Dec. 14-21, 2011
Mobile Food Pantry
The City of Lansing Human Relations and Community Services Department is teaming up with the Mid-Michigan Food Bank to offer a mobile food pantry to needy residents and families. The pantry will provide free, fresh non-perishable food items. Seniors on fixed incomes, families or individuals with limited or low-income jobs are eligible to receive help. The pantry will be set up at the First United Methodist Church at 3827 Delta River Drive on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Attendees should bring a state ID or driver’s license with them along with a bag or box to carry food. For more information, call the Lansing Human Relations and Community Service Department at 483-4477.
Open House and Dedication
Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, will host an open house and dedication on Saturday to celebrate the completion of its most recent project. The home is located at 3301 Danbury Crossroad St. The two-story, six-bedroom home has room for a family of 12. The homebuyers, the Kassim family, will be present at the celebration along with members from local Lutheran churches. The open house starts at 2 p.m.
Breakfast with Bauer
State Rep. Joan Bauer will meet with constituents during her monthly “Breakfast with Bauer” event on Thursday from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Bauer will update attendees about what is going on in the Michigan Legislature and hear comments and concerns from community members. This month’s event will be held at the Flap Jack Restaurant at 1601 S. Waverly Road in Lansing Charter Township.