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Posted on Mon, Dec 12, 2011 : 9:58 a.m.

Ann Arbor salon hosts Barbie fundraiser; St. James Episcopal Church in Dexter offers annual 'Blue Christmas' service

By Staff


Barbies will be auctioned for charity at Renew Salon and Spa.

photo by Wikimedia Commons user CarrieBee


From a Barbie auction fundraiser for charity put on by Renew Salon and Spa to a 'Blue Christmas' church service in Dexter for those who are grieving during the holidays, here's a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall over the last few days:

By: Renew Salon and Spa: Renew Salon and Spa Toys for Tots Barbie Auction

We are having our clients vote based on three different categories; most creative hair design, most unique costume design, and best overall concept. After the voting we will be auctioning off the Barbies. and all of the donations will go to Toys for Tots

By: Jenny Ritter: A "Blue Christmas" Service

St. James Episcopal Church, Dexter, is offering its annual "Blue Christmas" service on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7 p.m. For those whose faith is waning, or seems lost, this service will offer silence and music, readings and prayers, filled with encouragement and hope.

By: sawashtenaw: Builders and Remodelers Association raises $154,000 for The Salvation Army of Washtenaw County Staples Family Center

By: Dane Jackson: The Crown House of Gifts to host food drive to benefit Food Gatherers, December 12 - 16, 2011

By: dan burroughs: Kiwanis Club Honors Don Kenny with Hixon Award

By: David Denoyer: U of M Art Exhibit In An Abandoned Factory

By: TimG: Redbud Productions Offers Winter Acting Classes For Adults & Teens’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.