Chair yoga available - Sit, stretch, and strengthen your way to a happier, healthier you 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 will help improve flexibility, strength, balance, and focus. Try chair yoga with instructor Nicole Wethington on Nov. 30 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.
Can/bottle drive to benefit Project Graduation - A can/bottle drive to benefit Project Graduation 2018 will be held on Sunday, Nov. 26, at Family Fare of Grayling. Recyclables can also be dropped off at Grayling High School or St. Mary’s Church before Nov. 26.
Support Help Center on ‘Giving Tuesday’ - The community can support the Crawford County Community Christian Help Center on “Giving Tuesday” (Nov. 28). To make an online donation, go to the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan’s site at www.cfnem.org/givingtuesday at any time on Nov. 28.
Veterans can get ride to VA hospital - Veterans living in Crawford, Kalkaska, Roscommon, Otsego, or Ogemaw counties can arrange to be picked up along the I-75 corridor for a ride to the VA hospital by a Disabled American Veterans van. Call Veterans Service Office (989) 344-3861. If no answer call Mike at (989) 387-0319.
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.