News in Brief

American Legion hosts Veterans Day lunch

Campbell – Richmond Post 63 of the American Legion invites its members, all veterans, and the public to its annual Veterans Day Dinner on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Post hall, 8047 Ortonville Road just north of I-75.
Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. All veterans will eat for free. Donation of $7 for non-veteran adult dinners; children under 12 are $3 and those under five will eat free. Reservations are requested but not required. Please call the Post at 248-625-9912 after 3 p.m. or contact either Barney Schoenfeld at 248-627-3038 or Keith Marbutt, Commander, at 248-425-4410 for reservations or additional information.

Veterans Day
at junior high

Clarkston Junior High School hosts a Veteran’s Day Ceremony at 12:45 p.m. on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, in the school’s Jenna Beno Memorial Courtyard, 6595 Middle Lake Road.
Each year, junior high students honor veterans by placing an Honor Stone in the courtyard garden. This year’s Distinguished Honorees include Takao Kojima, veteran of World War II Italian Campaign, European Theater, with the 442nd Infantry; and Master Sergeant Lyle B. Black II, Clarkston High School graduate, Class of 1997, 127 Wing of the Michigan National Guard with one tour in Iraq, currently 127th Medical Group at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. The public is invited.

Treats for Troops

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is accepting Halloween candy as part of its 7th annual “Treats for Troops” collection to send thanks, encouragement, and sweets to our troops overseas, Tuesday through Friday, Nov. 1-4, until 4 p.m. at the Independence Township Substation, 6560 Citation Drive.
Drop off Halloween candy, individually wrapped, no chocolate, at the substation or any of the other sheriff’s substations in the area. Parents and children can also include thank you and holiday notes to the troops with the donation.
Donations will also be accepted at the sheriff’s office headquarters, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building 38E, Pontiac.