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July 6, 2013

Community in Brief: 07/06/2013

New pastor

LELAND — The Rev. Virginia Heller, the new pastor of Leland United Methodist Church, will preach her first sermon there on Sunday, July 7.

"Pastor Gini" attended Calvin Seminary in Grand Rapids and graduated from Garrett Seminary in 1997. She has served at churches in Muskegon, Keeler/Silver Creek, and Bellevue. Her last assignment was associate pastor at Portage Chapel Hill Methodist Church, Portage, Mich.

The Rev. Heller will preach at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. The Rev. Jack Stewart will preach at 9:30 a.m. The church is located at 106 N. 4th St.

Music at the lighthouse

NORTHPORT — An ensemble from Interlochen will give a free concert today, July 6, on the lawn at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse, located inside Leelanau State Park, north of Northport.

A jazz trio and a piano trio will perform at 6:30 p.m. Attendees should bring their own seating. Dessert and beverages will be available. For details, call 386-7195 or visit

Program on Great Lakes

TRAVERSE CITY — Jim Olson, environmental attorney and a founder of FLOW (For the Love of Water), will speak about the problems facing the Great Lakes Basin on Sunday, July 7.

Olson will discuss climate change, extreme water levels, dead zones, nuclear and sands oil shipments, and more at 10:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Center Road. For details, call Mary Van Valin, 421-5243. To learn more about FLOW, go to

Roundup Roadshow

BURDICKVILLE — The Sunday, July 7, Roundup Roadshow will be taped at Old Settlers Park on the shores of Glen Lake.

Taping will be at 3 p.m. Host band Sour Mash will welcome Traverse City singer/songwriter Blake Elliott and folk trio New Third Coast. An open mic will follow the scheduled performers.

The show will air at 10 p.m., Saturday, July 20, on IPR News Radio, WICA 91.5 FM in Traverse City/Interlochen; WLMN 89.7 in Ludington/Manistee; WHBP 90.1 FM in Harbor Springs/Petoskey and at

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