The Michigan Club will hold five meetings in 2017. The dates are:
                            January 5, 2017
                            January 19, 2017
                            February 2, 2017
                            February 16, 2017
                            March 2, 2017
Meetings are held at the Erie Meyer Center in Gulf Shores starting at 10:00 am. The doors open at 8:30 am and coffee and donuts are available at 9:00 am. The meetings include entertainment, announcements of Club activities and door prizes. Membership to participate in the meetings costs only $3.00 total per person for the entire year. At each meeting the Club sells door prizes tickets and they are $1 each. You have to have a ticket to win a door prize. You can buy as many as you wish.  The income from this helps to pay for the Meyer Center rental cost.
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The purpose of the Michigan Club in south Alabama is to provide activities, communications and fellowship for current and former residents of the State of Michigan.
If you are a Club member or plan to become a Club member and would like to receive email updates from the Club please send an email to :
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Note: If you are currently receiving emails you are already on the list and you do NOT need to respond.
2016-2017 Michigan Club Calendar
Snowbird Memory Screenings
There are three dates for free memory screenings this winter: 
January 31, 9-12, Foley Civic Center
February 1, 12-4:30, Gulf Shores Cultural Center
February 10, 10-4,Orange Beach Community Center

Get screened and get a discount golf card for Glen Lakes - $20 cart fee only valid until 3-31-17
Michigan Club Cruise
 February 11-16, 2017:  Over 80 members of the Michigan Club Will be taking off soon.  Don't forget to preregister at for faster access to the ship. For those riding the bus - leaves Publix in OB at 10 and Walmart in GS at 10:30.
Interested in Alaska this summer, leaving from Michigan in May, contact Walt Salisbury at 231-450-2192 or 
For more information or to sign-up, go to the following link:
Michigan Club Cups are Here!

Mugs come in 10 and 14 oz. sizes and cost $13.  Get yours at any meeting or call Kyle Cruse at

2017 Golf Schedule
Michigan Basket
The Michigan /club has put together a basket of items from the Indian River Area of Michigan.  This will be a fundraiser for the club.  Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5 and are available to Michigan Club members only.  The basket contains gift certificates for food, wine and lodgings and is valued at over $1200. The drawing will be at the February 16th club meeting.
Coupon Books
Coupon books will be available for sale at all sign-ups and meetings through January.  The cost is $15.  You only need to call and reserve a book if you won't be arriving until February.  Contact Charlie Arensmeier at if you are arriving after February 1st and want a coupon book.
Entertainment/Concert to Benefit Haiti
Save the date:  February 16th at the Orange Beach Event Center
This is a fund raiser to help build a girls' orphanage in Haiti. Watch for ticket information - coming soon.
Michigan Club Future Dates

Pancake Breakfast - January 28th
Brat fest - February 4th
Casino Trip - February 8th
Low Country Boil - February 17th
Blood Drive- February 27th
Fish Flinger Event - February 24th
Michigan Club Picnic - March 9th
Michigan Club Luncheons
 You must buy a ticket in advance and wear your badge!. 
January 26 at Cayman Grill.  $15 includes a buffet including pulled pork, grilled Mahi Mahi and chicken roulae.  It also includes mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, assorted mini desserts and drinks.
Call Ed Phillipson at 989-621-9755.
February 9, 2017 at Luna's $15 includes an entree (grilled chicken breast, grilled mahi or spaghetti), salad, dessert and a drink,
Dues Change

After 22 years of $3 dues, the club has decided to raise dues for the 2018 season.  Next season's dues will be $5.
Pancake Breakfast
January 28th, 8:00-11:00
All workers please show up on time.  If you do not remember your shift, Call Walt Salisbury at 231-450-2192
Casino Trip
February 8th the club will be going to the IP Casino.  The bus will arrive at the track at 7:00 am and leaves at 7:30.  It will return about 4:30.  Pay $10 on the bus and receive $20 free play and a 1/2 price buffet.  Call Walt Salisbury at 231-450-2192