Rep. Guerra Applauds Funding to Keep Buena Vista SOS Open

Rep. Guerra Applauds Funding to Keep Buena Vista SOS Open

LANSING — State Representative Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) is pleased the Buena Vista Township Secretary of State office will remain open, as funding was retained for the location in the budget conference committee. The Buena Vista Township location is within one of two townships in the state still covered under Section...

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The Newest Animals Leaping in The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

The Newest Animals Leaping in The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

Harley and Nigel, two eastern grey kangaroos, have joined Andre and Nikki “down under” in our Kangaroo Walkabout. This is not the first time Harley and Andre have met, as the two of them are brothers who lived together before Andre moved here last year. Each member of the little...

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Special Olympics Michigan State Summer Games Engages CMU Community

Special Olympics Michigan State Summer Games Engages CMU Community

Special Olympics Michigan’s State Summer Games brought more than 2,800 athletes and 3,400 coaches, volunteers, chaperones, family members and spectators to Central Michigan University’s campus — the most since 2005. Competitions included aquatics, athletics, bocce, bowling, gymnastics, horseshoes, powerlifting, weightlifting, volleyball, developmental athletics and motor activities training. The event, which...

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Family Empowerment Feast Brings Everyone to the Table

Family Empowerment Feast Brings Everyone to the Table

By Tiffany L. Pruitt, Parent, Family & Community Engagement Specialist Thanks to the collaboration of local business, community partners, and school staff, Saginaw Public Schools were able to inspire and motivate families not only in the Saginaw Public School system, but throughout the county during its Family Empire Empowerment Day...

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Fundraising Matchmaking: Solicitors and Prospects, Part 1

Fundraising Matchmaking: Solicitors and Prospects, Part 1

Personal solicitation is the backbone of nonprofit fundraising. It is also an area that many organizations and institutions shy away from. Learn how to improve revenue from personal solicitation. Because it is impossible to personally solicit every current or prospective donor, personal solicitation is reserved for individuals who can make...

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Veteran Education Benefits Now Accepted at Merril Institute

Veteran Education Benefits Now Accepted at Merril Institute

Alma, MICH – United States Veterans can now utilize their VA education benefits to cover tuition costs for the Merrill Institute’s 12-week, 522-hour welding program. This comprehensive welding program is an American Welding Society (AWS) SENSE Level 1 program, which means successful graduates will receive AWS certification – the premier...

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Delta College Awarded $7,000 to Improve Veterans Center

Delta College Awarded $7,000 to Improve Veterans Center

Students Veterans of America (SVA) recently announced the award of $7,000 to Delta College in the form of gift cards from The Home Depot. To ensure more student veterans have access to campus veteran centers, SVA and The Home Depot Foundation have awarded grants that allow 50 SVA chapters across...

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Saginaw Promise Presents “An Evening with LaMarr Woodley”

Saginaw Promise Presents “An Evening with LaMarr Woodley”

Saginaw’s LaMarr Woodley returns to his hometown to serve as keynote speaker at “An Evening with LaMarr Woodley”, a special event with proceeds to benefit Saginaw Promise programming and scholarships on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Horizons Conference Center. Sponsorships and tickets are available; tickets are $125 per person. The...

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