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‘Annie’ finds a home on WHS stage Friday-Sunday

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20th March

By Chad Hutchinson

A famous red-haired orphan has found a home with Whiteford Community Schools production of “Little Orphan Annie.” Under the direction of the 2013 Michigan School Vocal Music Association Teacher of the Year, Todd Schreiber, Annie will be taking center stage at Whiteford High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

For the complete story, please see the March 20, 2013, edition of The Advance.



Rotary auction has online bidding; public can bid in person 2-4 Sat.

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13th March

After 25 years the Blissfield Rotary Club Charity Auction is going on-line. Co-chairperson Andy Borchardt said the list of auction items for the Silver Anniversary event is both varied and exciting with something to appeal to everyone. Although tickets to Saturday’s (March 16) event at the Blissfield American Legion Hall are sold out, there is still time for everyone to bid on items on-line, an opportunity new this year.

This year will be a test run for the online bidding that closes at 6 p.m. this Friday, March 15. Right now the club has more than 160 items up for auction. Bidding takes place at blissfieldrotary.org. There is a chance for bidders to claim items in the silent auction by placing a “super-bid”, Borchardt said.

Bidders can also visit the Legion from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, to view the items in … Read More »


Middle-schoolers present two plays

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13th March

The “Law and Order” performance will give attendees a peak inside the court room as several favorite fairy tale characters are put on trial, such as the testimony of the three little pigs against the notorious wolf. The performance of “A Hill of Magic Beans” show will tell the adventures of the curious gentlemen, Larry Oldman, who sold the legendary beans of the bean stalk to Jack. The shows will take place at 7 p.m. March 14 and 15 and at 4 p.m. March 16. Tickets are $3 per person and Blissfield Band Boosters will be hosting a concession stand Thursday and Friday with proceeds going to benefit the B.C.S. Bands.

Copyright 2013 River Raisin Publications, Inc. For the complete story, please see the March 13, 2013, edition of The Advance.