Community Focus

Community Focus – September 8, 2021

Plymouth-Canton Educational Park’s Lightning Robotics Team is one of the top high school robotics programs in the world.  High school students can join the team and learn about engineering, business management, marketing and leadership.  88.1 the Park’s, Avneet Pandher, Lightning Robotics’ Advisor and Teacher, Jay Obsniuk, about the opportunities available for students.


Community Focus – July 28, 2021

The Village Arts Factory opened in Canton’s Cherry Hill Village days before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown everything in Michigan.  The factory is a home for local artists, supports veterans and provides educational opportunities.  88.1 the Park’s News Director, Daniel Schoenherr, spoke with the Village Arts Factory Executive Director, Wendy Harless, about this unique program.


Community Focus – July 21, 2021

Plymouth’s Music in the Air has been bringing live music to Kellogg Park for over 30 years.  The Friday night concerts have been a favorite entertainment spot for many in Plymouth and Canton.  88.1 the Park’s, Shravya Ghantasala, spoke with the Director of Plymouth’s Downtown Development Authority, Tony Bruscato, about the concerts.


Community Focus – July 14, 2021

The Michigan Philharmonic has announced their 2021-2022 season schedule.  The orchestra was unable to celebrate their 75th season last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The upcoming season will be a “Take 2” celebration of the milestone.  88.1 the Park’s, Elise Taylor, spoke with the Executive Director of the Michigan Philharmonic, Beth Stewart, about the concerts, special guest performers and composers, and the challenges of planning a season.


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