Good Morning Hartland
Check out the weather, fuel prices and more for July 6, 2012.
It's Friday and today's quote comes from George Burns:
Here are some tidbits of news and information that we hope you'll find useful or entertaining. Check out our video greeting from a staff member at Barnes & Noble regarding story time for children.
1. The weather
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 105, according to the National Weather Service.
2. Fuel prices
Here's a quick daily survey of the regular per-gallon price, according to gasbuddy.com —
- Speedway: $3.55
- Mobil: $3.65
- Shell: $3.68
- Lowest price at in Highland: $3.51 at Citgo at S. Milford Road and Watkins Boulevard.
- Lowest price in the Fenton area: $3.39 at the Marathon station at Silver Lake.
- Lowest price in the Brighton area: $3.45 at Costco at 6700 Whitmore Lake Rd. and BP at 9400 Lee Road.
We also offer searchable and real-time traffic and fuel prices via Mapquest on our homepage.
3. Readers' Choice Nominations
This is the last week to nominate your favorite business in our Readers' Choice in our 25 categories. We will be accepting nominations until July 9 and then begin voting so make sure your business has been nominated in the comment section of the story to make it into the next round.
4. Fundraiser for Baby Erin Brown
A fundraiser for "Baby Erin" takes place on Sunday at the Uptown Grille in Commerce, from 2-6pm. The concert will benefit Erin Brown, a 6-month-old girl from Hartland, who was born with a rare disease called Hay-Wells Syndrome. Admission is free with a donation of baby girl clothing or blankets size 9 months and up. Fifteen percent of the restaurant's proceeds during that time will go to baby Erin.
You can donate at any TCF Bank to the Erin Brown Fund.
5. Hartland trivia
Congratulations to Rose Clark for correctly answering Wednesday's question — Which O'Malley's Irish Pub chef shared his Fourth of July barbeque rib recipe last year on Patch? Answer: Adam Noggle
Friday's question: In 1953, William Gleason opened what shop on Avon?