The YMCA is offering the class – Safety Around Water – Statistics show through learning how to perform a sequenced set of skills over four lessons of 60 minutes each, the risk of drowning is reduced and gives your child confidence in and around water. Specific safety topics will be covered including what to do if you see someone in the water who needs help. There will be Fun activities that reinforce skills. Target population is category red & yellow swimmers, as evaluated by YMCA lifeguards. All swim levels are welcome. Four Mondays: September 28 – October 19 Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM – this class is FREE to members and the community.
Scott Tremper is being treated for stage 4 NK-cell lymphoma cancer and is in the need of assistance to offset the enormous financial burden he and his family have been faced with. A bowling fundraiser is being held Saturday, September 19 at 2 p.m. at Port Huron Lanes at 1718 Hancock, Port Huron – with proceeds going to help pay expenses. Entry fee is $20 per person for 2 games and shoes – 9 pin no tap…there will be 50/50 raffles and door prizes – for tickets or information go to the Scott Tremper Bowling event page on Facebook.
The 2015 Port Huron Police Department Torch Run is Saturday, Sept. 12. The 5K run starts at 9 a.m.; the 1K walk starts at 9:10 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The Law Enforcement Torch Run is a worldwide effort, led by law enforcement agencies and correctional facilities, to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics. Students participating in the event will be invited to join the Port Huron Police for snacks after the race. All are welcome to join in cheering runners and walkers along the course. If you have any further questions please contact: Jen Egan (810) 455-4439 or (586) 405-1779.. Tricia Smith from Woodland will be at the event to meet and greet the Woodland students.
FALL HARVEST DAY AT LAKE HURON RETREAT CENTER – is set for Sunday, September 13th Noon to 7:00 pm. There will be homemade chili, along with corn bread, salad bar, dessert and beverage. $7 for adults/$3 children ages 3-9/children 2 and under eat free. The day also features: Silent Auction, Crafters, KID ZONE with games and activities, Bake Sale, Live Music and Tours of the Center. All proceeds benefit the ministry of Lake Huron Retreat Center. (located at 8794 Lakeshore Road – M25 between Jeddo and Fisher Roads in Burtchville Township).
The Royal Heirs will be the featured musical guest at the Lexington Methodist Church on South Main Street, just 2 blocks south of the traffic light in Lexington on Sunday, September 20 at 6 p.m. The concerts are free to attend although a free will offering will be received.
— The Sarnia District Labor Council is organizing a Labor Day Parade to be held in Sarnia on Monday, September 7 – parade forms at Veterans Park and travels down Wellington Street to Front St. North, then on to Centennial Park. This parade attracts 60 entries from union locals, as well as businesses and agencies and will begin at 9:30 a.m. Parade entries may contact Henry Jakubowski at 519-542-2375.
The 14th Annual Rotary Club of Watford Yellow Perch Fish Fry is set for Saturday, September 12 at the Watford Centennial Hall…on Centennial Ave. in Watford. cost is $20 per person for all you can eat fish, fries, onion rings, baked beans and more. Take out order are also available. For tickets call 519-876-5084