VA Mental Health Summit Coming to Marquette – August 29, 2017

August 25, 2017

VA Mental Health Summit Coming to Marquette

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting its fifth annual Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, August 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EDT) at Lakeview Arena in Marquette, Michigan.  The arena is located at 401 East Fair Avenue.

“During this year’s Mental Health Summit, we will collaborate with our community partners to address resources and access within the areas of Pain Management, Substance Use, and PTSD for our Veterans, while also highlighting VA’s Zero Suicide initiative,” said Dr. Brenda Reed, Mental Health Summit Coordinator.

Local government human services, community mental health agencies, hospitals, Veterans and their families, and any other interested organizations or individuals are invited to participate to strengthen the collaborations between the VA and the community.

The purpose of the Mental Health Summit is to bring together key stakeholders in the community, including Veterans and their families, with the goal of enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of Veterans and their familiesRead the rest

NMU Fall Fest – August 28th

August 25, 2017

NMU Fall Fest Aug. 28
8/4/2017

Northern Michigan University’s Fall Fest is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, the first day of classes. The event will take place on the lawn outside the University Center.

Fall Fest is an “opportunity fair” where students can learn about opportunities to become involved in student organizations or volunteering for area nonprofit agencies. They will also be introduced to local businesses and the products or services they offer.

There will also free entertainment and ice cream and business giveaways.

For more information, contact the NMU Center for Student Enrichment at 227-2439.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Marquette Choral Society Rehearsals Begin – Aug. 28

August 25, 2017

Marquette – Marquette Choral Society will begin rehearsals for its upcoming season on Monday, August 28 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Room 250 or the Thomas Fine Arts Building on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Semester dues will be $30; the cost of music is an additional $20. Plan to come on August 28, September 11, or September 18 at about 6:30 to register and let Music Director Dr. Erin Colwitz hear your voice. All are welcome! The Marquette Choral Society rehearsed every Monday night.

Benjamin Britten’s “St. Nicolas” cantata and Arthur Honegger’s “Une Cantate de Noel” will be performed on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3. For additional information, call the NMU Department of Music at 906-227-2563 or Professor Colwitz at 906-227-2308 (e-mail: ecolwitz@nmu.edu). … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NMU Fall Fest – Aug. 28

August 25, 2017

Northern Michigan University’s Fall Fest will be held on Monday, August 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the lawn outside the University Center.

Fall Fest, on the first day of classes, is an “opportunity fair” where students can learn about opportunities to become involved in student organizations or volunteering for area non-profit agencies. They will also be introduced to local businesses and the products or services they offer.

There will be free entertainment and ice cream and business giveaways. For more information, contact the NMU Center for Student Enrichment at 227-2439. … Read the rest