Archive - Oct 5, 2010 - News Article
LaFree Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy hosted a blood drive by partnering with the South Bend Medical Foundation Monday. The South Bend Medical Foundation is the sole provider of blood needed for Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Coordinating the effort between LaFree and South Bend Medical Foundation were Mary Ann Colvin, LaFree physicianâ€™s liaison, and Abigail Stopczyski, blood drive recruiter. Here, Colvin (left) is welcomed to the mobile blood donor vehicle by Stopczyski.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Laurent to be the executive director of the organization.Â Laurent joined the staff in February, 2010 as assistant director of development finance and has served as interim executive director since June.
PLYMOUTH â€” A Plymouth elementary school has once again been named as one of the top Title I Schools in the state.
The National Association of State Title I Directors Title I Schools Recognition Program has chosen Menominee Elementary as one of the schools to be interviewed to represent the state Title I schools that have made the most progress in significantly closing the achievement gap between student subgroups.
This is the second year in a row that Menominee has been chosen as one of the top schools.
WEST LAFAYETTE â€” The nation is investing in science and Plymouth High School along with several other schools in the state will benefit from it.
Plymouth High School, Purdue University and three other school districts â€” Lafayette, Tippecanoe and Taylor Community â€” will share in a $6.7 million National Science Foundation grant to improve science learning in the third through the sixth grades. Partnering in the effort are Purdue's colleges of Education, Engineering, Science and Technology, the Discovery Learning Research Center, and regional industries.