Why the Scale May Be Your Nemesis

Why the Scale May Be Your Nemesis

Derrick Harge | Certified Peer Fitness Trainer | American Council on Exercise The scale has derailed more “good” fitness/nutrition plans than just about anything else I can think of. We’ve become obsessed with what the “number” says. The anxiety while waiting on that number to pop up on your digital...

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Urban Sports League to Launch Baseball and Softball Program in Saginaw

Urban Sports League to Launch Baseball and Softball Program in Saginaw

SAGINAW— Urban Sports League is partnering with Saginaw Valley State University to launch a baseball and softball program for Saginaw youth on Saturday Sept. 9, 2017 at Unity Park 1400 N. 14th St., Saginaw, MI. The program is designed for boys and girls ages 6-8 and will feature 14 sessions...

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Northwood Family Mourns Longtime Coach Rollie Massimino

Northwood Family Mourns Longtime Coach Rollie Massimino

Northwood University is sad to learn of the passing of longtime men’s basketball coach Rollie Massimino at the age of 82 in West Palm Beach, Florida. “We are deeply saddened to hear of Rollie’s passing,” said Keith Pretty, Northwood University president and chief executive officer. “Rollie was one of the...

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Gov. Rick Snyder creates new council to combat opioid epidemic in Michigan

Gov. Rick Snyder creates new council to combat opioid epidemic in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. – To improve coordination of Michigan’s efforts to combat the ongoing opioid epidemic, Gov. Rick Snyder today signed Executive Directive 2017-2, establishing the Council on Opioid and Prescription Drug Enforcement (COPE). This council, which was recommended by the Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Task Force, will address,...

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Morehouse Alumnus Juan Thomas Named President of National Bar Association

Morehouse Alumnus Juan Thomas Named President of National Bar Association

Morehouse College alumnus Juan R. Thomas ’92 is leading the nation’s oldest and largest bar association of mostly African American lawyers and judges. The Chicago attorney was recently installed as president of The National Bar Association (NBA) earlier this month during the organization’s 92nd convention in Toronto. Thomas succeeds Kevin...

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Saginaw Medical Federal Credit Union partners with Habitat for Humanity

Saginaw Medical Federal Credit Union partners with Habitat for Humanity

Saginaw Medical Federal Credit Union partnered with Habitat for Humanity to provide $95,120.00 in home improvement funds and first-time homebuyer down payments. Through the partnership, SMFCU helped thirteen local families with roofing, windows, basement waterproofing, insulation, gutters and downspouts, bathroom modifications, doors, water heaters, HVAC and the installation of ramps...

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New partnership allows local dental center to expand services to Medicaid adults

New partnership allows local dental center to expand services to Medicaid adults

The Saginaw County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) announces a new partnership with My Community Dental Centers (MCDC). My Community Dental Centers operates the dental center at 185 N. Frost Dr. in Saginaw on behalf of the health department. The dental center is dedicated to providing quality care to all,...

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American Cancer Society Presents the National Community Health Center Award to Great Lakes Bay Health for Innovative Work in Cancer Prevention

American Cancer Society Presents the National Community Health Center Award to Great Lakes Bay Health for Innovative Work in Cancer Prevention

Saginaw, Michigan – In honor of National Health Center Week 2017 (August 13-19th), the American Cancer Society (ACS) recognized Great Lakes Bay Health Centers with its first-ever National Community Health Center Awards for its collaborative efforts to help reduce the unequal burden of cancer. GLBHC was the only health center...

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Get to Know Great Lakes PACE

Get to Know Great Lakes PACE

What is PACE? (PACE) is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. It views senior services with the belief that care can be done successfully in their homes in most cases. The ideas rooted in PACE are traced back to the early 1970’s when a group sought and created...

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Creating and Maintaining a Ghetto

Creating and Maintaining a Ghetto

  Terry L. Duperon In the past, ghettos were created by countries that conquered other countries, such as in Ireland and India when occupied by the English, and in Germany under Hitler. They did this to confiscate their resources, leaving the people with just enough to survive, never enough to...

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