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Posted on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 : 9:58 a.m.

'Distinguished Young Women' program comes to Saline High School; EMU philanthropy group awards more than $40,000 in grants

By Staff


Thirteen high school senior young women from around the state of Michigan will be awarded $10,000.00 in cash college scholarships.

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’s Community Wall this week:

By: Jane Witte: Distinguished Young Women of Michigan Scholarship Program coming to Saline High School January 28th at 6 p.m.

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: Todd: Michigan Alums Launch Photo Sharing Site in Ann Arbor

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: tommysnell: LAW to ALLOW ANY COP TO KICK ANY DOORS in Michigan "sorry wrong house we're chasing killer pot heads and you cant sue us!"

By: Deb Kern: Help female cats "Beat the Heat" and spay them from ONLY $20!

By: dayani w: The Global Scholars Program Monthly Lecture Series Presents “Disability Culture: An Ingenious Way To Live”

By: Justin Fisette: Award-winning author Cynthia Furlong Reynolds to lead writers' workshop at The Cedars of Dexter and

United Methodist Retirement Communities hires Todd Hanselman as Executive Director of Chelsea Retirement Community

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: Susan: St. Aidan’s Episcopal and Northside Presbyterian Churches to present poster at the 3rd Annual Stewardship Network Conference

By: vera chiu: Mathnasium of Ann Arbor Partnering with Ann Arbor District Library to Bring Stretch Your Math Noodle Event to Area K-5th Graders

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’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.



Fri, Jan 20, 2012 : 5:10 p.m.

At first, when I saw the photo, I thought that Saline had become a more racially integrated city. But then, after reading the caption, I was disappointed to see that the photo is actually of girls throughout the state. Regardless, good for them!