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Posted on Fri, Feb 10, 2012 : 9:55 a.m.

Michigan women swim English Channel for an ALS cure; Educational Foundation of Dexter hosts annual auction fundraiser

By Staff


Women from Ann Arbor will swim the English Channel to rais funds to cure ALS.

photo from Channel for ALS website

From Michigan women swimming the English channel for an ALS cure to the Educational Foundation of Dexter's annual auction fundraiser, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: Hargy: Swim for a Cure by Kelsey H. Hargesheimer

The Relay Team hopes to raise $120,000 when they will swim the English Channel from England to France, and back, during the London Olympics next July. The Team wants to beat the previous record of 18 hours and 59 minutes.

By: Bernadette Quist: The Educational Foundation of Dexter to hold annual auction at Ann Arbor Country Club on March 10

The evening will feature a strolling supper, cocktails, desserts, great live music and both a silent and live auction. For the second year in a row, Sandy and Kevin Sloan, DDS MS, will be providing a Golden Doodle puppy for the live auction. This was so popular last year among dog lovers in attendance that it net $3100 for the EFD.

By: Janet Hawkins: New App Gets You to WCC Faster and
What Makes WCC So GI Friendly?

By: Barb Hiltz: Cancer Support Community Presents Nutrition Series with Focus on Breast Cancer

By: Administrator: Free 8 Week Losses and Grief Workshop - Saline, Mich. begins Feb. 9 at 7pm.

By: Jonathan Wilson: Eden Foods Announces New Retail Store Opening

By: gweber: Open House: Ann Arbor Co-op Preschool

By: Ivan Katz: Top 5 Southeastern Michigan Landscaping Trends, Spring 2012

By: Apple Robertson: The Bizarre Story of Panworld University, Unraveling an International Mystery

By: Patrick Snabes: Boy Scout troop party’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.