Archive - Jul 20, 2011
Those members of Culverâ€™s Kiwanis Club hadnâ€™t yet experienced the Boardwalk Bar and Grille at the Culver Marina on State Road 117 had their chance recently, as marina owner Gary Aker hosted the club for a closer look at the longstanding businessâ€™ operations.
Kiwanis member Bob Volkert, in introducing the speaker, said Aker has been â€śa wonderful sponsor for our (Kiwanis) bass tournament, as well as (local realtor) Chris Collins. They made it a huge success. It was probably the most successful single-day fund-raiser Kiwanis has held.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Rebecca Griffy, director of Heart and Hands in Plymouth, told a tragic story involving a homeless family she and other staff were trying to help receive federal assistance for medical care.
Because of a mistake in filling out paperwork, a woman in the family passed away before she could receive care. Hard to understand forms and the move of information to the Internet, said Griffy, is taking a toll on people who desperately need help.
PLYMOUTH â€” Centralizing the dispatch of emergency personnel around Marshall County will be the focus of a study by an ad hoc committee in the coming months.
Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter came before the Marshall County Council a week ago, urging such a move and he â€” along with County Councilman Ward Byers â€” came before the Marshall County Commissioners to gain their support for the study.