General Guide 2021 -Engage Edition – 37th Issue
Perhaps never has a new year been so welcome as the year 2021. If you live in the city of Albion or rural Albion, look inside the Morning Star shopper newspaper the weekend of January 9th to get your copy of General Guide 2021 – Engage Edition. Homes in the City of Marshall will receive their Guides the weekend of January 15th in the AdVisor & Chronicle newspaper.
This 37th issue is sponsored by the Albion Community Foundation, cultivating community assets for over 50 years. Albion College, Senior Care Partners, The Recorder, Morning Star, and all the businesses listed on the Guide also help support this work on behalf of the Albion area.
Inside the Guide are ideas for different ways to engage in the community.
Some ways are easier than others, and each have benefits. The five methods below are also in the Guide.
Speaking up is another way to make a difference and to be involved. It also helps to listen to public meetings and reliable news sources. Social media and virtual meetings make it more convenient than ever to learn and share your perspective.
Residents of the City of Albion can also see local information on the website “NextDoor.” Learn more about this platform.
Each of the five topics above has more information online. AlbionMich.net is the customized website connected with the General Guide.
Check out stories about volunteerism and other selected stories from The Recorder Newspaper.
There is an index of Albion nonprofits that have online giving opportunities.
There are maps of Albion’s public parks, and stories about the Albion River Trail, and the Albion dog park.
The Albion Google Calendar has links to public meetings, music events, and the Albion church directory from The Recorder.
General Guides will also be available at Albion City Hall, Family Fare in Albion, and other locations that are currently open to the public.
Albion Design & Marketing creates and manages the General Guide and AlbionMich.net. This local firm has generated artistic content of Michigan in print since 1979 and online since 1996.
A special thank you to all of the participating businesses and organizations that contribute to General Guide through the web marketing program. Many of them will have extra copies of General Guide 2021 by mid-January and throughout the year. More information about these organizations is available throughout this website. Click here to see the top sponsors.