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Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is back! Half-hour appointments are available on Mondays at the Petoskey Friendship Center. Call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369 to schedule an appointment. Cost is $20 for Emmet County residents age 60 and older; $23 for out-of-county residents.

Ping Pong

Two brand new ping pong tables have been donated to the Petoskey Friendship Center. Come join in the fun and try your hand at ping pong on April 4 and 6 at 1:00 p.m., April 13 and 18 at 10:00 a.m., April 20 at 1:00 p.m., and April 25 and 27 at 10:00 a.m. Equipment is provided.

Chair Yoga

The Petoskey Friendship Center is hosting a free 30-minute chair yoga class at 2:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. The free class, sponsored by McLaren Northern Michigan, is for those age 60 and older. For more information or to sign up, call (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369, ext. 19. Drop-ins are also welcome.

FCEC Theater
On Wednesday, April 26 at 12:45 p.m., the Petoskey Friendship Center will be playing Grandma, starring Lily Tomlin. In this Rated R film, a teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother. Movie and popcorn are free to seniors age 60 and older and their spouses.

Arbor Day
Celebrate Arbor Day at the Petoskey and Huber Senior Centers on
Friday, April 28 with a special "dirt cake" dessert.

Golf Lessons
Golf lessons for the 2017 FCEC Senior Golf group will take place on both Tuesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 11 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. Lessons will be held at the Petoskey-Bay View Country Club, 2328 Country Club Road, Petoskey. The lesson will take place on the driving range. Please arrive by 12:45 to get set up. Golf professional Brian Sanderson and his staff will work with each golfer individually as well as in a group setting. Over the years these lessons have proved to be very helpful to beginning golfers as well as seasoned golfers. The cost for both sessions will be $30 for Emmet County residents and $35 for out-of-county. Anyone interested in attending should register by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 or (888) 347-0369 no later than May 8.

Mother's Day Luncheon
Our Mother's Day celebration is Friday, May 12 at the Petoskey and Huber Senior Centers. Enjoy a tea party at the Huber Center beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon. The meal consists of Chicken Kiev, redskin potatoes, Nantucket vegetables, and dinner rolls. Come honor all mothers and grandmothers on this glorious day. Lunch is available for a suggested donation of $2.50 for seniors age 60 and older and their spouses. Call the Huber Center at (231) 529-8803 to sign up for the Luncheon and Tea Party held in Brutus. Call the Petoskey Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 to sign up for the luncheon held in Petoskey.

Hearing Tests
Free hearing tests will be offered for persons age 55 and older at the Petoskey Friendship Center on Wednesday, May 17, beginning at 9:00 a.m. An audiologist from Petoskey Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists will be conducting the tests. If you have been experiencing hearing loss, make an appointment to get your hearing checked. This service is free, but appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Petoskey Friendship Center at (231) 347-3211 or toll-free at (888) 347-0369.




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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.
(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 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.

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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