Tag Archives: Macomb Community College

Macomb County celebrates MLK Day 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an American federal holiday that, technically, marks the official birthday of one of our country’s greatest civil rights leaders, Martin Luther King, Jr. But, here in Macomb County, that day means so much more. … Continue reading

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Macomb County’s Weekley Top 5

1 – Pets, People & Vets Visit Macomb Community College on Saturday, Nov. 5 for an extraordinary educational experience for the entire family! People, Pets & Vets is a free, hands-on, interactive educational program designed for children of all ages to learn about … Continue reading

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MLK Day at Macomb Community College engages 400-plus students and staff members

On Jan. 18, I did a little bit to help keep alive the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. I participated in Macomb Community College’s 2016 MLK Day celebration, which organizes roughly 400 students and staff members to volunteer work … Continue reading

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April Millsap Memorial Garden takes home top state award at Keeping Michigan Beautiful annual awards ceremony

The April Millsap Memorial Garden was designed and coordinated by Julie Risch, a Romeo native now living in Kalamazoo, and Jean Persely, a military transplant from Massachusetts, now living in Armada. We are both MSU Extension advanced master gardeners. We … Continue reading

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Why I volunteer

Saturday, Oct. 24 is Make a Difference Day. Make a Difference Day is the largest, single day of volunteering in the country where individuals are encouraged to reach out and help others who may be in need. Macomb County has … Continue reading

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Sterling Heights Farmers Market to open on June 4

There are many benefits to shopping at a local farmers market, which is why we wanted to establish one in Sterling Heights. Supporting local is an important issue to both business owners and consumers because they see value in it. … Continue reading

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What it means to volunteer in Macomb

April 12-18 is Volunteer Appreciation Week Are you a service organization in Macomb County? The Department of Planning & Economic Development wants to hear from you!  Macomb County is a great place to volunteer. However, I only found this out … Continue reading

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