Shiawassee County Toys for Tots Launches 2021 Program

October 10, 2021

The Independent – by Karen Mead-Elford, editor THE 2021 TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN is underway. A public event is planned at Joe Lee’s at the Owosso Airport for Saturday, Oct. 9. People are welcome to drop off new toys or donations starting at 11 a.m. All of the toys and proceeds will remain within Shiawassee…

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Local Veteran Launches Jerky Brand to Combat Veteran Suicide

November 8, 2020

The Independent “There is a serious mental health problem in the United States right now that needs to be addressed,” explains Gerald Alcorn, a longtime Shiawassee County resident and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. “According to government statistics, on average, 132 Americans die by suicide each day. Suicide is also the 10th leading cause of death…

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