Christopher Tremblay is a professor Lee Honors College at Western Michigan University. The Canton resident recently published a book called “Walt’s Pilgrimage.” The book is biography and travel book that follows the life of Walt Disney. 88.1 the Park’s News Director, Rebekah McBride, spoke with Tremblay about his book and future writing plans.
Plymouth provides a beautiful setting during the holiday season. Sam Badger spoke with Sam Plymale, Project Coordinator at the Plymouth Downtown Development Authority, about holiday events in Plymouth.
Brooke Wiggins talks with John Spencer, President of the Canton Goodfellows, about their mission to make sure no child goes without a Christmas. In 2016 they served 118 families with 324 children. You can find out more about them at CantonGoodfellows.org.
88.1 the Park is celebrating 45 years of serving the community. The station signed on the air February 14, 1972. The station hosted an alumni reunion in October and is also presenting Vinyl Recall – An Iconic Album Exhibit Celebrating 45 Years of 88.1 the Park. Superintendent Monica Merritt spoke with Bill Keith, Station Manager, June Kirchgatter, Alum and Vinyl Recall Curator, and Serafine Hinz, Salem Senior and the station’s Operations Manager.
This edition of Moments with Merritt will air Oct.31, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14, at 5:40 p.m.
Saba Mangla spoke with filmmaker Michael Pfaendtner about his film “A Continuing Series of Small Indignities – A Personal Conversation about Race.” The film is being screened by the Canton Response to Hate Crime Coalition on Friday Nov. 3, at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Theater in Canton. The screening will include a panel discussion with the filmmaker.