2007-07-05 / Happenings

Ambassadors continue to raise funds for 2008 trip to Europe

The Michigan Ambassadors of Houghton Lake are busy raising funds for their 2008 musical trip to Europe.

Nine members of the Houghton Lake band are preparing for a seven-country tour. They will travel to places like England, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, where they will perform with about 250 other musicians from Northern Michigan.

Having already held several fund-raisers, the following are planned for this week and beyond:

+ July 4- Roscommon Freedom Festival: Bottled water, beaded necklaces and glow-inthe dark necklaces, suckers and American flags.

+ July 7- Houghton Lake fireworks at the Kmart parking lot: Water and necklaces.

+ Ongoing - Can drives throughout summer. Look for the Ambassadors in their bright green shirts in your neighborhood.

+ Ongoing- Pink Flamingos. "Pink" someone with a family of flamingos for $10. Call Ms. Flamingo (also known as Cheryl Holladay) at 387-2091 to have them placed in the yard of a friend or family member for two days.

Donations of any amount will be accepted. Call Treasurer Dave Feldman at 366- 7665 or Carol Stender at 366- 8657.

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