Letters to the Editor:

Scrapbooks give thanks for helping them help

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Oxford Scrapbookers Facebook Group, we would love to thank the community of Oxford for the wonderful support in helping make our third annual Thanksgiving Saturday “Crafting for Our Community” a successful fundraising event.
On Nov. 30, we welcomed 47 crafters and 10 vendors for a 12-hour day filled with crafting, fellowship, and fundraising. At our event, we raised $2562.86 for Blessings in a Backpack–Oxford, $21.50 for Operation Christmas Child, and collected 191 non-perishable goods for Orion/Oxford FISH.
Since our first event in the Fall of 2017, we raised just over $7,900 for our community!
We also thank Holy Cross Lutheran Church of Oxford, especially Pastor Matt Schuler, for their love and support. For the sixth time, they graciously allowed us to use their facility free of charge, enabling all of the proceeds to go directly to our charities.
We would also like to thank the crafters and community for coming out and spending the day with us! We hope you had a wonderful time! Most importantly, thank you for financially supporting our charities!
Last, but certainly not least, we also want to give a very special and heart-felt thank you to all the local businesses, sponsors, vendors, and individuals who graciously contributed to make this event a success. This event would not be possible without your generous donations.
Thank you: 5-1 Diner, A&A Flowers, All About Me Fitness, Amy Bezy Therapeutic Massage, Bee Creative Retreat, Belle Tire – Lake Orion, Brandy Lepping: Custom Sign Painting, Caveman&Pip, Che Bella Designs, Chris Muxlow – Sticker Lady, Close To My Heart rep. Traci Romeo, Close To My Heart rep. Amy Blohm, Close To My Heart rep. Misty Morin, Collier Lanes, Color Street: Glam Nails Sparkle N Shine, Culver’s – Lake Orion, Diane Zechmeister, Dilly’s Die Cuts, Finely Frosted LLC, Funky Monkey Toys, Goodrich Quality Theaters – Oxford 7, Holy Cross Christian Preschool.
HomeGrown Brewing Co., Huntington Bank (inside Oxford Meijer), Inside Out Fitness, Jeni Barg, Kiwi Lane Instructor Marilyn Campbell, Kroger of Lake Orion, LuLaRoe rep. Rachael Goetz, MBA Real Estate, Melissa Clark, M.C. ‘Wiches, North Oakland Dental Group, North Shore Michigan, Old Books Rise Again, Oxford Early Learning Center, Oxford High School National Honors Society, The Oxford Leader.
Oxford Parks and Recreation, Paparazzi Accessories Consultant Kim Moshier, Patty’s Angels Dog Grooming, Perfectly Posh Influencer Jennifer Brady, Red Knapp’s American Grill, Scrapping Innovations LLC, Splash Zone, That Old Junk, Thirty-One Gifts consultant Lisa Sage, Trader Joe’s – Rochester Hills, Valor Salon, Xyron, Zak Computers – Oxford
We are in awe of the heart and generosity of this “small town” Oxford community. Again, thank you for helping us reach this success. We would be honored for you to join with us again for our upcoming events in 2020.

With sincere gratitude,

Stephanie McFadden, Carolyn Howarth, Karen Riddle, Teresa Sirois, and Melissa Clark
Crafting For Our Community
Committee, Fall 2019

Thank you!

Dear Editor, On behalf of Wreaths Across America (WAA) and American Legion Post 108 in Oxford, Ridgelawn Cemetery is thanking all the scouts and everyone who placed wreaths on all the vertans’ graves during the Dec. 14 event.
Ridgelawn also thanks the Oxford United Methodist Men for their help, the Lake Orion Dunkin Donuts for the coffee and doughnuts they supply every year, The Oxford Leader for taking pictures, Valley Vault, Inc. for the tent they supply.
The Wreaths Acrosss America event will come back next year on Dec. 12.

Thank you again everyone!

Ridgelawn Memorial Cemetery
President Chris Acheson

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