Dr. Michael Meissen spotlights the opening of Liberty Middle School on this edition of Conversations with Mike. His guest include James Hunter, Principal of Liberty, Samantha Ryan, a math teacher at Liberty, Anthony Ruela, Regional Director for the district, and Natalie Shaw, an 8th grade student at Liberty.
Max Jenkins interviews Randi Williams, Community Impact and Special Events Associate for the Plymouth Community United Way. They talked about Randi’s work with the United Way, the impact they make in the community and volunteer opportunities.
Saba Mangla interviews Jordan Taylor, the Director of the Canton Historical Museum. They talked about the work of the museum and her role as director. Taylor is 22 and was recently appointed as the museum’s director, after serving as a volunteer since 2012.
The Yankee Air Museum and the Willow Run Bomber Plant are hoping to take back the record for the most Rosie The Riveters in a picture. They held the record until last year when the Rockin’ Rosies of Richmond took the record with 1,084 Rosies. They will work to regain the record on Saturday October 24. More information is at SavetheBomberPlant.org.
The Willow Run Bomber Plant is the birthplace of Rosie The Riveter and the iconic image that celebrated the impact of women in winning World War II. On this edition of Community Focus, John Kreger speaks with Kevin Walsh, Executive Director of the Yankee Air Museum about the effort to regain the record, the history of the Willow Run Bomber Plant, and the Yankee Air Museum’s work to build the National Museum of Aviation and Technology at Willow Run.
Bill Keith interviews State Representative Kristy Pagan. Rep. Pagan has proposed a package of bills to reform education funding in Michigan. They talked about those bills and her status as a proud Plymouth-Salem Rock.