The annual “Celebrity” luncheon to benefit the Calhoun County Agricultural and Industrial Society and the Fairgrounds, will be held at Cornwell’s Turkeyville USA THIS Friday, February 1st from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Cost is $10 per person plus tips. Call the Calhoun County Fairgrounds office for more info at 781-8161.
The 14th Annual St. Charles Mardi Gras Auction is this Sat. 2.2.13. Live & silent auctions, raffles, cash bar. Doors open at 5, food is served at 6. Call 279-0404 to find out more.
The “Bowl for Kids’ Sake” to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters is coming up on March 1st at M-66 Bowl in Battle Creek. Each bowler is asked to collect pledges and there are door prize available for participants. Proceeds stay local and benefit the Big Brothers/Big Sisters programming. It’s an evening of fun for everyone! To join Bowl for Kids’ Sake, visit on line “Think Big Today dot org” and click on events to find all the information. (this group serves Kalamazoo, Allegan, Barry, Calhoun and Van Buren counties) (interview contact Cindy Schrauben at 382-6800 ext 140)
The Community Action Agency sponsors the “Walk for Warmth” each year in Barry, Branch, Calhoun and St. Joseph counties. This year’s walk is on Saturday, February 23rd at various locations. In Battle Creek, it‘s at First United Methodist Church downtown with registration at 9 a.. and the walk at 10. The Walk for Warmth raises funds to help those with low-income, the elderly and disabled residents keep their heat on through the winter. Get your pledge sheet at c a a s c m dot org and get more info on that site.