Service clubs in the Plymouth area are joining together for the Greater Plymouth Service Project. They will be packaging 250,000 meals in a partnership with Kids Coalition Against Hunger. Saba Mangla spoke with Nick Schultz, event chairman, to learn more about the project.
Sam Badger spoke with Canton Police Community Relations Officer, Patty Esselink, about the recent Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Workshop held by the Canton Community Foundation. They also talked about the challenge of opioid addictions and how the Canton Police are confronting it.
The National Honor Society at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park will host the SJ5K on Sunday May 7, to benefit families facing medical and financial crisis. This year’s race will benefit Michelle Wilson, Regina Wilburn, Lynn Walkuski, Fin Gorgeffen, Courtney Todd, Ray Barnes and Lizzy Verdugo. 88.1 the Park’s Dunni Adegbite had a chance to talk with Lizzy Verdugo and her family about the SJ5K and the impact of the communities support. More information on the race is at SJ5K.org.
Canton Social Studies Teacher Richard Mui not only teaches class, but he is also the advisor for the Asian Pacific American Club and he coaches Freshman Football. 88.1 the Park’s Sam Badger had a chance to take with this busy teacher about his work.
88.1 the Park is doing a series of Community Focus interviews looking at the religious diversity of the Plymouth-Canton Community. Saba Mangla looks at the Muslim holidays of Eid Al Adha and Eid Al Fitr. She spoke with Grant Shafer, a professor of religious studies at Eastern Michigan University.