Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Find out how to get involved in this year's 24-hour walk to end cancer.
Relay for Life of Clawson will host its annual Kickoff Rally at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Clawson City Hall. The kickoff rally brings together event volunteers and participants to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. This year's American Cancer Society relay event in Clawson will be held 10 a.m.-10 a.m. May 18-19 at Clawson City Park. Members of the community are encouraged to attend tonight's event to learn more about the overnight relay and how they can become part of the effort.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Participants will gather at the Clawson City Hall for a rally.
On Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clawson will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at the Clawson City Hall for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. Members of the community are encouraged to attend. Although the Relay For Life of Clawson is more than three months away, now is the time to get involved. One in every 100 Americans participates in this fundraising event that has become a global phenomenon. Residents are invited to attend the kickoff celebration to learn more about the upcoming event and how they can become part of an exciting overnight event that will pave the way to a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Relay For …
Monday, May 14, 2012
'Team Bodyworks' and Tina Albano collect the most donations for American Cancer Society fundraiser.
The results are in. The annual Clawson Relay for Life fundraiser, held May 5-6 at City Park, raised $25,170 thanks to the fundraising efforts of local teams and individuals. The top fundraiser was 'Team Bodyworks,' which raised a total of $3,528.59. The other leading teams were 'Roll With Us' with $3,287 and 'Team Grandpa' with $2,758. The top five individual fundraisers were as follows: The Clawson Relay for Life award winners were: If you missed the event, donors have until Aug. 31 to donate to the Clawson Relay for Life. Contact a fundraising group or individual or send checks to American Cancer Society Attn: Relay for Life of Clawson, 20450 Civic Center Dr., Southfield, Michigan 48076. The community is invited to a 2012 Wrap-Up Party …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
A roundup of weekend events in Clawson and Royal Oak.
On Friday from 6-9 p.m. there will be a Relay for Life fundraiser at the Dairy O in Clawson. The ice cream shop will give 20 percent of its proceeds to the Clawson Relay for Life. Relay for Life of Clawson is this weekend at City Park. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Following the opening ceremonies there will be a Survivor Lap at noon; Caregiver Lap at 1 p.m.; Fight Back Ceremony at 3 p.m.; Luminaria Cereomy at 9 p.m. and closing ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248-663-3435. Local 574 AFSCME will host its 3rd Annual Bowl for Education Fundraiser at 1 p.m. Sunday at Astro Lanes, 32388 John R Rd., in Madison Heights. The cost is $25 at the door which includes …
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
There's plenty of fun for all ages this month in Clawson.
With temperatures warming up and flowers starting to bloom, there is plenty in store for the Clawson community in May. The city will host some traditional events as well as a Road Rally for the first time. Mark your calendar for the following events: At 6:30 p.m. May 2, Clawson Youth Assistance will honor local youth who have demonstrated volunteer efforts to improve the community. The awards banquet will be held at the Hunter Community Center. Relay for Life of Clawson is this weekend at City Park. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Following the opening ceremonies there will be a Survivor Lap at noon; Caregiver Lap at 1 p.m.; Fight Back Ceremony at 3 p.m.; Luminaria Cereomy at 9 p.m. and closing ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. Sunday…
Monday, April 30, 2012
A roundup of meetings and events in Clawson this week.
Meetings City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The Clawson School Board will host a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss the designation of a new superintendent. The meeting will be held at the Baker Administration Building and it's open to the public. On Tuesday and Wednesday, a small group of school community members will visit the districts of superintendent finalists Monique Beels and Gerald Jennex. Events Relay for Life of Clawson is this weekend at City Park. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Following the opening ceremonies there will be a Survivor Lap at noon; Caregiver Lap at 1 p.m.; Fight Back Ceremony at 3 p.m.; Luminaria Cereomy at 9 p.m. and closing ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. For …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
A roundup of weekend happenings in Clawson and surrounding areas.
Clawson Youth Assistance will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday at City Park. Kids will separated by age groups: age 4 and under; ages 5-7; ages 8-9 and ages 10-12. The hunt is usually quick, so organizers advise families to get to the park on time. The event is free. Relay for Life of Clawson will host a basic coupon class as a fundrasier on Saturday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at City Hall. The class will cover the basics of strategic coupon-using including collection and organizing, coupon anatomy, saving with coupons and more. The class is $10. Visit the web site to sign up. Link Ballet of Troy will perform the ballet "Gissell" on Saturday at Clawson High School. Showtimes are at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. It is a story of innocence…
Monday, October 10, 2011
A roundup of events and meetings in Clawson this week.
1. The Clawson School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Baker Administration Building. 2. Guest historian Debbie Remer of the Rochester Hills Historical Museum will be at the Blair Memorial Library on Monday to discuss Lost Villages of Oakland and Macomb Counties. The free event begins at 6:30 p.m. 3. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday. You may register to vote at the City Clerk's Office (located inside Clawson City Hall) or at any Secretary of State branch office. Click here for more voting information. 4. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life will hold a volunteer committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. The organization is starting to plan the 2012 Relay for Life in Clawson. It is seeking walkers, cancer …
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
42 cancer survivors celebrated in annual event.
Clawson's Relay for Life participants finished strong this year, raising a total of $45,559 and celebrating 42 cancer survivors during the event. Steven Drotoz said although they fell short of their goal of $50,000, the event still was a great success. "We would like to thank everyone who participated this year," Drotoz said in an email to the Clawson Patch. "The Clawson community came through once again." Drotoz said this year's standout participant was Paul Lukas, who walked "an astonishing 120 laps." Lukas was also an active committee member of Relay for Life. Here are the awards from the 2011 Relay for Life in Clawson held May 7-8 at City Park: Highest Fundraising Individual — Robert Judd, Team Grandpa Highest Fundraising Team — Team …