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Posted on Tue, Dec 18, 2012 : 9:56 a.m.

Holiday Helpers program provides holiday gifts for local children; YMCA invites all to celebrate solstice with sun salutations

By Staff

From a collaboration between the Jaycees and Big Brothers/Big Sisters to provide holiday gifts for local families to a chance to celebrate the solstice with a yoga practice known as "sun salutations," here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall over the last few days:

By: Ann Arbor Jaycees: Ann Arbor Jaycees host annual Holiday Helpers program

The program is a partnership with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Washtenaw County and allows for the ‘Bigs’ to take the ‘Littles’ shopping for holiday gifts for their families.

By: Jan Hack: Celebrate the Winter Solstice!

Please come join us as we celebrate the return of light after the longest night.

By: Amit Kshirsagar: The Marathis in Ann Arbor

By: Dagan Gales: Guillain Barre Syndrome 1 out of 100,000 people contract

By: Crown House of Gifts: Crown House of Gifts to host Book Signing for Katherine Larson, Ann Arbor Observer cover artist, on Wednesday, December 19th’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.