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Making a difference

29 November, 20210 Comments

The Fran Anderson Making A Difference Scholarship is always awarded to one student from each of our four collaborating communities of Auburn Hills, Pontiac, Waterford and White Lake. They are students that go above and beyond to do something special or important, selflessly, for their community while in high school. Students may enter to win the $1,000 scholarship and are selected by a local official in the community.

Making a difference can be something as small as cleaning up litter in your local

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40th Anniversary

16 October, 20210 Comments

Friends: It’s me, BinG!

It has been far too long since I last wrote to you, and I must apologize. Things have been mighty crazy over here at Holiday Extravaganza headquarters as we get ready for our biggest, grandest, most exciting parade EVER.

Holiday Extravaganza is always a big, grand and exciting event, but this year is going to blow the socks off of any previous event because this year, Holiday Extravaganza turns 40.

Now, I know what you’re thinking, HOW are we going to make this

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Scholarship Application Extension

16 September, 20200 Comments

Here at Holiday Extravaganza we take great pride in the students from the four communities we serve: Auburn Hills, Pontiac, Waterford and White Lake. And we know that this year has been harder for those students than any year before, so we are extending the application deadline for the Fran Anderson Making A Difference Scholarship until October 26th at 5 p.m..

The $1,000 Fran Anderson Making A Difference Scholarship will

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Scholarship Information 2020

23 July, 20200 Comments

Money doesn’t grow on trees, how are you planning to pay for college?

Consider applying for the Fran Anderson Making A Difference scholarship where one student from each city of Auburn Hills, Pontiac, Waterford and White Lake will walk away with $1,000 to help them pay with costs associated with higher education.

Fran Anderson made a difference as a teacher in the Pontiac School District and an extraordinary volunteer and advocate for numerous civic and community organizations, including

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Fran Anderson Making A Difference Scholarship

13 August, 20190 Comments

The late Fran Anderson was an inspirational woman who epitomized the phrase, “Making a Difference.” She was an outstanding teacher in the Pontiac School District and an extraordinary volunteer and advocate for numerous civic and community organizations, including Holiday Extravaganza, on whose Board of Directors she served with distinction.

Because of her outstanding role and commitment to making a difference, those interested in

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Fran Anderson Making a Difference Scholarships

17 September, 20180 Comments

Genisys Credit Union announces and is funding four one-time, $1,000 “Fran Anderson Making a Difference Scholarships”. One of these scholarships will be awarded to a qualified high school student who resides in Auburn Hills; the second will be awarded to a qualified high school student who resides in Pontiac; the third will be awarded to a qualified high school student who resides in Waterford; and the fourth will be awarded to a qualified high school student who resides in White Lake.

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