Friday, November 16, 2012
Hartland residents can drop off their new, unwrapped gifts at O'Malley's Irish Pub in Hartland through the weekend.
The Hartland Business Builders, a branch of the Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting a Toys for Tots collection with a drop-off location at O'Malley's Irich Pub in Hartland. Helping those in need and supporting this cause is in line with the mission of the Hartland Chamber of Commerce as well, according to Executive Director Jana Warford. "It supports the Chamber's mission, which is to assist business establishments and growth in the Hartland area through information, support and networking," Warford said. "And to provide a means for business to give back to the community." Warford also credits the members of the Business Builders for their efforts in helping others this holiday season. "The Hartland Business Builders are a …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Highland grocer helped raise money for the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center Tuesday evening.
Colasanti’s Market in Highland hosted the Bo Schembechler “Heart of a Champion” fundraiser Tuesday evening. Customers purchased special bottles of wine and had the bottles signed by former University of Michigan football players who played for Schembechler. Colasanti’s Market, the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center and Cathy Schembechler put together this charity event to support research that will lead to new methods to prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease. Rob Knue, wine manager at Colasanti’s Market, organized this event for the third time, which ran from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. According to Knue, "for each bottle of wine purchased, the U of M Cardiovascular Center receives $2 per bottle." A small team of former University of …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Have you met local trainer Lori Murphy? Catch up on some of her most popular blogs on Patch.
Lori Murphy, owner and fitness trainer at My Stronger Self, has been a regular blogger and contributer on Patch for many months. Each week, she shares fitness tips to help achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle while teaching and running her own local gym. If you have missed her past blog posts, catch up on the Top Five most popular and remember to look for her future posts every Tuesday. If you have any questions for Murphy, leave a comment here or contact her at 810-923-4585.