Annie, sings a number for the musical “Annie” at the Midland Center for the Arts. MATRIX:MIDLAND, Midland County Historical Society and

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Attractions: The Dow Event Center Midland Symphony Orchestra. Over the years, MCFTA has hosted world-class professional musicians and entertainment, including the Boston Pops, Norah Jones and Lyle Lovett, as well as critically acclaimed exhibitions such as The Nature of Diamonds, A T. rex Named Sue, Grossology and Timeless Warriors & Relics: 1,500 Years of Ancient China. Go to for current hours and event information.

The Dow Event Center in Saginaw offers area residents hundreds of entertainment, sports, cultural and educational opportunities annually. Performers at the center have included Elvis Presley, Patti LaBelle, Stevie Wonder, Reba McEntire, Smashing Pumpkins, Kid Rock, Diana Ross, Sesame Street Live, Disney on Ice, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Les Miserables, The Nutcracker Ballet, Rent and Riverdance. The Saginaw Spirit play more than 30 hockey games each year in Wendler Arena, which is part of the Dow Event Center. For more information, go to and sign up to receive The Dow Ticket Talk e-Newsletter or call The Dow Event Center box office at (989) 759-1330.

Attractions: Museums Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art Located in the Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 W. St. Andrews Road, Midland, (989) 631-5930. The museum includes rotating exhibition galleries and a permanent hands-on science exhibition, The Hall of Ideas, combining elements of science, technology, history and art. Visitors are directed through a geological history and formation of Michigan’s natural resources on Level One; an examination of people’s use of natural resources on Level Two; and a consideration of the relationship between art and science as well as a challenge for the future on Level Three. The Museum Studio School offers science and art classes as part of its year-round curriculum. Visit www. for current hours and exhibit information. Midland County Historical Society Heritage Park, 3417 West Main St., Midland, (989) 631-5930, is

a combination of archival and multi-purpose facilities in a campus setting close to downtown Midland and the Pere Marquette Rail Trail. The Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center houses the Dorothy Dow Arbury Midland County History Gallery, offering hands-on interactive exhibits where you can “talk” to Midland’s founders, visit Main Street of a century ago and see vignettes of its history. The building also has a research library and an archival collection of Midland County artifacts from its early days to contemporary times. The Herbert H. Dow Historical Museum uses multi-media exhibits and audio and video to provide a look at the birth of The Dow Chemical Co. and the evolution of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The 1874 Bradley Home is a historic house museum offering a glimpse of the everyday life of an early Midland family.

MATRIX:MIDLAND MATRIX:MIDLAND brings world-renowned guest artists, concerts and professional entertainment throughout the year to the Midland Center for the Arts. The MATRIX:MIDLAND Festival is an annual event in early summer celebrating the arts, sciences and humanities. MATRIX:MIDLAND Cinema offers a schedule of contemporary films featuring American and international writers, directors and actors in foreign language, comedic and dramatic films. Visit for current performance and cinema information.

The Carriage House features a collection of horse-drawn carriages and sleighs, and is home to a functional blacksmith’s shop. Visit for current hours and exhibit information. Sanford Centennial Museum The museum is at the corner of Smith and Saginaw in Sanford. It is open Saturday and Sunday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Hours are Saturdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays 1-5 p.m. There is no admission charge. Call (989) 687-9048 for more information. The museum was founded in 1970. It includes turn-of-thecentury buildings featuring the main museum housed at Riverside School, the Smith family log cabin, Clare Z. Bailey chapel, Sanford town hall, Olson general store, Felix school, a Veterans Memorial, a bunk house, two vintage cabooses, a railroad switch engine and box car.

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Attractions: Chippewa Nature Center

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C h i p p e wa N a t u r e C e n t e r snowshoeing and cross-country (CNC) offers indoor and outskiing (over 7 miles groomed door programs, including nature seasonally) on its foot trails, and walks, paddling and hiking the paved, half-mile Arbury Trail trips, workshops, guest speakis wheelchair accessible. Pets and ers, school and Scout programs, bicycles are not allowed on CNC’s Nature Day Camp and Nature foot trails. Preschool. The Homestead Area is made The Visitor Center, located at up of three restored log build400 S. Badour Road in Midland, ings. The log Sugarhouse is open offers free admission and houses free of charge every weekend the Wildlife Viewing Area, River in March from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Overlook (off-site visitors can Visitors can watch as sap is boiled take in the view from the web down to make maple syrup. From cam), hands-on kid-friendly EcoMemorial Day though Labor Day, system Gallery and Nature Disthe Homestead Cabin and Log covery Area, the Bur Oak Theatre Schoolhouse are open every Sunfeaturing short interpretive films day, 1:30-5 p.m. with free admisand free Wi-Fi. sion. Chippewa Nature Center’s Annual events include Maple Nature Preschool for 3- and 4Syrup Day, Banff Mountain year-olds meets developmental Film Festival World Tour, Native needs and builds an appreciaPlant Sale, Fall Harvest Festition for the natural world with Emma Burrell, 7, left, and her sister Sarah Burrell, 10, both of Midland, push val and BioBlitz (alternating two-, three- and four-day half hard as they work together to pump water for Finley Lake of Ohio, 4, who years) and the Nature Art Show day classes. Scheduling options dips his hand into the gushing water from an old-fashioned water pump at & Sale. are registration packets can be the Chippewa Nature Center during Maple Syrup Day. For more information, visit found online at or call (989) 631-0830. Follow pewa Trail for non-motorized traffic joins The CNC has more than 15 miles of trails the CNC with downtown Midland at the CNC on Facebook at open year-round. The 3.7-mile paved Chip- Tridge. The Nature Center allows hiking, cncmidland

Attractions: Creative 360 The staff at Creative 360 believe the arts are not for the few, but for the many. Programs offered by Creative 360 are designed for specific needs, including those of children, youth, adults, gender-specific groups, older adults, the frail elderly and people in recovery. The goal is to develop supportive environments in which each person has an opportunity to become directly involved in the creative process. Creative 360 makes workshops, classes and outreach programs available to corporations, schools, hospitals, health care centers, hospice groups, senior residence centers and recovery centers in the mid-Michigan area. The center is located in an Alden B. Dow-designed building at 1517 Bayliss St., Midland. For further information, call (989) 837-1885 or go to

Attractions: Alden B. Dow Center The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity & Enterprise at Northwood University bridges global entrepreneurial communities to the free-enterprise leadership and business acumen available through Northwood’s students and faculty. The center focuses on the integration of free-market creativity, innovation and strategy with entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial practices. The physical structure is known as the Center for Creativity & Enterprise (Whiting Home). The center is a key center for business and organizational teams, faculty and students to convene, discover and innovate. For more information, go to or call Georgia A. Abbott, director, (989) 837-4479.








CMU Public Broadcasting provides television and radio programming and other outreach activities to area residents. CMU Public Television offers locally-produced specials, along with PBS programs including Sesame Street, Antiques Roadshow and American Experience. CMU Public Radio (serving Midland at WCMU-FM 89.5) provides NPR programming such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered. For more information, visit or call 1-800-727-9268.

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Attractions: Midland Community Center The Midland Community Center is an operating unit of the Greater Midland Community Centers, Inc. The MCC is located at 2205 Jefferson Ave. The Midland Community Center provides recreational, social and personal development opportunities for individuals and families. For information on programs, membership, pricing and registration, go to or contact the Welcome Center at (989) 832-7937. Activities include: Aquatics The MCC has the Oasis featuring Spraytopia, which includes a recreational pool with water slide, preschool water table, heated whirlpool and an outdoor state-of-the-art spray park. Aquatic program offerings include swimming lessons; lifeguard classes; competitive Dolphins swim team for youths ages 6-18, a range of aquatic fitness classes including Aqua Zumba and those designed for seniors and Aqua Therapy. The MCC also offers a variety of summer camps where kids can learn how to do synchronized swimming, be introduced to competitive swimming or just have fun at the wacky water camps. Athletics The MCC has three full-sized gymnasiums, two squash courts, 13 racquetball/paddleball courts,

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Community Center campus. The Curling Center offers curling league play for adults and youth, classes and rink rentals from November through March. This facility also is available for rentals. Dance The center has two mirrored dance studios. Programs include a variety of styles from beginning to advanced are available for students ages 18 months through adult. Dance classes include: tap, hip hop, ballet, ballroom and belly dancing. Dance and music productions take place annually before live audiences. All studios are available for rental. Health & Fitness The Wellness Center includes Life Fitness strength-training machines, cross-trainers and treadmills; more than 10,000 pounds of free weights, elliptical trainers, rowers, Stair Masters, an indoor walking/jogging track,

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school. The TRAC is available, free of charge, Monday-Friday from 2:45-6 p.m. during the school year. Programs include swimming, basketball, volleyball, organized games and more. Camp Neyati offers boys and girls week-long and short-term resident camps. Summer day camps involve outdoor activities, swimming, arts and crafts, games, sports and fun. Special Events MCC sponsors a New Year’s Eve party, the Dow Run Walk, Family Fun Nights, Dive-In Movies, and more. Watch for event announcements throughout the year. For more information, go to or call (989) 832-7937. For additional assistance, contact Kevin Heye, executive director, at (989) 832-7937 ext. 2211 or KHeye@MyMCC. org

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Attractions: West Midland Family Center

Attractions: North Midland Family Center

The West Midland Family Center is located 14 miles west of Midland on M-20. The public is invited to come for a visit, tour the facility and learn firsthand about WMFC. WMFC is a human services and recreational facility dedicated to the enhancement of family and individual strengths. It serves 10 of Midland County’s 16 townships, providing individual and family counseling, parent education, emergency assistance for clothing or food, childcare, afterschool and summer programs, preschool programs and family support services. WMFC is host site for Kinder Kare, a state certified childcare center available to all children up to the age of 12 years old. It provides two fullday Great Start Readiness Preschool (GSRP) classes for 4-year-olds. Additionally, it partners with North Midland Family Center to provide one full-day class at the North Midland site; with the Chippewa Nature Center to provide a Great Start Readiness component within the CNC’s Nature Preschool and with the Bullock Creek schools and the Midland County Educational Services Agency in the implementation of Great Start Readiness Preschool programs at Bullock Creek Elementary. Additionally, WMFC in collaboration with the Midland County ESA and local funders provides a traditional half-day preschool class for 3-yearolds. WMFC provides after-school opportunities for students in grades K-8 and their parents. These programs provide fun activities, interest development, parental education and focus on strengthening the parent/child bond. WMFC has a summer program for youth and teens. Registration takes place in the spring, and at this time the program is closed for enrollment. Children have a wide range of adventure,

The North Midland Family Center provides programs and services for individuals in the north Midland area that promote social, emotional, intellectual and physical well being. The center, an operating unit of the Greater Midland Community Centers, Inc., is located adjacent to the Mills Township Park complex at 2601 E. Shearer Road, just east of Sturgeon Road. The NMFC offers a variety of programs and services, including: • State licensed childcare for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age.

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Attractions: Railway Family Center

• Free state-funded Great Start Readiness preschool classes for 4-year-olds. • Three’s developmental preschool program. • State licensed after-school program for kindergarten through fifth grade. • Summer camp for students in first through fifth grade. • On-site counseling services on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment. • Activities and programs for active seniors. • Teen Leadership Club. • Free Success By Six playgroups for families with young children. • Family resource room, donated clothing room, emergency assistance support and parent education. • Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other activities for children and youth. • A full-size gymnasium, fitness room and locker rooms. • Recreational programs such as basketball, volleyball, karate, aerobics, fitness and dance classes. • Computer classes and lab. • Dining room and kitchen facilities accommodating functions as large as 140 people. • Emergency food pantry. • Conference and meeting facilities for groups of various sizes.

The Freeland SportsZone is a 100,000-square-foot facility providing opportunities for athletic recreation, community wellness and a center for community gatherings. The facility has the Freeland SportsZone recreational center, MidMichigan Medical Offices-Freeland and a gymnastics, cheerleading and dance facility. The gymnasium can accommodate six basketball courts and four volleyball courts and has an indoor track circling it upstairs. A fitness room overlooks the gymnasium and gymnastics facility. Some stations offer built-in individual televisions and iPod adapters for entertainment. Two aerobics rooms, with bamboo flooring, and a specialty training room, are upstairs to accommodate activities such as hockey, football training on artificial turf, general aerobics, spinning classes and other activities. A community room seats about 300 people, has a kitchen and can be used for gatherings, dinners and banquets, as well as informational seminars by MidMichigan Health. The two main locker rooms and eight individual bathrooms have showers. The entrance lobby has a big screen TV and Wi-Fi connection, plus tables and chairs. Afterschool and day care programs also are available at the facility. Call (989) 695-2000 for more information.

The Railway Family Center provides programs, services and facilities for children, adults and families in the Coleman area. The Railway Family Center is located at 991 E. Railway St., P.O. Box 374, Coleman. The center, which is an operating unit of the Greater Midland Community Centers, Inc., offers the following programs to the community: • Licensed childcare for children birth to 5 years old • Licensed before- and afterschool care • Free universal preschool for 4-year-olds • Affordable preschool for 3year-olds

• A fitness center • Group fitness classes, including Zumba, kickboxing and teen conditioning • Athletics for youth and adults • Youth dance • Teen activities • Playgroups • Story time • Summer camps • Food pantry • Utility assistance Scholarship assistance is available for all programs and activities. For more information, go to or contact Bridget Sullivan, executive director, at (989) 465-2079.

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Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Youth Services Reference: Book suggestions, General Library Information: (989) 837-3430. help finding information, questions answered in Reference: (989) 837-3449. person, by phone or email. Youth Services: (989) 837-3466. Beyond Books Early Literacy Activity Center: On-Call/Renewal Line: (989) 835-3280. Children from birth to kindergarten can learn MCTV: (989) 837-3474. while playing. TDD: (989) 837-3472. Children’s Story Times: Programs offered: Baby Friends of the Library: (989) 837-3437 Time (not walking), Toddler Time (walking to 24 Website: www.midlandmonths), Circle Time (ages 2-3), Ready, Sit, Read! (ages Facebook: www.facebook. 4 and up). com/GraceADowMemorialCrafty Readers: Story and Library craft program for children Reference Services: kindergarten through third Answers questions in pergrade. son, by phone or by e-mail; Brown Bag Book Club: helps locate information. Reading discussion group Book Express: Quick bestfor grades 4-5. seller service. Plots and Pizza: Reading Computer Classes: discussion group for grades Instructional classes take 6-9. place throughout the year. Battle of the Books: ReadCheck the website for topics ing program for grades 4-5. and registration informa- If you enjoy going to public libraries, the region Summer Reading Prohas a number of facilities from which to choose, gram: Reading/listening tion. Internet Access and Elec- including the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library program for all ages. tronic Databases: Available in Midland. West Midland Family Center in library or remotely with Resource Room: Book library card. In-house laptops available. Wireless selections for preschool through adults and activities to encourage parental interaction with chilaccess available. Online Patron Services: Search catalog, renew dren. (989) 832-3256. Other Libraries materials, place items on hold, check on library Auburn Area Branch Library: 235 W. Midland Road, account from home computer. Computers available with word processing: No (989) 662-2381. Coleman Area Library: 111 First St., P.O. Box 515, fee for this service. , Mich., 48618-0515. Coleman Audiovisual Materials: Videos, CDs, CD-ROMs, Gladwin County Library, Gladwin Branch, 402 books on CD and MP3 Government Documents: Collection of City of James Robertson Dr., (989) 426-8221. Gladwin County Library, Beaverton Branch: 128 W. Midland documents, consumer information, MidSaginaw, Beaverton, (989) 435-3981. land genealogical and history collection.

JUNE Midland June 23: Michigan Jazz Trail Festival, downtown Midland. Gladwin June 24-30: Gladwin County Fair, Gladwin Co. Fairgrounds. JULY Auburn July 12 -15: Auburn Cornfest. Beaverton July 1-4: 4th of July Celebration.

July 21: Gladwin County Garden Tour, Beaverton area. Gladwin July 11-14: Gladwin Friends of the Theatre, “Footloose.” July 13-14: Fun Days and Sidewalk Sales, downtown Gladwin. July 14: Gladwin County Car Show, Riverwalk Place. July 14: Gladwin Arts & Crafts Festival, Gladwin City Park.

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Entertainment: Upcoming events July 21: Fiddlers ReStrung, Gladwin City Park Amphitheatre. Midland July 4: Independence Day Celebration, Chippewassee Park. July 12-14: Main Street Marketplace: Sidewalk Sales, Downtown Midland. July 20-21: RIVERDAYS Festival, Chippewassee Park. July 21-22: Michigan Antique & Collectible Festivals, Midland County Fairgrounds. AUGUST Gladwin Aug. 10-12: Gladwin County Carriage Festival. Midland Aug. 2: ROCK the Tridge Battle of the Bands, Tridge area. Aug. 2-4: Interim Theatre, “Sabrina Fair,” Midland Center for the Arts. Aug. 9: Taste of Downtown. Aug. 12-18: Midland County Fair, Midland County Fairgrounds. Aug. 23-26: Midland Folk Music Festival, Midland County Fairgrounds. SEPTEMBER Gladwin Sept. 8: Thunder on the Strip, Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport.

Midland Sept. 13: Main Street Glow, downtown Midland. Sept. 14-15: Cruise ‘n Car Show, downtown Midland. Sept. 15-17: ReMAX Balloon Festival, Midland Co. Fairgrounds. Sept. 22: Chili & Salsa Tasteoff, downtown Midland. Sept. 22-23: Michigan Antique & Collectible Festivals, Midland County Fairgrounds. Sanford Sept. 8-9: Founders Day, Sanford Historical Society. Sept. 9: Parkapalooza, Sanford Lake Park. OCTOBER Gladwin Oct. 27: Jeep Creep, Riverwalk

Place. Oct. 27: Pumpkin Painting, Gladwin City Park. Midland Oct. 5: Auto Show Gala Fundraiser, Northwood University. Oct. 5-7: International Auto Show, Northwood University. Oct. 6: “MSO Opening Night, Ching-Yun Hu piano,” Midland Center for the Arts. Oct. 11: Mannequin Night, downtown Midland. Oct. 18: Pumpkin Festival, downtown Midland. Oct. 27-28: Center Stage Theatre, “Willy Wonka,” MCFTA. NOVEMBER Beaverton Nov. 30: Holiday Tree Light-

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Nov. 27: Santa’s arrival and Courthouse Lighting, downtown Midland. Nov. 30: Midland Symphony Orchestra, “The Nutcracker,” Midland Center for the Arts. DECEMBER Gladwin Dec. 1: Gladwin County Festival of Lights, Christmas Parade, Downtown Gladwin. Midland Dec. 1-2: Midland Symphony Orchestra, “The Nutcracker,” Midland Center for the Arts. Dec. 1-2, 8-9: Holly Jolly Days, downtown Midland. Dec. 15: Center Stage Choirs, “Center Stage Youth Choirs Holiday Concert,” MCFTA.

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Entertainment: Upcoming events Dec. 15: Center Stage Choirs: land Center for the Arts. “Holiday Extravaganza,” MidMARCH land Center for the Arts. Midland TBA: “Men of Music Christmas March 21-24: Peanut Gallery, Concert,” First “Anne of Green United MethodGables,” Midland ist Church. Center for the Dec. 31: MidArts. night on Main APRIL New Year’s Eve Midland celebration, downApril 6-7: Centown Midland. ter Stage Choirs, JANUARY “A Celebration of Midland Hope,” Midland Jan. 11-12, 18Center for the 20, 24-26: Center Arts. Stage Theatre, April 12-13: Cen“Avenue Q,” Midter Stage Choirs, land Center for The New Year’s Eve ball rests “ M e n o f M u s i c the Arts. high above Main Street during Spring Show,” MidFEBRUARY the Midnight on Main New land Center for the Midland Year’s Eve celebration in down- Arts. Fe b . 1 : M i d - town Midland. Apr. 17: Cenland Symphoter Stage Choirs, ny Orchestra, “Center Stage “Six Degrees of Inspiration,” Youth Choirs Spring Concert,” MCFTA. Midland Center for the Arts. Feb. 14-16, 22-24: Center Stage Apr. 19: NU Style Show 2012, Theatre, “Romeo & Juliet,” Mid- Northwood University. land Center for the Arts. Apr. 20: Midland Symphony Feb. 16: Midland Symphony Orchestra, “Time for Three,” MidOrchestra, “Raise the Roof,” Mid- land Center for the Arts.


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Entertainment: Music/Arts Groups Ballroom dance lessons: Vivian Stafford,, (989) 6311495,107 Northgate Dr., Midland, Mich., 48640 Center Stage Choirs: Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 W. St. Andrews Road, Midland, (989) 631-5930. Volunteer choral organization providing members and audiences with quality choral events. Visit for current performance information. Center Stage Theatre: Midland Center for the Arts, 1801 W. St. Andrews Road, Midland, (989) 631-5930. Stages performances in comedy, tragedy and musical drama. Peanut Gallery theatre group presents stage performances aimed at children and their families. Interim Theatre is a summer theatre program for students 13 to 21 years old. Visit for current performance information. D Street Entertainment Foundation: Exists to promote and support music, art and entertainment in the area. The foundation organizes several events and fundraisers, including Parkapalooza at Sanford Lake Park in September. It also accepts donations of musical equipment and distributes items to children in need via its Bandwagon Program. For information, call 800398-2350 or write to P.O. Box 381, Midland, Mich., 48640-0381.

Folk Music Society of Midland: Musicians, dancers, and supporters of the traditional and folk music experience. The Folk Music Society sponsors open jams, dances, concerts, an annual festival and workshops. The 2012 festival will be Aug 23-26. For more information, go to or call (989) 513-3246. GMS-Ar ts Education: Arts education project of Community Mental Health for Central Michigan. Call (989) 631-2493 for more information. Just Trombones: An adult group that plays for nursing homes and churches. Call Sue Gessford at (989) 839-9024 for more information. Midland Artists Guild: P.O. Box 1892, Midland 48641-1892. The website for membership information is



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The Jolly Hammers and Strings Dulcimer Club: (989) 835-5085. Usually meets monthly on the fourth Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m., at the Chippewa Nature Center. The Northwood Gallery: 102 E. Main St., (989) 837-4310. Featuring fine art and gifts by area, state, national and international artists. Tittabawassee Valley Fife & Drum Corps: Training of youth (sixth grade and up) and adults in performing with the fifes, drums and flags of the 18th century. Recruits accepted in October each year. Training is Monday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Contact Jim McMahan at (989) 631-5093.


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Barbershop Groups Barbershop Harmony Society, Gratiot County Chapter, Midstatesmen Chorus: A chorus focused on production of male vocal harmony, with an emphasis on an annual show and community service. Contact Jim McMahan at (989) 631-5093. Website: www. Barbershop Harmony Society, Mount Pleasant Chapter, MountainTown Singers: A chapter focused on being a performing and competitive male chorus. Contact Barry George at (989) 832-3276. Website: Barbershop Harmony Society, Saginaw Bay Chapter, The Harbor Sounds Chorus: Comprised of 20-25 male members who enjoy singing a capella barbershop style music. Contact Jerry Hammond at (989) 832-9419 or Sweet Adelines International: Heart of Michigan Chorus: An organization of women who love to sing four-part a capella harmony in barbershop style. Contact Carolyn Tubbs at (989) 560-5759, or send an e-mail to Sweet Adelines International: Tri-City Chorus: An organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony. Go to www. or contact Barbara Young at (989) 687-7420.

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Entertainment: Things to do BOWLING

Midland Northern Lanes, 1129 E. Saginaw, (989) 687-5562. Valley Lanes, 5021 Bay City Road, (989) 496-3940. Beaverton Beaverton Bowl, 3325 S. M-18, (989) 435-8384. Clare Gateway Lanes, 1410 N. McEwan, (989) 386-2201. Gladwin Meadow Lanes, 430 5th, (989) 426-7671.


Telephone number: (989) 8376930. Midland City Forest: Offers tobogganing, sledding, ice skating, cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking trail, chalet rental. Call for rental information and the hours City Forest is open.


Midland Civic Arena: Provides indoor ice skating. Trail Walking: Begins at the Farmer’s Market, downtown at the end of Ashman St. Paved trail extends 30 miles t o C l a r e. A l s o a 4 . 2 5 - m i l e trail runs from The Tridge southeast around the Grand Curve and ends at Patrick and Illinois. The Chippewa Trail extends 3.5 miles from The Tridge southwest to the Chippewa Nature Center. Swimming: A pool is available at Plymouth Park, located at the corner of Swede and East Wheeler Road. Stratford Woods beach features swimming and is located off East Ashman St., onequarter mile east of Waldo Road. The city has two spraygrounds, the Gerstacker Sprayground in Chippewassee Park located near the Tridge, and the Longview

Roll-Arena: 2909 Bay City Road, (989) 496-2900. Midland Community Tennis Center: 900 E. Wackerly. (989) 631-6151. Golf Midland County Currie Municipal Golf Complex: 36 holes, par-3 and driving range, (989) 839-9600. Midland Country Club: W. St. Andrews, private, 18-holes, (989) 832-8961. Forest View Golf Center: 3323 Hurley Road, 9-holes, pro shop, driving range, (989) 837-6704. Bay County Bay Valley: 2470 Old Bridge Road, Bay City, 18-holes, (989) 686-3500. Sandy Ridge: 2750 W. Lauria, 18-holes, (989) 631-6010. White Birch Hills: 360 Ott, Auburn, 18-holes, (989) 662-6523.


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Sprayground located at Longview School, 337 Lemke St. BMX Bike Track: Located in Stratford Woods Park. Canoes: Canoes are available to rent at the Golfside boat launch on Golfside Dr. between Currie Parkway and Chippewassee Park. Disc Golf: 18-hole course located at the intersection of Towsley and Whitman Streets. Playgrounds: There is a supervised playground program for elementary age children. Contact the Midland city recreation office for times and locations. Skateboarding: Trilogy Skate Park is located in Chippewassee Park. Hours are 8 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Dog Park: Located in Chippewassee Park. Other recreational activities include:


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Clare County Eagle Glen: 1251 Clubhouse Dr., Farwell, 18-holes, (989) 588-4424. Firefly Golf Links: 7795 S. Clare Ave., Clare, 18-holes, (989) 3863510. Tamaracks Golf Course: 8900 N. Clare Ave., Harrison, 18holes, (989) 539-5441. Gladwin County Gladwin Heights Golf: 3551 W. M-61, Gladwin,18-holes, (989) 426-9941. Lakeside Golf Course: 4975 N. Hockaday, Gladwin, 9-holes, (989) 426-1664. Sugar Springs Golf Course: 1930 W. Sugar River Road, Gladwin, 18-holes, (989) 426-4391. Saginaw County Beech Hollow: 7494 Hospital, Freeland, 18-holes, (989) 6955427. Twin Oaks Golf Course: 6710 W. Freeland, Freeland, 27-holes, (989) 695-9746. Miniature Golf Barn Yard Miniature Golf: 3408 Burns Road, Coleman, (989) 465-9162. Valley Lanes Family Entertainment Center: 5021 Bay City Road, (989) 496-3940.

Fleet Feet Track Club: Contact Ty Storrs, (989) 496-2039. A youth track and cross-country club. M i d l a n d A m a t e u r H o c key League: Midland Civic Arena, 405 Fast Ice Drive, Midland. Youth ice hockey for ages 4-18. For information, (989) 495- 0607, or

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Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association: P.O. Box 2122, Bay City. Training facility is at Wenonah Park at the foot of 5th St. in downtown Bay City. For lesson schedules and rates, go to www. or call (989) 922-7245. Wixom Beach and Sailing Club: 5195 Wixom Lake Road, Beaverton. Contact: Jon Lipowitz, (989) 631-0119.

computer technology. For information, call (989) 631-5213 or go to http://mcc. Midland Fiberarts Guild: Contact Karen Steinberg, (989) 835-9353, or Hedi Frazier, (989) 835-6563. Offers education and support in creative, original weaving, knitting, basketry and fiber arts. Midland Genealogical Society: 1710 W. St. Andrews Road. Contact: Bob Mass, (989) 835-8519. Open to anyone interested in genealogy and family history. Midland Juggling Club: Contact Julie Wright, (989) 835-8237; email Jewlsiyq@chartermi. net.

Midland Michigan Kennel Club: Mailing address, P.O. Box 2416, Midland, 48641; LJ 989-835-9039, information/breed referral; Elaine 989-684-7240, class sign-up only; Midland Quiltmakers: Contact Judy Harris (989) 631-2026 or Yvonne Cornell, (989) 631-4556. Quilts for sick/needy babies/children. Midland Quilters Squared Guild: Activities include: Annual quilt show, sit and sew sessions, guest speakers, charity work and more. Find out more at Midland Radio Control Modelers: President Greg Gavit, (989) 695-9817 or (989) 636-3213.

Entertainment: Hobbies and interests Antique Society of Midland: Contact Charlotte McCullough, (989) 832-8984. Chemical City Bridge Club: Midland Community Center, Shipps-Barstow Wing, 2001 George St., Midland. Games: Sunday 2 p.m., Monday 12:30 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Bay City Duplicate Club: Bay City Senior Center, Riverside Friendship Center, 800 J.F. Kennedy Dr., Bay City. Games: Thursday 12:30 p.m. Saginaw Bridge Club: Zauel Library, Center and Shattuck, Saginaw. Games: Tuesday 12:15 p.m., Friday 7 p.m. TCAD: Tri City Association of the Deaf, 3520 Schust, Saginaw. Bridge Games: Monday 7 p.m. MIAMUG: The local Macintosh Computer User Group. Contact Secretary Doug Leng by e-mail at or by

phone at (989) 832-2624. Main Street Collectibles Club: Contact Sheldon Levy, (989) 631-1229. The Midland Beading Guild: Artists who share expertise in teaching and creating beaded jewelry and decorative items. For membership information, write to Midland Camera Club: Activities include competitions, digital workshops and programs presented by members. For information, call (989) 835-5371. Midland Community Television (MCTV): 1710 W. St. Andrews Road, (989) 837-3474. Training in video production provided on the second Saturday of the month in all months except April, August and December. Learn more at Midland Computer Club: Programs cover a range of topics on

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Community Organizations: Get involved American Association of University Women - Midland Branch: Contact Lu Ellen DeLine (989) 636-7533. AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. We b s i t e : w w w. a a u w m i . o r g (choose Midland Branch); email: American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) - Nokomis Charter Chapter of Midland: The mission is to help businesswomen of diverse occupations grow personally and professionally. Visit for more information. American Chemical Society, Midland section: Promotes chemical education of its members and the community. Website: American Institute of Chemical Engineers - Mid-Michigan section: Box 2496, Midland. Meets September through June. American Legion Post and Auxiliary No. 165: 5111 Hedgewood Drive, (989) 832-7202. American Legion Daniels Hand Post 443 and Auxiliary: 2080 N. Meridian Road, Sanford, (989) 687-9930. Blessed Sacrament Knights of Columbus, Council 13452: 3109 Swede Ave., Midland; Grand Knight Chuck Zemanek (989) 631-1368. Boy Scouts of America: 5001 S. Eleven Mile, Auburn (989) 695-5593. Camp Fire Boys and Girls: 203 Strosacker Center, 220 W. Main St., Midland, (989) 832-2295.

A group of Girl Scouts recited the Girl Scout Promise at the Midland Historical Society when a Girl Scouts exhibit titled “100 Years and S’more: Celebrating a Century of Girl Scouting” opened in April. Programs for boys and girls age 5-16. Camp Neyati and Midland Camping Council: 2052 Hillcrest Road, Lake, (989) 954-9510. Camp Neyati is a rustic summer camp facility available for rental by nonprofit organizations, schools, church groups and businesses. Website: or e-mail Celebration Foods Inc.: Purchases natural, organic and vegetarian foods from Northern Natural Foods. For more information, call (989) 631-6532. Centre Lodge No. 273, F.&A.M.: Located at Main and McDonald streets. A fraternal and charitable organization. Church Women United of Midland: Contact Margaret DeLoach, 3056 E. Miller Road (989) 835-

5875, margaretdeloach@aol. com or Margaret Clark, 1802 Eastman Ave. (989) 636-7724, National ecumenical movement that brings Protestant, Roman Catholic, Orthodox and other Christian women together. Coleman Chapter No. 281 Order of the Eastern Star: North Fourth St., Coleman. Meets first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Coleman Lions Club: Contact Al Mueller (989) 465-1099. Community Christmas Closet: Sponsored by King’s Daughters and Sons. (989) 839-9800. Dahlia Hill Society of Midland: 2809 Orchard Drive, (989) 6310100. A nonprofit volunteer organization formed to develop an awareness of the dahlia and to maintain Dahlia Hill.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), John Alden Chapter, Midland: Open to all women who can trace their roots to a Revolutionary War patriot. For assistance: (989) 832-0294 or Eagles Lodge No. 3677: Saginaw Road, Sanford, (989) 6872767. Eastern Star Chapter 121: Meets first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Midland Masonic Temple. Elks (Midland BPOE No. 1610) and Diana Society: 3622 N. Saginaw Road, (989) 835-2271. Experimental Aircraft Association: Chapter 1093 is located at the Jack Barstow Airport and open to anyone with an interest in aviation. Contact President Dave Schmelzer 274-1683, or or visit Father Henry P. DuRussel Council 2141 Knights of Columbus Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish: 3516 E. Monroe Road, Midland; Grand Knight Phil Adams: (989) 636-7035. Friends of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library: (989) 839-8159. Supports library’s services and facilities. Friends of the Pere Marquette Rail-Trail: Box 505, Midland. Contact Warren Kruger (989) 687-7716. Purpose is to edu-

cate, maintain and promote trail activities. pmrt/ Girls Scouts, Mitten Bay Girl Scout Council: 1-800-968-1185. Great Lakes Safety Training Center: 1900 Ridgewood Dr., Midland. Workplace and occupational safety training for workers. (989) 837-2332 or (800) 675-7599. Home Builders Association of Midland: 7600 Commerce Ct., Suite C, Midland; (989) 8352562, Independent Order of Oddfellows No. 418: 116 Rodd St., (989) 832-8471. International Association of Administrative Professionals: Midland chapter: Box 2242, Midland. Promotes opportunities for educational, personal and career growth for office professionals. Junior Achievement of Central Michigan Inc.: 5108 Eastman Ave., Suite 4, (989) 631-0162 or 1-800-201-0042. Volunteers provide kindergarten through high school students with hands-on free enterprise education. Kiwassee Kiwansis Club: Meets Tuesday at noon in the Garden Room of the Midland Center for the Arts. Knights of Columbus, Blessed Sacrament Council 13452: Grand Knight Chuck Zemanek (989) 631-1368.

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Community Organizations: Get involved Knights of Columbus, James Cardinal Hickey Assembly 2974: 107 W. Larkin St. Midland 48640; Faithful Navigator Fred Lyon (989) 600-6585. Knights of Columbus, James Cardinal Hickey Council 14056: 107 W. Larkin St., Midland, 48640; Grand Knight Eric Friedman, (989) 835-7121. Knights of Columbus - Henry P. DuRussell Council 2141: Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary Parish; Grand Knight Gregg Zank, 837-8620 or greggzank@mac. com Knights of Columbus - St. Agnes of Sanford Council 8043: 2500 W. River Road, Sanford; Grand Knight Dave Schrader, (989) 513-1656. League of Women Voters of the Midland Area: P.O. Box 1203, Midland;; Non-partisan organization open to men and women that encourages informed participation in government and politics. Loyal Order of Moose No. 1541: 2100 Bay City Road, (989) 4969541. MEA Retired: Meetings have information about insurance and retirement issues, legislative updates, election matters, financial planning, health and nutrition topics, and other topics. For more information, call Kathy at (989) 839-8451.

Midland Area Contractor’s Safety Council: 3440 Centennial, Midland, (989) 496-0300. Works toward safer work environment. Midland Area PEO Reciprocity Group: Contact Sandie Ivan, (989) 631-7091. International women’s organization with interest in providing women increased opportunities for higher education. Midland Board of Realtors: 2514 Louanna St., (989) 6316350, Executive Officer Patty M. Young. Midland Civitan Club: Volunteer service organization of men and women who tackle community problems through service and fund raising. Information call (989) 835-7289. Midland Coalition for Choice: P.O. Box 2386, Midland. A coalition of Midlanders who are profamily planning and pro-choice.

Midland Conservation District: 1031 E. Saginaw Road, Sanford. Contact Deborah Rogers, (989) 687-9760. Assists and directs conservation practices in Midland County and conducts spring and fall tree sale. Midland Downtown Business Association: 300 Rodd St., (989) 839-8433. Promotes downtown district. Midland Eagles Club: 2934 E. Monroe Road, Midland, (989) 631-7270. Midland Evening Exchange Club: President Ann Manary, 832-6739. Prevention of child abuse and children’s charities are the focus. Midland Firefighters Youth Foundation: Box 2182, Midland, (989) 832-5499. Dedicated to providing assistance to Midland County youth through scholarships and funding. Midland Garden Council: ConNEW STATE-OF-THE- ART KENNEL All OF THE COMFORTS OF HOME FOR YOUR PET:

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Community Organizations: Get involved Midland Rebekah Lodge No. 378: 116 Rodd St., (989) 8328471. Midland Rotar y Club: Box 2002, Midland. Meets at noon Thursdays at the Midland Country Club. Membership by invitation. Provides funding and volunteers for a variety of community needs. M i d l a n d To m o r r o w : 3 0 0 Rodd St., Suite 201, Midland, (989) 839-0340, www. m i d l a n d t o m o r r o w. o r g Works with local industrial and technology businesses to help them create and retain jobs and investment in Midland. It also works to attract new jobs and investment. MSU Extension Midland County: 220 W. Ellsworth St., (989) 832-6640. Provides the following services SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education, nutrition classes), Master Gardeners, Project FRESH, Food Safety Programming and 4-H. Noon Exchange Club: President Chris Riley (989) 835-6612. Focus is on the prevention of child abuse and children’s charities Ort Port Food Co-op: Contact Kelly Aguilera (989) 695-6108. Natural food-buying club. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG TriCities): Contact (989) 941-1458, or go to Offers support, education and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people. People to People International: Contact President Deb Teot (989) 835-2567 or Secretary Jim Metcalf (989) 631-9780. Promotes contacts between people of other countries and cultures. Perceptions: (989) 891-1429, P.O. Box 1525, Midland. Email: Website: Offers educational, social and networking opportunities and strives to foster a positive image for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Right to Life of Midland County: Box 463, Midland, Contact Laura Sira (989) 835-2222. Protects the right to life of all human beings, born and unborn.

A Humane Society of Midland County volunteer carries two puppies into the shelter. The organization runs the former Midland County Sheriff’s Office animal control facility and strives to eliminate unnecessary euthanizations.

Rotary Club of Midland Morning: Box 1183, Midland. Bob LoFiego, president, (989) 631-

9726. Supports variety of charitable causes through funding and volunteers. SOS Animal Rescue: Voicemail (989) 492-0042. Mission is to reduce the number of unwanted pets in the Midland area through placement, public education, spay neuter assistance programs and support of local animal welfare groups. www. Studley Grange: President Dale Moore, (989) 631-1790. Sunset Astronomical Society: Contact Bill Albe, (989) 8354142. Organizes efforts of local amateur astronomers. The Humane Society of Midland County: Provides adoptionfriendly shelter that advocates responsible pet ownership and works to eliminate unnecessary euthanizations. Voicemail (989) 948-8804, email info@hsomc. org or

The Midland County Master Gardener Association: Membership is open to certified Master Gardeners and Master Gardener trainees. Contact President Peggy Kernstock (989) 631-0100 or peggy. The Midland Women’s Connection: Contact Marcia Lueth (989) 633-5707. Programs include special feature, music and a speaker. Toastmasters International: Midland Toastmasters: Contact Bob Brentin (989) 839-2757. Group enhances speaking and leadership skills. Tri-City Chinese Association: tricitychinese@tricitychinese. org UNICEF Committee of the Midland Area: Chairperson Mary Jane Ditzler (989) 832-2148. Helps needy children of the world. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post

and Auxillary Post 3651, AmVets 3652, and Sons of AmVets: 3013 Bay City Road, Midland, (989) 496-3410. Voice of the Faithful: Contact Harry Gether, regional director, (989) 837-583, or Dedicated to the passage of legislation designed to protect children who are victims of sexual abuse. Woman’s Study Club: Contact President Sue Anderson (989) 631-6696 or Karen Harner (989) 631-8367. A social/educational group that provides scholarship money to a girl, who is a junior in high school, for a week at Camp Minewanca, a leadership camp on Silver Lake. Zonta Club of Midland: P.O. Box 196, Midland. Contact Sandy Weimer (989) 631-1745. Service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.

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Community Agencies: Ready to serve Midland County Emergency Food Pantry Network: Referral by agencies and clergy required. Midland County Great Start Collaborative: A network of services for young children and families. Learn more at Midland County Habitat for Humanity: 1703 S. Saginaw Road, Midland, (989) 496-0900. Midland County Quality Preschool Partnership: Call 1-866-9143700 to receive an intake packet. Learn more at Midland County Youth Action Council (MYAC): 109 E. Main St., P.O. Box 289, Midland. (989) 839-9661. A program of the Midland Area Community Foundation. Midland Mentors: Mentoring program for adolescents in the day treatment program at the Midland County Juvenile Care Center. (989) 837-6255. Midland Recyclers: 4305 E. Ashman, Midland, (989) 631-1668. Operates the Midland Area Recycling Center, 4305 E. Ashman St. MidMichigan Community Action Agency: 1141 N. McEwan, Clare, (989) 386-3805. Pine Haven Nordic Ski Patrol: (989) 832-2907 after 6 p.m. Members are volunteers who have been trained in first aid, winter emergency care, mountaineering and avalanche skills. Pregnancy Aid of Midland County, Inc.: Delta College, Midland Campus, 1025 Wheeler Road, Midland, (989) 835-7144. Pregnancy Resource Center of MidMichigan: 2828 N. Saginaw, (989) 835-1500. Reece Endeavor of Midland: P.O. Box 2212, Midland, 48641; (989) 835-9700; fax (989) 835-7870. Provides affordable housing to adults with disabilities in the Midland area. Salvation Army: 330 Waldo Ave., Midland, (989) 496-2787. Shelterhouse (Council on Domestic & Sexual Assault): (989) 8356771. Ten Sixteen Recovery Network: 1016 Eastman Ave. (989) 8353466; Counseling Offices: 220 W. Main St. #202, Midland, (989) 631-2041; 127 W. 4th Street, Clare, (989) 802-0742; 137 Commerce Court, Gladwin, (989) 426-8886. The Open Door: 412 W. Buttles, P.O. Box 1614, Midland, 989-8352291. Soup kitchen, crisis housing for men, women and children. (989) 835-2291 or The Safe & Sound Child Advocacy Center: 2716 Jefferson Ave., Building 2, (989) 835-9922, 2-1-1 Northeast Michigan: 4520 E. Ashman St., Suite U; Call 2-1-1 or toll free 888-636-4211, Information and referral service for residents. United Way of Midland County: 220 W. Main St., Midland, (989) 631-3670. United Way Volunteer Center: 220 W. Main St., Midland, (989) 631-7660.

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The Midland area grief and loss support groups are free services provided by the Midland Catholic parishes, Memorial Presbyterian Church, MidMichigan Hospice, Angel Blessings and Heartland Hospice Services. The three Catholic parishes host an adult group recovery process that is Christian in focus and open to all. Meetings take place throughout the year at one of the parishes. Blessed Sacrament Parish also offers an eight-week group recovery process for adults of any faith in the process of divorce. It takes place annually from September to November. For information, contact Assumption Parish at (989) 8353133, Blessed Sacrament Parish at (989) 835-6777 or St. Brigid Parish at (989) 835-7121. The Memorial Presbyterian Church offers a grief recovery series for people in all stages of grief. In addition, it offers a Christmas worship service for those who find the holiday season difficult. The Summer Grief Recovery Group meets Thursdays evenings in June and July. The Holiday Grief Recovery Group meets Tuesday evenings from mid-November through the first week of January. The Service of Comfort and Hope is typically one or two Sundays before Christmas at 7 p.m. To register or for more information, call the church at (989) 835-6759. MidMichigan Hospice offers a six-week series providing support to those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Groups meet quarterly. For information, call (989) 633-1400. To register call the MidMichigan Healthline at (989) 837-9090 or 1-800-999-3199. Angel Blessings is a bereavement group for parents who have lost a child. Meetings are the second Thursday of every month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3109 Swede Ave. Call or e-mail: Linda, (989) 835-2720, MsAvalon@aol. com; Kelli, (989) 662-7582,, Pam, (989) 662-7300 or Judy, (989) 832-2683. Heartland Hospice Services of Bay City provides grief support and groups for adults and children. For information, call Sue at 1-800-275-4517.

Area Hospitals McLaren-Bay: 1900 Columbus, Bay City, (989) 894-3000. MidMichigan Medical Center-Gladwin: 515 S. Quarter, Gladwin, (989) 426-9286. MidMichigan Medical Center-Clare: 703 N. McEwan, Clare, (989) 802-5000. HealthSource Saginaw: 3340 Hospital Road, Saginaw, (989) 790-7700. Specialty hospital — psychiatric and substance abuse, physical rehabilitation and extended care. No emergency room. Covenant HealthCare: 1447 N. Harrison, Saginaw; Mackinaw, 5400 Mackinaw, Saginaw; Cooper, 700 Cooper, Saginaw, (989) 583-0000. St. Mary’s of Michigan: 800 S. Washington, Saginaw, (989) 907-8000. Other Health Care Services Midland County Health Department: 220 W. Ellsworth St. Central Michigan District Health Department: 103 N. Bowery, Gladwin, (989) 426-9431 or 225 W. Main, Harrison, (989) 539-6731. American Red Cross: Great Lakes Bay Chapter : 220 W. Main, Ste. 104, Midland, (989) 631-3262. Diabetes Center, MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland: 4005 Orchard Drive, (989) 839-1773 or 1-800-727-3123. MidMichigan Urgent Care-Midland: 3009 N. Saginaw Road, (989) 839-1750. MidMichigan Home Care: 3007 N. Saginaw Road, (989) 633-1400 or 1800-852-9350.

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Council on Aging: Senior Services 4700 Dublin Ave. Midland, Mich., 48642 Senior Services is a private nonprofit organization that provides programs and services for residents of Midland County who are age 60 and older. Call (989) 633-3700 for more information or go to the website at www. Access & Information Seniors and their families can obtain services or receive more information about the agency by calling the office and speaking with a Senior Services staff member. Questions and concerns about aging are welcomed. The staff also can provide referrals to appropriate community resources and help locate services in other cities or states. Care Coordination Staff assess a senior’s needs, develop an individual plan of care and connect seniors to agency services and other community resources. Adult Day Services Seasons Adult Day Services is a secure daytime environment that enhances the cognitive, social and emotional needs of those with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, while providing respite for family caregivers.

Dementia Services The agency offers a continuum of services for those with memory loss or other mental impairments related to dementia. It provides options for care and can help arrange for support services needed at home. Caregiving Training and Support Trainings and support groups specific to issues on aging provide practical information and support for seniors as well as their families and caregivers. Home Care Services Home Care helps seniors remain living independently in their own homes by providing assistance with homemaking, personal care and respite. Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals that are deliv-

ered to seniors’ homes by volunteers. Transportation Our transportation drivers provide door-to-door service to those who have limited options for traveling to appointments, grocery shopping and other essential destinations. Counseling A trained professional helps seniors gain control over life’s challenges, relieve depression and anxiety and manage stress. Handyman Services A volunteer group of handymen helps seniors maintain their homes with a goal of making the houses safe and secure. Medicare, Medicaid and Prescription Help Volunteers help seniors who cannot afford their prescrip-

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tion medications and also assist with Medicare and Medicaid paperwork. Senior Independence News The senior newspaper provides the news and information that seniors need in their quest to stay healthy, active and independent in Midland County. The Centers Because social contacts are an important factor for a senior’s

well-being, the agency operates six senior centers in Midland County. The centers are gathering places for lunch, activities and special events. Coleman Center: 415 East Webster, Coleman, Mich., 48618, (989) 465-6216. Greendale Center (at West Midland Family Center): 4011 West Isabella Road, Shepherd, Mich., 48883, (989) 832-8683.

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Midland Happy Diners Center (at Memorial Presbyterian Church): 1310 Ashman St., Midland, Mich., 48640, (989) 835-6891. Mills Center (at North Midland Family Center): 2601 East Shearer Road, Midland, Mich., 48642, (989) 689-7776. Sanford Center: 113 West Lincoln St., Sanford, Mich., 48657, (989) 687-7888. Trailside Center (at Senior Services Building): 4700 Dublin Ave., Midland, Mich., 48642, (989) 633-3790. Other Services Affordable Nursing Inc., 800240-4707. Help in the home. Hourly, daily, or around-the-clock service available. Brittany Manor, 3615 Ashman, Midland, (989) 631-0460. Colonial Villa-Midland, 5007 Universal Dr., (989) 837-2694 or 1-800-532-9490. Midland Community Center, 2001 George St., (989) 832-7937. MidMichigan Stratford Village, 2121 Rockwell Drive, (989) 6313133. Midland Independence Village, 2325 Rockwell Drive, (989) 8392114. Region VII Area Agency on Aging: 1615 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, 800858-1637, Serves Bay, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Huron, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac and Tuscola counties. Rhoda’s House AFC: 2576 Brooks Road, Freeland, (989) 832-9748. Adult foster care. Te n d e r c a r e - M i d l a n d , 4900 Hedgewood Dr., (989) 631-9670. The Brook Retirement Communities: 1201 Cedar Ave. Gladwin, Mich., 49624 (989) 426-8700.

Midland Assembly of God Christian Celebration Center, 6100 Swede Road, 631-1300. Bahá`í Faith For information, 832-9695. Baptist Calvary Baptist Church, 6100 Perrine, 832-2991. Emmanual Baptist Church, 502 Cherry, 631-3369. Fa i t h M i n i s t r i e s B a p t i s t Church, 3420 E. Ashman, 8377777. First Baptist Church of Midland, 915 E. Sugnet, 835-6731. Midland Baptist Church, 5009 N. Jefferson Ave., 631-1384. Open Door Baptist Church, 6200 Sturgeon, 832-3402. Sunrise Baptist Church, 2138 N. Jefferson, 837-7220. Brethren Church of the Brethren, 1717 E. Sugnet, 835-2521. Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 2536 Jefferson Road, 631-4447. Blessed Sacrament Church, 1609 E. Ashman St., 835-6777. St. Brigid Catholic Church, 207 Ashman St., 835-7121.

Church of Christ Wheeler Road Church of Christ, 1123 E. Wheeler, 8358559. Church of Christ Midland Church of Christ, 1700 E. Patrick Road, 633-9088. Church of Christ, Scientist First Church of Christ Scientist, 510 E. St. Andrews Road, 835-2741. Christian Science Reading Room, 113 E. Main St., 835-1090. Church of God Eagle Ridge Church of God, 2808 Waldo Ave., 835-7101. Floyd Church of God, 1015 W. Chippewa River Road, 8322095. Northpoint Ministries, 5920 Jefferson Ave., 631-9230. Mt. Haley Church of God, 2184 S. Homer Road, 832-3570. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1700 W. Sugnet. Episcopal Holy Family Episcopal Church, 4611 Swede Road, 835-7681. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 501 Hillcrest St., 631-2260.

The sanctuary of the Bertha E. R. Strosacker Memorial Presbyterian Church took on the look of a warehouse in mid-March. Colorful blankets brought in by parishioners covered the pews to protect them. Hundreds of boxes and wooden boards of all shapes and lengths lined the center and side aisles and piled up in the chancel. But the mood was festive as about 30 volunteers showed up to help unload two separate semi truckloads of organ components for the church’s new $1.3 million pipe organ.


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Religion: Places of worship Evangelical Midland Evangelical Free Church, 7221 N. Jefferson, 6314411. Our Redeemer Church, 889 Poseyville Road, 835-4188. Jehovah’s Witnesses Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2990 E. Wheeler Road, 835-2761. Jewish Synagogue Temple Beth El (Reform Judaism), 2505 Bay City Road, 4963720. Lutheran Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 2969 David Road, 6317833. Holy Scripture Lutheran Church, 4525 Cook Road, 8358552. Lord of New Life Lutheran, 3480 N. Eastman Road, 8372856. Trinity Lutheran Church, 3701 Jefferson Ave., 631-0692. St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 2417 Abbott Road, 832-2701. Messiah Lutheran Church, 1550 S. Poseyville, 835-7143. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1501 N. Saginaw Road, 8323667. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 505 E. Carpenter St., 835-5861. Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, 907 Mattes Dr., 835-4181. Messianic Cornerstone Connection, 712 George St., 631-0899. Mennonite Midland Mennonite Church, 2510 E. Stewart Road, 8323495. Methodist Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2206 Airfield Lane, 631-1151. Midland Free Methodist Church, 5821 Eastman Road, 835-1681. First United Methodist Church, 315 W. Larkin St., 835-6797. Gordonville United Methodist Church, 76 E. Gordonville Road, 631-4388. Homer United Methodist Church, 507 S. Homer Road, 835-5050. Poseyville United Methodist Church, 1849 Poseyville, 6313333. Nazarene Bethel Church of the Nazarene, 3490 E. Baker, 832-7550. Midland Nazarene, 5700 Jefferson Ave., 631-4620. Nease Memorial Church of the

Nazarene, 631-0820. Non-Denominational Church of Daniel’s Band, 525 Dopp Road, 839-5716. Community Bible Church of Midland, 4417 W. Wackerly, 800384-6056. Faith Christian Assembly, 3200 E. Isabella St., 631-5353. Father’s Heart Ministries, 1270 James Savage Road, 496-0923. Grace Bible Church, 2828 Isa-

bella Road, 631-7225. Living World Church, 2010 Stark Road, 832-7547. Midland Christian Church, 1264 E. Isabella Road, 631-3810. Midland Missionary Church, 479 S. Eleven Mile, 631-4467. Niagara Ministries Church of Midland, 146 Ashman Circle, 633-7777. New Life Vineyard Church, 1014 E. Ashman, 832-7472.

Pentecostal Calvary Apostolic Church, 609 Mill, 837-9530. Living God Apostolic Church, 1804 W. Wackerly, 633-3433. Pentecostal Temple, 5303 N. Jefferson Road, 835-8892. Presbyterian Chapel Lane Presbyterian, 5501 Jefferson, 631-2081. Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1310 Ashman St., 835-

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Religion: Places of worship Seventh-Day Adventist Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2420 E. Ashman St., 631-3120. Unitarian Universalist Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 6220 N. Jefferson, 6311162. United Church of Christ United Church of Christ, 4100 Chestnut Hill Drive, 631-1136. Wesleyan Faith Wesleyan Church, 654 S. Meridian Road, 835-5061. Trinity Wesleyan Church, 819 Patterson Road, 631-4975. Wesley Chapel, 5305 Perrine Road, 631-9563. Coleman Coleman Assembly of God, 701 E. Jefferson, 465-9121. Coleman Wesleyan Church, 110 Webster St., 465-6431. Grace Baptist Church, 115 E. Fraser, 465-6301. North Bradley Church of God, 3094 Grant, 465-1367. Geneva-Hope United Methodist Church, 5260 Barden Road, 465-9330. Fa i t h U n i t e d M e t h o d i s t Church, 310 Fifth St., 465-6181. Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Monastery, 4977 N. Chippewa Road, 465-7729. Community of Christ, 407 E. Adams, 465-1151. St. Philip Neri Church, 5199 Shaffer Road, 465-1768. Edenville Edenville United Methodist Church, 455 W. Curtis, 6896250. St. Anne Catholic Church, 5838 M-30, 689-4414. Hope Hope Baptist Church, 5525 N. Hope Road, 689-3811. Hope United Methodist Church, 5278 N. Hope Road, 689-3811. Mount Hope Fellowship, 1352 E. Curtis Road, 689-3345. New Hope Community Church of God, 6424 N. Middle, 6893586. LaPorte LaPorte United Methodist Church, 3990 Smith’s Crossing, 695-9692. Mapleton Mapleton United Methodist Church, 4605 Bailey Bridge, 495-0425. Sanford Abundant Life Apostolic Church, 2187 N. Meridian Road, 687-7293.

C l e f t o f t h e R o c k Fa m ily Church, 2575 N. West River Road, 687-5028. Lighthouse Bible Baptist, 55 W. Saginaw, 687-7421. Meridian Church of God, 2130 Meridian Road, 687-2773. St. Agnes Catholic Church, 2500 W. River Road, 687-5657. St. Paul Lutheran, 2045 Lynn, 687-2209. Community of Christ, 264 W. Saginaw, 687-2252. Sanford United Methodist, 2560 N. West River Road, 687-5353. Auburn First Baptist Church of Auburn, 4853 S. Garfield Road, 662-4427.

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Church of the Brethren, 3783 Schock, 435-9851. Church of Daniel’s Band, 2960 Croll Road, 435-3649; 1233 E. Highwood Road, 426-3940. Beaverton Church of the Nazarene, 540 W. Lang, 435-7708. Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran, 1600 Dale Road, 435-2234. Cedar River Chapel, 2766 River Road, 435-2651. The First Presbyterian, 201 S. Ross, 435-7086. Beaverton United Methodist, 150 W. Brown St., 435-4322. Dale United Methodist, 4688 Freeland Road, 435-4829. Freeland Church of God (Seventh Day), 11246 W. Freeland, 695-2746. Freeland Assembly of God, 284 E. Washington, 695-2673. First Baptist Church, 8445 Webster Road, 695-6414. Freeland United Methodist Church, 207 E. Washington, 695-2101. St. Agnes Catholic Church, 335 Johnson, 695-5652. Worldwide Church of God, 11246 W. Freeland, 695-9509. Zion Evangelical Lutheran, 545 S. 7th, 695-9626. Gladwin Assembly of God, 3400 W. Buzzell Road, 426-8102. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 3089 Pratt Lake, 426-9861. Grace Fellowship Church, 4031 Adams Road, 246-0811. Gladwin Cornerstone Baptist, 3925 Round Lake, 4266897. Grace Bible Baptist, 331 N. Antler, 426-3871. Secord Baptist, 2507 N. Three River Road, 426-4342. Gladtidings Baptist, 1554 W. M-61, 246-0455. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 300 N. Silverleaf, 4267154. Christ Centered Church, 847 Chappel Dam, 436-1455. Church of Christ-Gladwin, 425 E. Grout, 426-4362. St. Paul’s Episcopal, 211 E. Cedar Ave., 426-9943. Gladwin Free Methodist Church, 1312 N. State, 4268441. Jehovah’s Witnesses of Gladwin, 983 N. M-18, 426-9585. Our Savior Lutheran, 331 W. Clendening Road, 426-9689.

Northwood University, founded in 1959, is a private, nonprofit regionally accredited university specializing in managerial and entrepreneurial education. The university has three residential campuses: 4000 Whiting Drive in Midland; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Cedar Hill, Texas. The Northwood Idea Northwood has a philosophy called The Northwood Idea that is taught throughout the curriculum. The four key elements of the Northwood Idea are free enterprise, practical management, global perspective and the business/arts relationship.

St. John Evangelical Lutheran, 10293 E. M-61, 426-5271. Christ the King Lutheran, 600 M-18, 426-1659. Church of Daniel’s Band, 1233 E. Highwood Road, 4263940. Community of Christ, 335 S. Antler, 426-9195. Gladwin Seventh-Day Adventist, 213 Buckeye, 426-6231. First United Methodist, 1300 Bartlett Dr., 426-9619. Wagerville United Methodist, 2478 Wagonville Road, 4262971. Wooden Shoe United Methodist, 284 Norway, 426-2821.

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Outcomes Northwood has established outcomes for students. They are: Our graduates: 1. Understand the tradition of freedom; 2. Have a broad practical understanding of their chosen field; 3. Are familiar with the ideas driving enterprise leaders; 4. Communicate effectively in speech and writing; 5. Understand complex global issues; 6. Have a constant

attraction to new ideas; 7. Can explain their personal values; 8. Understand the aesthetic, creative and spiritual elements of life; 9. Are effective self-evaluators; 10. Are action oriented; 11. Are skilled at detecting and solving problems; and 12. Seek lifelong education. Teachers, Experts, Mentors The faculty consists of a mix of advanced degrees and real-world

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Education: Colleges business experience. They work with advisory groups of individuals who help to keep the curriculum state-of-the-business. Start Major Day One Students begin studies in their majors during their first semester. By junior year, most are deep in their majors and then fulfill the requirements for a bachelor of business administration degree along with internships. Non-traditional Degree Program Options The Adult Degree Program provides management education to adults seeking to complete their degrees. Students have the option of completing their courses at program centers located in 28 cities in eight states or completing courses online. The Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management The Richard DeVos Graduate School of Management offers the master’s of business administration program during the day and in the evening. 360 Degree World View Northwood’s multi-cultural vision of the business community circles the globe. Northwood has an international enrollment

of more than 1,900 students at its three campuses, the DeVos Graduate School, and international program centers in countries such as Switzerland, the People’s Republic of China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Scholarships Many scholarships and grants are available for traditional students who qualify. For information visit or or call 1-800-622-9000. Central Michigan University Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, offers nine bachelor and 11 master degree programs, plus two specialist degrees in education and psychological service, and a doctorate in psychology. In Midland, it offers master degree programs in either chemistry or business administration. Courses are conducted in the high schools or intermediate schools. The Midland office is at 3305 Ridgecrest. For more information, call (989) 631-4490. Delta College Delta College offers more than 150 transfer and career degree programs. Visit

or call 800-285-1704. Classes are also offered at the Delta College Midland Center on East Wheeler; call (989) 495-4010. Davenport University Davenport University-Central Region is located at 3555 E. Patrick Road, Midland. For more information, call (989) 835-5588 or 800-968-4860. Michigan Molecular Institute Michigan Molecular Institute, 1910 W. St. Andrews Road, was founded in 1964 to foster education and research in polymer science and engineering. For more information, call (989) 832-5555. Saginaw Valley State University Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, offers more than 70 programs at the bachelor and master degree levels. Students can pursue degrees in five colleges: Arts and Behavioral Sciences, Business and Management, Education, Crystal M. Lange Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, and Science, Engineering and Technology. Scholarships, financial aid, career counseling and job placement services are available. For more information, call (989) 695-5325.

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Education: Education and Training Connection The Education and Training Connection (ETC) is a nonprofit organization providing training for business, industry and the Midland community. Located at 884 E. Isabella Road (M-20), ETC has several computer labs that offer Microsoft Office training in basic to advanced levels. ETC offers high

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Education: Local schools Midland County Educational Service Agency The board meets the third Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Midland County Educational Service Agency board room, 3917 Jefferson Ave. Phone: (989) 839-0720 Administration John Searles, Superintendent Michelle Bahr, Director of Special Education Carla Sowels, Director of Human Resources Duane Reyhl, Chief Financial Officer Alan Oman, Director of Early Childhood and Family Services Alicia Kubacki, Director of Adult Learning/General Education Coordinator Penny Miller-Nelson, CTE Administrator Lynn Harris, Supervisor of Special Education Greg Crider, Supervisor of Special Education Christi Owens, Supervisor of Special Education Menhem Aouad, Supervisor/ Monitor of Special Education Midland Public Schools The board of education meets the second and fourth Monday of the month except in July and December at 7 p.m. at the Midland Public Schools Administration Center, 600 E. Carpenter St. Administration To reach personnel at the Administration Center, call (989) 923-5001. Carl Ellinger, Superintendent, (989) 923-5014 Gary Verlinde, Assistant Superintendent, (989) 9235020 Linda Cline, Associate Superintendent, (989) 923-5012 Kathy Ellison, Associate Superintendent, (989) 9235018 Schools Adam Elementary: 1005 Adams Drive, (989) 923-6037. Linda Lipsitt, principal. Carpenter Elementary: 1407 W. Carpenter St., (989) 9236411. Benjamin Cronkright, principal. Chestnut Hill Elementary: 3900 Chestnut Hill Drive, (989) 9236634. Tracy Renfro, principal. Eastlawn Elementar y: 115 Eastlawn Drive, (989) 923-7112.

Fourth-grade teacher Tom Venman, center, helps a student with a mental math worksheet during a class at Carpenter Street School, which is part of the Midland Public Schools district. Siebert St., (989) 923-7835, Bonnie Westervelt, principal. Plymouth Elementary: 1105 Susan Johnson, principal. Woodcrest Elementary: 5500 E. Sugnet Road, (989) 923-7616 Drake St., (989) 923-7940. Jeff Bridget Hockemeyer. Sieber t Elementar y: 5700 Pennex, principal.

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Central Middle School: 305 E. Reardon St., (989) 923-5571, Steve Poole, principal. Jefferson Middle School: 800 Chapel Lane, (989) 923-5873, Michael Decker, principal. Northeast Middle School: 1305 E. Sugnet Road, (989) 923-5772, Jeff Jaster, principal. H.H. Dow High School: 3901 N. Saginaw Road, (989) 923-5382, Pam Kastl, principal. Midland High School: 1301 Eastlawn Drive, (989) 923-5181, Janet Grief, principal. Beaverton Rural Schools The board of education meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. (except for December) in the Beaverton High School Media Center. Greg Paxton, Superintendent, (989) 246-3000. High School: 440 S. Ross, (989) 246-3300, Joe Passalacqua, principal.

Middle School: 440 S. Ross, (989) 246-3407, Jeff Budge, principal. Primary School: 127 W. Tonkin (989) 246-3040, Ron Morley, principal. Bullock Creek Schools The board of education meets the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the high school, 1420 Badour Road, Charles Schwedler, Superintendent, (989) 631-9022. High School: 1420 Badour Road, (989) 631-2340, Todd Gorsuch, principal. Middle School: 644 Badour Road, (989) 631-9260, Shawn Hale, principal. Floyd Elementar y: 725 E. 8 Mile Road, (989) 832-2081, Rod Dishaw, principal. Bullock Creek Elementar y: 1037 Poseyville Road, (989) 631-9099, Vicki Mikusko, principal.

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Education: Local schools Pine River Elementary: 1894 E. Pine River Road, (989) 6315121, Debbie Bradford, principal. Coleman Community Schools The board of education meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria, 991 E. Railway. Mary Pitchford, Superintendent, (989) 465-6060. Junior/Senior High School: 4951 N. Lewis Road, (989) 465-6177, Jack Young, principal. Elementary School: 1010 E. Washington, (989) 465-6179, Cindy Araway, principal. Gladwin Public Schools The board of education meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month. Check for time and location. Rick Seebeck, superintendent, (989) 426-9255. High School: 1400 N. Spring, (989) 426-7341, Paul Zagata, principal. Intermediate School: 780 W. First, (989) 426-4531, Joe Cote´, principal. Junior High School: 401 N. Bowery, (989) 426-3808, Dave Beyer, principal. Elementar y School: 600 W. First, (989) 426-7771, Marcene Damitz, prinicpal.

Meridian Public Schools The board of education meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Meridian High School media center. Craig Carmoney, superintendent, (989) 687-3200. New Tech School: 3303 N. Meridian Road, (989) 6873305, Patrick Malley, principal. High School: 3303 N. Meridian Road, (989) 687-3300, John Blahunka, principal. Junior High School: 3475 N. Meridian Road, (989) 687-3362, Kent Boxey, principal.

Elementary School: 3353 N. Meridian Road, (989) 687-3494, Sarah Barratt, principal. Parochial Schools Midland Christian School: 4417 Wackerly Road, (989) 8359881, Eric VanDerhoof, administrator. Blessed Sacrament School: 3109 Swede Ave., (989) 8356777, Lee Ann Berg, principal. Calvar y Baptist Academy: 6100 Perrine Road, (989) 8323341, Mike Reece, administrator. Good Shepherd Lutheran Elementar y School: 907 Mattes Dr., (989) 835-4181.

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Education: Before and after school

Education: Local organizations

Blessed Sacrament Preschool: 3109 Swede Ave., (989) 8356777. Campfire USA Midland County Council: 220 W. Main, Suite 203, (989) 832-2295. Midland County 4C: Referral service for all child care providers in Midland County, (989) 631-5390 ext. 3335. Chippewa Preschool: 2401 E. Wheeler Road, (989) 832-2008. Early Head Start MMCAA: 71 E. Saginaw Road, Sanford, (989) 687-7055. Epwor th Cooperative Preschool: 315 W. Larkin St., (989) 835-6797. First Baptist Preschool: 915 E. Sugnet Road, (989) 839-9791. Golden Rule Preschool and Child Care Center: 2515 Ashman St., 633-0036. Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Preschool: 907 Mattes Dr., (989) 835-4181. Grandma’s House: 4608 James Dr., (989) 832-6966. Happy Hands: 308 Longview St., (989) 496-0200. Heavens Elect Christian Learning Center: 3305 Ridgecrest Dr., (989) 837-1914. Hidden Treasures Preschool: 6100 Perrine Road, Midland, (989) 832-5250. Kids First Child Development Center: 1621 E. Wheeler St., (989) 837-3999. Kids Time Child Care LLC: 4838 Barden, Coleman, (989) 4656993. Kinder Kare Children’s Center: 1184 James Savage Road, 8359201; 4011 W. Isabella Road, Shepherd, (989) 832-3256. Messiah Lutheran Preschool: 2300 E. Gordonville Road, (989) 835-7143. Midland Christian School: 4417 W. Wackerly St., (989) 8359881. Midland Community Center: (989) 832-7937, ext. 2237. Midland Montessori School: 5709 Eastman Ave., (989) 8353921. Montessori Children’s House: 5200 Jefferson Road, (989) 8351101. Michele’s Montessori School: 4611 Swede Ave., (989) 8353999. NEMCSA Head Start Preschool: Contact: Vickie Rutledge, (989) 631-4829; Kelly Scoles, (989) 832-7520; Dawn Glesner, (989)

Altruistic Learning Center Inc.: 2706 Ashman, (989) 837-6750. State approved nurses aides training course. The Dow College Opportunity Program (Dow COP): High school students from Bullock Creek, Meridian, Shepherd and Coleman gain a variety of academic and social skills designed to help them acquire a college degree. For more information, write to ETC Computer Training Classes: 884 E. Isabella Road, (989) 6315202 ext. 247. Family and Children’s Services of Midland: 1714 Eastman Ave., (989) 631-5390. Educational, supportive and group therapy programs. Literacy Council of Midland County: (989) 839-0540. Midland/Bullock Creek/Coleman/Meridian Adult Education/

832-0968; or Dawn Wyman, (989) 832-8203. Locations are: Midland 1 Head Start, 2828 Isabella St.; Midland 2 and 3 Head Start, 3917 Jefferson Ave.; Midland 4 Head Start, 2205 Jefferson Ave.; Coleman Head Start, 991 E. Railway; Meridian/Sanford Head Start, 2534 N. West River Road, Sanford. North Midland Family Center: (989) 689-7770. Oakridge Daycare: 2897 Huckleberry, (989) 832-4302. Presbyterian Parent Cooperative Preschool: 1310 Ashman St., (989) 835-6759. St. John’s Episcopal Co-op Preschool: 405 N. Saginaw Road, Contact Beth Miller, (989) 8354003; email: sjepreschool@yahoo. com; Ready Set Grow/Preschool & Childcare: 104 Moll St., Auburn, 662-6681. Stepping Stones Day Care & Preschool: 2904 E. Ashman St., (989) 832-8588. Trinity Lutheran Preschool: 3701 Jefferson Ave., (989) 6310692. West Midland Preschool: Call Missy Finney, (989) 832-3256. West Midland Family Center After-school Opportunities: For students in grades K-8. Contact ReneeYoung at 832-3256. Whippersnappers: Midland, (989) 837-9906.

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Government: County commissioners Midland County Meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the County Services Building. District 1, Howard Schoenherr, 687-2138. District 2, Mark Bone, 6317281. District 3, James Leigeb, 8359660. District 4, Richard Keenan, 839-0123. District 5, James Geisler, 8397117. District 6, Eric Dorrien, 6151982. District 7, Rose Marie McQuaid, 832-3607. Bay County Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the commission chambers on the fourth floor of the Bay County Building. District 1, Michael J. Duranczyk, 879-2717. District 2, Brandon Krause, 326-0237. District 3, Vaughn J. Begick, 686-0578.

District 4, Joe Davis, 8601933. District 5, Ernie Krygier, 6842830. District 6, Kim Coonan, 6847675. District 7, Tom Ryder, 8608095. District 8, Christopher Rupp, 892-8147. District 9, Donald J. Tilley, 892-0750. Gladwin County Meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. at the county building. Commissioner’s secretary:

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Saginaw County Call 790-5267 for times and dates of meetings. District 1, Michael P. O’Hare, 845-6361. District 2, Ronald L. Sholtz, 585-3532. District 3, Cheryl M. Hadsall, 624-9886. District 4, Dennis H. Krafft, 652-8527. District 5, Patrick A. Wurtzel, 781-4443. District 6, Eddie F. Foxx, 7776049. District 7, Robert M. Woods Jr., 753-5554.

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Government: County officials Bay County County Executive Thomas Hickner, 895-4130. Prosecuting Attorney Kurt Asbury, 895-4185. Sheriff John Miller, 895-4050. County Clerk Cynthia Luczak, 895-4280. County Treasurer Richard Brzezinski, 895-4285. Register of Deeds Victoria Roupe, 895-4228. Gladwin County County Clerk Laura Brandon-Maveal, 426-7351.

Prosecuting Attorney Aaron Miller, 426-8592. Register of Deeds Ann Manning, 426-7551. County Sheriff Michael Shea, 426-9284. County Treasurer Christy VanTiem, 426-7251. Midland County Administrator/Controller Bridgette Gransden, 8326797. Prosecuting Attorney Michael Carpenter, 832-6722. Sheriff Jerry Nielsen, 839-4600.

County Clerk Ann Manary, 832-6739. County Treasurer Catherine Lunsford, 832-6850. Register of Deeds Julie Atkinson, 832-6820. Saginaw County County Treasurer, 790-5225. Prosecuting Attorney Michael Thomas, 790-5330. County Clerk Susan Kaltenbach, 790-5250. County Sheriff William Federspiel, 790-5400. Register of Deeds Mildred Dodak, 790-5270.

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Government: Elected officials

Government: City officials

President, Vice President of the United States The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., 20500-1002. (202) 456-1414; White House comment line for people using TTY due to hearing disabilities: (202) 456-6213; White House fax line: (202) 4562461. E-mail: U.S. Senate Sen. Carl Levin, D-Southfield — (202) 224-6221. Local address: 515 N. Washington Ave., Suite 402, Saginaw, Mich., 48607 (989) 754-2494; e-mail through webpage at Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing — (202) 224-4822. Fax: (202) 228-0325. Local address: 432 N. Saginaw St., Suite 301, Flint, Mich., 48502 (810) 720-4172; E-mail: U.S.House 4th District Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland — (202) 225-3561. Fax (202) 2259679; Mid-Michigan office, 135 Ashman St., Midland, Mich., (989) 631-2552 or (800) 342-2455. E-mail: Use the “contacting Dave Camp” section of the website at Governor Gov. Rick Snyder, State Capitol Building, 111 S. Capitol, P.O. Box 30013, Lansing, Mich., 48909; phone (517) 373-3400, (517) 3357858, (517) 335-6863 (fax), e-mail: State Senate 36th District Sen. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, and mailing address, Post Office Box 30036, Lansing, Mich., 48909. Phone (517) 373-7946, fax (517) 373-2678. E-mail SenJMoolenaar@senate. 32nd District Sen. Roger Kahn, R-Saginaw County, address: P.O. Box 30036, Lansing, Mich., 48909. Phone (517) 373-1760 or (866) 305-2132 toll free; fax (517) 373-3487. E-mail State House 98th District parts of Midland, Saginaw counties Rep. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, address: P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, Mich., 48909. Phone (800) 626-8887 and (517) 373-1791. E-mail Online office welcome.asp?District=098 99th District Isabella Co., part of Midland Co.

Midland Council meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Midland City Hall Council Chambers. Mayor: Maureen Donker First Ward: Tom Adams, (989) 631-7115. Second Ward: Maureen Donker, (989) 839-0531. Third Ward: J. Dee Brooks, (989) 832-8716. Fourth Ward: Diane Brown, (989) 513-5638. Fifth Ward: Marty Wazbinski, (989) 631-6928. Auburn Commission meets the first and third Mondays at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Mayor: Lee Kilbourn, (989) 662-2208. Clerk: Karen Bellor, (989) 662-6761. Treasurer: JoElla Krantz, (989) 662-6761. Beaverton Council meets the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at City Hall. City Administrator: Kerry Posey, (989) 435-9343.

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Clerk: Beverley Dodd Miller, (989) 435-9343. Treasurer: Barb Williams, (989) 435-9343. Coleman Council meets the fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. Clerk/Treasurer: Kathleen Lewis, (989) 465-6961. Gladwin Council meets the first and third Monday at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Administrator: Robert Moffit, (989) 426-9231, ext. 105. Clerk: Shannon Greaves, (989) 426-9231, ext. 101. Treasurer: Betty Barnebee, (989) 426-9231, ext. 103. Sanford Council meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Sanford Village Offices. President: Tim Bailey, 687-7571. Clerk: Shannon Hartshorn, (989) 687-7667. Treasurer: Linda Geiger, (989) 687-5077.

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Government: Roads For questions or concerns about area road conditions, call the following telephone numbers: Auburn, 662-6761. Beaverton, 435-9343. Coleman, 465-9182. Freeland, 695-9512. Midland, 837-6900. Sanford, 687-7667.

Bay County Road Commission, 686-4610. Clare County Road Commission, 539-2151. Gladwin County Road Commission, 426-7441. Midland County Road Commission, 687-9060. Saginaw County Road Commission, 752-6140.

Government: Veterans services Bay County Veterans Office, 515 Center, Bay City, 895-4190. Clare County Veterans Affairs Office, 225 W. Main, Harrison, 539-3273. Gladwin County Veterans Affairs Office, 401 W. Cedar, Gladwin, 426-4891. Midland County Veterans Service Office, 220 W. Ellsworth, Midland, 832-6843.


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Mayor Maureen Donker presented retiring Assistant City Manager Jack Duso with a plaque and proclamation recognizing him for his years of service during a City Council meeting.

Law enforcement State Police For emergency calls needing law enforcement assistance, call 9-1-1. For non-emergency calls, check your local phone directory for the law enforcement agency in your area. Michigan State Police: Gladwin Post (989) 426-4811. Bay City Post (989) 684-2234. Mount Pleasant Post (989) 773-5951.

American Red Cross, Great Lakes Bay Chapter, 631-3262. Service to Armed Forces provides a 24/7 link between local families and their immediate family. Saginaw County Veterans Trust Office, 7939560. Aleda E. Lutz Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1500 Weiss, Saginaw, 793-2340.

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Government: Township officials GLADWIN COUNTY Beaverton Township Supervisor, Jeff Roehrs, 4353602. Clerk, Madalyn J. Hubble, 4656323. Treasurer, LuAnn Domako, 435-9621. Bentley Township Supervisor, Bradley E. Neumeyer II, 879-4659. Clerk, Jennifer Buczek, 8795313. Treasurer, Sharon Roy-Krahner, 879-5794. Billings Township Supervisor, (pending), 4354037 Clerk, Susan Brancaleone, 4354037 Treasurer, Larry Nelson, 4354037. Bourret Township Supervisor, Anthony Marshall, 343-9996. Clerk, Kim M. Marshall, 3439996. Treasurer, Diane Carlu, 345-7591. Buckeye Township Supervisor, Kevin Van Tiem, 435-2553. Clerk, Shawna L. Wolfe, 435-9171. Treasurer, Elizabeth Looker, 426-7280. Butman Township Supervisor, Shirley Kyle, 4264351 ext. 27 Clerk, Don Joyce, 426-4351 x 25 Treasurer, Susie Ruppert, 4264351 ext. 26 Clement Township Supervisor, Karen Hoffman, 345-3915. Clerk, Jackline Anderson, 3453915. Treasurer, Deborah Fisch, 3454152. Gladwin Township Supervisor, Robert Weaver, 4269667. Clerk, Onalee Greer, 4269857. Treasurer, Jodie Klamer, 4265786. Grim Township Supervisor, Keith Cousineau, 846-6754. Clerk, Darlene Showalter, 8466058. Treasurer, Linda Lyons, 846-6005. Grout Township Supervisor, William Shearer, 426-8233. Clerk, Linda Birgel, 426-6836. Treasurer, Darlene Conner, 426-8111. Hay Township Supervisor, Dennis Perry, 426-

5352. Clerk, Janice Bennett, 246-3123. Treasurer, June Detzler, 4264694. Sage Township Supervisor, Kristie Simrau, 426-9135. Clerk, Laura Flach, 426-7656. Treasurer, Janet Smith, 2463112. Secord Township Supervisor, Vincent Barry Jr., 246-0027. Clerk, Kathy Hart, 246-1022. Treasurer, Jim Cooper, 4262809. Sherman Township Supervisor, Walter Hart, 4266348. Clerk, Linda Freier, 426-8024.

Treasurer, Valerie Wood, 4260869. Tobacco Township Supervisor, William Clark, 4357996. Clerk, Rochelle Brubaker, 4354525. Treasurer, Judy Wyse, 4357174. MIDLAND COUNTY Edenville Township Supervisor, Robert Johnson, 689-3655. Clerk, Tammie Bacon, 6893655. Treasurer, Karen Carey, 6893655. Geneva Township Supervisor, Gordon Berthume, 465-6668.

Clerk, Kathy Sullivan, 4650723. Treasurer, Joseph Grabowski, 465-6587. Greendale Township Supervisor, R. James Leviere, 772-2207. Clerk, Ruth Knapp, 835-3009. Treasurer, Shirley J. Herron, 835-6503. Homer Township Supervisor, Chad Moody, 8327882.

Clerk, Todd Lee, 832-0964. Treasurer, Sandra Turk, 6314399. Hope Township Supervisor, Andy Kobisa, 6890322. Clerk, Joann Wilkie, 689-3056. Treasurer, Starleen Heath, 689-5549. Ingersoll Township Supervisor, Daniel Cline, 8390284.

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Government: Township officials Clerk, Mary Ellen Keel, 695-5200. Treasurer, David Keel, 695-6244. Jasper Township Supervisor, James Mulder, 3308320. Clerk, Jean Shauger, 828-7012. Treasurer, Carol Aldrich, 6813312. Jerome Township Supervisior, Stuart D. Bloomfield, 687-7443. Clerk, Connie Methner, 6877749. Treasurer, Laura Grubaugh, 687-2190. Larkin Township Supervisor, Carl Crewes, 8356399. Clerk, Lisa Johnson, 835-6399. Treasurer, Kathy A. Moe, 8359409. Lee Township Supervisor, Michael Glynn, 600-4273. Clerk, Ronald Rippee, 8322460. Treasurer, William H. Stewart, 687-2536. Lincoln Township Supervisor, Kevin L. Wray, 6879289. Clerk, Mark Trinklein, 687-6658. Treasurer, Kimberly D. Oswald, 687-6620.

Midland Township Supervisor, Terry Holt, 6315408. Clerk, Korene Labadie, 8358866. Treasurer, Timothy Mott, 8352254. Mills Township Supervisor, Dan Bloom, 8322293. Clerk, Maxine M. Brink, 6893721. Treasurer, Sara Pitch, 689-5097. Mt. Haley Township Supervisor, Richard Dougherty, 633-9121.

Clerk, Sharon Fleming, 643-5590. Treasurer, Leonard Breasbois, 643-6703. Porter Township Supervisor, Robert Fleming, 842-3355. Clerk, Marianne Corbat, 8425695. Treasurer, John Girvin, 835-1465. Warren Township Supervisor, James M. Acker, 465-6001. Clerk, Linda S. Anthony, 4651894. Treasurer, Carla J. Stremlow, 465-6481.

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Government: Township meetings Edenville Township Meets first Tuesday of the month (except July) at 7 p.m. at Swanton Memorial Center, 6460 N. Water Road, Edenville.

Midland Township Meets second Wednesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 1030 Poseyville Road, Midland.

Geneva Township Meets second Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 3383 W. Grant St., Coleman.

Mills Township Meets second Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 3480 Shearer Road.

Greendale Township Meets second Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 1010 S. Geneva Road, Shepherd. Homer Township Meets third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 522 N. Homer Road, Midland. Hope Township Meets second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at township hall (March through November) and at Hope Township Fire Hall (December through February), 5244 N. Hope Road. Ingersoll Township Meets second Monday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 3026 S. Sasse Road. Jasper Township Meets second Tuesday of month at 7:30 p.m. at township hall, 5595 W. Kent Road, St. Louis. Jerome Township Meets second Wednesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 3243 N. West River Road, Sanford. Larkin Township Meets second Tuesday of month at 7:30 p.m. at township hall, 3027 N. Jefferson Road. Lee Township Meets second Monday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 1485 W. Olson Road, Midland. Lincoln Township Meets second Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 1882 N. Hope Road, Midland.

Mt. Haley Township Meets second Monday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 3012 S. Homer Road, Merrill. Porter Township Meets first Wednesday of month at 7 p.m. at township hall, 400 S. Nine Mile Road. Warren Township Meets third Monday of month at 7:30 p.m. at township hall, 4506 W. Baker Road.

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Government: Where to vote in Midland County August Primary Election Aug. 7. November General Election Nov. 6. City of Midland POLLING LOCATIONS Ward 1 - Pct. 1 New Life Vineyard, 1014 E. Ashman Ward 1 - Pct. 2 New Life Vineyard, 1014 E. Ashman Ward 1 - Pct. 3 Civic Arena, 405 Fast Ice Ward 1 - Pct. 4 Davenport University, 3555 E. Patrick Road Ward 1 - Pct. 5 Civic Arena, 405 Fast Ice Ward 1 - Pct. 6 Civic Arena, 405 Fast Ice Ward 2 - Pct. 1 Carpenter School, 1407 W. Carpenter Ward 2 - Pct. 2 Carpenter School, 1407 W. Carpenter Ward 2 - Pct. 3 Eastlawn School, 115 Eastlawn (Corner Jefferson & Eastlawn) Ward 2 - Pct. 4 City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth

School, 1105 E. Sugnet Ward 5 - Pct. 3 Chestnut Hill School, 3900 Chestnut Hill Drive Ward 5 - Pct. 4 Chestnut Hill School, 3900 Chestnut Hill Drive Ward 5 - Pct. 5 Northeast Intermediate, 1305 E. Sugnet City of Coleman Coleman City Hall, 201 E. Railway St. Edenville Township Swanton Memorial Building, 6422 Water Road Geneva Township Geneva Township Hall, 3000 Barden Road Greendale Township Greendale Township Hall, 1010 S. Geneva Road Homer Township All precincts, Public Safety Building, 222 S. Homer Road.

Hope Township Hope Township Hall, corner of Hope and Hull Roads. Ingersoll Township Both precincts, Ingersoll Township Hall, corner of Sasse and Freeland Roads Jasper Township Jasper Township Hall, 5500 W. Kent Road Jerome Township Pct: 1 and 2, Senior Citizens Building, 137 Lincoln St. Pct: 3 and 4, Jerome Township Hall, 3243 W. River Road. Larkin Township Pct. 1 and 2, Larkin Township Hall, 3016 N. Jefferson Road. Pct. 3, Township Office, 3027 N. Jefferson Road. Lee Township Both Precincts, Lee Township Hall, Corner of Nine Mile and Olson Roads.

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Fifth Third Bank, 321 S. Saginaw, 839-4448. Wolverine Bank, 5710 Eastman Ave., 1015 S. Saginaw Road, 118 Ashman St., 6314280. Sanford Chemical Bank & Trust, 256 W. Saginaw, 687-5531. Credit Unions Auburn United Financial, 4710 S. Garfield, 662-4459. Clare Central Michigan Community Federal, 650 W. Fifth, 3867112.

Freeland United Financial, 7600 Midland Road, 695-2766. Gladwin Central Michigan Community Federal, 1291 W. Cedar, 426-1456. Midland Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union: 600 E. Lyon Road, 835-7794. Wildfire Credit Union, 100 Joseph Dr., 839-0770. Members First Credit Union: 400 Dartmouth Dr., Midland, 835-5100; 600 W. Wackerly St., 835-5100.

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Retail: Dining Midland Applebee’s: 6911 Eastman Ave., 631-5940. Angelita’s Coffee House: 4328 N. Saginaw Road, 486-8110. Amazing Deli: 134 Main St., 8377278. Arby’s Roast Beef: 1510 S. Saginaw Road, 835-3851 and 7019 Eastman Road, 839-4088. Asian Express: 5015 Eastman Ave., 832-8000. Bamboo Gardens: 721 Saginaw Road, 832-7967. Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern: 6603 Eastman Ave., 837-6836. Big Boy Restaurants: 1513 S. Saginaw Road, 631-1059. Big E’s Sports Grill: Holiday Inn, 810 Cinema Dr., 794-8500. Bob Evans Restaurant: Eastman Ave., 839-8351. Bone Daddy’s BBQ: 3216 Bay City Road, 496-2266. Boulevard Lounge: 316 S. Saginaw, 832-5387. Bravo Pizza: 985 S. Saginaw Road, 633-8200. Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar: 6728 Eastman Ave., 633-9464. Buffet King: 2018 N. Saginaw Road, 633-3888. Burger King Restaurant: 2029 S. Saginaw, 631-9030; 6730 Eastman Ave., 631-7303. Cafe American Restaurant/Coffee Bar: 1525-B Washington (Midland Towne Center), 633-9665. Also in

Retail: Cable TV The cable company serving the City of Midland is Charter Communications, 1-800-878-2288. The local office is located at 2013 W. Wackerly St., Suite 200. Elsewhere, check with the city or township clerk for the cable company serving your locality.

(989) 631-4220. NADA Hotel & Conference Center: Located on the campus of Northwood University, 4000 Whiting Drive, (989) 8374284. Residence Inn Marriott: 850 Joe Mann Blvd., (989) 8379990. Sleep Inn of Midland: 2100 W. Wackerly St., (989) 837-1010. Spring Hill Suites Marriott: 520 Joe Mann Blvd., Midland, (989) 837-2700. The H Hotel: 111 W. Main St., (989) 839-0500. www.thehhotel. com The Midland Motor Inn: 1815 S. Saginaw Road, (989) 631-0570.

TwiLight Motel: 4959 S. Saginaw Road, (989) 496-3540. Gladwin All Seasons Inn: 78 E. M-61, (989) 426-5600. Cedar Avenue Inn-Hunters PubBar-Tavern: 1220 E. Cedar Ave., (989) 426-4534, Lost Arrow Resort on the Water: 1749 Bomanville Road, (989) 345-7774. Riverwalk Place: 777 Cedar Ave., (989) 246-8000. Northwoods Motel: 5800 N. M30, (989) 426-4021. White Star Motel: 100 N. M-30, (989) 426-8940.

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Retail: Dining Midland Mall. Captain Dave’s Family Entertainment Center, Home of the Wheel House Restaurant & Roll Arena: 2909 Bay City Road, 496-2900. China Palace: 1908 S. Saginaw Road, 832-3177. Coffee Chaos: 6201 Jefferson Ave., 835-6401. Currie Cafe: Currie Municipal Golf Course. Dairy Queen: S. Saginaw Road, 917 S. Saginaw, 486-3663. Dairy Queen Midland: 6800 Eastman Ave., 832-2795. Decker’s Lounge: 402 E. Ellsworth, 835-7592. Diamond Jim’s Restaurant and Bar: 101 E. Main St., 486-3343. Domino’s Pizza: 2804 Rodd St., 832-7719. El Patron: 1900 S. Saginaw Road, 633-9800. Elvira’s Mexican Restaurante´: 829 E. Saginaw Road, 687-6680. Entre Amigos: 2600 N. Saginaw Road, 832-6348. Espresso Milano: 137 Ashman St., 832-3222. Garden Restaurant/Midland Resort: 1500 W. Wackerly St., 6314220 ext. 605.; Winston Pub: 1500 W. Wackerly St., 631-4220, ext. 607. Ghengis Khan Mongolian BBQ: 510 Bay City Road, 496-2288. Gimmicks, Valley Plaza Resort: 5021 Bay City Road, 496-2037. Golden Buffet: 979 S. Saginaw, 633-9888. Good Time’s Pizza: 4006 Jefferson Ave., 839-0400. Gourmet Cupcake Shoppe: 1908 S. Saginaw Road, 631-4103. Grand Traverse Pie Company: 2600 N. Saginaw Road, 839-4872. Jets Pizza: 203 W. Wackerly, Suite A, 633-9999. Honeybaked Ham: 221 W. Wackerly, 835-4267. Hungry Howies: 425 S. Saginaw Road, 837-2636. Jimmy John’s: 1916 S. Saginaw Road, 837-1000. Journeys Coffeehouse: 201 E. Main St., 486-8585. Kentucky Fried Chicken: 1601 N. Saginaw Road, 832-2232. Korean House: 4981 Eastman Ave., 839-2164. Lil’ Chef Restaurant: 1616 S. Saginaw Road, 631-3660. Little Caesar’s Pizza: 1840 N. Saginaw Road, 832-7961, and 1114 S. Saginaw Road, 631-3273. Logan’s Roadhouse: 7135 Eastman Ave., 835-2501. Long John Silver’s Seafood: 1210 Patrick Road, 835-2500. Manchu Wok: 6800 Eastman Ave. in the Midland Mall, 839-9963. Mancino’s Pizza & Grinders: 301 S. Saginaw Road, 631-1200. McDonald’s Restaurants: 601 Waldo

Ave., 495-0165; Midland Mall, 6312315; 4925 Eastman Ave., 832-1715; 1711 S. Saginaw Road, 832-5932. Midland Brewing Company: 5011 N. Saginaw Road, 631-3041. Molly’s Bistro: 134 Ashman St., 832-7170. Muncheese: 390 Dartmouth Dr., 837-3090. North Side Deli: 2218 N. Saginaw Road, 832-3354. Oscars: 140 E. Main St., 8378680. Papa John’s: 2311 Washington St., 837-7272. Pi’s Chinese Restaurant: 1815 S. Saginaw Road, 832-5848. Pizza Hut: 1516 N. Saginaw Road, 839-9935. Pizza Sam’s: 102 W. Main St., 631-1934. Ponderosa Steak House: 1107 S. Saginaw Road, 631-6420. Qdoba Mexican Grill: 6912 Eastman Ave., 837-2600. Quiznos: 1301 Washington St., 631-7849 and 111 W. Wackerly St., 837-2901. Rally’s Hamburgers: 2020 S. Saginaw Road, 631-4681. Ruby Tuesday: 6800 Eastman Ave. in the Midland Mall, 631-4050. Shirlene’s Cuisine: 1716 W. Wackerly St., 631-8750. Sid’s Party Store: 810 Ashman St., 631-1066. Stacker’s Grill: 4312 N. Saginaw Road, 631-8646. Starbucks Coffee: 7201 Eastman Ave., 631-2472. Subway Sandwich & Salads: 1900 N. Saginaw Road, 832-5758; 983 S. Saginaw Road, 832-5757; 3520

Isabella St., 839-0508. Also located in WalMart. Taco Bell: 2038 N. Saginaw Road, 835-4850; 1810 S. Saginaw Road, 631-0590. Texan Family Restaurant: 2008 N. Saginaw, 631-4600. The Creek Grill: 1259 Poseyville Road, 486-3717. The H: 111 W. Main St., 839-0500. Offers three culinary venues. The Table features a fine dining experience. Cafe Zinc is a casual dining restaurant. Oxygen, O2 a bar area. The Original Tony’s: 2111 S. Saginaw Road, 839-8560. Tim Horton’s: 2003 S. Saginaw, 832-9955. US Coney & Cone: 601 S. Saginaw Road, 832-5395. Villa D’Alessandro: 801 E. Wackerly, 631-3821. Adjacent to Tuscany Banquet Hall. Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers: 1612 S. Saginaw Road, 8352880. YaYa’s Flame Broiled Chickens: 1409 S. Saginaw Road, 835-2882. Coleman Coleman Restaurant: 300 E. Railway, 465-6711. Subway: 102 W. Railway, 4659981. The Pizza Man: 115 N. 4th, 4651142. Yesterday’s Depot: 320 E. Railway, 465-1890. Edenville Red’s Good Eats: 6670 M-30, 689-0363. Hope Yack’s Dry Dock: 6227 N. Merid-

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Gatsby’s Saloon: 203 Center Ave., 922-5556. Grampa Tony’s Restaurants: 1108 Columbus Ave., 893-4795. Harvey’s Grill and Bar: 4000 Wilder Road, 686-3304. Hooters Bay City: 966 E. Midland St., 892-5557. King Fish Restaurant & The Tiki Lounge: 1019 N. Water St., 894-0772. Krzysiak House Restaurant & Catering: 1605 Michigan Ave., 8945531. Lucky’s Pub Food-Spirits-MusicDancing-Fun: 615 E. Midland St., 895-9005. Lumber Barons Charcoal Grill & Brew Club, The Stables Martini & Cigar Bar: 804 E. Midland St., 894-0400. Lumberjacks Steak House: 605 E. Midland St. (next to Westown Theater), 892-5741. Midland Street Jack’s Grill & Lounge: 605 E. Midland St., 892-5741. Morning at Maggies Omelette: 819 Saginaw St., 892-3142. Nino’s Family Restaurant: 1703 Columbus, 893-0691. Oasis Lounge: 1913 Kosiusko Ave., 893-4491. Old City Hall Restaurant: 814 Saginaw St., 892-4140. Old Tyme Broadway: 1602 Broadway, 892-1144. Riverfront Grille: 1 Wenonah Park Place, 460-1700. River Rock Cafe: 614 E. Midland St., 894-5500. Stock’Pot Catering: 1007 Washington Ave., 893-9332. Tommy V’s Cafe & Pizzeria: 310 E. Midland St., 895-3500.

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