Letters to the Editor Nov. 17

Thank you Dear Editor, Thank you to all of the people who helped fill the truck on Nov. 10 for the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund! After three hours at Bueches, the truck went from empty to full with all the generous donations of the shoppers. We also collected $400 in Bueches gift cards and $187 […]

Letters to the editor Nov. 10

Axel speaks Dear Editor, I wanted to tell everyone “thank you, thank you” from the bottom of my doggie bowl for such a great time at the Pet Contest/Parade sponsored by Brandon/Ortonville CERT Team on Oct. 27 at Crossman Park. My mom made me dress-up and I really didn’t want to, but I am sooo […]

Letters to the editor Nov. 3

O.A.T.S. Haunted Barn Dear Editor, On Saturday evening Brandon Middle School students, parents and teachers turned the O.A.T.S. barn into a Halloween wonderland. Each classroom adopted a stall and decorated it for our 2nd Annual Haunted Barn. Children from around the area enjoyed trick or treating, arts and crafts, and interacting with our horses, pig, […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 27

Witches Night Out Dear Editor, I would like to thank all the amazing sponsors that came through for us this year. We couldn’t have done it without you. Also Thanks to our generous prize donors. A very special thanks to Lauren Brothers, Courtney McClerren, DDA, Friends of Amos, DPW, Kris Harris, Bob McArthur & Mason […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 20

Vote Allen Dear Editor, I wanted to write and show my support for Sarah Allen, who is running for the Brandon School Board. I met Sarah years ago while volunteering with the Oakwood Elementary PTA. She is a dedicated employee, volunteer, Brandon School District mother, and friend. Sarah, while working as a Brandon substitute teacher, […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 13

(In response to “Homeless,” a police report, The Citizen, Sept. 29, page 9) We can help Dear Editor, So an individual receives a citation he probably cannot afford to pay for loitering in a park. The police are doing their job, no criticism there. The individual stated he had nowhere else to go. When I […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 6

(In response to Lunch shaming, a letter by Bonnie Beltramo, The Citizen, Sept. 29, page 6) No child goes hungry Dear Editor, My name is Suzanne Evenson and I have had the honor of being part of the Brandon School District Food Services team for 28 years and it’s Director since 1999. I am so […]

Letters to the editor Sep. 29

Woodland park trail Dear Editor, We are looking for a knowledgable construction volunteer to lead our woodland park project. We will be building a set of stringer stairs up a steep woodland bank in our new park in the Village of Goodrich. As a project leader, your expertise would only be needed on-site long enough […]

Letters to the editor Sept. 22

Senior baseball Dear Editor, We would like to thank the Bottoms Up Food & Spirits in Groveland Township, for sponsoring our Clarkston, senior softball team. It’s difficult to find sponsors for a bunch of old folks who want to remember their youth. Since most of our players are in their 70s and 80s, we never […]

Letters to the Editor September 15

(In response to, SAD Administrative Fee-Lake Louise, a letter by Alicia DiGirolamo, The Citizen, Sept. 8, page 7) Public sector complexities Dear Editor Flat footed…That was how I landed in the Treasurer’s office in 2008. My 32 years of experience at Ford Motor Company, all in the emerging computer industry, did not prepare me for […]