Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The festival shirt was designed by Fancy Stitch owner and lifelong Dexter resident Tracy Lambert.
In preparation for the 2012 Dexter Daze Festival, T-shirts marking the event's 40th anniversary have gone on sale at local businesses throughout the Village of Dexter. The shirt features the festival's name prominently displayed on the front, and the slogan "Celebrate 40" on the back. The shirts cost $10 and are available in a variety of colors. "I was glad the festival committee went with something simple as opposed to previous designs," Tracy Lambert, owner of Fancy Stitch said. "There’s a lot of people who have been in Dexter for a long time and have enjoyed Dexter Daze for as long as its been going on." Lambert was chosen as this year's T-shirt artist in recognition for her efforts to raise money for families affected by the March 15 …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Dexter Kiwanis Club celebrated its 75th anniversary on July 10 with members throughout Michigan.
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Thursday, July 12, 2012
Joe Scheuring, a longtime member of the Dexter Kiwanis Club, has been volunteering for community projects for as far back as he can remember, and he's not the only one. The 23-member club, which was founded in 1937, celebrated its 75th anniversary on Tuesday. "I've always been active in service activities, but the Kiwanis Club really stands out for me because it's about helping kids," he said. "To me it's a great feeling knowing that we can help kids both in Dexter and around the world." Scheuring joined the club 13 years ago. Since then he's been involved with helping to install barbecue grills at Warrior Creek Park, raising funds for community service scholarships for Dexter Community Schools, and selling tickets for the club's annual …
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Volunteers and artists can apply online to participate in the festival Aug. 10-11.
Planning for the 40th annual Dexter Daze summer festival is under way, and event publicist Laurie Kokmeyer hopes this year's event will be the largest one yet. "We're in the planning stages (for the festival), and we've begun our big push for artists, businesses and volunteers to participate," Kokmeyer said. What started out as a sidewalk sale 40 years ago has evolved into a full-blown festival that attracts thousands of people to downtown Dexter every year. Parades, live entertainment, artists' booths and raffles are just some of the events planned for the 40th anniversary. "Dexter Daze is such a popular family-friendly activity, especially in the summer when parents are looking for fun things to do," Kokmeyer said. One of the more …
Friday, March 2, 2012
The bluegrass musician was a staple of entertainment at the Dexter Days summer festival for many years.