Moments with Merritt – October 2019

The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools is committed to providing a safe learning environment for students and staff in the district.  Superintendent of Schools, Monica Merritt, recently spoke with the district’s new Chief Academic Officer, Beth Rayl, and the Director of School Safety and Security, John Walker.  They talked about enhancing learning for all students, professional development for staff, and the importance of safety protocols.

This edition of Moments with Merritt will air on Tuesday October 15, 22 and 29, at 5:40 p.m.

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Women’s Sports Spotlight – October 7, 2019

88.1 the Park’s Sports Director, with the assistance of 88.1’s Sports Staff, spotlights the Women’s Volleyball Teams at Plymouth, Canton and Salem High Schools.  He also looks at the Salem Volleyball Charity Event, a match between the Rocks and the Canton Chiefs.  The charity event raised money for the Drew Poet Foundation and their work to fight Ewing’s Sarcoma.

WSS Volleyball October 2019

Community Focus – October 9, 2019

Loneliness is a problem faced by many people in our community.  The Canton Community Foundation is helping residents who deal with the challenges of social isolation by forming a new group called PORCH – Providing Others Renewed Confidence and Hope.  88.1 the Park’s Public Affairs Director, Sydney Wallace, spoke with Beth Meade, President of the Canton Community Foundation, about the new program.  The foundation is offering their first training session for volunteers on October 8, 2019.


Chatting with the Chamber – September 23, 2019

Canton Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Paden talks with members of the business community in Canton.  His guests today were Scott Schadel, Administrator for Substance Use Disorder Services at Hegira Health in Livonia, and Brad Craig, Owner of Sportswear Specialties in Canton.

Chatting with the Chamber is produced in cooperation with the Canton Chamber of Commerce.

Chatting with the Chamber September 2019

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