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  • Monthly Meetings by District
    Posted On: Oct 14, 2019


    First District and Lansing Area - "Boys at the Back Table" - 2nd Thursday - 11:30 a.m. (Usually closer to 11am) Delhi Café, 4625 Willoughby Rd, Holt, just east of Cedar Street.  

    Lansing Area Retirees - “The Brew Crew” - 1st Thursday - 9:00 a.m. -  Cops & Doughnuts located 6427 Centurion Dr, Lansing, MI just off of Creyts road (near St. Joseph Street) Any MSP retirees.  

    Lansing Area Retirees – “The Paradox Gang” every Friday morning at 7:30a.m., (numerous often before 7:00am) back room at Flap Jacks, Waverly & Lansing Roads.

    First District - Jackson - Last Thursday - Noon - Marino’s Restaurant, 1980 West Parnall Road, across from Consumers Power.

    Owosso Area - Owosso area meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. at Greg and Lou's located at 1460 North M-52.  

    First & Second Districts - Brighton - 2nd Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. - Lil Chef Restaurant, 101 Brookside, on Grand River near the Brighton Mall.  

    Second District - "A.B.W. Society" - 3rd Thursday - 7:30 a.m. - Leon's - 28904 W. 7 Mile, Livonia (a few blocks east of Middlebelt).

    Second District - "The Over the Hill Gang" - Port Huron - Last Wednesday - 11:30 a.m. - west room of the Golden Corral Restaurant; 4783 24th Ave., Port Huron, MI 48060.  Often a group of 4 or 5 MSP retirees along with about 20 local, county and federal officers.   Retired and active. 

    Second District - North Oakland Group - 3rd Wednesday - 12 noon – We have moved to the Dixie Diner located at 4983 Dixie Hwy, Waterford, Mi.   (248)-383-8192.  It is located on the west side of Dixie Hwy approximately 1/10 of a mile north of W. Walton Blvd.  (just up the road from the Green Apple Restaurant, our old meeting spot).   Mike Arrowood.

    Second District - Metro Brew Crew - 1st Tuesday, between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. at New Location.   We have now moved to George Murphy’s on 7 Mile Rd in Livonia.  George’s is about 1 mile east of I-275 and is in with the Fox Creek Golf Course.  (Don Harris)

    Second District - St. Clair Area:  2nd Tuesday of the Month, 11:30 am, at the Linwood Bar, 596 Busha Hwy. M-29 just South of Gratiot Ave., west side of road in Marysville, MI  48040. 


    Third District - Bay City - lst Tuesday - 9 a.m. – The breakfast for the retirees in the Tri City Post area has been moved from the Auburn Hotel to Nori's (the old Pat & Jerry's) and continues at 9:00 am on the first Tuesday of the month.

    Third District - Lapeer - 2nd Thursday, 9 a.m. - The Farmhouse Restaurant on M-24.

    Third District - East Tawas - 2nd Tuesday - 9 a.m. - Barnacle Bill’s, 119 Newman St., East Tawas, near the post.

    Third District - West Branch - 2nd Wednesday - 9 a.m., Mac's Place, M-55, west city limits of West Branch.

    Fifth District - Paw Paw - 2nd Wednesday - Noon - The Copper Grille Restaurant, 854 S. Kalamazoo St. (M-40 just north of  I-94) Paw Paw, MI 49079.  Restaurant will have a meeting room for us.    Wives meet, same time and place.   (Different table available)

    Fifth District - South Haven (new location) 2nd Friday, 9:30 am.  Trestle Stop Restaurant, 3366 M-40 (Lincoln Road, South of 134th Avenue), Hamilton, MI; Larry Ritchie, 269-751-6415.

    Fifth District – Bridgman Area; First Tuesday of each month, 9am.

    Where:  Lydia’s Down Home Cooking, 9804 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman, MI 

    Fifth District - Coldwater Area Retiree Breakfast - First Tuesday of the month at 7:30am.  Location is the Coldwater Garden Restaurant, US-12, next to the Ford dealership.

    Fifth District - Wayland Area - 2nd Tuesday of every month - 11:30 a.m. - We are now meeting at the Martin Clipper Restaurant in Martin.  Located East of US 131 at the Martin (M222) exit; go to the traffic light, turn right/south, and the restaurant will be approximately a quarter mile on your right.   (Reggie Smith)

    Fifth District - Middleville Area – Retirees meet for coffee/breakfast at Stickmann Baeckerei (Bakery) at 11332 W. M-179 Hwy, Middleville, at 9:00am, Third Thursday.  (Greg Drobny)

    New Location:  Sixth District - Rockford - 2nd Wednesday - 9 a.m. - Our new restaurant is the "New Beginnings" located at 5202 Northland Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI.   Dave Hartley, 616/866-9220.

    Sixth District - Ionia Area - (Note: The Ionia area retirees are no longer meeting.)

    Sixth District - Hart/Ludington - Last Thursday - 9 a.m. – Golden Eatery, Mears, MI   


    Sixth District - Mt. Pleasant - The Mt. Pleasant Post retirees get together a couple times a week for coffee, etc.   On Mondays we meet at the Commission on Aging building at 2200 S. Lincoln Road, Mt Pleasant.

    On Wednesdays we meet at the Cops and Doughnuts coffee shop on South Mission except for the first Wednesday of the month when we meet at the Cops and Doughnuts shop in Clare on McEwan Street.

    On Fridays we meet at Tim Hortons on Pickard Street across from Meijers.

    On most holidays the Commission on Aging building is closed, and we meet usually at Tim Hortons.

    All meeting times are 9AM three times a week. Usually 6-10 retirees attend each meeting.  (Retiree John B. Anderson)

    Sixth District - Newaygo - 9:00 a.m., 1st Thursday - Cronk’s Oakridge Restaurant next door to the VFW, about 3/10 mile S. of  M-82, west side of M-37.  

    Sixth District - Reed City - 10 a.m. - 2nd Wednesday - H&D Chuck Wagon, US-10, Reed City.  All retirees and spouses are welcome.  

    Sixth District - Lakeview - 9 a.m. - 1st Wednesday – Conley’s Bakery in Mecosta, corner of M-20 and 90th.  Just around the corner from Lakeside Marine.  (Dave Larsen)  Note:  This is a New Location

    Seventh District - Cadillac - First Wednesday - 9 a.m. - Burke’s Waterfront Restaurant, located on M-115 at the west edge of Cadillac.  

    Seventh District - Central Lake - Last Thursday - 9 a.m. - The Toonies Restaurant in Bellaire, MI.   

    Seventh District - Alpena - 1st Wednesday - 9 a.m. - GenAr's Restaurant, one block N of the post on Ripley.  Note:  The monthly meeting of the Alpena area retirees has been in decline for some time and non-existent for the past few months.  For some time there has been an informal meeting every Tuesday at 9:00am, same place, Gen-Ars, just north of the old Post on Ripley Blvd.   All retirees and friends welcome.

    Seventh District - Manistee - Ludington - 1st Thursday - 9 a.m. - The Bungalow on US3l, 1/2 mile south of Manistee city limits.    

    Seventh District - Houghton Lake - 2nd Thursday - 9 a.m. – Randy’s Family Restaurant.  Just a note – we are meeting at the same place as always, but the name has been changed.   Located in suburbs of Prudenville.


    Seventh District - Gaylord - 2nd Tuesday - 9 a.m. - B.J.'s Restaurant.

    Seventh District - Traverse City - Last Monday - 8:30 a.m. - Flap Jack Shack.  

    Seventh District - Cheboygan - 3rd Friday - 9 a.m. - Cheboygan Big Boy Restaurant.

    Seventh District - Petoskey - Last Friday - 9 a.m. - Filmore’s Restaurant.  On 131, just south of 31.  

    Eighth District - Sault Ste. Marie - 1st Wednesday 10 a.m. - Studebakers on I-75 Business Spur. 

    Eighth District - Iron Mountain - Last Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. Central Time – Maple Creek Restaurant – Iron Mountain.  

    Eighth District - Escanaba - Last Friday - 8:30 a.m. - Family Inn Restaurant.

    Eighth District - Munising - 1st Monday - 9 a.m. – Dogpatch in Munising.   (Location changed from 387 Restaurant)

    Florida Gulf Coast – North Port, FL - 8:30 am - 3rd Saturday.  Olde World Restaurant, 14415 Zagrobelny Way (near the corner of US-41 and North Port Blvd.) in North Port, FL.  (Not meeting in summer).

    Zephyrhills, FL - 2nd Wed., 8:30 a.m. during snowbird season.    Our new location is the Village Inn on the southeast corner of Hwy 301 and St Rt 54 in downtown Zephyrhills. 

    Tucson, AZ's retirees 9 a.m. breakfasts on 1st and 3rd Tues. of every month at Millie's Pancake Haus.   Millie’s Pancake Haus is moving across the street.  They will be located in Trail Dust Town which is inside Pinnacle Peak at 6541 E Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ.  As always, if you have any questions, contact Charlie Hoover at 734-770-0074.  Hope to see you there.

    NOTE:  If you have a meeting that you would like listed, send the information to us.  Also, please send any corrections of which you are aware.

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