Marsha Chartrand

Turkey Trot accomplished; Reindeer Run ahead!

The Walk to School group, coordinated by Klager teacher Kathy O’Mara, which meets Mondays and Wednesdays throughout town, hosted a “left-over” Turkey Trot last Wednesday. The event was postponed from the previous Monday, when school was closed. Despite the cold, more than 85 kids and adults participated in the walk, nearly covering up the inflatable […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Free horse-drawn carriage rides next weekend – CANCLED

12-4-2017 Editors note: Unfortunately, Adiska Family Dental has had to cancel this event. The Adiska Family Dental office in Manchester will be hosting free horse drawn carriage rides on Friday, December 8, from 6-8 pm. The rides will begin and end at the dental office location at 500 Galloway Drive.  Visits with Santa Claus will be held indoors, […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Manchester Family Service Christmas Shop Adoption Program and Gift Giving

Manchester Family Service (MFS) exists to provide aid to many families and individuals in the community. As the holiday season approaches, they seek ways to brighten lives through their annual Christmas Project. Through the project, MFS coordinates the efforts of persons, organizations and businesses in our community to provide gifts, food, warm clothing and other […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Community provides great support for Riverfolk concerts

Two music-filled weekends in November helped to fill the coffers of the Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization (RMAO), as well! A fund-raising House Concert at the home of Mark & Carol Palms on November 18 raised $1,000 to benefit the RMAO. About 35 musicians and attendees enjoyed an evening that included performers from a wide […]

 Marsha Chartrand

SJMH Chelsea celebrates 30 years of charity with St. Louis Center

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Chelsea (formerly Chelsea Community Hospital) was the place to be on the evening of Saturday, November 11, as the 30th Annual St. Louis Center Fall Dinner Auction was held once again in the hospital’s fine dining room. Initiated in 1987 by retired Chelsea Hospital CEO Willard Johnson, the event was meant to […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Food for Fines a success this year

The Manchester District Library would like to thank all of its patrons for their generous donations to the Food for Fines campaign. “It was the best food drive we have ever held,” said Tamara Denby, library volunteer. As a result of the community’s benevolence, the library will be delivering several large boxes of food to the CRC for […]

 Marsha Chartrand

MHS production of “Hollywood Hillbillies” a rollicking comedy

The Manchester High School Drama Club production played two nights, Nov. 17 and 18, to packed houses and appreciative audiences. The play, dubbed “a director’s dream” for its comedic qualities and non-stop action by director Nathan Betz, featured a talented, large cast and an equally dedicated tech crew. follows the Hawley family of Happy Hollow […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Young Life meeting set for Nov. 30

On November 30, 2017, 7 p.m., at Emanuel United Church of Christ, all are cordially invited to join Washtenaw County Young Life director, Corky Erickson, to explore the benefits of bringing Young Life to Manchester. Washtenaw County Young Life has been hugely successful in various school districts throughout the county for a number of years […]

 Marsha Chartrand

WCSO Media Summary

On Nov. 22, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office published a media report regarding a Suspicious Incident which occurred in the 20000 block of Dutch Drive, in the village of Manchester on Sunday, November 19. A photograph of a firearm including the hashtag, #backtoschool was posted to social media. After being notified of the posting, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Community Bible Church celebrates 50 years

Sunday, October 8, marked the 50 year anniversary of the very first worship service held in the Community Bible Church auditorium. Approximately 150 people joined  together in celebrating 50 years of God’s faithfulness. Church members were privileged to be joined by three individuals who were a part of the church’s beginning 50 years before–Harold and Geneva […]

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