2007-12-19 / Community

Around Town (Dec. 19, 2007)

Diabetes class…

"Living With Diabetes" will be offered from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at the Davison-Richfield Senior Citizens Activity Center.

Learn about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetic conditions and prevention.

Sponsored by Medicap Pharmacy, the event is free of charge and will include a guest speaker, free cookbook, raffles and giveaways. For more information, call 658-2646.


Christmas Masses...

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton St., has announced times for the following Christmas Masses:

• Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, with Schola Cantorum and Faith Ringers (carols begin at 3 p.m.); 6 p.m., Liturgy with children and St. John Singing Angels Choir and Kristal Bells; midnight, with Celebration Choir and Celebration Brass (carols begin at 11 p.m.).

•Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 10 a.m. and noon.


Sunday breakfasts...

The Davison Eagles will offer all-you-can-eat Sunday breakfasts from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Jan. 6, Feb. 3 and March 2 at 3270 N. State Road.

Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 5-12 and free of charge for children up to age 4.

For more information, call 653-1077.


Hospice training...

Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan’s Hospice Service will offer a hospice volunteer training session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 at VNS of Michigan’s Davison location, 1515 Cal Drive (off Lippincott Boulevard, east of M-15).

Anyone can be a volunteer; training is free, no medical background is needed and no medical procedures are involved.

For more information or to register for training, call 800-206-4806 or 496-8779.


Cancer seminar...

"Survive and Thrive with Cancer" will be offered from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2008 at the Davison-Richfield Senior Citizens Activity Center.

Learn about cancer and the mind, body and spirit connection to good health.

Sponsored by Medicap Pharmacy and Cancer Treatment Centers of America, the event is free of charge and will include guest speakers, raffles and giveways.

For more information, call 658-2646.


Grief support. . .

Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan grief education/support group, "New Tomorrows," meets at 5 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at the Davison-Richfield Senior Citizens Activity Center.

Free of charge, the program is for anyone who has experienced loss of a loved one. Call (810) 496-8754 for more information.


Catholic journey…

Catholic Journey, by air, land and sea, to Italian lakes and Greek islands with Fr. Andrew Czajkowski of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Davison.

The itinerary will include Croatia, Athens, Milan and Venice, Oct. 17-28, 2008. The trip includes 12 days and 25 meals.

For more information, call 653-2377.


Register for Girl Scouts…

Brownie Girl Scout Troop 3296 meets at the St. John the Evangelist Family Center in room 204 from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday

Any second grade girl interested in scouting is encouraged to join them. Registration is going on now!

For more information, call 654-0544


Divorce support group...

Divorce Care, a support group for separated and divorced adults, meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist Church of Davison, 208 E. Fourth St.

For more information, call 653-6550.


‘@ the Well’

Davison United Methodist Church, 203 E. Third St. (at Main) hosts this gathering at 6 p.m. the first Sunday of each month through the fall, winter and spring months.

Those with questions about life or faith, or are not even sure where to start are invited to meet with youth and young adults, families and friends "@ the Well."

For more information, call 653-5272.


Book discussion…

Two exciting book discussion groups meet at the Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St.

A group of adults meet at 2 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month to discuss a book the group has read.

A group of teens ages 11 to 17 meet at 5 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month to discuss a book or books of interest to them.

New members are always welcome to both groups. Call the library at 653-2022 for more information.


Soroptimist meeting. . .

Soroptimist International of Genesee County meets every second and fourth Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Richfield Township Hall, 5381 N. State Road.

The organization’s focus is "women helping women."


Join the chorus. . .

Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus rehearses from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday evenings at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Road.

Women of all ages are invited to visit and sing with the chorus. Come and find what the joy of singing as a Sweet Adeline is all about.

Call 742-0977 or visit www. songofthelakeschorus.com for more information.




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