Am. Legion Blumfield Post 229 to collect food for food pantry
During the month of August, the American Legion Blumfield Post 229, 8330 E. Holland Rd. in Frankentrost will be collecting nonperishable food items for the “I Support the 1%” Food Pantry located at Harry Browne Airport.
The ‘I Support the 1%’ is a 501(c)3 non-profit with the sole mission of raising funds and gathering food to stock their food pantry for the emergency needs of the military community and their families.
All donations are tax-deductible. For monetary donations, please make check payable to “I Support the 1%”. Questions or to schedule an item pick up, contact Gary Dietrich (989-752-0431) or Jim Bartels (989-652-6480).
Christian Women's Club will meet September 8
All ladies are invited to attend the Frankenmuth Area Christian Women's Club “Leaves of Autumn” luncheon to be held on Tuesday, September 8, 12-2pm in the Town Hall Room at Zehnder's Restaurant in Frankenmuth.
The special feature will be presented by Annette Miller, a homeopathic practitioner and massage therapist from Clio. She will share information about natural forms of medicine. The guest soloist will be Kai Gritter from Saginaw. The special guest speaker will be Teresa Smith from Ferdinand, IN. In her talk, Leaf in the Wind”, she will share how she was able to find forgiveness for those who had hurt her.
Free pre-school nursery is available by reservation. For luncheon and nursery reservations or more information please call Grace (989-871-4048) or Alice (989-823- 8975).
Health workshops at Healthy Habitz
The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is sponsoring two 6-week workshops at Healthy Habitz 4 Life in Frankenmuth.
Known as PATH (Personal Action Toward Health), workshops are designed to benefit adults with chronic or ongoing health conditions including arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, chronic lung disease, and depression.
Certified instructors will teach skills to help participants better manage their long-term health conditions. Family members, friends, and caregivers are also encouraged to attend.
The workshops targeting Diabetes are Tuesdays from 3-5:50pm beginning September 8. The workshops targeting Kidney disease are Wednesdays from 2-4:30pm beginning September 16.
Workshops are free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call Healthy Habitz (989-652-0537) to register.
Alzheimer's Assoc. Walk
Visiting Angels of Frankenmuth will be conducting a bake sale at the Frankenmuth Farmers market, Wednesday August 19 from 3-6pm.
All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's Saginaw event, which will take place Saturday, September 12 at the Saginaw Township Soccer Complex. The walk begins at 10am, with registration starting at 9am.
The Walk to End Alzheimer's event raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Visiting Angels is working towards a fundraising goal of $2,500.
For more information or to donate, contact the Visiting Angels office (989-652-6435) or visit http://act.alz.org/goto/vagreatlakesbay.
2016 'Muth Mavericks softball tryouts August 26
The Frankenmuth Mavericks 10u, 12u and 14u softball teams will hold tryouts for the 2016 season on Wednesday, August 26 from 6-8pm at the Frankenmuth High School JV and Varsity fields. Registration will begin at 5:15pm.
New players should bring a copy of their birth certificate. Attendance is mandatory for returning players. All players should bring any necessary softball equipment.
For questions and information, visit the facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MuthMavericksSoftball.
Girls on the Run at List this fall
Girls on The Run is an after school program that inspires girls in grades three through five to be joyful, healthy and confident, using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. Each session is lead by trained volunteer coaches who guide and mentor girls.
The 10 week session concludes with all participants walking or running in a celebratory, non-competitive 5k event, the Girls on the Run 5k.
Registration will be open on line August 19-September 9 at www.gotrsaginawbay.org.
Space is limited. Teams are comprised of 1-15 girls grades three through five. Registration is first come first served basis.
Meetings will be Tuesdays/Thursdays beginning September 14 from 3:10-4:30pm and ending with a 5k on November 21.
To register or for more information contact Bonnie VanVoorhees, Frankenmuth Community Education (989-652-6351) or email email@example.com.
Dog obedience classes to start in September
Dog obedience classes are starting in Frankenmuth Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Puppy and novice will be offered.
Registration is required, please contact (989-345-3830).
Women’s Club to host vendor night October 14
The Frankenmuth Women’s Club will sponsor a “Home-based Vendor Night” on Wednesday, October 14 in the List Elementary School gym.
Persons are invited to rent an 8’x10’ space for the event. To register or for more information call chairperson Karen Uebler (989-652-9334).
Preschool now accepting registrations
Children's Garden Preschool at Frankenmuth Bible Church is accepting registrations, open to the public. Their 11th year will start Sept. 8, 2015. For more information or to register contact firstname.lastname@example.org or frankenmuthbible.com or call (989-598-3502).
Adult Grief Support Group
The public is welcome to attend Adult Grief Support Group meetings every third Thursday from 7-8:30pm at 100 Mayer Rd., Frankenmuth.
Topics discussed include: Shattering the Myths of Grief, Shopping & Cooking for One, Physical Aspects of Grief, Safety for Living Alone, Secondary Losses after Death of a Loved One, Dealing with the Loneliness of Grief and more. For more information call (989-652-4663).
Free wood carving classes
Frankenmuth Wood Carving Guild will be offering free carving classes at the Eagle’s Nest in Heritage Park this summer.
The classes will meet Wednesday night from 4-9pm. Bring a friend, tools and supplies will be provided. Each participant will take home a finished project. The public is welcome.