Source: Sherman Publications

News Briefs

April 25, 2012

Brandon class reunion

At 5 p.m., July 21, the Brandon High School Class of 1967 will gather for a 45th class reunion at the Springrove Estates Clubhouse, 10771 Dixie Highway. In addition, at 6 p.m., July 20 there will be a “Greet & Meet” at Four Seasons Inn, 10816 Dixie Highway. Details: Donna Perigo, or 248-909-2283 or contact Gail Kilbourn, 248-241-6758. Classmates must respond by June 15.

Quilt Show

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 5, at the Ortonville United Methodist Church, 93 Church St., there will be the Bi-Annual Country Church Quilt Show. Admission is $5 and lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Details: Terrie McCullough, 810-636-2102 or Brenda Heffernan, 248-627-9100.

Donkey basketball

At 7 p.m., May 4, at the Fletcher Intermediate School gym, 300 South St., Ortonville, the Ortonville Lions Club will present Donkey Basketball. Brandon High School students will play the winner of the BHS faculty or Brandon firefighters and police teams. Tickets $6 in advance and $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at most Brandon school offices or during lunch hours. Proceeds will benefit the Lions scholarship fund and local charities. A $5 per ticket 50/50 raffle will also be held during the event. Details: John Nivelt, 248-240-8064.

Focus group

At 7 p.m., May 9, the Goodrich Area Schools Board of Education recently will host a focus group, at the GHS Community Room, 8029 S. Gale Road.

The Michigan Leadership Institute, was selected by the board to conduct their search for the district’s new superintendent. As part of this process, parents, community members and business owners, are invited to communicate the qualifications, characteristics, and skills they perceive are important for the position of superintendent. Details: Joy Moll at 810-591-2201.

Euchre fundraiser

Starting at 6 p.m., May 4, at the Bull Ring Sports Grille, 8234 South State Road, Goodrich, there will be a “Beer”topia fundraiser to benefit the Good Times in Goodrich Festival. Euchre starts at 7 p.m. The cost is $22 per person and advance ticket purchases include snacks and pizza bar dinner.Tickets are available at Bull Ring Sports Grille, Atlas Real Estate, and Lucy’s Pet Supplies and Feed. Details: Jenny McKenzie, 810-335-3058 or Shirley Kautman-Jones, 810-348-4127.

Children’s essay contest

Wojo’s Greenhouse, 2570 Oakwood Road, is seeking a short essay from children in the third and fourth grades explaining why their mother should receive flowers for Mother’s Day. Children in the first and second grades are welcome to write a paragraph. Winners will receive a $50 Wojo’s gift card and will be announced May 7. 248-627-6498.

Yard sale

From 8 a.m.-4 p.m., May 12, Boy Scout Troop 139, will host a yard sale, at the Old Town Hall, 486 Mill St., Ortonville. Proceeds are for Relay For Life. 248-444-7091.

Creekfest Critters

Plaster ladybugs are now available at the Ortonville Village Offices, 476 Mill St. Return decorated ladybugs by May 25 to the Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union, 4 South St., Ortonville for a contest at Creekfest June 2. Details: 248-505-2299.