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Community challenged to help LACASA earn $50K in grants

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Two private foundations will award LACASA Center $50,000 in match grant funds if the nonprofit organization meets its fundraising goal for Denim & Diamonds. “This event is our annual fall fundraiser and all proceeds benefit abused children and victims of interpersonal violence,” said Kate Lowry, LACASA Board of Directors member…

New meals service added to Salvation Army’s summer program

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In 2013, Over 14,000 lunches were served to Livingston County families in just eight weeks through The Salvation Army of Livingston County’s Summer Lunch Bunch program. Even with that many meals provided, with over 25 percent of Livingston County’s children receiving free and reduced lunches, so many more bellies needed…

The Root changing hours, adding Sunday brunch

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The Root, located at 340 Town Center Blvd in White Lake, is no longer open for lunch Monday through Thursday beginning July 21, opening for dinner at 4 p.m. on those days; the restaurant will open for lunch at 11 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Sunday, July 27, The…

Day of Caring set for Aug. 20

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Livingston County United Way’s 13th annual Day of Caring — the largest single-day volunteerism event in Livingston County — is set for Wednesday, Aug. 20. Volunteers can register as a group or individual, and select  preferred shifts and types of work to do. The day is split into shifts: morning…

LACASA supporters challenged to earn $25K grant

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A private foundation will award LACASA Center a $25,000 grant if the nonprofit organization exceeds its fall fundraising goal for Denim & Diamonds. The annual Western-themed fundraising event is set for Sept. 13, 2014, at the private ranch of Gwen Haggerty-Bearden and Stephen Bearden in Howell. “Sponsorships could have twice…