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The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) awarded the city of Ann Arbor a 2018 Gold Award for Exceptional Water Utility Performance, its highest honor, October 15 in San Francisco. Ann Arbor was recognized for its exceptional service to customers, strategic decision-making and investment in its staff. Ann Arbor Water Treatment Plant Manager Brian Steglitz…

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Tell Me a Story at Storyfest

The Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild presents Storyfest at 7 p.m., November 9, at Trinity Lutheran Church. For 27 consecutive years, the Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild has charmed audiences with its annual storytelling concert called Storyfest. Watch for “Moth” winners among this year’s eight featured tellers. Storyfest is 90 minutes of non-stop adventure, mystery, romance and…

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Zazu Dreams Makes its Mark on Climate Movement

A new climate justice book, Zazu Dreams: Between the Scarab and the Dung Beetle, A Cautionary Fable for the Anthropocene Era, by Cara Judea Alhadeff, Ph.D., a professor of critical philosophy with the Global Center for Advanced Studies, repositions our relationship to infrastructural taken-for-granted norms such as greenwashing. Using cross-cultural narrative, extensive scientific, historical and…

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Help Vegan Grow and Prosper

VegMichigan is holding a fundraiser to fund its nearly 100 events each year  from 6 to 9:30 p.m., November 8, at Greyline, Zingerman’s event space in downtown Ann Arbor. Their mission is to spread the vegan message throughout Michigan and introduce more people to the many benefits of eating vegan. Attendees will have a chance…

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Turkey Trot for Charity in Ann Arbor

The Ann Arbor Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot, supporting the ChadTough Foundation this year, will take place starting at 8:15 a.m., November 22, in Ann Arbor. A portion of all entry fees will go to the foundation and individuals will also be able to make additional donations with race registration. Get into the holiday spirit before…

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