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Posted on Fri, Jan 18, 2013 : 11:26 a.m.

Ypsilanti pupil wins school geographic bee & Many MLK Day events offered in Washtenaw County

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From a sixth grade pupil in Ypsilanti winning a geography bee to a number of Martin Luther King Jr. Day events being offered around Washtenaw County, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: ingra stimach: Quinn Heiser Wins Huron Valley Catholic School Geographic Bee

QUINN HEISER, a 6th grade student at Huron Valley Catholic School, won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.

By: B&FDiversity: U-M Business & Finance Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation - Imagine the Possibilities. What if…?

Dr. Robbins now brings insightful perspectives on issues of leadership, inclusion & innovation, and the power of caring. His unique concept of “Unintentional Intolerance” has captured wide acclaim from numerous audiences and organizations across the United States - an approach that does NOT blame or point fingers.

By: nivetha samy: The importance of water

By: Deb Kern: HSHV and Blue Dog Counseling provide pet loss support group and Are you interested in learning how to help free roaming cats?

By: MAJ Brian Wittman: Walmart plans to Hire 100,000 Veterans

By: setsyfly: The Story of LIGHT CAVALRY, episode 2

By: Friends of the Dexter District Library: Used Book Sale

By: ingra stimach: Huron Valley Catholic School in Ypsilanti, MI to hold Open House Jan. 27, 1-3pm

By: Donna DeButts: Ypsilanti District Library Celebrates the Life of MLK

By: YAG Communication Liaison: Registration for Ann Arbor YAG's Summer Theatre Academy 2013 is Open

By: A2Parks: A day of workshops, Feb. 9, at the Ann Arbor Senior Center and San & Emmy Concert at the Ann Arbor Senior Center

By: Sylvester Klutchko: Young NY inner city teacher tells Ann Arbor man a passionate, inspiring story about challenges of teaching there.

By: Ann Arbor Thrift Shop: AA Thrift Shop Holds Vintage and Retro Event’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.