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The organizations of the Local Impact Alliance are working hard for all of the communities of Western Wayne County. Below is just a sampling of the latest news from the nonprofits and groups under the LIA umbrella.
Congratulations to Steven Sneideman, Board Chair of Local Impact Alliance on being elected as Canton Township Trustee.
Township Trustee Ann Marie Graham Hudak got elected as Township Supervisor.
Among the Eight Board of Trustees hopefuls four canditates won 4 year term. newcomer Kate Borinski, incumbent Sommer Foster, newcomer Tania Ganguly, incumbent Steven Sneideman.
Clerk Michael Siegrist and Treasurer Dian Slavens were also elected unopposed.
We hope you will support us this year on Giving Tuesday. Watch your email and social media for opportunities to give and help support the programs and services at the Local Impact Alliance.
For the past 10 years, the Canton Community Foundation has partnered with Legal Help for Veterans to host our annual Veterans' Summit. While the COVID crisis is preventing us from hosting an in-person event this year, we will not let it deter us from educating Michigan veterans and their care givers on the many changes in their benefits.
Please join us for our 11th Annual Virtual Veterans' Summit, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9-Noon.
While this is a free event, we ask that you register using the link below in order to receive the login information.
Thank you to our sponsors, Jack Demmer Ford and Community Financial Credit Union, for assisting us in offering this program to our military veterans.
For the 11th years, the Canton Community Foundation will host its annual Veterans' Summit or Tuesday, September 15, 2020 from 9 a.m. - noon. This year's event will be hosted live via Zoom. Veterans, veteran caregivers and those who work with veterans are invited to register for this free event. State experts will address issues unique to this population such as healthcare, disability, mental heath and employment - all issues that are especially important during the COVID crisis.
A live Q & A will be held from 11:00 - 12:00. Questions can be asked during that time or submitted via email when registering.
Please register for this free virtual event in order to receive the link to login.
Giving Hope is happy to announce their 2020 grant recipients.
Grants are being awarded to the following organizations serving women and families in Western Wayne County:
Plymouth-Canton Community Literacy Council — Stay at Home Family ESL Literacy Program
St. Vincent de Paul - St. John Neumann Canton — Journey to Housing
New Hope Center for Grief Support — COVID-19 Grief Support Groups
The Community Foundation of Plymouth recently announced their 2020 grant recipients.
For more information visit the CFP grants page.