UPCOMING EVENTS
NOVEMBER 2017
11th: Girl Scouts Cards and Free Meals for Vets: Applebee's (Corunna), 11am-4pm

11th: Shiawassee County Veterans Day Parade: Downtown Corunna, 7pm

16th: Christmas Card Workshop: Community District Library (Corunna), 6pm

16th: Adult Santa's Workshop: Vernon District Public Library, 6:30pm

24th: Shop Local Shop Small Event: Downtown Durand, 5-8pm

25th: Shop Local Shop Small Event: Downtown Durand, 10am-4pm


DECEMBER 2017
2nd: Winterfest: Downtown Laingsburg

9th: Durand Band Boosters Craft & Vendor Show: Durand High School, 10am-3pm

14th: Adult Santa's Workshop: Vernon District Public Library, 6:30pm


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LAST MONTH'S MOST UPLIFTING
October 2017's Most-Read Stories Came from These Shiawassee County Communities!
1. Owosso
Owosso Becoming A "Gig City"

2. Vernon
Vernon Library Announces Upcoming Events

3. Corunna
Trick-Or-Treat Inside Tonight!

4. Durand
Durand Officer Busted! ...Being Good Cop

5. Byron
Byron Fall Festival This Saturday!

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MICHIGAN FEED
A Michigan Boy Scout used an Eagle Scout project to help feed 11,000 people.  Delmar Carr III of Ypsilanti’s Troop 290 assembled meal packets with Kids Coalition Against Hunger to distribute locally and abroad.  Some of the packets will arrive in Puerto Rico before Thanksgiving as part of disaster relief efforts.

MLive says enrollment at ten of 15 public universities in Michigan is down.  For some, it’s a continuing trend.  Among them, Eastern Michigan University, Northern Michigan University and Michigan State University.  Enrollment at U of M Ann Arbor reached a record high in fall 2017.  Lake Superior State University’s enrollment also climbed this year, the first time since 2011.

A 46 year old resident perished in a Kalamazoo motel fire early Saturday morning.  The woman was found in the Comstock Motor Court Motel unit where the fire began.  The fire is believed to have been accidental and only that unit was damaged.  There were no other injuries.

Several West Michigan charities are serving up Thanksgiving Dinner this year.  Among them, Holland Rescue Mission, which plans to serve 1,500 meals on Wednesday.  The organization also plans to distribute 500 care boxes.  Mel Trotter Ministries will invite guests to its location on Monroe in Grand Rapids on Thanksgiving Day beginning at 10:30am.  Find out about more events like this at Smile.FM.

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