Mutt March

The Blue Water Area Humane Society is hosting the 18th Annual Mutt March Charity Walk at Goodells County Park on Sunday, September 24 – registration begins at 10:30 a.m. walk starts at noon.  Organizers say this is a fun-filled day for dogs and the whole family including a casual, non-competitive fundraiser walk, doggie/people games with best costume, best trick and more.  $200 will be awarded for most pledges – $150 for 2nd most pledges and $75 for 3rd most Pledges.  There will be an agility demo – trophy and gift baskets for top three team.  Rain or shine the event takes place.  For pledge Sheets and more information, contact the Blue Water Area Humane Society at 810-987-4357

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Terry McMillan Kicks Off Town Hall Speaker Series 2017-18

Port Huron Town Hall, begins this season’s speaker series on Monday, October 2nd with Terry McMillan, New York Times bestselling author who was born and grew up in Port Huron. She fell in love with literature as a teenager while shelving books at the local library!   The lectures are held at the McMorran Theatre and begin at…

Terry McMillan Kicks Off Town Hall Speaker Series 2017-18

Terry McMillan

Port Huron Town Hall, begins this season’s speaker series on Monday, October 2nd with Terry McMillan, New York Times bestselling author who was born and grew up in Port Huron. She fell in love with literature as a teenager while shelving books at the local library!   The lectures are held at the McMorran Theatre and begin at 10:30 a.m.   November 13th the Speaker will be Mitch Albom, Author of Tuesdays with Morrie, philanthropist, columnist and sport reporter.   December 11th, Katie Brown an HGTV show host author and trained art historian takes the stage.  After a break  Nancy Grace will be featured on February 12, 2018. Nancy is familiar from Court TV and CNN Headline News where, with more than 25 years of experience in bringing criminals to justice, she was a leading voice as a victim’s advocate.   The season ends on March 12, with the Savvy Traveler Rudy Maxa.  Series tickets are still available through McMorran Box Office.

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Fall Prevention Program – McLaren Port Huron

McLaren Port Huron will present A Matter of Balance, a fall prevention program. This eight-session class takes place Tuesdays, October 3 – November 21, 9 – 11 a.m., in the McLaren Port Huron Jefferson Building, 1320 Washington Ave., Port Huron.  A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach practical strategies to manage falls and increase activity levels in older…

Fall Prevention Program – McLaren Port Huron

McLaren Port Huron will present A Matter of Balance, a fall prevention program. This eight-session class takes place Tuesdays, October 3 – November 219 – 11 a.m., in the McLaren Port Huron Jefferson Building, 1320 Washington Ave., Port Huron.  A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to teach practical strategies to manage falls and increase activity levels in older adults. Those who are concerned about falling, have experienced a fall, have restricted activities because of falling concerns, or are interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength are invited to attend this program. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals for increasing activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and use exercise to increase strength and balance.  This program is free. Participants must attend all eight sessions, and registration is required. To register or for more information, visit www.mclaren.org/phevents or call HealthAccess at (800) 228-1484.

 

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Harvest Huzzah

The Michigan Renaissance Festival continues this week  celebrating 39 years of family fun.   The Michigan Renaissance Festival was first held in 1979 in Clarkston. As attendance to the popular event grew, so did the number of artisans, demonstrations, entertainers and foods.  There are a number of special daily royal events for an extra charge…

Harvest Huzzah

The Michigan Renaissance Festival continues this week  celebrating 39 years of family fun.   The Michigan Renaissance Festival was first held in 1979 in Clarkston. As attendance to the popular event grew, so did the number of artisans, demonstrations, entertainers and foods.  There are a number of special daily royal events for an extra charge including Feast of Fantasy, Renaissance Romance, Pig N Swig, the King’s Happy Hour and Royaltea Wicked pleasures.   Experience comedy, danger, and the mystical while meeting people to enhance your festival experience..  This weekend the Festival is celebrating Harvest Huzzah with State Royal Archery Championships, a bbq completion and wine tasting- from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. September 23 and 24.  The Renaissance Festival is located in Holly Michigan on Dixie Highway

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Local West Point Graduate

Cadet Scott Thomas Donnellon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Donnellon of Emmett, Mich., completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.  Donnellon entered West Point on July 3 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT. CBT is one of the most challenging events a cadet will encounter over the course of their four years…

Local West Point Graduate

Scott Donnellon

Cadet Scott Thomas Donnellon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Donnellon of Emmett, Mich., completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.  Donnellon entered West Point on July 3 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT. CBT is one of the most challenging events a cadet will encounter over the course of their four years at the academy.  The initial military training program provides cadets with basic skills to instill discipline, pride, cohesion, confidence and a high sense of duty to prepare them for entry into the Corps of Cadets. Areas of summer instruction included first aid, mountaineering, hand grenades, rifle marksmanship and nuclear, biological, and chemical training.  Donnellon began classes Aug. 21. The West Point curriculum offers 37 majors balancing physical sciences and engineering with humanities and social sciences leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. Donnellon graduated from Yale High School. He plans to graduate from West Point in 2021 and be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

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