Monthly Archives: June 2014

Creating Macomb County’s leaders

Leadership Macomb … what is it? It may be an organization that you’ve heard of, or, maybe you haven’t, but, either way, it’s certainly one whose mission is worth sharing. I spoke with Leadership Macomb Executive Director Karen Smith to … Continue reading

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Macomb County’s newest peregrine falcons banded, named

As is tradition, this past Friday, June 6, members of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), a veterinarian from the Detroit Zoo, Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel and local media crammed into a small, warm room on the … Continue reading

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Oakland University Camps help high school students explore careers

I discovered that day camps aren’t only for young kids. Some, like Oakland University’s career exploration and college readiness camps in Macomb County, offer students ages 14 to 17 the opportunity to spend their summer exploring career options and participating … Continue reading

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Local resident one of many to participate in Sprint and Splash

Recently I had the distinct honor of chatting with Tristan Ferrara, an 11-year-old St. Clair Shores resident over the phone. Ferrara is an avid paddleboarder that is ecstatic about participating in Macomb County’s annual Sprint and Splash Festival for the … Continue reading

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YMCA offers certified staff, character development

By Sarah Cormier Macomb County Executive Office The words “day camp” and “YMCA” are practically synonymous with one another. The YMCA has always had a reputation for providing a fun, safe learning environment for local youth that started over 125 … Continue reading

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Macomb County Metroparks offer plenty of summertime camp fun

By Sarah Cormier Macomb County Executive Office With school almost out, parents and kids are wondering what they can do for summer. Of course Macomb County is home to several great activities for families, but many may not know that … Continue reading

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