Don't Forget To Vote and Don't Forget Your I.D.

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Michigan law now requires voters to present valid photo identification on Election Day in order to vote! Before you head to the polls Tuesday, May 6th check the Michigan Voter Information Center to find out where you vote and check the Washtenaw County Elections Page for a list of candidates and proposals on the ballot.

Send Me to Summer Camp

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It's FREE! Really, mom. Washtenaw County's Summer Camp for Kids has camps in Football, Track, Golf, Wrestling, Basketball, Cheerleading and Tennis for kids ages 8 to 15. The camps are offered this summer from June 16 through July 31. Just print off the Registration Flyer and send it back to Washtenaw County Trial Court - Juvenile Division 2270 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Need more info? Call (734) 222-6900.

Flood Facts from FEMA

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Local governments throughout Washtenaw County, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and FEMA will host a Flood Risk Information Open House for residents on Wednesday, April 30, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Ypsilanti Township Board Room. County residents will have an opportunity to review a recently completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). Take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about flood risk and hazard mitigation.

Gelman Cleanup Update

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The Coalition for Action on Remediation of Dioxane (CARD) and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public meeting on Monday, April 28, 7:00 p.m., at the Washtenaw Intermediate School District Center to update citizens on the status of the dioxane contamination cleanup. The groundwater contamination has expanded in Washtenaw County to an area over three miles long and one mile wide. The remediation of this site is likely to take an additional 20 years or more based on Pall Corporation and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality estimates.

Ladies, Pay Bills the Organized Way

Do you need a new strategy for getting bills paid on time? Does saving money seem impossible? Learn new methods for getting your personal finances under control at Financial Organization: Planning for Financial Success at the Center for the Education of Women on Wednesday, May 7. Register by May 5th on line or by calling 764-6004.

Earth Day at WCC

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Are you trying to be more earth-friendly and live a green lifestyle? Is Earth Day circled on your calendar? On Thursday, April 17th, Earth Day will be recognized through displays and discussions on the Washtenaw Community College Campus. Come to the WCC Student Center to learn more about sustainability, environmental problems and solutions. Look for the Ann Arbor District Library display while you're there!

Money Smart Week

Need help figuring out how to budget your money? Would you like to help promote financial literacy in the community? Come to one of the free events presented by Catherine McClary, Washtenaw County Treasurer, during Washtenaw County Money Smart Week, part of the Fifth Annual Money Smart Week of Michigan. Events begin Saturday, April 19th. For more information, call 734-222-6600.

Speed Limit Largesse

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Following a traffic study by the Michigan State Police, there are some new Speed Limit Changes in Ann Arbor. Washtenaw Avenue speed limits will increase slightly and the City will have new signs up by mid-April. Questions about the changes should be sent to Project Manager Homayoon Pirooz at hpirooz@a2gov.org.

Celebrate on Behalf of Young Children!

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April is The Month of the Young Child. Come celebrate with Child Care Network at Cady’s Grill in historic Depot Town. On April 29 from 6-9 pm 20% of the night’s sales will go to Child Care Network to use for training of staff and caregivers. Eat and drink for a great cause!

Tree Town Town Hall Meeting

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Participate in democracy. Attend the annual State of the City meeting on Wednesday, April 9, 7-9 p.m. at City Hall. City officials will discuss budget and financial forecasts, government operations and take questions from citizens. CTN will air the taped meeting throughout the week.

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