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March 02, 2011

Brandon Equestrian

From 2-8 p.m., March 6, Bullfrogs, 2225 Ortonville Road, will host a fundraiser for the Brandon equestrian team.The team is comprised of a junior team, sixth-eighth grade, and high school team, ninth-12th grade. Funding is needed to help pay for practice equipment, competition stalls for the horses, food for the riders during competition, and team apparel for the riders. Details: Kate Stockly at: 248-343-3194.

McMahon coffee hour

At 4:30 p.m., March 9, Lorrie McMahon, Brandon Schools superintendent, will host a coffee and conversation meeting at Harvey-Swanson Elementary. Details: 248-627-1802.

Blood drive

From 1 to 7 p.m., March 10, the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South St., will host a blood drive. Donors must be at least 17-years-old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Your last blood donation must have been on or before Jan.13, 2011. Register in advance: 248-627-1462.

Good Times fundraiser

At 6 p.m., March 12, a euchre tournament will be held at the Goodrich Country Club (lower level), 10080 Hegel Road, Goodrich. Proceeds from the event will help fund the Good Times in Goodrich festival (Aug. 27). Tickets in advance available at the Goodrich Country Club, Cranberries Cafe, Lucy’s Pet Supplies and Feeds and Atlas Real Estate. Cost $22 per person. Details: Jenny McKenzie 810-335-3085. or Patty 810-636-3409 or Shirley Kautman-Jones 810-348-4127.

Bell Festival

At 3 p.m., March 19, the fourth annual Peggy VanVlack Bell Festival features a bell concert at the Goodrich High School Auditorium, 8029 S. Gale Road. Seven handbell choirs will be participating, with guest conductor Rob Meyer.Details: 248-627-7445.

Multiple sclerosis

At 7 p.m., March 24, St. Anne Catholic Church, 825 S. Ortonville Road, will host the Ortonville Multiple Sclerosis Upbeat chat room meeting. Details: 248-942-5844 (before 7 p.m.).