January 15, 2010

Women's Health and Fitness Day

Women's Health and Fitness Day
Posted: January 13, 2010

Saturday, January 23, 2010, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Ypsilanti High School, 2095 Packard Road

Free community event - Everyone welcome! Freebies! Breakfast/Lunch served, too!

This day is focused on educating the community – women and men of all ages – about various aspects of women's health. Attend various workshops led by U of M health professionals who are experts in their respective fields. The keynote speaker will be Florine Mark, President and Chairwoman of the Board of Weight Watchers Group, Inc.

For more information, please email whfd.2010@gmail.com

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September 05, 2007

Fund-Raiser for Washtenaw Literacy

News about a worthy, fun fund raiser. See:


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July 10, 2007

Did everyone see

Anna quoted in the A2 News yesterday?

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February 20, 2007

Fiber Feast

Saturday, April 21, is the day for the Ann Arbor Fiberarts Guild's Fiber Feast. see
the pretty postcard for details.

Sadly we don't have many men attend, but it is a fun "ladies day". Some of the artists who contribute do wonderful work.

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January 25, 2007

Ann Arbor Reads

As most of you know, Tracy Kidder is speaking this evening about his book Mountains beyond Mountains about Dr Paul Farmer and his commitment to providing medical care for the poor and underserved throughout the world. Here's some background on Dr Farmer and the organization he helped found, Partners in Health.

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December 20, 2006

Lunch get-together

We are planning a lunch time get together for January, probably to be held for two sessions. People who want to participate can attend one or both sessions.

This is just for fun but also has a charitable side to it. We are going to set up an assembly line to make fleece mittens for the Knit Wits project. You can read about the work they do at:

Pat Martin is taking names of interested participants. Stay tuned for dates.

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November 01, 2006

Take a walk and see something beautiful

Quoting Patricia Anderson caption on the beautiful in question:

The University of Michigan Hospitals have this displayed on the 1st floor of the Taubman Center. This was a marvelous community project. Patients were given pieces of paper on which they wrote hopes, wishes, and prayers. These were individually folded and assembled into a large paper sculpture dragon. The dragon is mounted on the wall in a glass case. If you look closely at this image you will see reflections of the hospital hall. I don't recall the name of the artist.

See the photos at:

Better yet, take a walk and see the real thing -- no offense to Patricia, but you really MUST see this for real!

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