Cathie Martin

Rep. Lauwers Bill Reforms Underfunded Health-Care Plans

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  State Rep. Dan Lauwers last week introduced legislation as part of a 13-bill package to acknowledge and adjust for unsustainable old health-care costs that have many local governments drowning in debt. Rep. Lauwers, R-Brockway Township, said overwhelming costs by underfunding of retiree health care and pension plans are draining county, city, village and township coffers, taking…

Holiday Bazaar This Saturday

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Community Enterprises is hosting a holiday bazaar this Saturday, December 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Community Enterprises at 1033 26th Street in Port Huron.  Proceeds will go to support special events for the individuals who attend Community Enterprises.  Woman’s Life Insurance Society Chapter 820 the Archangels – will match the first $500…

Hunter Hospitality House Documentary Premier – Tuesday, December 6

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Hunter Hospitality House has been in operation for five years, and on Wednesday, McLaren Port Huron Foundation is sponsoring a day of celebrating their fifth anniversary of the Lincoln Avenue Home.  WGRT will be talking about Hunter Hospitality House throughout the day – and discussing the various aspects, from volunteering, to donating, to the use…

Advanced Disposal’s Flag Retirement Program Collects Over 4,500 Flags In Second Year

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Advanced Disposal  an integrated environmental services company, is retiring more than 4,500 American flags the company collected this summer as part of its annual flag retirement program, a free service offered to the communities it serves.  In 2015, a total of 2,539 flags were collected and retired.  “Respectfully retiring the American flag is a great…

Buy Your Gifts Cards At Blue Water Pregnancy Care Center

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Walmart, SpeedWay, Meijer, Macy’s and More – buy those gift cards at Blue Water Pregnancy Care Center.  Purchase cards through the Scrip program and BWPCC receives a percentage of your card purchase. Thousands of retailers nationwide participate and more are added each month. It’s easy! Place your order by noon Tues. Dec. 6 and pick up your cards…

Sarnia Community Meeting – Bi-Annual Update

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Sarnia area residents are invited to a Community Meeting on Tuesday, December 6th from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.for an update on the Economic Partnership’s 2016 activities and 2017 priorities, followed by presentations from three entrepreneurial leaders who are making a difference in our community. 7:30 a.m.- FREE Continental Breakfast 8:00 a.m.- Bruce Hein, Board Chair…

Snow Ordinance In Effect

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The Port Huron Police Department is reminding residents that effective, December 1, 2016 the City’s snow ordinance goes into effect. Parking on paved city streets is prohibited between the hours of 2:30am and 6:00am to allow for snow removal. The ordinance is in effect from December 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017. Warning notices will…