Northern Living in Transient: 11/07/2021 | Lifestyles

Clinical Science Scholarships

TRAVERSE CITY – American Proficiency Institute accepts scholarship applications from young and senior clinical laboratory science students.

The course director will submit a recommendation with the completed application by November 8th.

Five students can receive awards of $ 2,000. The winners will be announced by the beginning of December.

Call for works of art

TRAVERSE CITY – The Traverse Area District Library invites veterans from northern Michigan to submit artwork by November 9th. The objects should be framed and ready to hang.

Hand in at the main lending desk.

The exhibition will run from November 11th to 30th.

Diabetes programs

ANN ARBOR – National Kidney Foundation of Michigan offers free workshops on Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) through Zoom. The meetings run on Tuesdays, November 9th to December 7th, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Registration: 800-633-7377 or

Mourning program

INTERLOCHEN – Sharon Neumann is leading a mourning program from November 9th until 2.30pm in the Interlochen City Library. Participants can learn vacation coping strategies and share memories.

If desired, bring a photo of a loved one. The program is funded by an Allen Foundation grant.

Boardman River Meet

TRAVERSE CITY – Grand Traverse County’s Roads Commission is hosting its second public session for the Boardman River Crossing Focused PEL Study on November 9th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Networks Northwest.

The participants can find out about completed work and provide feedback on the East-West Corridor project.

Stroke club meets

TRAVERSE CITY – The Grand Traverse Bay Area Stroke Club is hosting an open discussion of gratitude via conference call on November 10th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Register at

Book club meets

INTERLOCHEN – The Thursday morning book club of the Interlochen City Library meets on November 11th at 10 a.m.

Discuss “The Complete Stories of Ernest Hemingway,” the Finca Vigia Edition.

Sign in and read the book in the library.

Wills for Veterans

TRAVERSE CITY – The Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association is offering free drinks to veterans at the Traverse Area District Library from noon to 4pm on November 11th.

Services include wills and permanent estate planning powers of attorney.

Munson Healthcare Advanced Care Planning Department volunteers assist veterans in preparing advance directives, including permanent powers of attorney (designation of patient representative).

Veterans should bring ID and proof of military service.

This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the library. RSVP to [email protected]

Festival of Trees

KALKASKA – KAIR Festival of Trees takes place from November 12th to 21st at Northland Plaza. Family day is November 13th. Tree tour from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. McDonald’s offers goodies and drinks from 12.30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Antler Ridge Farm reindeer on site from 1pm to 1pm

Toys for toddlers collection

ELK RAPIDS – Edward Jones is a Toys for Tots collection point until December 11th.

Bring new, unwrapped toys to 100 River St., Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All items remain in Antrim County. Further information: 231-264-9433.

Speech exploration

TRAVERSE CITY – Users of the district library Traverse Area can access the new online platform of Transparent Language.

Practice speaking, reading, writing, and listening to a variety of languages ​​including Ojibwe, Zulu, and more.

Find the resource at

Library receives grant

KALKASKA – The Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation made a grant of $ 10,170 to the Kalkaska County Library.

The funds will help cover the cost of repairing the lower level, which was damaged by flooding in the summer.

The award was funded by the Endowment for Kalkaska Area and the Areas of Greatest Need Fund, both of which are administered by the Community Foundation.

“Red kettle” campaign

PETOSKEY – The Petoskey Salvation Army is hosting their Christmas Red Kettle campaign at Oleson’s Food Store.

This fundraiser supports programs and services throughout the year.

Red kettles are also available in Emmet, Antrim, and Charlevoix counties, including the Elk Rapids Village Market.

Donations can also be made at

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