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Posted on Fri, Oct 21, 2011 : 10:49 a.m.

Washtenaw Camp Placement Association presents award to Kiwanis; local special needs student receives iPad from nonprofit

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Dick Miller, immediate past president, and Ian Wojcik-Andrews, current president of the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club, accepting an award from the Washtenaw Camp Placement Association.

photo courtesy of WCPA

From the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club being honored for helping send kids to summer camp to a local autistic boy getting a free iPad from a nonprofit that equips special-needs kids with technology, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: Jane Talcott: Washtenaw Camp Placement Associaton Presents Awards at Annual Meeting

Sally Lamkin, co-chair of the Honors and Awards Committee, presented the Wendell Lyons Award to the Kiwanis Club of Ypsilanti. Dick Miller and Ian Wojcik-Andrews of the Ypsilanti Kiwanis Club, accepted the award for outstanding service by the club in the promotion and support of Washtenaw Camp Placement Association.

By: Linda: Nov. 4, 2011: Ypsilanti child with special needs recieves iPad2 From A4cwsn

Gary James has made it his life's mission to make sure every special needs child/adult in the world who needs an iPad gets one. He started A4cwsn about a year ago... to provide iPads to kids and adults with special needs around the world.

By: Peace Corps: Ann Arbor Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Tanzania

By: Helen Wohlgemuth: Downtown Family Law Firm Adds New Associate

By: Go LIke the Wind Montessori: 'Montessori Madness!' Author Trevor Eissler Coming to Ann Arbor

By: Mark: Creole Du Nord at Good Night Gracies

By: Bob Krzewinski: Input & Ideas Session For Improving Walking & Bicycling In Ypsilanti

By: Southern Michigan Railroad Society: Railroad Society offers Fall Color Tours

By: Bob Nassauer: NAMI WC “Paths to Recovery” One-Day Conference on Mental Illness on Saturday November 5th

By: Internet Innovation Alliance: Wireless Broadband Can Save Michigan Families More Than $7,200

By: Sreyashi Dey: Retreat: Vedanta - A joyful presence in our lives

By: jane oxender: Hockey League Annual Fundraiser - Sat. October 22 - Arctic Coliseum in Chelsea

By: Barb: Felicia Brabec Sworn in as Washtenaw County Commissioner’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.


Sarah Rigg

Mon, Oct 24, 2011 : 1:21 p.m.

A typo in this story has been corrected.


Fri, Oct 21, 2011 : 4:15 p.m.

Washtenaw Camp Placement Associaton presents award to Kiwanis; local special needs student receives iPad from nonprofit Please check your headline spelling. I believe that is supposed to be "Association"