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Lisa Allmendinger on July 24th, 2014

Beginning Aug. 1, Chelsea State Bank and SRSLY will kick off a joint Facebook contest. “As the local community bank, we believe when our families, schools, nonprofit organizations and businesses are strong, our communities are strong,” said President and CEO of Chelsea State Bank John Mann said in a press release. “Partnering with SRSLY and [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 24th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Chuck Armstrong for the information in this story.) The Chelsea Lions are looking for dunk tank sitters for the 2014 Chelsea Community Fair from Aug. 19-23. “It’s that time of year again to find sitters for our dunk tank at the fair,” says Lion Chuck Armstrong, in an email [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 24th, 2014

A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to stop by Chelsea Bakery yesterday to wish Chelsea Update a happy second birthday. And, a big shout out to Jennifer Kundak who planned the celebration.  

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Bridget Favre for the information in this story.) One of the most popular features of Chelsea’s Sounds and Sights Festival is the KidZone entertainment and activities area. The KidZone, sponsored by Chelsea Teddy Bear Company, will offer activities for children of all ages on both Friday and Saturday from [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 24th, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Christina Besh, Red Cross volunteer recruitment representative, for the information in this story.) The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers as they are short staffed in both Chelsea and in Dexter. Becoming a Red Cross volunteer is a very simple process. it requires a background check that can [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 24th, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 23rd, 2014

Today, July 23, is Chelsea Update‘s second birthday with me as publisher. So it’s time to do a little celebrating, Chelsea. If you are downtown around 1-3 p.m.-ish, please stop by Chelsea Bakery, say Hi and eat some birthday cake — thanks to the efforts of Jennifer Kundak, who came up with the idea of [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 23rd, 2014

Chelsea District Schools voters should find two incumbents and two newcomers running for school board on the November ballot, according to an unofficial list provided by Washtenaw County. With four seats open, two 6-year terms and two 4-year terms, two current board members Jon Bentley and Sally Devol chose not to run for re-election. Running [...]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 23rd, 2014

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Courtney Stinson, RND, for the information in this column.) Coriander and cilantro are the same plant, but we get very different flavors from the seeds than the stems or leaves. The seeds are known as coriander seed while coriander leaves, fresh coriander, and cilantro refer to the green leafy [...]

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