On April 12, Lakeside for Children officials announced the opening of a new Health & Wellness Center at their Kalamazoo residential treatment facility and school for abused and neglected teenagers. The 12,500 sq.-ft. structure houses three classrooms, a multipurpose room, and a regulation-size high school basketball court that can accommodate other activities. READ MORE!
Dr. Edward B. Montgomery, dean and professor of economics at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, will become the ninth president of Western Michigan University Aug. 1. READ MORE!
A chance encounter with a Boy Scout representative turned into a lifelong career as a professional Scouter for Don Shepard.
“At a National Jamboree in 1985 I ran into a loaned executive. He stopped a buddy of mine and I and asked if we knew about professional Scouting,” Shepard said. “My buddy and I joined Scouting after college as professionals.”
Shepard will take over leadership of the Michigan Crossroads Council (MCC) on May 1 as its new Scout Executive, replacing Matthew Thornton who stepped down in December to take a new assignment in Los Angeles, Calif. Shepard is currently Scout Executive for the Daniel Webster Council based in Manchester, New Hampshire. READ MORE!
Would you like gardens that are the envy of your neighborhood? How about bragging rights to growing the tastiest produce? Kalamazoo Master Gardener volunteers will gladly help you at the 10th annual Plant Sale. READ MORE!
6 girls in Europe + 3 study abroad college credits= Priceless Experience! MICHIGAN-Invest in the futures of six Michigan girls who will take part
What Is Wrong With Our Adults? takes a look at adults through the eyes of our young people. READ MORE ABOUT STUDENT PRODUCTION!