Briefs 01.04.18

Chair Yoga available at Senior Center - Sit, stretch, and strengthen your way to a happier, healthier you. Now is the perfect time to begin your new resolution to be more active in 2018 with Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga aims to give you the experience of classical yoga, even if you have mobility issues or find regular yoga challenging. Chair Yoga, with instructor Nicole Wethington, is slated for Thursday, Jan. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Crawford County Commission on Aging. This class is free and open to the public. The Commission on Aging and Senior Center is located at 308 Lawndale Street. If you have any questions call (989) 348-7123.
DHHS assistance appointments available - DHHS assistance appointments are available at the Crawford County Commission on Aging and Senior Center. Diane Howland, Eligibility Specialist from Crawford County Department of Health and Human Services will be at the Senior Center on Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to take appointments. Howland will be available to meet with individuals to explain DHHS Assistance Programs, answer any questions you may have regarding eligibility requirements, case specific questions, and also take applications for assistance. Half hour appointments are available by calling (989) 348-7123. The Senior Center is located at 308 Lawndale Street.
Open mic event to be held at Art Gallery - Open Mic at the Artisan Village Art Gallery will be held on Friday, Jan. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Poets, musicians, vocalists, and storytellers are welcome to share their art.
Frederic Satellite Meal to be held - The community is invited to the Crawford County Commission on Aging’s Frederic Satellite Meal on Friday, Jan. 12, at 12 p.m. at the Frederic Township Hall. The lunch includes beef tips and noodles, asparagus, and a fresh apple. Lunch is open to the public. The cost of the lunch is a suggested donation of $3 for those 60 and over and a $5 cost for those under 60. Munson Home Health will provide blood pressure and sugar checks and Bingo will be played following the meal. Call (989) 348-7123 for a reservation. The Frederic Township Hall is located at 6470 Manistee.  
Have an upcoming event? Announce it here - Do you have an upcoming event to announce in the Briefs? The basic guidelines: Must be a public event in Crawford County. Upcoming event announcements can run one time in the Briefs. Public events or services that are ongoing may run once per month. Deadline for submission is noon on Monday each week. Submit Brief items to the Avalanche via email at or in person at the Avalanche office (102 Michigan Avenue). Please provide event date, time, place, appropriate details, a contact person’s email address, and a contact person’s phone number.

Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806

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