Monday, November 26, 2012
The Great Oaks Elementary students donated their hair for other children through the St. Clair Shores charity.
Two Chesterfield Township girls are following in their mother's clippings. After watching their mom Virginia Goleski donate her hair to charity over the years, Emily, 6, and Stephanie, 10, recently chopped their ponytails to benefit Wigs 4 Kids of St. Clair Shores. "They were absolutely thrilled," Goleski said. "Somebody else will have a beautiful wig because Stephanie and Emily donated their hair." For the Great Oaks Elementary students, the good deeds start young. When Stephanie, now a fifth-grader in the Anchor Bay School District, first donated 12-1/2 inches of her locks she was only 4. The second time she cut her hair was in honor of a boy in her second-grade classroom at Lobbestael Elementary in L'Anse Creuse Public Schools …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The New York Red Cross offers ways residents in Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore can help people devastated by the storm.
How can you help the victims in Sandy from Chesterfield Township and New Baltimore. The American Red Cross Greater New York Region provided the following information with suggestions for helping those affected by the impact of Sandy. Donations to the Red Cross and giving blood are two great ways to support the efforts. More than 360 Red Cross blood drives have been cancelled due to the storm, representing a loss of as many as 12,000 blood and platelet products. People who are eligible, especially in places not affected by the storm, are asked to schedule a donation appointment in the days and weeks to come. Do you know of any local drives or fundraisers for victims of Superstorm Sandy? Tell us in the comments below!
Friday, August 17, 2012
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The Salvation Army Family Store is moving from New Baltimore to Chesterfield Township this month. The new store is located at 33195 23 Mile in the Premier Lanes plaza in the township. Its grand opening is Aug. 25. Read about the new store's additional space and merchandise for shoppers, store hours and more.
The store's grand opening is scheduled for Aug. 25 at 33195 23 Mile Road.
Color-coordinated clothes, Halloween decorations, furniture and other merchandise await purchase at the new Salvation Army Family Store in Chesterfield Township. Sign up for the Patch daily newsletter and follow us on Facebook. But eager shoppers must employ patience because the 30,000-square-foot store in the Premier Lanes plaza off 23 Mile doesn't open until Aug. 25. Meanwhile, its longtime location just down the road that turns into Green Street in New Baltimore remains open. "We pretty much produced all new merchandise for this store," said Jacqulynn Idzior, director of operations for Salvation Army Southeast Adult Rehabilitation Center of the township location. "We definitely wanted to stay in the area." Staying in the area but on the…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Blood donation appointments are available Aug. 10 at municipal offices.
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Tuesday, July 17, 2012
An American Red Cross blood dive Friday at Chesterfield Township Fire Department is booked, but appointments are currently being taken for the blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Aug. 10 at municipal offices. The public can set up an appointment to give blood by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Learn how to have a successful donation before you go and get answers to frequently asked questions. And, read about Patch contributor Dan Simons journey on giving blood in the community. Sign up for the Patch daily newsletter and follow us on Facebook.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Money is being raised for a flagpole to go up at New Baltimore police's new station.
New Baltimore police are accepting money for a flagpole at their new station. Nearly $1,800 is still needed for the American flagpole costing about $2,600, Chief Tim Wiley said Monday. Once money is raised, the pole will be installed at the new station on Green Street. With free help from Anchor Bay's varsity wrestling team led by coach Jim Morisette Jr., the force moved over the weekend from the old station on Front to the renovated Citizens Bank Lending and Operation Center, Wiley said. Anyone interested in making a donation, can call the department at 586-725-2181.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
The branches in New Baltimore and Chesterfield Township are participating now through Aug. 19. Donations will be given to area children whose circumstances limit their ability to have ample school supplies.
Comerica Bank is hosting a school supply drive now through Aug. 19 throughout Michigan in conjunction with Operation: Kid Equip to help those children who are unable to purchase the proper or ample supplies. The supplies will be donated to children in Michigan following the end of the drive, according to a press release, which is where Operation: Kid Equip, a non-profit Michigan organization that connects the supplies with students in need. Comerica is asking anyone who wishes to donate to bring the supplies to the lobby of their local branch, where a donation box will be available. This includes branches at 50300 Gratiot in Chesterfield and 32777 23 Mile in New Baltimore and 195 other locations across the state. Supplies on the wish …