WAVE’s Chelsea Community Ride Schedule

h01_logoOur member agency, Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE),  is a non-profit service organization that exists to provide affordable transportation to older adults, persons with disabilities, and other transit-dependent individuals in western Washtenaw County.

An enhanced collaboration between the Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) and the United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) has led to a free community shuttle transportation service for all Chelsea residents.  The free shuttle will operate Monday through Saturday, for four hours each day, and offer three “shopping loops” with a total of 11 stops that will allow residents to shop, visit the post office, enjoy the Farmer’s Market and many other opportunities and activities throughout Chelsea.

View the free shuttle service here.

Living Color Fundraiser to Benefit St. Louis Center Tranquility Garden

It’s hard to think spring when it’s snowing, but St. Louis Center can help! Purchasing flowers as part of their Living Color fundraiser will benefit their Tranquility Garden. The flowers are grown in Litchfield , MI and will be delivered to St. Louis Center directly from the greenhouse. If you don’t plant flowers at your own home, consider purchasing plants for the residents to plant at the St. Louis Center. All plants will arrive for pick-up in mid-late May. For more information: http://stlouiscenter.org/LivingColorFundraiser.html

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Help UM Coach John Beilein Win $100,000 for St. Louis Center

19294_485428098175739_687319567_nFor a second year, Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has chosen St. Louis Center as his charity of choice for ESPN’s Infinity Coaches Charity Challenge. The contest pits Beilein against 47 other NCAA basketball coaches for a chance to win $100,000 for his favorite charity. The contest kicked off at 3pm Monday, January 14. Go to ESPN.COM/INFINITI daily and cast your vote! READ MORE>>

Eat Local, Support Faith in Action

yellowdoorYellow Door is cooking up a scrumptious local breakfast on December 31 to help our friends and United Way of Chelsea Member Agency, Faith in Action.

The breakfast will take place at the Chelsea Fairgrounds (20501 West Old US Highway 12) from 9am to noon.

Thanks to the support of Common Grill, Susan Jacobs, CPA, and Dr. Raymond Howe, all Yellow Door proceeds on this New Year’s Eve benefit Faith in Action.

Mark your calendar now to ensure you don’t miss a delicious morning feast and the opportunity to support families in need in our community and the surrounding region.

The menu will be posted soon. Check the Yellow Door website for updates.

Chelsea Grace Clinic, Faith in Action Merge to Provide Additional Services

Two United Way of Chelsea member agencies merge to provide additional services. The clinic is supported by the Chelsea United Way, Chelsea Community Hospital, local churches and community organizations, individual donors, and several grants. Read the full article in Chelsea Update>>