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i: iI i Wednesday, April 3,.2013 The Montmorency County Tribune 9 Canada Creek Ranch by Sue Jambs for one of these positions. Registration starts at 11:30 AERIE NEWS: Each Your help is needed and a.m. and fees are $5 per Thursday the aerie holds a very much appreciated, person. Members and steak dinner, which in- Also, the nomination for a guests are all welcome. cludes asteak, bakedpota- very important honor of Hope to see you there. toes, salad bar and rolls, "Mother of the Year" Tanya Blacktuer,_Auxil- from 5-8 p.m. The cost is started in March. Should iary Madam President, $10 per person, you know of a candidate would like to personally Our regular all-you-can- for this honor, please sub- thank everyone who con- eat fish fry is held the 2nd mit a letter, in a sealed en- tributed to a successful and 4th Friday of each velope, for someorte you bake sale at the Eagles month. The cost is $9 for feel has unselfishly con- March 22-24. Thanks go to adults and $5 for children tributed to our organize- all organizers, but espe- under l 0. Children under 5 tion. Please state your rea- cially to Chair Nancy La eat free. Both the fish fry sons and submit to an aux- France and her helpers, to and the steak dinners are iliary officer or place it in the workers, bakers, and a open to the public, the secretary's slot in the special thanks to everyone Nominations for our ae- file cabinet no later than who bought the delicious rie officers are continuing April 17. goodies to make the sale a through April. Please con- Ladies, please note we success.Profitswillbenefit sider helping the aerie by need a telephone list up- " upgrading the current becoming an officer for date of our members. If sound system in the hall. 2013-2014. Elections will you have changed yourALOOKAHEAD:TheDis- be held in May. telephone number since trict Meeting, scheduled A Texas Hold-em' Tour- you first became an auxil- on Sunday, April 14 will be namentisscheduleonSat- iarymember, please notify held at our own #4077 Ae- urday, April 6. Registration us as soon as possible so ne at 2:30 p.m. We will be begins at 11:30 a.m. and we can keep our member- hosting, so please plan on the deals begin at 12:45 ship data updated, attending and helping out p.m. Prizes will be based Our auxiliary is proud to whereyoucan. Dinnerwill on the number of partici- be able to help thosein our be served at 4:30 by aerie pants. Food and munchies community. Just this past and auxiliary members, so will be available. This is March, we do tated $100 to let's make this gathering open to the public. Come the DHS Back Packproject one our District will re- on in and enjoy the day! for children, and for April member! During that The aerie breakfasts will and May, we are donating meeting, nominations for begin on Sunday, April 21 $200 to the Atlanta School District Officers will be from 9 a.m. until noorr. $7 Science Camp fund. It is held. There are 13 Aerie per person for an all-you- our goal to be able to con- clubs in our District 8 and can-eat breakfast. The tinue with our "People we are a part ofZone 3. public is welcome! Helping People" mottoContinuing with our eth- AUXILIARY NEWS: Our andcontributetoourcom- nic dinners, on Saturday, last auxiliarymeetinghon- munity on a monthly ba- May 4 the aerie and auxil- ored Iudy Sirenwith abou- sis. iary will be hosting a Cinco quet offlowers for Sister of OTHER NEWS: A St. De Mayo dinner from 5-8 the Month for March. Judy Patrick's Day dinner was p.m.Aquesadillabar and a isasecondyeartrusteeand held on March 17. All the tacobarwillbeserved.The a devoted member. She Irish fixins' were served to cost is $10 per person, $6 volunteers much of her 70 guests. Everyone en- for children under 10 time to the auxiliary and joyed the food and Irish years, 5 and under eat free, aerie events and is also a music. It was truly aand is open to the public. member of the Eagle Rid- "green" fun day. " A raffle is in the works for ers. Congratulations Judy! On March 23, our "9 Ball a beautiful handmade At our last auxiliary meet- Broomstick Tournament" Eagle quilt with hanging hag we welcomed two new was held. Twenty people rack for first prize, second sisters; Mary Dugas and shot pool with a broom- prize is a wooden canoe Sandy Nichols. We are glad stick and had a lot of shelf and third prize is to have you join us. Con- laughs. First place team three beautifulLenoxGer- gratulations to both ofyou, was Tom Buchinger andman crystal ornaments. Nominations and elec- Sue Iacobs, second place Tickets are on sale in the tions of new auxiliary of- was taken by Lee Reeves social room and the draw- ricers are also continuing and Judy Siren and third ingwillbeheldonlune22. through April, with final place went to Tom Prince The proceeds will go to our election to be held on May and Becky Hooper. Con- "People Helping People" 1. Posting of nominations gratulations to all the win- fund. Also that day, the ae- are in the hallway. Please nersIThenext"9BallTour- rie will be hosting a Road nament" will be held on Rally. More informationto think about helping your auxiliary by volunteering Saturday, April 20 at noon. come. i Atlanta Hillman Lake Avalon Ess Lake Long Lake I COMMUNICATIONS, LLC Rush Lake Creek Ranch HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, canada Onaway 989-733-8100 1 877-733-8101 I WWW.SRC-MI.COM J & K Custom Signs ] I Engraved & Relief Routed Wood Signs] [ John & Karen Gibson ] I 16420 Harwood Rd, Atlanta I I 989-819-7697 I I jkcustomsigns@hughes.net I Reaching out to the needy and hurting is a good way to love your neighbor as yourself. We need your support in this endeavor. "The Caring Place" Atlanta Church of Christ 11651 M-33 Atlanta, MI 49709 785-4561 Thank You for Your Tax Deductable Support by Barbara Ann Sleele Most of last weekMO and the following day a rider headed Correspondent gave us a feeling of east from Sacramento CA. Letters were springwith lots of sunshine and tempera- delivered within 10 days for $5 an ounce. turesinthe40's.Wewillbegladwhenthe There were 190 way stations, 10 and 15 snow is all gone so we can start cleaning miles apart. Each rider's "run" was be- up all the tree branches, twigs that came tween 75 and 100 miles. Less than two downduringthewinterstorms.Goodwayyears later the pony express ceased on to exercise. Oct. 1861 due to the Completion of the ThefirstLadiesAuxiliarymeetingof2013 overland telegraph. is Wednesday, April 3 in the dining room. Reminiscing, we remember that the CoffeeisatlOa.m.andthebusinessmeet- world's first shopping mall, Northland ing is at 10:30 a.m. Mall, opened in Southfield MI in 1954. We send our sympathies to the family Newspapers from overseas as well as this and friends of member Leeland Barker country wrote that it would never catch (91) who passed away at MediLodge on on(littledidtheyknow!).Wedidourshop- March 19, 2013. Leeland and his wife ping at Eastland Mall. We also remember Earsel have been members of the ranch laundry chutes, milk chutes and coal for over 58 years and have lived on the chutes. Once aweek, duringWWII, some- ranch for the last 26 years, one came by to collect from the milk chute Congratulations to ]effSchaible who has the grease, tin cans and r/ewspapers saved been hired as a till-time road patrol of- forthewareffort.Also, foryearsyoucould ficerwiththeMontmorencyCountySher- go to Detroit Edison to exchange burned iff Department. He is the son of member out light bulbs for new ones (free). Jack Schaible and grandson of member We wish a happy birthday to Mary Earl Fulton. Bickley and Earl luergens, April 5; Dave Forthosewholikelivetheater, nowptaying Bicldey Jr., April 6; Jim Hissco_ck and ]ulie at the Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena is Olds, April 9; Judy Schwochow, April 4; "Jesus Christ Superstar." It runs until April and Barb Travis, April 10. 14.PefformancesarefromFriday-Sunday's. If you have any news for this article, For reservations call 989-354-2267 or go to pleasecontactmebyWednesdayevening www.thunderbaytheatre.com, at basteeleccr@hughes.net, 989-785-4865 On this day, April 3, 1860, the Pony Ex- or 8424 Brown Trail, Atlanta, M149709. pressrbegan. The first rider left St. Joseph BENTLEY, LEFT, and Loki sit for a photo with Barbara Albertson, Easter Bunny representative. Courtesy photo SKYLER, A NEW resident in the area, examines some of the toys offered at the event in Loud Township. The Saturday Easter breakfast at Loud Township Hall featured pancakes, French toast, sausage, juice and coffee. Attending the event was the Easter Bunny, who was available for photos with children. The children who visited received baskets of goodies and toys.