Community Focus

Community Focus – June 3, 2020

Calvary Baptist Church in Canton has started the Blessing Box, a 5 foot by 6 foot shed with food and other supplies for families in need in our community.  The shed is on the churches property on Joy Road.  88.1 the Park Station Manager, Bill Keith, spoke with Bobbie Lee Barr, Community Life Director for the church, about the Blessing Box.


Community Focus – May 20, 2020

The Michigan Philharmonic has lost performance opportunities due to COVID-19.  They are making adjustments to their schedule this summer, and anticipating performances this fall.  This month they are raising money through the national Giving Tuesday Now program, and are able to extend the fundraiser through the end of the month because of a generous gift from a patron.  88.1 the Park’s Station Manager, Bill Keith, spoke with Michigan Philharmonic Executive Director, Beth Stewart.


Community Focus – May 13, 2020

The Plymouth Buicks played their first baseball game 100 years ago this week.  The amateur team played one season in Plymouth.  88.1 the Park’s Station Manager, Bill Keith, spoke with Salem Social Studies Teacher, Darrin Silvester, and Plymouth High School Senior, Josh Podzikowski, about the team, other local teams and the American Culture and Baseball class at Plymouth=Canton Educational Park.


Community Focus – May 6, 2020

Jesse Lindlbauer is the namesake for the SJ5K.  The run was created as a fundraiser after Jesse, then a student at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park, had a near fatal brain injury.  88.1 the Park’s Operations Manager, Anna Brandl, spoke with Jesse and his parents, Barb and David, about the history of the run and seeing it go virtual this year.



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Our Sponsors from the Plymouth-Canton area:
The Krumm Agency – Meemic Agent
Community Financial Credit Union
Mark Riegal – Real Estate One
Messina Concrete
Quick Pass Car Wash
Blackwell Ford
Westbrook Salon
Healthline Chiropractic Family Clinic and Massage
Alexandra Burgett Memorial Scholarship
Orangetheory Fitness