June 4, 2020 –
The Greater Brighton, Hartland Area and Howell Chambers of Commerce, along with Ann Arbor SPARK, were pleased to meet virtually on Thursday, June 4 with Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin.
Congresswoman Slotkin addressed updates to the PPP loans, including a new extension to 24 weeks; supply chain protection, stating the importance of not outsourcing those supplies critical to protecting Americans; and the HEROES Act, which recently passed the House. She also talked about the recent protests in our county, stating she hopes to continue to see “upstanding citizens.” Slotkin encourages anyone in her district to reach out to her by contacting Mona Shand, her Livingston County liaison, at Mona.Shand@mail.house.gov.
June 1, 2020 –
Cromaine is happy to introduce a new Community Relations Manager Pam Holtz to the community! A resident of Howell, Pam has numerous years of experience in the non-profit sector, leading the creation and execution of events geared towards both community building and fundraising. Her most recent endeavor was at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, where she managed the alumni and parent communities to create meaningful relationships and encourage philanthropic giving. Pam earned a BA in Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration with a concentration in non-profit organization and management – both from Oakland University. When she’s not at the library, you can find her enjoying time outdoors with her husband, Tim, and their two children – Abby and Teddy.
July 1, 2020 –
After serving the Hartland Community for over 24 years, Michelle Otis is retiring as the Community Education Director. She was hired as the Assistant Director in December of 1996 along side Steve Assenmacher. When Steve retired in 2005 Michelle became the Director. Now she is handing over the keys to Carol Hayes the new Community Education Director. Carol looks forward to carrying on the legacy for all residents of Hartland. Thank you Michelle for all the years of service to the Hartland Community!
August 21, 2020 –
Congratulations to Hartland High School on being named a 2020 Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School! It is one of only 155 nationwide, and one of only 5 in Michigan!
A Special Olympics Unified Champion School has an inclusive school climate and exudes a sense of collaboration, engagement and respect for all members of the student body and staff. A Unified Champion School receiving national banner recognition is one that has demonstrated commitment to inclusion by meeting 10 national standards of excellence. These standards were developed by a national panel of leaders from Special Olympics and the education community.
Hartland High School’s unified sports team is made up of general education and special education students to promote the importance of inclusion.
September 1, 2020 –
Cromaine Library is encouraging community members of all ages to Card Up! to Explore Cromaine and Support the Community. They have partnered with 13 local businesses to offer discounts and deals when patrons show their Cromaine Library Card during Library Card Sign-up Month in September. To get a Cromaine Library card, you must live within the Hartland Consolidated School District boundaries. If you’re employed in Hartland, you’re eligible for a card as well– just bring in both a photo ID and proof of employment (badge or pay stub). Non-resident students who attend school (parochial, charter, or School of Choice) in Hartland are also eligible with student identification.
Included in this year’s campaign are Culver’s of Hartland, Dunham Hills Golf Course, Hartland Flowers, Red Olive, Fountain of Youth, and MORE.