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Lifestyles

Dementia Friends teaches how to help those with dementia

ALPENA — A new program will bring more awareness and understanding of dementia to the community. Facilitated by Alpena Senior Citizens Center Director Annie Hepburn and Program Manager BJ Sander, Dementia Friends is a one-hour training program that helps family and friends of those with ...

AAACU donates to Art in the Loft

ALPENA — Through the hard work and dedication of its employees and the generosity of its membership, Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union raised $846.24 in monetary donations for Art in the Loft R.E.A.C.H program. R.E.A.C.H (Recognize Everyone’s Ability and Creative Hearts) provides students ...

Habitat offers critical home repairs

ALPENA — Last year, Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan was able to provide over 100 critical home repairs for qualified low-income homeowners in the affiliate’s service area. This year, Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan can now offer Critical Home Repairs with a grant from the ...

ACC Foundation accepting scholarship applications

ALPENA — The Alpena Community College Foundation is accepting scholarship applications through March 1, for students who plan to attend ACC during the 2022/2023 academic year. The ACC Foundation offers 224 individually named scholarships, and many scholarships offer multiple awards. These ...

Hillman students honor veterans

Courtesy Photo Hillman National Junior Honor Society members Jenna Mamp and Wyatt Tracey created Christmas cards for the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Saginaw during the holiday season for their community service project. The patients and staff were very appreciative and congratulated ...