2008-07-10 / Scene

Community Briefs -- 7/10/08

Reading safari
NORTH BRANCH TWP. — Children are invited to a zany reading safari packed with audience participation and magical surprises on Monday, July 14, 11 a.m. at the North Branch Township Library, 3714 Huron St. Another adventure is set for 4 p.m. July 22, at the library.

Blueberry parade
IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City DDA invites community groups and businesses to join the Blueberry Festival Parade. The application deadline is Friday, July 18. There is a $5 fee for non-charitable, non-governmental, and non school-related entries. Politicians are required to pay $50. A $25 late entry fee is in effect. Parade applications, entry rules and waivers of responsibility are available for download at www.icdda.com. Mail signed waiver, a completed application and the entry fee to: Imlay City Downtown Development Authority, 150 N. Main Street, Imlay City, 48444. Details: 810-724-2135 or email info@icdda .com — J.E.B.

Golf scramble for animal rescue
LAPEER — Paradise Animal Rescue will host its first-ever Scramble Golf Outing on July 18 at the Lapeer Country Club.
The scramble has a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Cost is $80 per person or $300 for a four-man team. Details: Clyde Allen at 810-793-8766. — J.F.

Diabetes class
MARLETTE — Adult diabetes self-management education classes will be held July 14, 16 and 18 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Marlette Regional Hospital East Campus, 2861 Main St #B in Marlette. Details: call Melanie Campbell, RN, CDE at 989-635-4348 or email mcampbell@mrhcares.org.

Save the Earth
LAPEER — The Family Literacy Center is collecting used ink cartridges, ink toners and cell phones. A recycling facility provides drop off boxes and free shipping, and sends a few dollars back to boot. The literacy center, a non-profit agency, is in the Mott College-Lapeer Campus. Details: 664-2737. — J.E.B.

N.B.H.S. reunion for Class of 1988
Organizers of the North Branch Class of 1988 reunion, set for Saturday, July 26, are looking for classmates.
Those interested may request more information at: NBClassof1988@gmail.com. — VIEW Staff

Bottle, can drive
supports mission
ATTICA TWP. — Lapeer Community Church, 80 Lake Pleasant Rd., is asking for cans, bottles and return slips to support its 2008 Ecuador mission team. The returnables may be dropped off on Sundays. Or call Steve Smith, 810-667-4969. The church is partnering with Extreme Response, a global charity. — J.E.B.

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