K of C free throw contest slated for Jan. 29 - All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the local level of the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Grayling Middle School. Registration starts at 12:30 p.m. and the contest begins at 1 p.m. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and parental signatures on the entry form. The K of C Free Throw Championship is an annual event that includes local, district, regional, and state competitions. For entry forms, or for more information, contact Marlyn Neuberger at (989) 390-5846.
Baby to Toddler Closet to be open Feb. 2 - The Crawford County Baby to Toddler Closet will be open on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last client at 2:30 p.m.). Also, the Baby to Toddler Closet is currently collecting receipts from Family Fare and any area Spartan store. Original receipts only. They can be dropped off at the Baby to Toddler Closet, Michelson United Methodist Church, or call Rose Mary Nelson at (985) 348-2985.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.