Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 8, 2014

Community in Brief: 05/08/2014

Artist reception

TRAVERSE CITY — A “Meet the Artist” reception will be hosted today, May 8, for an exhibit titled “3 Women/3 Perspectives: Art by Janine Gibeau, Julie Pearson & Nancy Stuck.”

The reception will be held from 6-8 p.m. in Rinaldo Hall, adjacent to Gallery Fifty at the Grand Traverse Commons. The public is invited. Call 932-0775 or visit to learn more.

Hair drive

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Academy Key Club will sponsor a hair drive to benefit Children with Hair Loss.

The drive will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 9, at the school, 1245 Hammond Road. To contribute, hair must be at least eight inches long and dyed hair is accepted as long as it is not overly damaged. Local stylists will be on hand to provide the hair cuts and there will be activity tables set up for children.

Art exhibit reception

FRANKFORT — An exhibit of drawings and paintings by the late Shirley Trump is on display at West Michigan Bank & Trust, 501 Main St. A reception will be hosted from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, May 9.

The exhibit, titled “The Lost Portfolio of Shirley Trump,” features some of the 47 works in a black leather portfolio that Jeryl Colby of Colby’s Orchard House saved for eight years and gave Trump’s daughter, Susan Maunders Olson, last spring when she returned to Frankfort. It may be viewed during regular bank hours through Aug. 6. For details, call 352-9655.

Four paw 5K

TRAVERSE CITY — Advance registration closes Friday, May 9, for the Tails to Trails 5K to benefit TART Trails Inc.

The 5K fun run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, on the Vasa Pathway. Registration the day of the event starts at 8 a.m. Registration through May 9 is $15 per person or $30 per family. Registration from May 10 through the morning of the event is $20 per person or $35 per family. For details or to register, stop at the TART Trails office, 415 S. Union St., or visit

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