The City of Plymouth is presenting a Parks and Recreation Millage to voters. If passed the millage would provide funds to maintain and improve current parks, and potentially add new parks. 88.1 the Park’s, Anya Read, spoke with Plymouth Mayor, Nick Moroz to learn more about the millage.
The Canton and Plymouth area faced extensive damage from the storms at the end of August. The Village Arts Factory in Canton faced significant damage from flooding and water back up. 88.1 the Park’s Station Manager, Bill Keith talked with Kevin Ryan, Community Program Director for Canton, about the damage and the effort to recover from it. Kevin provides leadership for the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities and the Village Arts Factory.
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools will host their annual Back to School Bash on Saturday August 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the bus loop behind Salem High School. The bash is a great opportunity to learn more about programs throughout the district. You can meet school and district leaders, learn about P-CCS programs, from preschool through high school, and enjoy food, fun, and games for the entire family. 88.1 the Park’s Assistant Manager, John Kreger, spoke with the Executive Director of Communications and Marketing for P-CCS, Nick Brandon, about the Back to School Bash.
Canton Parkrun has created a weekly 5K run on Canton’s Lower Rouge Trail. 88.1 the Park’s Operations Manager, Avneet Pandher, spoke with Chapter Founder, Event Director and Volunteer Coordinator, Devansh Shende, about the growth of the run.
More people are experiencing the challenges of loneliness, especially senior adults. Jill Engel founded JBE Advantage to provide companionship for older adults. Some may know Jill from her years as the Executive Director of the Partnership for the Arts and Humanities in Canton. Bill Keith recently spoke with Jill about the need for friendship for all people, but especially as we age.