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July 23, 2014

School board election

Clarkston Board of Education President Rosalie Lieblang and trustees Elizabeth Egan and Steve Hyer are running for re-election in the Nov. 4 election.

Running as challengers are Donald E. Deering of Independence Township and Kelli Horst of Springfield Township.

Three seats are up in this year's election. Deadline to register as a candidate for Clarkston Board of Education was Tuesday, July 22.

Labor Day parade

The Clarkston Labor Day Parade is seeking floats, classic cars, community service organizations, musical groups, local businesses, political candidates, families, and equestrian riders for the traditional end of summer event.

Sponsored by the Clarkston Rotary Club for the past 72 years, the parade begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 1, at Renaissance High School on Waldon Road. The parade route will be Church Street to Main Street, north to Miller Road, ending at Miller Rd and Holcomb roads. Entry applications are at Clarkstonrotary.org. Contact Clarkston Rotarian Joel DeLong at joeldelong@aol.com or 248-625-9741.

Concert for Habitat

MyHabitat Clarkston hosts Habitat in the Park, 6-9 p.m., Friday, July 25, at Depot Park.

Dinner and dessert will be available at the concessions tents, with musical entertainment by Nashville Recording Artist Bob Arwood and the Regulators.

The event will support a home build in Springfield Township for a single mother of three and U.S. Army veteran.

Call 248-625-8055 for information.

Volunteer needed

A volunteer is needed to fill a vacant seat on the city of the village of Clarkston Historic District Committee.

Duties while serving on the committee include approving or denying requests to make changes to homes or businesses located in the historic area of downtown Clarkston. The volunteer will also help oversee other issues relating to a local city ordinance created to preserve the district. Any willing volunteer is asked to contact city manager Carol Eberhardt via email at eberhardtc@villageofclarkston.org or call City Hall at 248-625-1559.