5 Things You Need to Know Today — Nov. 5, 2012

Here's what's going on today in Plymouth and Canton.

Trivia: When did George Romney, Mitt Romney's father, run for president?

Yesterday's trivia answer: The modern idea of daylight saving was first proposed in 1895 by George Vernon Hudson and it was first implemented during the First World War.

5. Plymouth Wildcats vs. Catholic Central Shamrocks on Saturday

The Plymouth Wildcats will face last year's state runners-up Detroit Catholic Central at 1 p.m. Saturday at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park's turf field in third-round playoff action. The Wildcats defeated Livonia Churchill on Friday to win their district title.

4. 'Like' us on Facebook!

Be sure to like us on Facebook to get the latest updates on news happening in your community! Check out our page at facebook.com/PlymouthCantonPatch.

3. Last chance: Halloween Costume Contest, chance to win $5,000 extended

Because Halloween activities were postponed on the East Coast, our Halloween Costume Contest deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. 

It doesn’t matter if you’re Lady Gaga or Lady Liberty for Halloween—if you have an awesome costume, showcase your creation in our Best Halloween Costume in America Contest.

Last year, the , won. This year, it could be you. Enter our contest for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize!

2. Contribute to Patch and Gleaner's virtual food drive!

Patch.com, through its 30 Michigan sites including Plymouth-Canton, launched an online food drive to raise $10,000 by Nov. 17 to feed area families. This is the first virtual food drive for the Gleaners Community Food Bank, and Patch is proud and honored to be their first partner.

Shop Gleaners' virtual grocery shelves. Click to get started!

1. Election is tomorrow!

Elections are only a day away! Stay informed on the candidates and ballot proposals by visiting our elections topic page. There you will find our 2012 Voter Guide, news on the elections and information on candidate forums.

Also, read what candidates had to say at one of the last candidate forums before the elections.

Tom Dusbiber November 05, 2012 at 04:02 PM
George Romney was a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 1968.


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