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SPY's Newsletter 7/4/22

SPY’s Community Newsletter #201

(7/4/22)

Next SPY Meeting

The next meeting of the Sunfield Area Sponsors of Programs for Youth (The SPY’s) will take place on Tuesday, July 12th, starting at 6:30 PM. We will be meeting at the Best Tax Service building just West of the blinker light. Guests are always welcome!

Sunfield Farmer’s Picnic News

· The Sunfield Farmer’s Picnic Board will host an Ice Cream Social this Thursday, July 7, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Van Buren Park in Sunfield. The 2022 Farmer’s Picnic Grand Marshal will be formally introduced at that time.

· The Sunfield Farmers Picnic Board is searching for 2022 Prince & Princess candidates. This is open to all boys and girls who will be either 4 to 7 years of age by the Wednesday before the Picnic – on August 17, 2022. Contestants must also live in the Village or Township of Sunfield. If you know of someone with children of this age, please share this information.

All contestants will take part in a ceremony where prizes will be awarded to each participant on Friday, August 19 at 6 p.m. They will also be asked to participate in the parade on Saturday, August 20 at 12 p.m. This is a great opportunity for your child to be a part of the Picnic.

Applications are due by Wednesday, August 3, 2022 and may be requested by e-mailing mamalisa7543@yahoo.com or call Lesia Brummette at 517-566-8620.

Centennial Acres Daily Specials Menu

Here are the Daily Specials that are made just for you that will be available this week on Tuesday thru Friday from 4 PM to 9 PM, at Centennial Acres Golf & Banquet Center.


Take out orders are welcome. Just call 517-566-8055.


The Next Adopt-A-Highway

Trash Pick-up Coming Soon!

Our illustrious “Captain Highway” a.k.a. Derek Desgranges, fearless leader of the SPY’s Adopt-A-Highway project, wants to remind everyone about Saturday July 16th. will be the second highway trash pick-up of the season. The SPY's pick-up trash along M-43 from Round Lake Road on the west side of town to Shaytown Road on the east side of town, three times a year in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Transportation program.

Again, if for any reason you can’t make it for the April 23rd. pick-up day, but would still like to help out by doing some picking up on a different day of that week, just give Derek a call at 269-838-7686 and get some bags and he will give you a small section to take care of.

What do you say, let’s have a great turnout and spiff up the roadsides leading into our community.

Parting Comments

• Deep Thought of the Week: A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking. Because, her trust is not on the branch, but on its own wings. Always believe in yourself!

• Notable Quote: "Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one come to you without leaving happier.”---Mother Teresa

• That’s Puny Department: What do you get when you mix alcohol and literature? Tequila a mockingbird. (Think about it).

• Did You Know Section: James Howell Howard was in the United States Air Force and the only fighter pilot in the European Theater of Operations in World War II to receive the Medal of Honor — the United States military's highest decoration. In fact, Howard was an ace in two operational theaters during World War II, with six kills with the Flying Tigers of the American Volunteer Group (AVG) in the Pacific and at least six kills over Europe with the United States Air Force. On January 11, 1944, Howard flew his P-51 unaccompanied into some 30 Luftwaffe fighters that were attacking a formation of American B-17 Flying Fortress bombers over Oschersleben, Germany. For more than a half-hour, Howard defended the heavy bombers of the 401st Bomb Group against the swarm of Luftwaffe fighters, repeatedly attacking the enemy and shooting down as many as six. Even after Howard's P-51 ran out of ammunition, he continued to dive on enemy airplanes. CBS commentator Andy Rooney, then a wartime reporter for Stars and Stripes, called Howard's exploits "the greatest fighter pilot story of World War II.

Notices

1. If there is any organization or business out there that has something they would like to advertise or promote, please feel free to submit it to this Newsletter and we will help publicize it. There is no charge. We are glad to provide this means as a public service to help keep the community informed.

2. If you are looking for further information about the SPY’s events---Corporate or Platinum Sponsorship information---scholarship forms---youth sports reimbursement forms---past

SPY newsletters---etc.---just go to the SPY website at www.sunfieldareaspys.com.

3. NOTE: If you know of anyone who would like to receive these SPY’s Newsletters, just send me an email at john.sandrafisher@gmail.com with their email address and we will add them to the distribution list.

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