Letter carrier food drive blows away previous Washtenaw County donation record; AAPS proposal to cut funding for summer music camp saddens student
From a record-breaking food drive conducted by area letter carriers to a student's passionate letter in defense of funding music programs in the schools, here's a roundup of some of the stories posted on AnnArbor.com’s Community Wall over the last few days:
By: Food Gatherers: Letter Carriers See Orange in Washtenaw County: Break Local Food Drive Record
... a record breaking 107,819 pounds of food, was collected for Food Gatherers, a nearly 200% increase over the previous year’s drive. This year’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive broke Washtenaw County’s record, which was 75,031 pounds in 2008.
By: Natalie D. White: Budget Cuts Affect Music Students
When it comes down to it, that $60,000 that the district is saving is nothing in comparison to the large numbers of students who take advantage of the camps and basically pay for it themselves.
By: encreative: Paesano To Host Local Micro Brew Party on their Patio
By: Dawn Farm Education Series: When mental health and addiction problems co-occur -
By: Joe Baublis: 2012 Michigan Republican Party Delegates Convention Results
By: K Jordan: Washtenaw County 4-H Council Flower Sale
By: Catholic Social Services: Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County Chip-in Fore Children Golf Outing ~ July 23
By: M. Perry: Hackers and Scratchers WANTED!
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