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Mike & Jon in the Morning

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LETS Switches Gears During COVID-19 Crisis

While most public transit is on hold, the Livingston Essential Transportation Service has changed up things and is now providing food delivery services for Meals on Wheels, Bountiful Harvest and Salvation Army among others.

Fair Housing Lawsuit Settled Involving Local Apartment Complex

The lawsuit was filed last August by Scott Lorms of White Lake Township. He claimed T&R Properties and Zahler Management violated the federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 when it denied him an apartment rental in Putnam Township because they do not allow dogs.

Environmental Educator Seeks County Drain Commissioner Post

Democrat Andrew Nowicki grew up in Cohoctah Township, graduated from Fowlerville High School and earned a BS degree in Zoology from Michigan State University. He now lives in Brighton and works as an environmental educator at the Howell Nature Center.

Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For Michigan

The declaration announced by the White House on Saturday follows a back-and-forth between Trump and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who has criticized the Trump administration for its slow response to the pandemic, saying “we cannot weather this alone.”
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Community Events

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Fri Apr 3 Drive Thru Fish Fry

Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club is hosting a drive thru fish fry all thru Lent. Stay in your car and they will take your order and bring out a to go box of beer battered cod, mac and cheese, french fries. They have knocked off the normal price of dine in and you get a great meal for 10 bucks. They served 275 last week in just under 1 1/2 hours, so this week they will have more food to expect a larger crowd. Drive thru Friday from 5-730pm. Call-810-231-1811 for more info.

Wed Apr 15 The Salvation Army's Mobile Lunch Program

The Salvation Army of Livingston County will be providing a Temporary Mobile Lunch Service Program. The Mobile Lunch vehicle will be at the daily designated location from noon-1pm. Families may take one sack lunch per person in the family.ID is not required. Families do not have to be a resident to the community in which the canteen is parked. This is for ALL Livingston County families. Monday - Hartland Meadows, Hartland. Tuesday - Lake Shore Village, Howell. Wednesday - Grand Plaza, Howell. Thursday -Prentis Estates, Howell. Friday - Howell Estates, Howell For more information contact Ashley @ 517-295-4348 or email Ashley.Longstreet@Usc.SalvaitonArmy.org.

Wed Apr 15 Bountiful Harvest Offers Food Delivery Service

With the temporary closure of the LETS bus service in Livingston County, Bountiful Harvest in Brighton is expanding their food delivery service for anyone who relied on a LETS bus to go food shopping. Anyone in need of a volunteer shopper can call 810-360-0271 to arrange to have their order picked up and delivered free of charge. For those who have transportation, but still need food assistance, Bountiful Harvest also provides drive up service for groceries from their pantry. They also serve take-out dinners from 3:30 to 5:30pm on Fridays and take-out breakfast on Saturdays from 8am to noon. The pantry, meanwhile, is open for food distribution from 5:30-7:30pm on Tuesdays, from 6pm-8pm on Thursdays, 4pm-6pm on Friday and 8am-noon on Saturday.

Wed Apr 15 Stores Offer Shopping Hours for Seniors/Vulnerable Customers

Acknowledging older adults and person with underlying health issues, some area stores are dedicating weekly time or opening early specifically for those shoppers. Walmart stores offering an hour long senior shopping event for customers 60 & older every Tuesday through April 28th, they will open one hour early. Target offers the first hour they are opened for elderly and vulnerable shoppers every Wednesday. Dollar General & Big Lots have designated the first hour at its stores to daily senior shoppers.

Wed Apr 15 Find a Red Cross Blood Drive Near You

Facing severe blood shortages, The American Red Cross has implemented additional precautions to ensure blood drives and donation centers are even safer for donors and staff. It is important for people to know that there is no evidence that the coronavirus, or any respiratory virus, can be transmitted by blood transfusion. The need for blood doesn’t stop due to the flu or coronavirus, and is especially important to accident victims and patients undergoing cancer treatment. Interested donors can find a donation site most easily by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS, or by visiting the website.

Wed Apr 15 Gleaners Food Bank

Gleaners Community Food Bank is taking donations. Gleaners has also expanded their food distributions to help feed those in need. If you need food or if you would like to volunteer or make a donation, visit the website or call 866-GLEANER.

Sun Apr 26 WCTH V-Disc Edition - Virtual Performance

WCTH will still be performing their spring show online April 26th. Look for a virtual performance on the CTH Facebook page and at www.cththeatre.org.

Sat May 2 Heywood Banks at the Howell Opera House

The Howell Opera House is delighted to welcome back hometown comedic legend Heywood Banks for what promises to be another sell-out show on May 2nd. He intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles - from folk, to country, to rock, to pop, and way beyond. Doors will open at 6:45 pm; performance begins at 7:30 pm. There will be a cash bar with light concessions available for purchase. Admission is $28 per person and you may purchase online at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065.

Sat May 2 VMCCA Auto Swap Meet

VMCCA Auto Swap Meet is May 2nd & 3rd at the Fowlerville Family Fairgrounds. Saturday: 8-5, Sunday: 8-4pm. Donations: $5 per adult, children under 12 free. *No dogs* Breakfast and lunch available on grounds. General info: vmccabrightonmi@gmail.com. Vendor information: Gary McIntyre- (248)-684-8955.

Mon May 4 Arc Livingston Parent Support Group

The monthly Arc of Livingston Parent Support Group is a chance to get together with other parents of children or adults with disabilities to network, get support and give support. Meetings are typically held every month and will include presentations and/or discussions on topics of interest to parents. Attendance is free. Meetings are held at Brighton Coffee House and Theater from 10am-11:30am. Meeting is also held for June 1st.

Thu May 14 Grandma's Attic Sale

Grandma's Attic Sale is May 14th 15th & 16th and admission is FREE at Fowlerville Fairgrounds. All money collected from items sold will be going toward the Fowlerville Historical Society and maintaining the history of Fowlerville. Donations may be dropped off May 11th-13th. Space rental is $25 for 10' x 10'. To rent or donate, contact Marj at 517-223-3831.

Fri May 15 Cornerstone Christian School Auction

Cornerstone Christian School is hosting a Kentucky Derby Auction on May 15th. The evening will include a catered dinner, plus silent and live auctions. Held at the Celebration Center at Cornerstone E.P.C. Brighton. Call 810-494-4040 for more information or visit cornerstonechristianschoolbrighton.com.

Sat May 16 Rolling Thunder's Ride to Remember

Rolling Thunder's Ride to Remember is May 16th. Staging at Striking Lanes on Old 23 in Hartland at 9am. They will leave at 11am, and travel to the Livingston County Courthouse in downtown Howell. A ceremony to honor our fallen heroes will commence at noon. Everyone is invited.

Sun May 17 Livingston County Concert Band Concert

The Livingston County Concert Band, under the direction of Dale Marzewski, will present its concert, A Step Back in Time, at 4:pm on Sunday, May 17th at the Parker Middle School Cafeteria, in Howell. Guest conductor Jerry Bilik will lead the band in playing two of his compositions. Popular musical selections from the 1930’s through the present day will be featured. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (age 62 and older) and children and students are free. Complimentary popcorn bags and water bottles will be provided. Food will be available for purchase from Tony’s Dogs as well, including hotdogs, sausages, chips and pop. Please visit the band’s website or check out the Livingston County Concert Band Facebook page for more information.

Sat May 30 Hartland Robotics 1st Annual Golf Outing

The Hartland Robotics 1st Annual Golf Outing will take place on May 30th at Dunham Hills Golf Club in Hartland. $440 per team of four, golfers will get eighteen holes with cart, a gift bag, and dinner at the end. Prizes will be given for Longest Drive, Closest to Pin, and 1st Place Team. There is a $10,000 Hole in One Contest. Dinner Only option available for $40 per person. 50/50 raffle, and auction will be taking place also. For more information or to register, go to visit the website. Proceeds to support the students of Hartland Robotics.