(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this event.)
Learn about Michigan’s bears on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 2-3 p.m. at the Discovery Center.
Black bears are primarily creatures of Michigan’s north woods. We’ll discuss the biology, habits and distribution of one of Michigan’s largest mammals and we’ll talk about how to live in harmony with these sometimes pesky creatures.
We’ll also learn about how the DNR maintains a healthy black bear population. This program is meant for at adult audience, and the cost is $2/person or $5/family.
Eddy Discovery Center is at 17030 Bush Road in Sylvan Township.
Advance registration requested at 734-475-3170.
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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Luman Strong for the information and photo in this story.)
The students pictured above with the North Creek Elementary School Hero were recently recognized by their teachers as outstanding “Bucket Fillers”.
A bucket filler is someone who says or does something kind to another. Make sure to recognize and encourage these children when you see them around town.
Laureta Elaine Boyer of Chelsea, age 95, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at the University of Michigan Hospital.
She was born Jan. 14, 1922 in Porter Township, Michigan, the daughter of Angus William and Laura Ann (Swinehart) Williams.
At the age of 14, Laureta delivered strawberries in downtown Detroit by herself. During WWII, she moved from Saginaw Valley to Chelsea, to work for Federal Screw in the Clocktower Building. Later, she worked for Applied Dynamics and Allen-Bradley Electronics. The electronics she worked on went to the Moon, with NASA calling her about one of the circuit boards.
Laureta was active with the Women’s Auxiliary of the Chelsea VFW. She helped start “Chelsea Days” in Hudson, Florida. Laureta enjoyed making large meals for family and friends in Chelsea and Florida. Her hobbies were quilting and crafts. In Florida, she enjoyed square dancing and flea markets. Laureta learned to use computers in her 80’s and early 90’s.
Services for Laureta and Lawrence are pending.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzeheimer’s Association.
Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea.
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