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May 01, 2013

Day of Prayer

Clarkston Area Day of Prayer is 7-9 a.m., Thursday, May 2 at Fountains banquet center, 6060 Maybee Road.

Representatives from local community groups, government, law enforcement, fire department, and churches will take part in the breakfast meeting, with the theme, "pray for America."

Mickey York of Fox Sports Detroit will MC, with Honorary Chairman Greg Laurie.

Admission is $10. Call 248-625-1323.

Phragmites fire

Clarkston DPW is planning a controlled burn this week along White Lake Road across from Deer Lake. The burn, part of the city's ongoing phragmites control program, is planned for the afternoon at the end of this week or beginning of next week, depending on weather.

For more information, call 248-625-1265.

Race for the Kids

The 5th Annual Chuck Keegan "Race for the Kids" is Saturday, May 4.  

This event, co-sponsored by Clarkston Junior High and Clarkston Foundation, is in honor of Chuck Keegan, a former Clarkston teacher and track coach. 

Events include a 5K Run, 3K Walk, and "Donut Dash" for children 10 and under at the Clarkston Junior High Track. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; events at 9 a.m.  Cost is $50 per family, $20 per individual for the 5K Run or 3K Walk, and $5 per individual for the "Donut Dash."

Call Mike Greve at 248 623-5631.