Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 9, 2013

Community in Brief: 05/09/2013


‘Tails to Trails’

TRAVERSE CITY — “Tails to Trails,” a 5K on the Vasa Pathway for dogs and their owners, will be held Saturday, May 18.

The event starts at 9 a.m. at the Vasa Pathway trailhead on Bartlett Road off Bunker Hill Road. Registration will open at 8 a.m. Advance registration is $15 per person or $25 for families through Friday, May 17. Registration on the day of the event is $20 per person; $30 per family. For advance registration, visit or stop at the TART Trails office, 415 S. Union St. Proceeds benefit TART Trails Inc.

Golf for schools

MANCELONA — The Mancelona Rotary Club and Communities in Schools of Mancelona will sponsor an Ironmen Golf Scramble.

The fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 18, at Deer Run Golf Club-Lakes of the North, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The fee is $200 for a four-person team. For details or to register, call 587-5044.

Writing contest

KINGSLEY — Entries for the Floyd Milton Webster Prize for History writing contest will be accepted until Tuesday, May 21.

The contest is open to anyone who has a story to tell about Kingsley area history or their Kingsley area family. A $1,000 cash award will be presented to one winner 19 years old or older; $500 to the winner who is 18 or younger. Awards will be announced at a ceremony from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 22, at the Kingsley Library, 213 S. Brownson.

For instructions and manuscript submission entry forms, visit For more information, visit the web site or call the library, 263-5484.

Youth programs

SUTTONS BAY — Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) is recruiting high school-aged young men and women to serve as crew and scientists this summer aboard the Schoolship Inland Seas.

The Young Men in Science trip will take place on August 15-16. It begins in Petoskey and ends in Suttons Bay. The Young Women in Science trip June 17-18 and August 1-2 will begin and end in Suttons Bay and the trip on July 14-15 will begin and end in Fayette.

The cost is $360 per student. Interested students should contact ISEA, 271-3077 or More information is at

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