'Distinguished Young Women' program comes to Saline High School; EMU philanthropy group awards more than $40,000 in grants
photo courtesy of DYW program
From a program for "distinguished young women" at Saline High to nearly $43,000 in grants provided by a philanthropic group at Eastern Michigan University, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on AnnArbor.com’s Community Wall this week:
High school senior young women from around the state of Michigan will be awarded $10,000 in cash college scholarships. Contestants will be competiting in areas of physical fitness, performing arts talent, scholastics and self expression.
By: Geoff Larcom: Women in Philanthropy at EMU awards 12 grants totaling nearly $43,000
The group organized in 2010 to help support projects that enhance Eastern Michigan’s mission, but don't fit neatly into the University's budget. Grants are available to faculty, students, student organizations, and university alumni.
By: Friends of the Dexter District Library: Used Book Sale
By: Nicole Fredericks: “Give it a Tri” at Skyline High School with Epic Races’ Triathlon Clinic
By: Tracey Cohen: Running Fit’s Gone Buttserk!
By: Justin Fisette: Award-winning author Cynthia Furlong Reynolds to lead writers' workshop at The Cedars of Dexter and
By: Cindi Rottermond: Show support of the Make-A-Wish Foundation by wearing a custom designed bracelet
By: Ypsilanti Jaycees: Beer Tasting Event to Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
By: Linda Greb: 25th Anniversary Antique Show JAN 21,2012
By: Intern Laura: Winter Volunteer Festival
By: Daneen: 50th Anniversary
By: Janet Hawkins: Changes in WCC’s GED Class Emphasize College, Jobs
By: Christine Warren: Ypsilanti DAR Honors High School Good Citizens
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