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August 03, 2011

David Barns fundraiser

On Aug. 7, the Goodrich Country Club will host a fundraiser to support and honor David Barns, who was recently diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of sinus cancer. Golf and dinner are included. There will also be an opportunity to win a 2007 Club Car Precedent 48 Volt Electric golf cart. Golf cart raffle tickets are $50. Tickets for dinner are $20 per person. Local businesses who would like to sponsor a hole or advertise during this event can call Michele Burnett at 810-955-5867. Details: Sarah Barns,

Brandon coaches needed

The Brandon School District has several coaching positions available, including an eighth grade football coach, freshman boys' basketball coach, and junior varsity cheerleading coach. Details: www. or 248-627-1806.

Peace of Mind seminar

Starting at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 16, the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South St., will be hosting a community educational seminar on planning for your final wishes. The seminar is sponsored by the Ortonville Rotary Club and presented by Coats Funeral Home. Admission is free. Details: 248-627-3412.


Donated school supplies are being accepted until Aug. 15, at St. Anne Church, 825 S. Ortonville Road, and other area churches. Gift cards can be placed in the OCEF collection box located near the worship area. Details: 248-627-3965, ext.103.


From 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 13, the Goodrich Lions Club will host a Mom 2 Mom Sale benefitting Tony Hartwick. Lunch is available as well as a bake sale and 50/50 raffle. Donations of baked goods and auction items are needed. Details: 810-429-0122.