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Fashion event to aid UPAWS

MARQUETTE – The second annual Summer Fashion Show will be held April 6 at the Vera Bar, 145 W. Washington St., Marquette. All event proceeds will benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter.

The silent auction/raffles, hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting presentation will begin at 6 p.m. The Fashion Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 per person and are available for purchase at Che Bello on Washington Street in Marquette. This event is for ages 21 and older.

For more information, to donate to the silent auction/raffles, or to be come a table sponsor, email chebelloboutique@hotmail.com.

The event is sponsored by Che Bello, Vera Bar, Salon Salon, Double Trouble DJ’s, Knots & Kisses Event Planning, Vintage Kisses, Darling, Samantha Elizabeth Photography, Everyday Wines, Wattsson & Wattsson, TLC Catering, Yooper Shirts, Pride Printing, 94.9 The Bay, 100.3 The Point and Bald Eagle Harley-Davidson.

Gardening conference at Bay

DELTA COUNTY – Registration is under way for the 2013 Bay de Noc Gardening Conference slated for April 13. The Delta County Master Gardener Association will offer its annual all-day conference for gardeners at the Besse Center of Bay College this year. The conference, which qualifies for Master Gardener educational credit, is open to anyone with an interest in gardening and to gardeners of all skill levels. Preregistration is required by April 2.

The keynote speaker will be Mark Dwyer, director of horticulture at the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, Wis. In his presentation “Best of the Best: New Perennials and Annuals for the Garden,” Dwyer will identify and discuss the merits of some of new and improved varieties of ornamentals.

The cost of $35 per person includes the keynote address and three classes, as well as morning refreshments and lunch. Only prepaid registrations will be accepted. An additional charge of $7 applies to the make-and-take class.

Registration brochures are available in Escanaba at Flinn’s Flowers and Gifts, Wickert’s Floral, Mel’s Lawn and Feed, the Escanaba DDA, M.S.U. Extension, and the Escanaba Chamber of Commerce. It also is available In Marquette at Flower Works in Marquette and online at www.msue.msu.edu/delta.

For information or a registration brochure, call Sue Shepich at 786-4309.

Probus Superiorland to meet

MARQUETTE – Probus Superiorland will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette. J.B. Phillips will present a program on “Birds in the U.P.” Retirees are welcome to join.

For more information, call 486-8613.

Messiah offers monthly meal

MARQUETTE – Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette, will serve its monthly community meal at 5 :30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The meal will be a turkey dinner, complete with dessert. All are welcome. For more information, visit www.marquettelutherans.org or call 225-1119.