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Finding Family: My Search for Roots & the Secrets in my DNA

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October 21, 6:30 pm
Presented by Richard Hill

Join us for Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins.  This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work that will appeal to anyone who loves a good mystery.

But this isn't fiction.  It's an engrossing account of an adoptee trying to reclaim the biological family denied him by sealed birth records.  This fascinating quest, including the author's landmark use of DNA testing, takes readers on an exhilarating roller-coaster ride and concludes with a twist that rivals anythhing Hollywood has to offer.

Haunted Michigan, From Skeptic to Believer

October 18, 1:00 pm

Join us as Kat Tedsen and Bev Rydel, Paranormal Researchers & Investigators tell us of their travels over 10's of thousands of miles around the state in search of Michigan's most haunted locations.  BEginning as skeptics, what they have personally witnessed and recorded challenged their beliefs.

Images of America, Lyon Township

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This historical book and photographs capture the faces, buildings, and landscape of the Township in days gone by.  Learn about the determination of the pioneers, everyday people, the movers and shakers, and the institutions that were the backbone of the community.  The book will be on sale beginning September 22, 2014 at the Lyon Township Hall, 58000 Grand River Avenue, New Hudson, MI.  Copies may be ordered by phone at 248-437-2240 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

One of the authors, John Bell, will be providing additional images and sharing personal anecdotal comments during the book signing events to be held at the following locations:

September 26, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Abbey Park at Mill River
28413 Milford Rd.
New Hudson, MI  48165

October 11, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd.
South Lyon, MI  48178

The Importance of Family Health History

September 19, 1:00 pm
Presented by:  Ashley N. Reeves,MS, CGC

 

Ashley is a certified genetic counselor at the Cancer Genetics Program at the Beaumont Health System.  She currently provides risk assessment and counseling to individuals at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes.  She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Wayne State University and is a member of both the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors (MAGC).  She also helps facilitate Positively Empowered, a support group for families with a BRCA mutation.

 

 

Presentation Overview: The Importance of Family History in Cancer Risk and Screening


Ashley Reeves, a genetic counselor from Beaumont Health System, will be discussing the importance of knowing your family health history.  Many conditions run in families and have a genetic component.  For example, cancer affects approximately 1 in 3 Americans; therefore it is not uncommon for individuals to have a family history of the disease.  Family history is an important tool for identifying individuals at an elevated risk for cancer who may benefit from risk factor modification, more frequent and earlier screening and/or genetic testing.  Join us to learn more about how your family history impacts your health and have the chance to ask a local genetic counselor questions. 

Voter Registration Deadline!

Michigan residents have until Monday, October 6 to register to vote in the November 4 election.  You can register by mail, in person at your local clerk’s office or at any Secretary of State office.

For more information, visit the Michigan Voter Information Center at Michigan.gov/vote to determine if you are already registered, find your polling place and view a sample ballot. You can also track your absentee ballot.

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