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How to support Chelsea Update

Photo by Alan Ashley of me riding in the 2015 Chelsea Community Fair as the Small Business Leadership Award winner.
Photo by Alan Ashley of me riding in the 2015 Fair Parade as the Small Business Leadership Award winner.

Chelsea Update is a one person, seven-day-a-week news site providing readers with all the news that’s fit to publish about the Chelsea community.

It was started on July 23, 2012, the anniversary of the closing of the Ann Arbor News where I’d spent many years covering the 17 communities of Western Washtenaw County.

I decided to give up my full time job with benefits at to relaunch this free site that covers primarily Chelsea but also the communities in the Chelsea School District.

With the help of the community, Chelsea Update covers everything from government to civic organizations, business, events, the schools and sports.

How to make a donation

Chelsea Update is my full-time job and I spend 10-12 hours a day, six days a week publishing it for readers. My advertisers are an important part of the financial success of the site, but I depend on reader’s donations as well.

If you enjoy Chelsea Update and would like to see it continue, please consider making a donation* of any amount either through PayPal or by sending a check.

Thank you!

Lisa Allmendinger




Chelsea Update
18829 Bush Road
Chelsea, MI 48118

* Please note that Chelsea Update is NOT a non-profit organization, so contributions are not tax deductible.