Futsal is a sport that is not as well known in the United States. It’s an indoor variation of soccer that plays on a hard surface. 88.1 the Park’s Public Affairs Director, Alivia Wiacek spoke with Drew “Ducks” Ducker from the Futsal Factory Academy about the sport. Futsal Factory Academy plays at High Velocity Sports in Canton, as well as a couple locations on the east side of Detroit.
Fredi Bello is a Detroit area Pizza Maker. He also started the Fredi the PizzaMan Foundation to raise money to help kids with autism. Sydney Wallace spoke with Fredi about the foundation and their work to build sensory rooms in local
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools has a gifted group of Principals and Assistant Principals at all levels of the district. Isbister Elementary Principal, Emily Hawthorne, is one of the newest Principals in the district. She is also a graduate of the district. Superintendent, Monica Merritt, spoke with Hawthorne about what drew her back to the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools.
The show will air on 88.1 the Park on Tuesday November 20, 27, December 4, 11, and 18 at 5:45 p.m.
88.1 the Park’s Public Affairs Director, Brooke Wiggins, talks with DaCha’Na Blaydes, author of the book “Your College Success is In Your Hands – College with a Purpose.” They talked about finding success in college including, choosing a major, financial literacy, community involvement and friendships.
Salem Social Studies Teacher Darrin Silvester recently proposed changing the name of Gallimore Elementary School. He suggested naming it after Ruth Huston-Whipple, a former teacher in the district. Huston-Whipple was also a suffragette, and she served as Mayor of Plymouth from 1940-1942. Bill Keith spoke to Silvester about the proposal.