The Village Fine Arts Association’s Suzanne Haskew Arts Center is in the final round for funding of nonprofits by Ann Arbor Bank of Birmingham.
The SHAC is a community art center that provides creative opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Voters can help it grow by casting ballotrs for SHAC on the Ann Arbor Bank’s site.
The final round of voting has started. Voters can cast ballots every day through midnight Oct. 12.
Here are several links where votes can be cast:
- http://www.birminghelps.com and search for Village Fine Arts Association
- The SHAC website at https://www.milfordshac.org
Downtown Garage in Milford wants to make a difference in someone’s life.
Downtown Garage is accepting nominations for the “Wheels to Prosper” program for people in Milford and its surrounding areas. They will be asked to write a letter explaining why someone they know deserves the opportunity to win a refurbished 2008 Jeep Patriot for free.
Karen Wielkopolan, owner of Downtown Garage is “trying to make a difference in any way I can,” by giving a deserving person in the Milford area the opportunity to win a refurbished car. The ideal person is someone not thinking of themselves but instead always looking out for others.
Karen Wielkopolan joined the program “Wheels to Prosper” three years ago. It has been spreading to other shops all across the country. Go to wheelstoprosper.org for more details.
The staff at Downtown Garage has teamed up with body shop owner Dave Ellis, of Ellis Brothers Collision, to inspect and recondition a 2008 Jeep Patriot. Other donations provided by O’Reilly Auto Parts, Parts Plus, Discount Tire, 1-800-Radiator, LKQ, and Maxi Automotive.
Letters of nomination can be mailed to Downtown Garage “Wheels to Prosper,” 120 W. Huron, Milford, MI 48381. Letters should include the nominating person’s name, nominee’s name, address and phone number, and details about why the nominee should receive the Jeep.
All letters of nomination must be post marked by Oct 30, 2017. They may also be submitted electronically by logging onto the website at www.downtowngaragemilford.com. Electronic submissions need to be received by midnight Oct. 30. The chosen nomination will be announced and the car will be awarded Nov. 4.