News Update

Community Calendar for June 1, 2016

Today is Wednesday June 1st, 2016. I’m Greg Doig with today’s WVBI Community Calendar.



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To the families and friends of the Veterans: If you would like to,

please take home and enjoy the red, white and blue flower bouquets

placed on your loved ones’ grave site or pick up and give to someone who

would enjoy them. Any remaining flower bouquets will be disposed of

this weekend. Thank you.


Thank you very much, it was a lovely service yesterday! Well done!


Michele Grooters


Rep. Cole recently spoke about House passage Tuesday of his HB 5582, that  amends state law  by adding “morel mushrooms” to the limited list of items that are exempt from required food safety training.  Michigan residents were able to forage for morels and sell them to local businesses and restaurants in Michigan until 2015 when the state adopted a law to require mandatory certification training to sell morels.




The Beaver Island Community Center

Tuesday, 5/31 SUMMER HOURS START!!!

MON – SAT 9am – 9pm

SUN 10am – 6pm


Beaver Island Wildlife Club will meet June 1, Wednesday, at 7 p.m. Peaine Township Hall. Items on the agenda include the fishing tournament, an island wildlife/habitat plan and more.


Museum Summer Daily Hours will begin on Sunday, June 19; Monday – Saturday 11:00-5:00 and Sunday Noon-3:00.





At the Community Center: June 2nd from 3-5 p.m.  Forester, Mike Merriweather will come to Beaver Island to discuss forest health and how to write a forest contract for best logging practices when deciding to harvest timber from your property.


Mike Meriwether has worked for the Antrim Conservation District for the past 20 years. He is actively involved in forest management, timber harvesting, wildlife food plots, and resource management of the lands. Mike issues wood cutting permits for county lands and works with landowners to negotiate surface damages from gas exploration activities in the county. Mike Meriwether works to fulfill forest management objectives by providing technical assistance to non-industrial, private forest landowners. He provides management plans and assists residents with all tree health needs.




The first annual spring Fishing tournament will be held June 11-12th. the weekend will be a free fishing weekend, meaning no license is required. fun for the whole family. there will be two categories, one kids 14 and under, 15 and up adults. kids entry will be free, kids sign up will be located at Powers Hardware and The Beaver Island Community Center. Adults will be a 5 dollar buy in. Adults sign up at Powers Hardware. Kids Fish Saturday weather permitting. pontoon boat transportation provided by the generous people on Lake Geneserath. kids fish all open season species for longest fish and most fish caught. Adults category will be Bass only. Largemouth and small mouth.


Vacation Bible School for children 3-12 will be June 28-30 from 0900 to 1130 at Beaver Island Christian Church No Charge

Contact Debbie Robert at 2048 or Judi Meistersinger at 2963




If you are looking for information on all island events, find it on the new WVBI Community Calendar. Things like the Baroque on Beaver events, CMUBS and other activities up on the calendar. Just head on over to the WVBI website and click on Calendar on the top menu.


We’ve tried to include everything, but if we’ve missed your event you can easily add it yourself by using the handy “Post Your Event” button in the upper right of the calendar or by sending an email with the details to¬† And, we can make it easy for your events to show up in a nice calendar on your website, too, so you only have to post them once. Your website can show only your events or those plus other categories from the calendar that you choose. What a deal! Email us or call for details.



At the Community Center



Pickle Ball Tuesday and Thursday 0930 to 1100


Games Galore will now be held on Thursday‚

at 1pm to 4pm


The Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program will now be available on¬

FRIDAYS ONLY, 11am-12pm @ BI Comm Center




3 PM Matinee


Zoolander 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 1h 42min | Comedy |

Derek and Hansel are lured into modeling again, in Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy.

Director: Ben Stiller

Writers: Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller | 4 more credits »

Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz


7 pm Feature Presentation

Deadpool (2016)

R | 1h 48min | Action, Adventure, Comedy




This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. Written by 20th Century Fox


Thanks to Beaver Island Community Center Business Sponsors , the Shamrock Bar and Restaurant, and the Beaver Island Boat Company





Current Conditions – Greene’s Bay Beach, Beaver Island, MI


As of 8:29 AM Wednesday, June 1, 2016


Forecast: Mostly Clear


Outside Temp: 56.5 F

High Outside Temp: 62.1 F at 12:02 AM

Low Outside Temp: 55.4 F at 5:32 AM

Outside Humidity: 83%

Barometer: 30.028″ and Rising Slowly


Wind Speed: Calm

Wind Direction: S

High Gust: 9.0 Mph at 7:59 AM

10 min Avg Wind: 1.0 Mph


Rain Rate: 0.00″/Hour

Day Rain: 0.01″

Storm Rain: 0.00″

Month Rain: 0.01″

Year Rain: 2.56″





Phyllis Moore Report

Right now I’m showing 56°, light rain, wind is at 15 mph from the SE, humidity is at 79%, pressure is falling from 1017 mb, visibility is 9.6 miles, pollen levels are low-medium at 2.5, and the top allergens are oak, grasses, and mulberry. Today: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of showers is 70%. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 50%.

On this date of June 1, 1954 – In the Peanuts comic strip, Linus’ security blanket made its debut.

Did you know that a flea can jump 350 times its body length?

Word of the day: tickety-boo (TIK-i-tee-BOO) which means fine; ok. Tckety-boo is of uncertain origin, but it may be an expressive alteration of the phrase that’s the ticket. It entered English in the 1930s. (Have to admit that I’ve never heard this word before).




Tammy McDonough





Still no delays to report.

Hey, Let’s be careful out there. Especially in the school zone.


To Lucas and all our listeners, Charles Edwards once wrote, “the heart of all problems, whether economic, political, or social, is a human heart.”


That’s the WVBI Community Calendar for Wednesday June 1st, 2016. I’m Greg Doig at WVBI ‚the Voice of Beaver Island.

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