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COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY!
Community Appreciation DayGuardian Martial Arts and Fitness will be hosting a Community Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 9. Featured will be a free children’s self-defense class and free hot dogs and chips. On Aug. 1, Guardian will treat kids to “Outdoor Extravaganza,” a fun-filled day of outdoor activities, including team-building skills, challenge events, an obstacle course and lunch.
Gauardian Marial Arts is at 30942 Ford Road. Call the studio at 734-266-0565 for more information.
MUSEUM FUNDRAISING CONTINUES!
The Friends of the Garden City Historical Museum are continuing their fundraising efforts, selling engraved brick pavers and renting the Grande Parlour for social and business occasions.
The bricks are $50 for the 4-inch by 8-inch size that has up to three lines. The 8-inch by 8-inch bricks are $75 and have room for up to six lines of text.
The Lathers General Store is open from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, offering a variety of collectibles and gift items.
The museum is located in the Straight Farmhouse at 6221 Merriman, north of Ford Road, Garden City. Call 734-838-0650 for more information or visit www.sfhonline.org.
The Garden City Hospital Health Coach, a mobile unit that provides services to address health care needs for the community, for those who are low income and uninsured or underinsured, is at the Maplewood Center the third Wednesday of the month.
Services offered include health screenings and assessments, health coaching and patient care follow-ups. People must be 18 years or older to qualify for the program at no cost, regardless of their insurance status. The mobile unit parks on the Maplewood side of the center from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call 734-458-4330.
DAV Chapter 114 service officers are available from 10am-2pm every Wednesday too help veterans and their families with forms and answer any questions. The Chapter is located at 30905 Plymouth Rd. In Livonia. Phone (734) 522-9003.
SHOP AT LATHERS GENERAL STORE!
The Lathers General Store inside the Straight Farmhouse has a great selection of handmade and timely gifts for kids of all ages, at a price you won’t find anywhere else! If you haven’t found what you’re looking for at the big malls, try the cozy Lathers General Store located at 6221 Merriman Rd in Garden City. We’re open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Call us at (734) 838-0650 for more information. Or go to our web-site at Lathers Store
UNDERSTANDING HOW THE DDA WORKS!
For those of you wishing to understand just how the DDA works in our community please click on the file below for more information.
AUTOS FOR AUTISM!
The Burger Autistic School Association will hold its 14th annual Autos for Autism beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, July 14, on the front lawn of Garden City High School, 6500 Middlebelt, north of Ford.
In addition to a variety of classic and custom vehicles, there will music, raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle, a kids table with face painting and crafts, Smiggins the Clown, Star Wars characters, and DJ support from Sweet Release. Shultz’s Backyard BBQ also will be on site to serve up beef brisket, pulled pork, brats, and hot dogs. Chips and soft drinks also will be available.
The first 200 cars will get a dash plaque and goody bags. There also will be awards given for Best of Show, Club Participation and 10 Celebrity Judge Awards, as well as 10 first- and second- place class category awards. Participating auto owners choose the winners for each of the 10 categories and the best of show.
Advance registration is $10 and $15 the day of the event. Registration forms can be found at a4a-basa.org/carshp.pdf.
For more information, contact chairperson Lisa Clark at 734-323-3010 or email email@example.com.
Wayne County Commissioner Richard LeBlanc, D-12th District, and State Rep. David Knezek, D-Dearborm Heights will not be hosting Coffee Hours in Garden City during the months of July or August. The normally scheduled Coffee Hour will resume Monday, Sept. 8, starting at 11 a.m. in the Maplewood Center on Maplewood south of Merriman.
Citizens who have questions or concerns can contact either of the elected officials by mail, telephone, or email:
• Contact LeBlanc by mail at 500 Griswold St., 7th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226, by phone at 313-224-8855 or by email atDistrict12@waynecounty.com.
• Contact Knezek by mail at P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, MI 48909, by phone at 888-4KNEZEK or by email at DavidKnezek@house.mi.gov.
The Garden City Kiwanis Club is recruiting new members to help provide assistance to the disadvantaged residents of the community — especially children — who are having a difficult time during this economic recession. Founded in 1948, the Kiwanis Club of Garden City provides many community service projects each year, including a “Baby Shower” for the Garden City Family Resource Center, a continuing Food Pantry drive, the Trauma Doll Project for hospitalized children and the Third Grade Dictionary Project.
The club meets at noon Thursdays at Amantea Restaurant on Warren Road at Venoy in Garden City.
Anyone who is interested in attending one of the luncheons or with questions about the club’s community involvement can call
Project Graduation Fundraiser!
Celebrate Birthdays, Anniversaries, or Just Because You Can!!
For the low, low price of $20 you can flock your neighbors, friends, or family members with 25 Pink Flamingos on their lawn.
Print the attached flyer, (link below), email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call (734) 612-5274. We need your name, phone #, date of flocking, the name & address of who you want to flock.
The Foxwood Resort & Newport Connecticut Tour!
June 15-20, 2014
$489 per person
Motor coach from Garden City Michigan
Five Nights lodging with three nights at Foxwood
Eight Meals: 5 breakfast and 3 dinners
Slot play action at the resort
A visit inside a mansion in Newport
A tour of the Million Dollar Mansion Row of Homes
A day at the beautiful Moheghan Sun Casino & Resort
Shopping at the Moheghan Sun Mall
Try a show at the Foxwood with Vegas style entertainment
Try out one of the two spas!
Shopping and touring of the Olde Mystick Village
and all of the fun of Party Animal Travel!
Reservations start in the AM of 10/22/2013. First callers will be able to reserve the space! We can only take 50 customers and we will sell out! A $75 deposit is due at the time of booking. Final payment is due on 4/9/2014. Single rooms are available for $195 more. You must be at least 21 years of age to participate. Call (734)525-9777.