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February 13, 2013

New director for

land conservancy

The North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC) has a New Executive Director: Marie Donigan.

Meet the NOHLC's new Executive Director and hear guest speaker Jim Nash, Oakland County water resources commissioner, on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. in the Springfield Township Civic Center. Find out more on

Memorial fund raiser

Friends of Ryan Kennedy host a benefit to raise money for a new playground structure at Clintonwood Park in memory of Kennedy.

The fund raiser is Saturday, March 2, at Buck Shots, 8 p.m.

There will be silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle and a raffle for a flatscreen television as well as a kids' raffle. Live entertainment includes The Locals and Matt Wells.

To assist with the event or to inquire about sponsorships, please contact Jamie Nye at

For more information, please look for Friends of Ryan Kennedy on Facebook.


teacher of year

The Clarkston Foundation is accepting applications for the 2013 Teacher of the Year for Clarkston Community Schools.

This year they are accepting nominations for outstanding elementary school teachers who teach grades Kindergarten through fifth.

Nominations may be submitted by any local citizen, including parents, current and former students, fellow teachers or administrators.

Nomination forms are available on the Clarkston Foundation website,; the Clarkston Community Schools website, www.clarkston.mi.k12.mi; at any Clarkston school or the Board of Education Office.

Nominations must be submitted by March 22 and can be sent to Clarkston Foundation, P.O. Box 711, Clarkston, Michigan 48347.