Michigan Municipal League Convention 2013
with Community Excellence Presentations, Parade of Flags
-- September 18, 2013 -- by author Elizabeth Shaw
Welcome to the Michigan Municipal League 2013 Convention in Detroit!
The first day officially began with the Welcome General Session
on Wednesday morning,
featuring the ever-popular Parade of Flags
and the welcoming words of
League President David Lossing
and Detroit City Council President Saunteel Jenkins,
who described the Convention as
“an opportunity to learn from each other,
exchange ideas and build resources”
that will hopefully continue on long after
as we all work together for a better Michigan.
The long-awaited presentations of the Community Excellence Award nominees.
Fenton, Holly, & Linden—Shiawassee River Heritage Water Trail
The Shiawassee River Heritage Water has seen increased recreational
on the Shiawassee River over the last decade through
and public partnership efforts including
promotional signs in
Holly, Fenton, Linden, and Argentine and Holly Townships;
mile markers along the river to inform paddlers of their location,
promotional brochures, annual cleanups, canoe and kayak races
from Holly to Fenton,
and moonlight paddle events.