Loneliness is a problem faced by many people in our community. The Canton Community Foundation is helping residents who deal with the challenges of social isolation by forming a new group called PORCH – Providing Others Renewed Confidence and Hope. 88.1 the Park’s Public Affairs Director, Sydney Wallace, spoke with Beth Meade, President of the Canton Community Foundation, about the new program. The foundation is offering their first training session for volunteers on October 8, 2019.
Plymouth Township is making plans to add a “passive park” near Hilltop Golf Course. 88.1 the Park Staff Member, Daniel Schoenherr, had a chance to speak with Plymouth Township Supervisor Kurt Heise about the township’s plans for the park.
Foreign Exchange students have benefited from a significant learning opportunity in Canton and Plymouth for many years. 88.1 the Park’s Leah Robinson spoke with Plymouth Senior Monya Prinsloo about her experience as an exchange student from South Africa.
East Middle School recently received The Best and Brightest in Wellness Award. The Best and Brightest In Wellness recognizes and celebrates quality and excellence in health awareness. The program highlights employers, wellness providers, schools, faith-based groups, and nonprofits that promote a culture of wellness. 88.1 the Park’s Program Director, Alivia Wiacek, spoke with East Middle School Principal, Scott Burek and Teacher, Mike Andridge, about the award and recognition.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools recently kicked off the school year with the annual Back to School Bash. This served as one of the district’s starting points for the celebration of 190 Years of P-CCS. 88.1 the Park’s Public Affairs Director, Sydney Wallace, spoke with the districts Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, Nick Brandon, about the celebrations that are planned.