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Meeting to discuss opioid abuse

BAY MILLS — There will be meeting/presentation to address the issue of dealing with opioid abuse on March 24 at 9 a.m. in the Horizon’s Conference Room at Bay Mills Resort & Casino.  Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Drug Enforcement Agency, and FBI will be on hand to provide information and answer questions.


Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin as well as powerful pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, fentanyl, and many others.  Drug overdose deaths involving prescription opioid pain relievers have increased dramatically since 1999. Concerted federal and state efforts have been made to curb this epidemic, including educational presentations across the nation, such as this event in Bay Mills.


All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend this event. The meeting is open to the general public. The meeting will begin with a brief presentation of material and then the screening of the documentary Chasing the Dragon. The 45-minute film, whose title refers to the never-ending pursuit of the original or ultimate high, features stark first-person accounts told by individuals who have abused opioids or whose children have abused opioids, with tragic consequences.


A Q & A session will follow the film.

Local Garden Knowledge Sharing Day

The event takes place on Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bay Mills Community College- West Campus - Migizi Hall.


The discussion will include information on seed saving and planning, water saving techniques, cultivating oyster & shiitake mushrooms, pests, plant disease and more.
Participation is free and open to all.


Please register by March 14th with Monica Young at or (906) 248-1097 Ext. 101

St. Mary’s School hosting annual raffle

Buy your St. Mary's Raffle tickets from

Bernice Scozzafave  by calling 906-248-5277 or email her at  1st place prize is  $10,000,  2nd place is  $2,000, plus 10 additional $100 prizes. This is tax-deductible purchase.  Better odds than the lottery-only 3,000 tickets printed. Drawing is May 4th at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's School.  They will be having dessert and coffee from 5 to 7 p.m. before the drawing. Tickets are $20.

  • Kitchen Line Cook/ Bay Mills Resort & Casino (open until filled)
  • Kitchen Steward/Bay Mills Resort & Casino (open until filled)
  • Cage Vault Cashier/Bay Mills Resort & Casino (closes March 15)
  • Slot Attendant/ Bay Mills Resort & Casino (closes March 14)
  • Hostess/Back Bay Grill & Games (closes March 17)
  • Substance Abuse Counselor/Bay Mills Health Center (closes March 17
  • Maintenance/Wild Bluff (closes March 17)
  • Pro Shop Sales/Wild Bluff (closes March 17)
  • Bartender/Wild Bluff (closes March 17)
  • Staff Dentist/Bay Mills Health Center (Open until filled)
  • Chief Financial Officer/Bay Mills Indian Community (Open until filled)
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Winter Farmer's Market

Saturday, March 18
Bayliss Public Library
Open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don’t forget to visit our local Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings. Conveniently located inside of Bayliss Public Library, you can shop and support local vendors, while remaining warm and dry. 

Humane Society to hold fundraiser     


Donations needed for auction

Best of Friends Humane Society is taking donations of gently used goods (except clothing) for a fundraising auction to be held in late April.  The event will be conducted by Royale Treasures Auction with proceeds going to help EUP animals in need.  Over the past five years, the organization has assisted more than 500 low income pet owners with their pets’ veterinary care.   Call Best of Friends 906-440-8309 for drop-off locations in the Soo.  Pickup may be available.  See items to be auctioned on Best of Friends Humane Society’s Facebook  page.

The time and date of the auction will be announced in the coming weeks.

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