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Applications for grants accepted through FSD Foundation
The Frankenmuth School District Foundation is currently accepting applications for individual student grants and teacher/advisor grants. The deadline is Friday, May 25 at 4pm. Applications can be returned to the Frankenmuth School District Office, the main office at List Elementary or Rittmueller Middle School, or the guidance office at the High School.
Don't miss your opportunity to take advantage of this wonderful program. For more information go to www.frankenmuth.k12.mi.us and click on FSD Foundation, located under the Administration button.
Arbor Day to be celebrated April 25
The City of Frankenmuth will celebrate Arbor Day at 1pm Friday, April 25, by planting a tree at List Elementary School.
Through the City Beautification Committee, recent tree plantings have taken place on Frankenmuth School District properties.
The List School third grade class will lead the 20-25 minute ceremony with songs and poems. Eugene Hopp, chairman of the City Tree Board, will lead the planting, with help from the City Department of Public Works.
Frankenmuth has belonged to the Tree City U.S.A. program for the past 31 years and is one of 126 communities in the state who are members. The national program provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across America.
The community is invited to attend.
Legion Post 150 to host blood drive April 18
Every three seconds someone needs blood, and someday it could be you, or someone you love. Less than an hour of your time may be worth a lifetime to someone who needs it. Michigan Blood needs to collect hundreds of pints of blood every day, year round.
Frankenmuth American Legion Post 150 is helping to meet this need by sponsoring a blood drive on Good Friday, April 18 from 12-6pm.
Any healthy person, age 17 or older, who weighs 110 pounds or more, may be eligible to give blood every 56 days. To make an appointment, contact Joyce Bartholomew (989-777-3114).
Any questions concerning your health or medicines, call the nurse (989-755-5387).
Cass River Genealogy will meet April 22
The local Cass River Genealogy Society, serving Bridgeport, Birch Run, Mayville, Frankenmuth and surrounding area will be held on Tuesday, April 22 at 6:30pm at Wickson Public Library in Frankenmuth, 359 S. Franklin Street. We will be discussing Facebook genealogy groups and how it can help in our search.
The group meets the fourth Tuesday in September, October, November, January, February, March, April and May at 6:30pm. It’s a great local place for genealogy.
Dog classes presented by Susan Elliott
Dog classes are starting in Frankenmuth on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Wellspring Lutheran Services, Genesee St. Please call Susan Elliott (989-652-2840) for further information and to register.
CEC to conduct its German Clothing Sale at Bavarian Inn Lodge April 27
The Frankenmuth Civic Events Council (CEC), the governing body of the Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival, will conduct its annual German Clothing Sale on Sunday, April 27, in the Altmuel Room of the Bavarian Inn Lodge.
Frankenmuth-area persons are encourage to bring their used German clothing items to the Lodge between 11am and 1pm that day, with the sale to take place 1-4pm.
German items include dirndls, aprons, flower rings, hats, pins, lederhosen, calf warmers, shoes, socks and anything else with a Deutsch connection.
The seller receives 90 percent of the asking price, with 10-percent benefiting the CEC. Persons without items to sell are encouraged to stop and shop. Fitting rooms will be available. It is the CEC’s goal to have the community attend the annual Bavarian Festival, June 12-15 in Heritage Park, decked out in German attire.
For more information, contact Sale Chairperson Juli Burns at 989-737-9720.
Linda Howard to receive Edelweiss Award May 7
The Frankenmuth Women’s Club would like to announce the winner of the 2014 Edelweiss Award is Linda Howard. Linda will be honored at the Women’s Club luncheon meeting on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
Anyone interested in attending may make reservations with Ruth Wallace (989-652-9733).