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Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is back! Half-hour appointments are available on Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Petoskey Friendship Center. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369 to schedule an appointment. Cost is $20 for Emmet County residents age 60 and older; $23 for out-of-county residents.

Ping Pong
Two brand new ping pong tables have been donated to the Petoskey Friendship Center. Come join in the fun and try your hand at ping pong on May 18 at 1:00 p.m., May 23, 25, & 30 at 10:00 a.m., June 1 & 7 at 1:00 p.m., June 14 at 10:00 a.m., June 22 at 1:00 p.m., June 27 at 10:00 a.m., and June 29 at 1:00 p.m.  Equipment is provided.

Chair Yoga

The Petoskey Friendship Center is hosting a free 30-minute chair yoga class at 2:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. The free class, sponsored by McLaren Northern Michigan, is for those age 60 and older. For more information or to sign up, call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369, ext. 19. Drop-ins are also welcome.

Memorial Day
FCEC will be closed on Monday, May 29 in honor of Memorial Day. Remember our soldiers on Tuesday, May 30 with a Memorial Day luncheon at the Petoskey and Pellston Friendship Centers.

FCEC Theater
Join us for lunch on Wednesday, May 31 and stay afterward to watch La La Land beginning at 12:45 p.m. at the Petoskey Friendship Center. The 2016 musical drama tells the story of an aspiring actress and dedicated musician who are struggling to make ends meet as everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams. Movie and popcorn are free to seniors age 60 and older and their spouses.

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Bake Sale
The Council on Aging is having a bake sale at the Petoskey Friendship Center on Wednesday, June 7 from 9:00 a.m. until the goodies are gone. Bring in your delicious homemde baked goods or stop by to purchase a sweet treat or two in support of our Friendship Centers.

AARP Driver Safety Program
Held on Friday, June 9 at the Petoskey Friendship Center, this program is aimed at drivers age 50 and older. The class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The cost for the session is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Class size is limited and preregistration is required. Sign up by calling Jake at (888) 347-0369, ext. 29.

Crooked River Boat Tour
A bus will leave the Petoskey Friendship Center at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 12 for a trip to Alanson for a boat tour of the Crooked River. The cost is $20 per person for the boat tour. The boat departs the dock at 11:45 a.m. and returns to the dock around 1:30 p.m. The leisurely ride, aboard a 40-foot pontoon with comfortable seating and a bathroom, will take you to the mouth of Burt Lake. Feel free to bring a sack lunch to enjoy on the boat ride. Reservations are required by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369, ext. 19. If you have your own transportation to Alanson, please arrive by 11:15 a.m. and reservations are still required by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center.

Father's Day Luncheon
We'll be celebrating fathers on Friday, June 16 at the Petoskey and Huber Friendship Centers with Luau-themed parties. Lunch, consisting of Hawaiian Chicken, rice pilaf, Normandy vegetables, and fruit, will be served at noon. Be sure to wear your Hawaiian shirts.





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Friendship Centers

Petoskey Friendship Center
1322 Anderson Road
(231) 347-3211
(888) 347-0369

Brutus Huber Center
6436 E Brutus Road
(231) 529-8803

Pellston Friendship Center
6274 W Edgar
(231) 539-8201

Board of Directors Finance Mtgs

2017 Finance Committee Meetings
2:30 p.m.
(except December)

January 26
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 25*
June 22

July 27
August 24
September 28**
October 26
November 16
December
(no meeting)

Meetings held at the
Petoskey Friendship Center Library
*Meeting held at the Huber Senior Center, Brutus MI

**Meeting held at the Pellston Friendship Center, Pellston MI

Board of Directors Mtgs

2017 Meetings
3:00 p.m.
(except December)

January 26
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 22
May 25*
June 22
July 27
August 24
September 28**
October 26
November 16
December 14
(1:30 p.m.)

Meetings held at the
 Petoskey Friendship Center Library
*Meeting held at the Huber Senior Center, Brutus MI
**Meeting held at the Pellston Friendship Center, Pellston MI

Winter Weather Policy

If Petoskey Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Petoskey, Pellston, and Huber Centers will be closed and all services will be suspended at all locations. Meals on Wheels will not be delivered on these days.

If Pellston Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Pellston Center will be closed. If Petoskey Schools are open on this day, all other services will be operating as usual.

If either Pellston or Alanson Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Huber (Brutus) Center will be closed. If the Petoskey Schools are open on this day, all other services will be operating as usual.

Save Your Grocery Receipts

We appreciate grocery receipts from Oleson's Markets and D&W Fresh Markets. You may bring receipts into any one of our Centers or mail them to FCEC, 1322 Anderson Road, Petoskey, MI 49770. This is a great way to bring in additional dollars to support our programs.

Vial of Life

We feel that the Vial of Life is a most important program for protecting seniors. We are proud to offer Vial of Life decals and forms to the community.

We thank American Senior Safety Agency Medical Alert Systems for donating these decals to our organization.


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