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Medicare Open Enrollment
Open Enrollment is October 15 through December 7. This is your chance to review and make changes to your Medicare plans. FCEC is working with Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program counselors to provide seniors with help to make the best decisions for them about their Medicare benefits. Call (231) 347-3211 or toll-free (888) 347-0369 to schedule an appointment with a MMAP counselor.

Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga is back at the Petoskey Friendship Center. The class will take place on the first and third Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Join Jesica Bunker, a McLaren Northern Michigan certified instructor, as she leads the class on December 6 and 20.


Share the Love Food Drive
Friendship Centers of Emmet County is hosting a food drive November 13-22, 2017 to benefit the Nehemiah & Mary Margaret Homeless Shelters. Drop boxes will be available at senior centers located in Brutus, Harbor Springs, Pellston, and Petoskey. Paper and household products and all non-perishable, non-expired foods will be accepted.

Share the Love Food Drive Poster


Thanksgiving Feast

Give thanks with us on Wednesday, November 22 at the Petoskey and Huber Senior Centers for a special Thanksgiving Luncheon. Sign up in advance by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 or the Huber Senior Center at (231) 529-8803.Lunch is served at noon and is reserved for those age 60 and older and their spouses for a suggested donation of $2.50 per person.

Holiday Gift Basket Raffle
FCEC is seeking donations of gift baskets, as well as items to create additional beautifully wrapped gift baskets, for a special Holiday Raffle. We will accept any new item - large or small, store bought or hand crafted, as well as gift certificates, wines, and chocolates. All items must be received by Friday, November 17. Baskets will be on display and raffle ticket will be on sale beginning Wednesday, November 23. Call (231) 347-3211, ext. 24 for questions or to arrange for pick-up of items.

Celebrate Our Seniors Holiday Wreath Fundraiser
Purchase a wreath to donate to an area senior or buy one for yourself. Each wreath is 16" in diameter and will be made from boughs of douglas fir, pine, and cedar, and will be made and decorated by FCEC Home Health Aides. All donations benefit the In-Home Services Department. Cost is $12 for one or $22 for two. Orders will be taken through December 8. Delivery dates to seniors begin December 4 and wreaths will be available for pickup on December 1 and December 11. To order by phone, call (231) 347-0300.

AARP Driver Safety Program
FCEC is pleased to sponsor the AARP Driver Safety Program at the Petoskey Friendship Center. The program is aimed at drivers 50 year and older. This year the class will be split into two half-day sessions, taking place from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 18 and Wednesday, December 20. You must attend both days to receive credit for completing the program. The cost for the session is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Preregistration is required and can be done by calling (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369, ext. 29.





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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.
(unless noted)

January 26
February 23
March 23
April 27
May 22
May 25*
June 22
July 18
(4:00 p.m.)
July 27
August 22
(1:00 p.m.)
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.


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