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Holiday Bake Sale
The Petoskey Friendship Center is having it's last bake sale of the year on Wednesday, December 10, starting at 9:00 a.m. Stop by to purchase some cookies, breads, and pies to take to your next holiday gathering. Donate baked goods and homemade holiday crafts can be dropped off anytime prior to the sale.

'Tis the Season
The 'Tis the Season Luncheon and Annual Meeting is Thursday, December 11 at the Petoskey Friendship Center. We ask that you are seated by 11:30 a.m. for musical performances from Harbor Light students and the FCEC Choir. Lunch and dessert will be served tableside. Various types of Christmas baskets will be raffled off during the event, and the annual meeting with the FCEC Board of Directors is held after lunch. Tickets can be picked up at the Petoskey Center. In the event of a snow day, 'Tis the Season will take place on Friday, December 12.

Pellston Center Christmas Party
The Pellston Friendship Center will be having a Christmas Party on Thursday, December 11.

Cooking for Crowds
This is an educational program for non-profit groups that prepare food for their members or for the general public as fundraisers. Held Monday, December 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Petoskey Friendship Center, participants will learn how to prevent unsafe conditions that may cause foodborne illness when planning, purchasing, storing, preparing, and serving food. Participants will receive a manual and a food safety participation certificate of completion. Cost is only $10 per person, and includes manual and Certificate of Completion. For more information or to RSVP contact Michelle Jarvie, Food Safety Educator at 906-643-7307 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Tour of Lights
The Tour of Lights, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, is scheduled for Tuesday, December 16. Join friends at the Petoskey Friendship Center for a soup and sandwich dinner at 5:00 p.m. Join in on the caroling, and then hop aboard Friendship Center Transit Buses for a tour of area Christmas lights. Sign-ups must be made in advance by calling (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369. For a ride to and from the Petoskey Friendship Center for this special evening event, call the transportation department directly at (231) 348-3425 prior to December 12.

Huber Center Christmas Party
The Huber Senior Center in Brutus will be having a Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 17.


FCEC Theater
Come for lunch and stay for a movie afterward on Wednesday, December 17. Land Ho! is a 2014 comedy-adventure about two aging guys on a journey to rediscover their youth. Admission and popcorn is free for seniors age 60 and older.




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Looking for a unique gift?  Non-profit organizations in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties have the perfect way to buy meaningful gifts for loved ones. Char-Em Alternative Gifts raises awareness of needs in our community, provides financial support to address those needs, and offers a meaningful option for those who wish to make a difference with their holiday shopping dollars. Organizations participating include Bergman Center, Friendship Centers of Emmet County, Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity, Hospice of Northwest Michigan, The Manna Food Project, and Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan. Choose to give to any of these organizations as an alternative to typical holiday gifts by visiting www.charemalternativegifts.org, and the honoree of your gift will receive a greeting card letting them know of your donation.
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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

Winter Weather Policy

If Petoskey Public Schools are closed due to weather, the Petoskey, Pellston, and Huber Centers will all be closed. 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, Meals on Wheels will be delivered.

If either Pellston Public Schools or Alanson Schools are closed due to weather, the Huber (Brutus) Center will be closed. If the Petoskey Schools are open on this day, Meals on Wheels will be delivered.

Board of Directors Finance Mtgs

2014 Finance Committee Meetings
2:30 p.m.
(except December)

January 23
February 27
March 27
April 24
May 22
June 26
July 24
August 28
September 25
October 23
November 20
December 11
(no meeting)

 
Meetings held at
Petoskey Friendship Center Library

Board of Directors Mtgs

2014 Meetings
3:00 p.m.
(except December)

January 23
February 27
March 27
April 24
May 22
June 26
July 24
August 28
September 25
October 23
November 20
December 11
(1:30 p.m.)

 
Meetings held at
Petoskey Friendship Center Library

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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