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Celebrate Michigan During May in Greater West Bloomfield

Tickets are available for the Michigan Week Awards Breakfast, where local youth and adult volunteers will be honored.

The communities of Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake and West Bloomfield have been celebrating Michigan Week together since 1972.

Although the name is Michigan Week, the entire month of May offers events and opportunities for all to enjoy in Michigan. With so many spectacular places and wonderful people in our own neighborhoods, this year Greater West Bloomfield is celebrating the community's “Magical Wonders”. 

Annual awards include the Hidden Treasures Honor Roll, which offers a unique opportunity for recognizing youth or youth advocates. Also, every Greater West Bloomfield organization in the public, private or independent sectors is invited to share a special appreciation for one person whose volunteerism and community service have made an invaluable contribution towards the betterment of our larger community and/or strengthened a non‐political initiative.

To obtain a nomination form, visit michiganweek.org.

Award recipients will be honored at the Michigan Week 2013 Community Awards Breakfast held on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 7:15 a.m. at Pine Lake Country Club, 3300 Pine Lake Road, Orchard Lake. 

Tickets are $25 and are sold at:

  • West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation – 248-451-1900 4640 Walnut Lake Road
  • West Bloomfield School District – 248-865-6420 5810 Commerce Road, West Bloomfield
  • – 248-682-2400 3955 Orchard Lake Road 

The event is sponsored by the  Greater West Bloomfield Cable Communication Commission gwbcable.org and Civic Center Television civiccentertv.com, and hosted by City of Keego Harbor, City of Orchard Lake Village, City of Sylvan Lake, Charter Township of West Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills Schools, Walled Lake Schools and West Bloomfield Schools. 

In addition to community awards, the breakfast will include scholarship presentations from Optimist Clubs of West Bloomfield and Keego Harbor; West Bloomfield Cable Board; Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition. The Greater West Bloomfield Chamber will present its Commerce Excellence in Civic Leadership Award. 

Calendar of Events

Local organizations are invited to share their events for inclusion in a community calendar for Michigan Month celebrations being held in May 2013. Events must be open to the general public. Visit michiganweek.org/event_form.html

Source: Press release

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