The Kids Coalition Against Hunger has been packaging meals for people in need since 1998, when it was known as the Kids Advancing Hope Coalition. They are known in the Plymouth-Canton area because of the Greater Plymouth Service Project which packages food at Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex in May. The impact of these food packages reaches around the world into conflict zones and areas dealing with famine. 88.1 the Park’s News Director, Alivia Wiacek, spoke with Michael Burwell, Michigan Director of Kids Coalition Against Hunger, about their work making a difference in the world.
One of the reminders that Summer is near in Plymouth is the return of Music in the Air. The downtown music festival kicks off Friday with the Bobby Murray Band featuring Lenny Watkins. This year’s concert series will run through August 30, with many long time favorites returning and some new performers to mix things up. 88.1 the Park’s Sydney Wallace spoke with City of Plymouth Downtown Development Director, Tony Bruscato, about the iconic music event.
Canton High School Student Congress presents Warriors for a Healthy Mind, an outdoor yoga mental health event, on Saturday May 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Varsity Football Field. 88.1 the Park’s, Leah Robinson, spoke with Warriors for a Healthy Mind Co-Founder, Maddie Mustaine, about the event and their plans for the money raised.
The P-CEP Lightning Robotics Team has been celebrating another successful year. They won the Michigan State Championship and placed 6th at the World Championships in Detroit. Emma Johnston spoke with Lightning Robotics Advisor, Jay Obsniuk, to learn more about the team.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools recently completed a climate survey of district stakeholders including staff, parents, students, and community members. 88.1 the Park’s Operations Manager, Sam Badger, spoke with P-CCS Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, Nick Brandon. They talked about the survey and the end of another school year.