March 09, 2011 - Good Times fundraiser
At 6 p.m., March 12, a euchre tournament will be held at the Goodrich Country Club (lower level), 10080 Hegel Road, Goodrich. Proceeds from the event will help fund the Good Times in Goodrich festival (Aug. 27). Tickets in advance available at the Goodrich Country Club, Cranberries Cafe, Lucy's Pet Supplies and Feeds and Atlas Real Estate. Cost $22 per person. Details: Jenny McKenzie 810-335-3085,
firstname.lastname@example.org, Patty 810-636-3409 or Shirley Kautman-Jones 810-348-4127.
From 7-9 p.m., each Wednesday from March 2-April 6, St. Anne Church, 825 Ortonville Road, will host a divorce recovery workshop for men and women of all ages, and all faiths, offering healing and support in dealing with the painful issues of divorce, while promoting recovery and healing. The workshop is free. Details: Marge, 248-627-8662 or the Bethany website – bethanysemi.org.
On March 18 and 19, the Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Road, Goodrich, will hold a beef pastie sale. Pre-order by March 17. Pick-up times are from 1-4 p.m. on March 18 and 10 a.m.-noon on March 19. Details: 810-636-2444 or 810-444-1194.
At 3 p.m., March 19, the fourth annual Peggy VanVlack Bell Festival featuring a bell concert will be at the Goodrich High School Auditorium, 8029 S. Gale Road. Seven handbell choirs will be participating, with guest conductor Rob Meyer. Details: 248-627-7445.
BHS Freshman orientation
From 6:30-8:15 p.m., March 22, Brandon High School, 1025 S. Ortonville Road, will host a freshman orientation and academic, athletic, activity fair featuring a stage show, displays from clubs, athletic teams, and academic departments. This is an annual event in which parents and students can preview the opportunities available at BHS. Details: Karla Dean, 248-627-1800, ext. 1175.
At 7 p.m., March 24, St. Anne Catholic Church, 825 S. Ortonville Road, will host the Ortonville Multiple Sclerosis Upbeat chat room meeting. Details: 248-942-5844 (before 7 p.m.).
From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 26, The Point Church, 9430 Perry Road, Goodrich, will host a Mom-2-Mom sale. Rent a table for $20 ($35 for two) limit two. A $1 charge for larger items. Money due March 18. All proceeds support South Africa Mission Team. Details: Mikki Lowrie 248-312-9251 (email@example.com or Dee Silvas 810-210-8796.
Pregnancy Loss Support
From 6:30-7:45 p.m., every fourth Wednesday of the month, the Hillside Bible Church, 173 Church St, Ortonville, will host a pregnancy loss support group. Details: Rhonda Tomei, MA, LPC. 248-431-7918 / 248-627-2513.
Starting March 29 through March 31, there will be enrollment for new kindergarten and developmental kindergarten students in the Brandon School District. Orientation for Harvey-Swanson Elementary, 209 Varsity Drive, will be March 29 at 1:30 or 7 p.m. Orientation for Oakwood Elementary, 2839 Oakwood Road, will be March 30 at 10:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Orientation for Belle Ann Elementary, 155 E. Glass Road, will be March 31 at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Details: 248-627-1866.
Community shred day
From 9 a.m.-1 p.m., April 9, the Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union, the Ortonville DDA and the Brandon Township Library will host a community shred day. Bring your confidential papers to be shredded. Details: Donna 248-9944.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 9, the Ortonville United Methodist Church, 93 N. Church St., Ortonville is hosting the A3 Hunger-Mom-2-Mom sale. Table rental available. Lena Painter, 248-884-9027. Admission is $1.