Hearts for Hospice is a success

ROSCOMMON COUNTY–February 1–15, red and gold hearts covered the walls and windows of several local businesses who -participated in the Hearts for Hospice fundraising campaign.  Red paper hearts were sold for $1.00 each and gold hearts were sold for $5.00 each with all proceeds benefiting Hospice of Helping Hands.

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Audrey Arlene Alton of Houghton Lake

Audrey Arlene Alton of Houghton Lake passed away Dec. 24, 2013.

A memorial service will be conducted April 19 at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Prudenville.

Interment will be in Roscommon Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are asked to be directed to the family.

Christler Funeral Home, Houghton … MORE

Great Start Collaborative receives $20,000 award from Consumers Energy Foundation

ROSCOMMON COUNTY–The Great Start Collaborative was awarded a $20,000 grant on April 10 from the Consumers Energy Foundation.

Consumers Energy gave the money for the Great Start Collaborative’s Early Childhood Fund, which will be used for preschool and childcare scholarships.  The Collaborative serves Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw, Roscommon and Iosco Counties.