The SJ5K will move forward this year by going virtual. The run/walk has raised over $500,000 for 40 families in Canton and Plymouth. This year the SJ5K is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary. 88.1 the Park’s Operations Manager, Anna Brandl, spoke with SJ5K Founder, Tommy Halewicz, about the history of the run and the move to a virtual format.
88.1 the Park’s Station Manager talks with Salem Social Studies Teacher, Darrin Silvester, about the fire of 1916 that took down the school in downtown Plymouth. The fire was 104 years ago this week. The community rallied together and had kids back in class within a week, and the building was rebuilt within 18 months.
The Greater Plymouth-Canton Service Project will bring a food packaging event to Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex on Saturday May, 9. 88.1 the Park’s Program Director, Alivia Wiacek, spoke with Michigan Director of Kids Coalition Against Hunger, Michael Burwell and President and CEO of the Canton Community Foundation, Beth Meade, about the event.
Jessi Longe is a 2013 graduate of Salem High School. After graduating from the University of Michigan she served in the Peace Corps in Lesotho Africa. Jessi returned to Michigan in November. 88.1 the Park’s Kyla Schilling sat down with Jessi to learn more about her experience.
The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools announced that there will not be any redistricting for school boundaries for the 2020/2021 school year. 88.1 the Park Station Manager spoke with Nick Brandon, the district’s Executive Director of Communications and Marketing about the decision.
Community Focus – March 4, 2020