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Posted on Fri, May 3, 2013 : 9:35 a.m.

Lincoln Consolidated Schools rededicate statue of presidential namesake; Relay for Life participant tells her story: 'Why do I Relay?'

By Staff


From a statue rededication ceremony at Brick Elementary to a Relay for Life participant's story of why she supports the cause, here's a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: Vicki Coury: Lincoln Consolidiated Schools Statue Rededication Ceremony

On Saturday, May 4 at 11:00 a.m. on the front lawn of Brick Elementary for the rededication of the historic statue of Abraham Lincoln. We would especially love to see anyone who was in attendance at the original dedication in 1938!

By: Julie Lubeck-Hofer: Why do I Relay? The first in a series of personal stories from Relay for Life of Ann Arbor (happening on June 22-23 at Washtenaw Community College)

It has been 9 years since I lost my mother to pancreatic cancer and 5 since I found and became involved in Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives.   Relay for Life is a 24-hour event, symbolic of the fact that cancer never sleeps.

By: Donna DeButts: Celebrate World Laughter Day @ the Ypsilanti District Library

By: Jackson Community College: Math and Science Saturday features fun sessions, keynotes from 2 astronauts

By: Vicki Coury: 2013-14 School Enrollment Night

By: Chrysta Cherrie: Ann Arbor Derby Dimes Double Header 5/11/13

By: Tristan: East Arbor Holds Middle School Night for Current and Prospective Students

By: Barbara Sefton: Support Group for Parents of Children with Eye Disease and Visual Impairment - U-M Kellogg Eye Center

By: Dawn Farm Education Series: Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

By: RhondaG: Run for Literacy charity team with Washtenaw Literacy

By: Jan Hack: Ann Arbor YMCA Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, May 4 ,9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Introduction to Pickleball: Free! Ann Arbor YMCA and Introduction to Geocaching at the Leslie Science Center’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 em>, and we’ll insert it into your story.