Glow Run for the Macomb Special Olympics

Cherry Creek Golf Course is hosting a Night Glow 5K Run/Walk event on Saturday, April 16 with proceeds to benefit the Macomb County Special Olympics.

The event begins at 7 p.m. with registration for adults, a “Kids Run” at 7:45 p.m. and the 5k at 8 p.m. Participants will use flashlights, glow tubes, and other items to navigate the golf course at night. Cost of participation: $25 through April 12, and $30 after April 12. The cost for the “Kids Run” is $5 or $10 with a shirt.

Online registration is available at .

For more information please contact Jean Lambert: or (248) 688-9603 or Michael Ward: or (586) 484-5523

Daddy-Daughter Dance at Cherry Creek Banquet Center


Dinner and dancing for dads and their daughters promises a night to remember and a memory to cherish.  A delicious buffet style dinner will be served at 6:30pm and a DJ will provide music for your enjoyment and, of course, dancing. The evening will conclude at 8:30pm, but the memories will last a lifetime.

Each lovely lady will receive a beautiful flower from our Gardener’s Club, along with a small gift from the Parks and Recreation department. Keepsake photos will be available, payable by cash or check at the event.

This annual event is set to take place next Thursday, February 11 from 6:00pm until 8:30pm and will be held at the Cherry Creek Banquet Center at 52000 Cherry Creek Boulevard on the north side of 24 Mile Road. Arrive early for parties of 4 or more as this event will not have reserved seating.

Pre-registration and refunds for this event ended on February 2nd, but feel free to call the Shelby Parks and Recreation office at 586-731-0300 for a reservation or other questions. Tickets will continue be sold until they are gone.

Ticket prices:

Per couple (Shelby residents) $40
Per additional daughter $16
Non-residents add $10 per family


Township, Pastor John Trinklein hosts first North Macomb National Day of Prayer


Shelby Township will be hosting the first North Macomb National Day of Prayer at the Cherry Creek Golf Course on Thursday, May 7. Formally celebrated as the Shelby Township National Day of Prayer, Pastor John Trinklein of Shepherd’s Gate Lutheran Church has changed the event to open it up to other churches in the area.

Shelby Township 5th Annual Jingle Bell Run – Dec. 14

This year’s Jingle Bell 5k run/walk will help support the Macomb County Special Olympics, Penrickton Center for Blind Children in Taylor, Mi., Cat Tail Acres in Shelby Township, Mi., the Shelby Township Veterans Memorial, and the Shelby Township Lions Club. This beautiful course starts behind the Community Center, and crosses the football field at Shelby Jr High. From there it enters the Cherry Creek Golf Course and goes north on the cart path.  It then enters Mae Stecker Park and circles part of the lake, returning via the golf course to the finish line.

Race Start Time: 9:00 am
Same Day Registration: 7:30 am

Registration Fee: $25

Registration is available online at both and the  The registration form can also be downloaded (Jingle Bell Run Flyer 2014) and mailed with payment to the Jingle Bell Run, 56132 Parkview, Shelby Township, MI 48316.

Packet Pickup/Registration will take place on Saturday, December 13 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at Hanson’s Running Shop at 8409 Hall Road, Utica, MI 48317.

The overall male and female, male and female masters (40-59) and male and female senior masters (60+) will receive trophies.

For more information on the local charities, click on the links below:
Macomb County Special Olympics
Penrickton Center for Blind Children
Cat Tail Acres
Shelby Township Lions Club