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Posted on Tue, May 1, 2012 : 10:42 a.m.

American Cancer Society plans unique fundraiser for dog owners; Ann Arbor songwriter gives free ukulele concert

By Staff


American Cancer Society publicity photo

From a fund-raising walk for dog owners with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society to an Ann Arbor songwriter performing at a ukulele festival, here's a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: Julie Lubeck-Hofer: Ann Arbor Hosts Bark For Life

At the Ann Arbor event, participants have their choice of a non-competitive Fido 5K Fun Run (with or without their dog) and noncompetitive short walk. The event is planned for May 5 at Hudson Mills Metropark.

By: Greg_G: Local Songwriter Returns to Mighty Uke Day

Recorded and mastered in Ann Arbor, Ukulele Jam features nine Hilo Greg originals on a wide variety of subjects.

By: Janet Hawkins: Registration Extended For WCC Late Starting Classes

By: drivetime: Local Chimney Sweep wins Angie’s List Superior Service Awards

By: Dawn Farm Education Series: Teens Using Drugs: What To Know/What To Do

By: Food Gatherers: Alex Bloom Named Volunteer of the Year

By: Melvin: U-M Student Missing: Brice Moss

By: Ying Cai: Runway for Relief Charity Fashion Show

By: Barbara Read: Dexter Tornado Donation Center Rummage Sale -- Public Welcome -- May 5's Community Wall is a spot for local people to post local stories, news and announcements. To post a story, sign in to, then go to and use the Got News? Tell Us function at the top to submit your news. If you have a photo to add, e-mail it to us at, and we'll insert it into your story.