Miss Michigan To Attend Two Fundraisers for Children March 28th
March 20-March 28th will be a busy day for Elizabeth Wertenberger, the reigning Miss Michigan, as she makes two stops in Genesee County at fundraisers to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
First stop: Mrs. Murphy’s class at Cook Elementary School in Grand Blanc
Miss Michigan will first visit Mrs. Murphy’s class at Cook Elementary School in Grand Blanc to participate in their D-Town Café project, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. The students have been in training to manage their café and perform their jobs as cashiers, chef, hostess and other positions. This exciting project encompasses science, social studies, language arts/writing and math. Students created a name for their business, surveyed customers, trained for their positions and decided where their profits would go. The students went to Hockeytown to film a commercial, and decided that all monies raised will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Hurley Medical Center.
The top three students who earn the most money from D-Town Café and selling raffle tickets for a signed Red Wings hockey puck and Red Wing tickets will appear on the June 3 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals telethon airing on abc12.
The D-Town Café will be open March 28 only, from 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Next: Alex Ray's fundraiser for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Miss Wertenberger will then be a guest griller at Alex Ray's fundraiser for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, to be held at Bd's Mongolian Grill in Flint from 5:00-8:00 p.m. In 1997, when Alex Ray of Swartz Creek was only 6 weeks old, he had a third of his right lung removed at Hurley Medical Center. Today, the Swartz Creek High School student is defying the odds. He plays football, baseball and is a talented musician, winning Swartz Creek’s American Idol competition four times. Proceeds from this very special event will help offset costs of production and distribution of the new song Alex is recording. All profits from the song's sales will go directly to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals such as Hurley Medical Center.