We are working collaboratively with the United Nations Childrens Fund, (UNICEF), CARE, USA and the International Red Cross to receive donations, said executive director Jeanne Snow.
Anyone wishing to contribute to The Tsunami Relief Fund may send their donations in care of the Regional Community Foundation, 250 E. Front Street, Suite 310, Traverse City, or visit their Web site at www.GTRCF.org to make an on-line donation.
BANNER YEAR: 2004 was a year of achievement for the Little Traverse Conservancy. A total of 2,102 acres and nearly four miles of water frontage on Northern Michigans lakes, rivers, and streams were protected from future development, primarily through conservation easements which allow the landowner to retain the property while receiving tax breaks for not developing it.
IT ROCKS: Are you a musician itching for rock & roll glory? Then take a flyer on “Northern Michigan Rocks Vol. V,“ the fifth CD in a series showcasing local rockers.
Terri Ray, program director for Double Rock KLT, says the station is seeking submissions for its fifth compendium album. Typically, more than a dozen bands make the cut out of numerous submissions. Contact the station for details on how to submit your recording. The cut-off date is Feb. 18.
SPEAKING OF artistic endeavors, the Blissfest Organization is inviting all area artists to submit logo designs to be used for the 25th annual Blissfest Music Festival. The winning logo will be used on the Blissfest T-shirts, posters and flyers. The winner will receive $250, a weekend pass to the festival and a T-shirt. Entries must be postmarked no later than Feb 1. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Blissfest Music Organization, 325 E. Lake St., Petoskey, MI 49770.