TUESDAY, DEC. 6
Petoskey Kiwanis Club meets at noon each Tuesday at Stafford's Perry Hotel.
Rotary Club of Petoskey-Sunrise meets at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the parish hall at the Petoskey United Methodist Church.
Kiwanis Club of Charlevoix meets at noon each Tuesday at Stafford's Weathervane restaurant.
Just For Us, a breast cancer support group, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Demmer Wellness Pavilion, Arlington Avenue, Petoskey. For further information call (231) 347-8443 or (231) 347-5136. Any woman who has had breast cancer at any time is encouraged to attend. Women who have had any type of cancer are always welcome. The group meets 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, year-round.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7
Little Traverse Bay Kiwanis Club meets at 7 a.m. every Wednesday at J.W. Filmore's in Petoskey.
Petoskey Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesday at Stafford's Bay View Inn.
Boyne Valley Lions Club meets at noon every Wednesday at District Library (downstairs) in Boyne City. Call Sherry Gillett at (231) 347-5559 or (231) 582-6421, to make reservations.
The Boyne City V.F.W. auxiliary 3675 monthly meeting will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the post home on M-75.
Bay Bluffs auxiliary meets 12:30 p.m. the first Wednesday at the facility.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Wednesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey¿ (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center and Northern Lakes Economic Alliance provides free counseling services in Indian River the first Wednesday of every month. One-on-one counseling is available free to individuals who want to improve, revitalize or expand their companies, or develop a new venture.¿ Contact the NLEA to set up an appointment with a business counselor at (231) 582-6482.
Lyn Jenks, retired president of the Northern Michigan Hospital Foundation, will talk about the need for health care reform, and how the Affordable Care Act addresses critical health care challenges 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Charlevoix Public Library. The program "Why Health Care Reform?" is sponsored by the Charlevoix County Democratic Party, and will be followed by a brief membership meeting, at which Common Grounds fact-finding committees will report their preliminary results. Everyone is invited to attend.
The Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan offers free area play groups for children aged 0-60 months and preschool-aged siblings. The fall schedule is: 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays at Christ Lutheran Church, Boyne City; 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Jordan Valley District Library Community Room in East Jordan; 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays at the United Methodist Church in Alanson; 9:30-11 a.m. Fridays at the United Methodist Church in Petoskey. Call (231) 347-0067 for more information.
Petoskey Eagles Auxiliary members, if you know of a sick member or one who is in the hospital, please call Sally Bricker at (221) 622-8447.