Traverse City Record-Eagle

Our Town

August 30, 2010

Our Town In Brief: 08/30/2010

Lake Ann pancake breakfast Sunday

LAKE ANN — The Lake Ann Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast Sunday.

The breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Old Almira Township Hall in downtown Lake Ann. Cost is $6 for ages 12 and older, $5 for ages 5 to 11 and free for children under 5.

United Way reservations due

MANISTEE — Reservations are due Sept. 6 for the kick-off breakfast for the United Way of Manistee County's annual campaign.

The breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at the Manistee Golf and Country Club, 500 Cherry St. Tickets are $10 per person.

To make a reservation, call 723-2331 or e-mail sharon@uwmanistee.org.

Nominations sought for trail award

TRAVERSE CITY — Nominations are needed for the Jim Mudgett Trail Pioneer Award.

Mudgett, who passed away in 2004, was a founding member of the TART Trails Board of Directors, a trail chief on the Leelanau Trail and a longtime supporter of the Vasa Pathway.

Tom Phillips won the award in 2009 for his contributions to the Leelanau Trail. Nominations are open to anyone who has advocated for building, maintaining and using trails in the Grand Traverse region.

Send submissions in writing by Sept. 8 to TART Trails, P.O. Box 252, Traverse City, MI 49685, stating the reasons you believe the person should receive this award. Please be specific and offer a few paragraphs that validate your candidate. In addition, please include any biographical information that may be relevant and helpful for the selection committee.

The award will be presented at the TART Trails' Octoberfest Dinner on Oct. 3. For more information, 941-4300.

Volunteers needed for Quilt-a-thon

INTERLOCHEN — A Quilt-a-thon, sponsored by Quilters Against Cancer and hosted locally by InterQuilten, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Golden Fellowship Hall in Interlochen. Volunteers are needed to piece, quilt and bind quilts. Materials are provided by the Quilters Against Cancer organization, and all of the quilts produced will be donated to QAC.

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