The 26th annual Celebrity Autographed Items Auction will be held Friday night, April 5, from 5:30-9 p.m. at The Lapeer Center Building. This event will have over 350 autographed items such as balls, CDs, books, comic art, sticks, cards, posters and photographs. For a detailed auction flyer, call 810-667-0341 weekdays or email Check the website; enter zip code 48446 and go to April calendar.

The Spring Auction for 4-H is Saturday, April 6 with several thousand items of merchandise, business services and collectibles. Admission is free for both. Examples of the 350 people whose autographs included Friday night are:

Special items: Four Game-used signed Red Wing sticks; Priscilla Presley book; Magic Johnson, Bobby Hull, Jim Palmer, and Tim Allen jerseys; Hershel Williams photo and Iwo Jima sand.

Music: Yo Yo Ma, Kelly Clarkson, J. Baez, Pat Boone, Mary Wilson, L. Rimes, Dolly Parton.

Politicians: Pres. George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter, Colin Powell, Theresa May, Tony Blair, Angela Merkel.

Writers/Media: Archer, Garry Trudeau, George Will, Jim Davis, Barbara Walters, D.Macomber

Movies/TV: Mark Harmon, B. Bardot, A. Alda, D. Reynolds, Sophia Loren, Martha Stewart, Glenn Close, T. Chong, L. Bacall.

Others: Giseke Bundchen, Duchess of York, Elie Wiesel, RE Cole (Doolittle Raiders), Charlie Duke, Jane Goodall.

Sports: Izzo, K. Kuzma, J. Harbaugh, Shaq, George Foreman, Lorenzo White, Dantonio, Nicklaus,

Reggie Jackson, Michelson, D. Bing, M. Andretti, Cazzie Russell, G. Howe, T. Tebow, Berra, A. Trammell, Jack Morris, Nolan Ryan, Abdul-Jabbar, T. Lindsay, Mark Martin. 

—Dyle Henning