Blood drive at hospital Wed.

A blood drive will run from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at MidMichigan Health Center-Alpena in the auditorium at the hospital.

Donors are encouraged to make an appointment by logging onto Michigan Blood’s website at or calling 1-866-Mi-Blood.

All donors will get a free T-shirt for participating in the blood drive.

NEMAG to meet on Wed.

The Northeast Michigan Artists Guild will hold their monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Brush Creek Mill in Hillman.

For more information, call 989-766-9945.

Eagles dinner Fri. in Spruce

Ossineke Fraternal Order of Eagles and its Auxiliary will host a country fried steak dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at their 6848 U.S.-23 South location in Spruce.

The menu includes country fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and dessert. Cost per person is $8. For more information call 989-471-5047.

Book sale at hospital Friday

A used book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 31, in the lobby of MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena, presented by the hospital volunteers.


Attic Sale starts Friday

First Congregational United Church of Christ will host Grandma’s Attic Sale with treasures galore from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 31, and the same time Saturday, June 1.

The church is located at 201 S. Second Ave. in Alpena. For more information, call 989-356-1795.

Bridge Club winners noted

Alpena Duplicate Bridge Club winners this week were Gordon Bennett and Connie Hawkins in first place, Loretta Reynolds and Jackie Kennedy in second place, and Gayle Nowak and Deanna Brege in third place.

The group meets at 12:45 p.m. on Mondays at First United Methodist Church on the corner of First Avenue and Ripley Boulevard in Alpena.