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December 04, 2013

Rotary Goodfellows

to hit the streets

Clarkston Area Rotarians and friends will be out in the community selling Goodfellows newspapers, published by The Clarkston News, this weekend, Dec. 6-7.

The annual fundraiser supports the community group's annual Shoes for Kids program, which provides shoes, boots, gloves, and other items to children in need.

Shoes for Kids will be on Dec. 14 at Oakland Woods Baptist Church. Check Clarkstonrotary.org.

Clarkston ready

to Kringle Mingle

Clarkston Area Chamber Commerce and local businesses welcomes visitors to downtown Clarkston to Kringle Mingle on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 5-8 p.m.

"Sip, snack and shop," is what the Chamber is inviting visitors to do while enjoying decorated downtown Clarkston and other participating businesses.

Shops plan to serve shoppers snacks and holiday spirit.

Special sales and a festive atmosphere will help spread holiday cheer while visitors get some Christmas shopping done.

Union General and Union Woodshop are offering special discounts and sales from Dec. 5 through the 8th.

For more information call the Chamber at 248-625-8055

Sam's Club donates

food for families

Mt. Zion in Clarkston thanked the Sam's Club in Auburn Hills for donating 11 complete dinners to Independence Township residents in need.

"It's something we did for families to feed them for Thanksgiving," said John Deselle, a membership manager at the club. "We are going to try to something different every year."

Mt. Zion has an account with Sam's and called the church and asked them to find 11 families in need of a Thanksgiving dinner.

Each family received a 25 pound turkey, and one family a ham because the kids cannot eat turkey.

Dinners also included cranberry sauce, macaroni and cheese, potato salad, green beans, a gallon of milk, butter, mashed potatoes, stuffing, a pumpkin pie and Hawaiian sweet rolls.

-Andrea Beaudoin