2018-03-29 / Local News

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Holistic physician to speak in G-L

Dr. Cyrus Ghaemi will be the featured speaker at the Glen Lake Woman’s Club meeting at noon next Wednesday, April 4, at the Glen Lake Reformed Church. Dr. Ghaemi is a physician at Empire Family Care whose interests lie in the influence of diet and lifestyle on health and well being. Bring your own brown bag lunch.

Lighthouse promotes autism awareness

Join the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum and Leelanau State Park starting on Easter Sunday for a week of sensory related activities to recognize autism. In 2012, the lighthouse was designated as the first “autism-friendly” site in the state in 2012. The color blue has a calming effect on those with autism. Activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will include fur pelt and animal track identification, noodle boat craft and rock decorating.

Changes in state Constitution sought

Members of the League of Women Voters Leelanau County are supporting a constitutional change making it easier to vote in Michigan. They’ll be providing information at a forum set for noon next Wednesday, April 4, at the county government center. “Promote the Vote” seeks to secures women’s voting rights by writing them into the state Constitution. Sharon Dolente of the American Civil Liberties Union will explain.

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