Bill Keith talks with Terry Bennett, Canton Township Clerk and Nancy Conzelman, Plymouth Township Clerk. about two upcoming opportunities for Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Students to register to vote on the P-CEP campus. The Canton, Plymouth and Plymouth Township Clerks will be outside the Canton, Plymouth and Salem cafeterias on May 12, during lunch. Graduating seniors will also be able to register to vote at the P-CEP Senior All Night Party on June 12, from 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Today is High School Radio Day so 88.1 the Park’s Sam Badger spoke with Pam Rossi, DJ for WCSX 94.7, about her career in radio and recently published book “Conversations with Pam Rossi.” The book highlights conversations she has had with musicians and songwriters on her show Over Easy.
Saba Mangla talks with Pervais Khan, the Michigan Disaster Relief Coordinator for Humanity First, about their disaster relief work throughout the world. Humanity First is registered in 43 countries across 6 continents, and has been working on human development projects and responding to disasters since 1994. These have included the earthquakes in Turkey, Pakistan, Japan and Iran, floods in Africa and Latin America, storms and tsunamis in the USA, Indonesia and Bangladesh, and conflicts in Eastern Europe.
The SJ5K will raise much needed money for five families in need in our community on Sunday May 1. The run/walk was started in 2011 to raise funds for the family of Jesse Lindlbauer. Jesse had suffered a ruptured brain abscess and his family was dealing with many medical expenses. The National Honor Society at P-CEP created the race to help his family. Since then the race has supported 14 families by raising over $230,000.
Rebekah McBride spoke with Charlotte Clark, SJ5K Coordinator, about the impact of the race and the five families that will receive from this year’s race.
The Educational Excellence Foundation has two big events in April, the annual Showcase of Grants and the annual Wine Tasting, Strolling Dinner and Auction. The Showcase of Grants is Thursday April 7, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Liberty Middle School in Canton. The Wine Tasting, Dinner and Auction is Friday April 22, from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Plymouth. Bill Keith spoke with EEF Executive Director Gretchen Ward and Board Member Jim Harb about the foundation and the two events.