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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Barbara Locks for the information and photo in this story.) Covenant Church was recently awarded the Golden Sneaker award for 2017 following this year’s Chelsea/Dexter Area CROP Hunger Walk. The CROP Hunger Walk Golden Sneaker is awarded to an organization based on increasing the percentage of their donation from […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 4th, 2018

By Amy Heydlauff I’ve heard people say a good community is like a good quilt. Every piece is critical to building a functional, durable, beautiful whole. Quilting is thought to be a quaint, rather cozy endeavor. Yet good quilts are some of the strongest, most functional blankets known. The quilters who make them borrow from […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 2nd, 2018

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 28th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patsy Brundage for the information in this story.) The Columbus Ladies Auxiliary is in search of donations for their annual rummage sale to benefit His Eye is on the Sparrow (Dexter) and the St. Louis Center (Chelsea). (Please see the poster above for days and times.) Both organizations serve […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 24th, 2018

(Chelsea Update would like to thank David Slusser for the information in this story.) The Beach Middle School wrestling team opened its season at the Tecumseh Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20. The Bulldogs placed 6th out of a very tough 14-team field and had several wrestlers earn medals. John Putnam, Drew Maguire, Drew Sherwood, Gabe […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 20th, 2018

Registration is now open for this year’s boater safety classes, which all take place on Saturdays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You must pre-register for these classes and class size is limited. Please contact Deputy Gebauer at gebauerj@ewashtenaw.org with your full name(s), date of birth(s), telephone number, and class date that you wish to attend. There […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 9th, 2018

By Amy Heydlauff When I was a director of a small department at Chelsea Community Hospital my boss (Maggie Morehouse) taught me one of the best things I ever learned about leadership and life. She said some people lead with an attitude of abundance. Working together, there is enough for everyone. Others lead with an […]

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(Please note that purchasing information for this book has been added to the end of the story.) By Lisa Carolin At the Chelsea Senior Center’s Christmas luncheon, participants had the opportunity to purchase a memoir written by senior Virginia “Ginger” Ford, who attended the event with her husband, Eric. Her book is titled Ginger Stands […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 20th, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Becker of Manchester, formerly of Dexter, age 78, passed away Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Manchester. She was born Aug. 5, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Michael and Helen (Prybis) Swiecicki. Elizabeth graduated from Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor in 1957. She worked as a […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 10th, 2017

By Amy Heydlauff Do you watch the television show, Mom? How about This is Us? Both shows deal with the topic of addiction. One is humorous and the other dramatic. Both are realistic in their portrayal of the turmoil brought on by addictions (in these shows addiction includes food, alcohol, prescription and illegal drugs). In […]

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