Katie Horvath Roy passed away a little over two years ago. Katie was a Plymouth-Canton Community Schools graduate and she went on to be a teacher and dance instructor. Her family is hosting the Katie Horvath Roy Memorial Golf Outing on Saturday July 27, at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center. The golf outing will raise money for scholarships for elementary education students at Eastern Michigan University, Katie’s alma mater. 88.1 the Park Station Manager, Bill Keith, spoke with Katie’s father, Mark Horvath, about Katie and the golf outing. Mark is a former Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board of Education Member.
Jillian Pondell passed away last fall and her family and friends are honoring her memory through a fundraiser that will benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The concert and dinner will feature musical impersonators and will take place on Saturday April 20, at the Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks Lodge (41700 Ann Arbor Rd. E, Plymouth MI 48170). 88.1 the Park’s News Director, Alivia Wiacek, spoke with Anne Marie Graham-Hudak, Jillian’s aunt, about her life and the fundraiser.
American Creed is a documentary that discusses what ideals shape the United States, and how to define our national identity through a set of unifying beliefs – an “American creed.” In the film, Condoleezza Rice and David Kennedy ask a diverse group of Americans what it means to be American, and whether an “American creed” can unite us. The Plymouth District Library is showing the film and hosting community discussions. The film will be shown on Saturday April 13, at 1:00 p.m. 88.1 the Park’s Kaylie Seifert spoke with Adult Services Coordinator, Holly Hibner, about the film.
Nan Washburn is celebrating her 20th anniversary as Music Director and Conductor of the Michigan Philharmonic. 88.1 the Park’s Sydney Wallace spoke with Nan about the orchestra and their upcoming performances.
The SJ5K has become one of the top community events in Plymouth and Canton. The race brings the community together to support families in need. Leah Robinson spoke with Public Relations Leader, Lilyan Zebib, about this year’s race.