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January 30, 2013

McLaren amendment

A second reading of the McLaren hospital plans will be at the Independence Township Board of Trustees meeting on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at Township Hall. The amendment includes changes to the hospital permit conditions such as traffic improvements and a provision ensuring the facility is on track to be a Trauma II center.

Going Native

Looking to spruce up your landscape with indigenous plants? Check out the North Oakland Wild Ones' presentation called "Transforming Urban Spaces to Native Landscapes" on Feb. 6 from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Daniel Church Cushing Center. The guest speaker is Master Gardener Cheryl English.

To register for free, email Anne Bushroe at

Women's health

Swan for Life Cancer Foundation presents the women's health event "Love Yourself," Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at 5680 Bow Pointe Drive.

The event includes keynote speaker Florence Williams, author of "Breasts." Topics include breast health, gynecological health, heart health and nutrition and exercise. Breakfast and lunch is served during the event.

RSVP by calling 248-620-9600, ext. 5.

Bowling fund raiser

Clarkston Clarkston High School Bowling teams are hosting a fundraiser at Cherry Hill Lanes, Sunday, Feb. 10, 1-4 p.m. Cost is $20.

Contact Coach Elanor Hallman at