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Senior events

June 13, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Want to start a new career as an artist? These seniors did

June 6, 2013 One was a stockbroker, another a computer whiz. There’s a therapist and a small-business owner. Each retired from a traditional career and launched into another in the arts. more »»

Always best to enjoy what you do

June 6, 2013 Someone somewhere along the way once said, “When a person is doing the thing they like to do they will invariably do it well.” I think most of us would buy that. more »»

Senior events

June 6, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Life Tracker

May 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — Marquette resident Jan Peck gladly offers her perspective on the LifeTracker program. “It gives you a sense of comfort,” Peck sai. more »»

Senior events

May 30, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Why do we do what we do?

May 30, 2013 I’ve touched on this subject before, the reasons people do the things they do. more »»

Honoring a hero

May 16, 2013 MARQUETTE — Michigamme resident Cindy Coleman said a recent trip to Washington, D.C., for a special ceremony was an incredible experience. “It was very moving,” she said. more »»

Senior events

May 16, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

Journal stages second annual event at Holiday Inn in Marquette

May 9, 2013 MARQUETTE — Pat Jensen had a beautiful smile on her face Wednesday morning, a sign that she was enjoying herself. more »»

Senior events

May 9, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Clubhouse. Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse. Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m. more »»

At 93, bowler keeps up with league play

May 2, 2013 GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Family and teammates on his bowling league call 93-year-old Marcel “Randy” Ranville an inspiration. more »»

Senior events

May 2, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Beautiful Buick built

April 18, 2013 ZEELAND, Mich. — The atmosphere is relaxed in Don Mayton’s barn every Tuesday morning as nine “car guys,” most of them in their 70s, gather around a table over coffee and doughnuts. more »»

Senior events

April 18, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Seniors art: Marquette Arts and Culture Center offers classes

April 11, 2013 MARQUETTE — Retired educator Renee Michaud taught youngsters reading for 34 years. She recently took on the task of teaching another age group — adults 55 and up — and another subject: Art. more »»

Long-overdue honors come to Newberry veteran

April 4, 2013 MARQUETTE — The day before her 89th birthday on March 1, M. Joy (Wangberg) Sleeper received a long-overdue honor. The medals she earned serving her country during World War II. more »»

Senior events

April 4, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Center, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. more »»

Aho loved to hunt, fish, cook venison

March 28, 2013 QUETTE — Ellen Koski was 18 when she met the man she would marry. Growing up on a farm in Humboldt Township, Ellen was friends with other young people in the area. more »»

Humboldt native Ellen Koski Aho reflects on her first 100 years

March 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — Ellen Koski Aho isn’t her “real” name. “When I was born, they called me Hilma, after my mother,” she said. more »»

 
 

 

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