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TOPS has new location

  TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) has moved its meeting place to St Lorenz School, 140 Churchgrove Rd, Frankenmuth.

  The group meets once a week on Mondays at 5:15pm. Weekly meetings include private weigh-ins, tools and programs for healthy living and weight management, with group support. All are welcome to sit in at a meeting. Call Nancy (989-652-2017) for more information.

Parkinson's support group to meet Jan. 21

  The January meeting for the Frankenmuth Area Parkinson's Support Group will be held Wednesday, January 21 at 1pm in Harmony Hall at Independence Village.

  Lynn Maurer,  Registered Nurse and director of Hospice Services at Wellspring Lutheran Services, will lead the program.

  Discussions, questions and exercises dealing with Parkinson's Disease will be addressed.

  The meeting is sponsored by the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation and all are welcome to attend.  Contact Marilyn Bernthal (989-652-2515) with any questions.

Genealogy Society to meet at Wickson Library Jan. 27

  The local Cass River Genealogy Society, serving Bridgeport, Birch Run, Mayville, Frankenmuth and surrounding will meet on Tuesday, January 27,  6:30pm at Wickson Public Library in Frankenmuth.

  The group meets the 4th Tues., in Sept, Oct, Nov., Jan., Feb., March, April, and May at 6:30 p.m. New members and guests with an interest in genealogy are welcome.  

Alzheimer's- Dementia Support Group to meet Jan. 26 

  The Frankenmuth Area Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group will meet on Monday, January 26, 10:30am - noon at the Wickson District Library in Frankenmuth.

  The support group, affiliated with the Alzheimer's Association, is open to the public and meets the second and fourth Monday of each month.

  For additional information, contact Pat Arvilla (989-798-0046) facilitator.

FSA Hall of Fame Feb. 7 at the Lodge

  The 28th annual Frankenmuth Softball Association Hall of Fame Banquet is set for Saturday, February 7, at the Bavarian Inn Lodge.

  The 2015 banquet will honor three area players: Steve Grasel, Rich Katherns and Gary Ginther. The Frankenmuth High School softball/baseball scholarship winners, Cortney McMeans and Doyle Webb, will also be recognized.

  The Hall of Fame is an honor society consisting of the finest players, coaches, sponsors and other special contributors to the game of softball and baseball in the Frankenmuth area.

  The Hall of Fame Committee encourages the community to attend the event to honor these individuals and participate in an evening of fun and reminiscing. Social hour will begin at 5pm, with dinner set for 6pm, followed by the induction ceremony.

  Tickets are $33 each; there will be no tickets available at the door. Tickets may be reserved by contacting Jim Petteys (652-6221) or at Frankenmuth City Hall.

38th annual Siem G'scheit party date set 

  Frankenmuth's Seven Smart club has selected Tuesday, April 21, 2015, as the date for the 38th annual Siem G'scheit German dialect party and dinner.  More details to come at a later date.



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