Movie and Popcorn
Join us for an afternoon movie and popcorn on Wednesday, February 25 at the Petoskey Friendship Center starting at 1:00 p.m. This month's movie is the classic comedy You Can't Take It With You starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Lionel Barrymore, and Edward Arnold.
March for Meals
FCEC is participating in the 2015 March for Meals campaign, sponsored by Meals on Wheels of America, to raise awareness of senior hunger. FCEC's Meals on Wheels program currently serves over 150 homebound seniors in Emmet County with a hot, nutritious meal five days a week, as well as frozen meals for weekends and holidays. Our third year participating in the campaign, we have exciting events planned and hope your will join us. In doing so, know that your contribution will continue to assist seniors who otherwise may not be able to stay in their own homes. For more information on of the events, call (231) 347-3211, ext. 24 or email
March for Meals Fundraiser at La Senorita
La Senorita, 1285 N. US 31, Petoskey, will donate 20% of sales on Wednesday, March 4 from 11:00 a.m. to midnight with a special flier. Click here to print the flier or stop in at any senior center to pick one up.
Walk-A-Thon to support Meals on Wheels
FCEC is hosting a walk-a-thon on Saturday, March 7 at the NCMC Walking Track (indoors). Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration can be done ahead of time by contacting Char at (231) 347-3211, ext. 24. Click here to print a Walk-A-Thon Pledge Form. Giveaways available to all who attend, and prizes will be given to the oldest walker, whoever walks the most laps, and the person with the largest amount of pledges. You do not have to walk to be eligible for all prizes.
March for Meals Fundraiser at Bob Evans
Bob Evans Restaurant, 1910 US 31, Petoskey, will donate 15% of sales during the week of March 9-13 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a special flier. Click here to print the flier or stop in at any senior center to pick one up.
March for Meals Fundraiser at Papa Lou's Pizza Pub & Grill
Papa Lou's Pizza Pub & Grill, 317 E. Lake Street, Petoskey, will donate $1.00 for every pizza purchased on Saturday, March 14. They are open from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. No special coupon is needed.
March for Meals Community Champions Week
Local celebrities and dignitaries will show their support for Emmet County's homebound seniors by volunteering with Meals on Wheels during Community Champions Week, March 16-20. If you would like to volunteer with the Meals on Wheels program, please call or
to to get registered.
This annual event will be held at the Odawa Casino on Wednesday, March 18 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. Project Connect offers a day of information about public and human services to those who need assistance in Northern Michigan. The free event will feature hands-on assistance and information for those who face challenges, such as personal finance problems, health concerns, employment troubles, or addiction issues. Services include tax preparation, education and employment opportunities, health care options, housing and child care assistance, credit repair, family portraits, food and toiletry bags, and free haircuts. Friendship Centers of Emmet County is one of 80 participating organizations. To schedule a free ride to and from the event, please call our transportation department at (231) 348-3425.
March for Meals Fundraiser at Big Boy
Big Boy, 751 Spring Street, Petoskey, will donate 15% of sales on Thursday, March 26 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a special flier. Click here to print the flier or stop in at any senior center to pick one up.
Win a Meal a Month for a Year
This very popular raffle is back! Area restaurants have been donating gift certificates to be raffled off. The grand prize winner will receive twelve gift certificates to different restaurants in the area. Several others will also win a gift certificate as consolation prizes. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00 and can be purchased at the Petoskey, Huber (Brutus), and Pellston Senior Centers throughout the month of March. The drawing will take place during lunch on March 31. You do not have to be present to win.
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