2009-05-07 / Living

In Brief 05/07/2009

Fundraising gala for Child Advocacy Center
ELBA TWP. — The Child Advocacy Center of Lapeer will host its first-ever fundraising gala at Castaways Restaurant, Friday, June 12, at 6 p.m.
The restaurant will donate dinner and revenue from bar sales to the center during the June Beach Party benefit.
Guests are welcome to wear beach attire. The event includes dinner, music, dancing and lots of beach fun.
Original artwork by Lapeer artist Julie Pflanzer will be auctioned.
Tickets are $100 each. Details: 810-664-9990. — J.F.

Tea party for seniors at Sanctuary at Maple Vista
IMLAY CITY — Sanctuary at Maple Vista will host a free community tea party for adults ages 55 or older on Monday, May 11, at 1 p.m.
A variety of teas and tasty treats will be served. Registration is requested.
Details: Crystal, 810-724-6300. — J.F.

Blood drives around the county
LAPEER COUNTY — Don’t miss out on the following blood drives through May:
Almont Lions’ Club, Lions Hall, 222 Water St., 1-6:45 p.m. Monday, May 11.
North Branch American Legion, Legion Hall, 4075 Huron St. 12:30-6:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 12
Imlay City St. Paul Lutheran Church, 200 N. Cedar (M-53), 1-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, May, 19. — J.F.

Loving Hands fundraising dinner
METAMORA — Loving Hands Clinic supporters will host their third annual fundraising dinner at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 18, at the White Horse Inn, 1 E. High St.
Festivities include a buffet dinner, live music and an update by the clinic.
Tickets are $50. Donations are welcome from those unable to attend.
Details: 810-667-8933. — J.F.

Cholesterol screenings at the Community Center
LAPEER — Stop by the City of Lapeer Community Center, 880 S. Saginaw St., on Friday, May 8, for cholesterol screenings by McLaren Visiting Nurse and Hospice.
Tests offered include total and HDL cholesterol levels and/or a full lipid profile with or without glucose.
Costs for the tests range from $12 to $21. A 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results, but isn’t necessary.
Details: 810-496-8755. — J.F.

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