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River is still looking for his furever home. He’s jet black and neutered, and almost 5 months old. If interested call 989-313-4050. Rainy is a beautiful tabby still looking for a furever home. She’s almost 5 months old, spayed and a real sweet heart. If interested call 989-313-4050.
As adults, we can teach the skills necessary for children to take on leadership roles now and in the future. Our Club members have the potential to become great leaders as they grow. If we support their interests and teach them how to negotiate group dynamics and other social settings, they will...
The Bible tells us that all of us have talents and gifts. These are things that we are better at than others, they could be athletics, singing, public speaking, calculations, problem solving, building and a hundred other things. Many of us never take the time to develop them and use them. Many of...
The Power of Forgiveness Matt 6:14-15 “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” NIV The act of forgiveness is the hardest part of walking in love because it’s...
Black-throated Green Warbler   --Courtesy Photo
One of America’s most colorful warblers is also one of the most common seen in our area. Like most warblers, it is a tiny bird—under 5 inches in length—and like many warblers, it is stunningly beautiful. The Black-throated Green Warbler, with its yellow face, black throat and breast, white belly,...
The Tree Swallow, a voracious devourer of flying insects, brings spring with it when it returns to Michigan from Central America each year. As its name suggests, this bird formerly nested in old trees with cavities left by woodpeckers. Now, humans tend to remove such trees, believing they are...
Rotary Club members display their artwork done at the direction of Studio 23/The Art Center as a STEAM learning demonstration. Artists are: ( l to r) front- Bob Charlebois, Mike Vieau, Marty Schultz; back- Tom Boetefuer, Dennis Whitney, Jean Saxon, Diane Morley, Lisa Ragland, Ellen Charlebois, Jim Ordiway. 	  --Courtesy Photo
On September 12, 2019, members of the Rotary Club of Pinconning & Standish participated in a hands-on program directed by staff from Studio 23/The Arts Center in Bay City. It was a program to demonstrate the type of art education the staff will be providing this year in 2nd grade classrooms in...
I Used To Have A Friend Heb 10:25 “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another-and all the more as you see the Day approaching. NIV It’s been a very busy year, as I have spent time traveling around this beautiful country ministering...
I just had a very good discussion with a person that has an addiction. They were recently stopped for drunk driving, just over the limit. We talked about how this will cost them a great deal of money, time and red tape, in addition to being on their record for ever. As we go through life we need...
This Wilson’s Warbler was seen perching in a lilac bush near Pinconning in early September.  --Courtesy Photo
Though often seen in our area during the spring and fall migrations as it heads to and from Canada, this small bird with a lemon-yellow breast, olive back, and black cap is only a rare breeder in shrubby swamps of northern Michigan. A recent survey suggested there may only be 200 pairs of these...

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