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Groups and Clubs

Chelsea · Dexter · Saline

Dues are annual unless otherwise noted.

Chelsea Hospital Volunteers

775 S. Main (Chelsea Hospital) [map]
(734) 593-5799

Provides services to hospital departments and programs, including patient assistance, shuttle driver, or clerical or receptionist duties, and more. Application online.russ.billau@stjoeshealth.org, stjoeshealth.org/volunteer/saint-joseph-mercy-chelsea/

American Legion (Herbert J. McKune) Post 31

1700 Ridge, PO Box 293, Chelsea 48118 [map]
(734) 475-1964

Sponsors the annual Joe Merkel golf outing every May, the annual 4th of July Chicken Barbecue, September family night, and flag retirement ceremony that includes the Digger Award, honoring a Legion member. The Winter Carnival is the 1st weekend of February with euchre night, fishing derby for adults and kids, weather permitting, and a Saturday night music fest. Gives to local veterans and families in need. Sponsors two Chelsea High School juniors with scholarships. Meets 1st Thurs. Dues $50. Check website for event updates. chelseapost31.org

Chelsea Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

PO Box 664, Manchester 48158
Michelle Dye (734) 717-5660

Promotes amateur radio as a hobby and public service. Practice broadcasts Tues. 8:30 p.m., 145.450 MHz. Operates severe weather reporting program. Meets 4th Tues. 7 p.m. at Chelsea Police Department, 311 S. Main. wd8iel.com

Chelsea Area Chamber of Commerce

222 S. Main, ste. B [map]
(734) 475-1145

Community website, brochures, maps, and other information on Chelsea-area businesses, events, walking tours, schools, and more. For visitors, residents, and for relocation. hello@chelseamich.com, chelseamich.com

Chelsea Area Garden Club

Merrill Crockett, (209) 559-7981

Gardeners, from amateur to master, share information and sponsor programs. Club members plant and maintain flower beds in downtown Chelsea and at the Chelsea District Library, and support horticulture-related community projects, including the Chelsea Senior Center Intergenerational Garden. Dues $15. Meets Sept.-May, 2nd Mon. at 1 p.m. at Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park. See us on Facebook. chelseaareagardenclub.mi@gmail.com, chelseagardenclub.com

Chelsea Area Historical Society

128 Jackson Rd., across from the historic depot, in the 1853 Boyd House [map]
(734) 476-2010

Maintains Chelsea history archives and museum, including the recently restored 1911 Flanders motorcycle. Contact for membership information. staff@chelseahistory.org, chelseahistory.org

Chelsea Area Women's Service Club

17684 W. Old US-12 [map]
(734) 272-2453

Provides community enrichment, holds annual fundraiser for community projects, local charitable organizations and Chelsea High School student scholarships. Dues $30. Meets Sept.-May, usually 2nd Wed. of the month. chelseaareawomensserviceclub@gmail.com, chelseaareawomensserviceclub.org

Chelsea Athletic Boosters

P.O. Box 428, Chelsea 48118
Darlene Regis, (734) 604-2238

Volunteers raise funds to promote and support student athletics. Meets 3rd Wed. 7 p.m. at Chelsea High School, 740 N. Freer. chelseaathleticboosters@gmail, chelseabulldogs.net/main/boosters/

Chelsea Community Fair

20501 Old US-12 Hwy. [map]
(734) 475-1270

Volunteer board organizes the fair and related activities at the Chelsea Fairgrounds held annually in Aug. chelseafair@gmail.com, chelseafair.org

Chelsea Depot Association

125 Jackson Rd., (PO Box 93, Chelsea 48118) [map]
(734) 475-0862

Maintains and rents out the restored depot building. Events for up to 100 people. No dues. Meets 3rd Wed., 5 p.m. To rent the depot, email Marsi at marsi@chelseadepot.com, chelseadepot.com

Chelsea Evening Primrose Garden Club

Club president, (734) 475-2210

Members share gardening techniques, sponsor gardening and landscape design presentations, and maintain Chelsea Depot flower beds. Meets 2nd Wed. 7 p.m., usually at Chelsea Depot, 125 Jackson St. (call or email for details). Guests welcome. EPGardenClub98@gmail.com, facebook.com/groups/eveningprimrosegardenclub

Chelsea Music Boosters

(734) 433-2201, ext. 1402

Volunteers raise funds to promote Chelsea School District curricular music programs and support student musicians. Call or email for Zoom meeting times. info@chelseamusicboosters.org, chelseamusicboosters.org

Chelsea Senior Center

512 Washington [map]
(734) 475-9242

Multiple activities, classes Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., senior services, referrals, and transportation options; weekday on-site lunch for ages 60 and up. Meals on Wheels for Chelsea and Manchester areas. connected@chelseaseniors.org, chelseaseniors.org

Friends of Chelsea District Library

221 S. Main [map]
(734) 475-8732

Supports the library through monthly second Saturday used book sales. Program support and membership fees. Membership is not required to attend book sales. Book sale second Sat. of every month. Board meeting times vary. friends@chelseadistrictlibrary.org, friends.chelseadistrictlibrary.org

Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative

14800 E. Old US-12 [map]
(734) 480-8381

An organization of community volunteers working to develop and expand non-motorized pathways that connect into Michigan's growing trail network. huron-waterloo-pathways.org, huron-waterloo-pathways.org

Kiwanis Club

PO Box 61, Chelsea 48118
(734) 474-9012

Meets Mon. 6:00 p.m. at the Chelsea Hospital dining room. Sponsors weekly thrift sales at the Kiwanis Center West, 100 N. Staebler at Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. jkknox58@gmail.com, facebook.com/kiwanisclubofchelsea/

Knights of Columbus, 3092

St. Mary Catholic Church, 14200 E. Old US-12 [map]
(734) 475-7561

A men's Catholic fraternal and service organization that supports the community and church via fundraisers, and other volunteer activities. Yearly dues are $35. Meets at the church on the 1st & last Wed. of each month at 7:30 p.m. ssascholar@gmail.com, stmarychelsea.org

Masonic Lodge, Olive #156 F. & A.M.

113 W. Middle [map]
(734) 972-2693

Supports the Chelsea Library's summer reading programs for kids and the child ID program. Also supports Washtenaw Community College students in 2nd & 3rd year technical education (welding, automotive, construction, HVAC) programs. Meets 2nd Mon. at 7 p.m. 156-mi.ourlodgepage.com

Michigan Nude Beach Advocates

1801 S. Fletcher [map]
(734) 649-8081

Members work on naturist activities, especially the development of clothing-optional parks. mgkerwin@juno.com, facebook.com/Michigan-Nude-Beach-Advocates-200421216472

Monitor Base Ball Club of Chelsea

Jon Van Hoek, (248) 930-6130

Amateur community "base ball" club playing by the rules of 1860. Also, sister club, Merries Ladies Vintage Base Ball Club. Practices open to anyone. Home matches played at Timbertown Park on Sibley and around Michigan in the summer; free & family friendly. chelseamonitorbbc@gmail.com, merriesbbc@gmail.com, chelseamonitors.com

One World One Family Task Force

PO Box 31, Chelsea 48118
Joanne Ladio, (734) 748-3564

Implements actions around anti-racism and ending discrimination of all kinds. Specialized action groups and OWOF board meet regularly. owofchelsea@gmail.com, owofchelsea.org

Rotary Club

P.O. Box 426, Chelsea 48118
(810) 543-2220

Service group primarily interested in local and international projects. Quarterly dues $70 (does not include meals, $13). Meets Tues. 12:15 p.m., the Arctic Breakaway, 501 Coliseum Dr. rotarychelsea.org

Waterloo Natural History Association

17030 Bush [map]
(734) 475-3170

Supports the Eddy Discovery Center in its mission to help visitors learn more about our natural world and maximize their experience in the Waterloo Recreation area. Sponsors nature programs and festivals, operates gift shop, and raises funds for improvements. Dues: individuals $15, seniors $10, families $25. waterloonha@gmail.com, wnha.org

Western Washtenaw Democrats

P.O. Box 84, Chelsea 48118

Identifies and supports western Washtenaw County Democratic candidates, advances a progressive agenda, and serves the community. Panel discussions, community education programs, community service, candidate forums. Check Facebook page for scheduled meetings and events. No dues. chair@wwdems.org, facebook.com/wwdems

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